Webtacular World Issue # 91, August 30, 2015

Greetings Webtaculators! Don’t you feel great when the global economy shrinks by 5-10% and nobody has any idea why it happened? I guess that’s hedge fund managers and bankers so much money, since dealing with other people’s assets sure is risky for them or something! On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Down And Up Again
Why: Because China’s stocks took a big hit, and then the rest of the world followed.

POLITICAL THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. watch)
What: Palin Interviews Trump
Why: Because national politics in the United States is insane.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: We Still Have Absolutely No Idea How Black Holes Work
Why: Because even Stephen Hawking doesn’t fully understand them. We are doomed.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: In Depth With Serena
Why:Because Serena Williams is one of the most dominant athletes ever.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. watch)
What: Eight Times The Hate
Why: Because Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackson are back with more pulp filled pop-culture, this time set in the 1800s. You probably already know if this movie will be your sort of thing.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (20 min. read)
What: The Best Of 80’s Music
Why: Because damn, the 80’s were eclectic.

ARTISTIC THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. watch)
What: I Could Do That
Why: Because no, you probably couldn’t have.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (6 min. read)
What: The Death Of A Doctor
Why: Because author Oliver Sacks passed away this morning. You should probably read his NY Times op-ed about how he learned he had terminal cancer.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (8 min. watch)
What: FPS, Explained
Why: Because even though Call of Duty series, the Battlefield series, and Counter-Strike might seem like the exact same game to most people, there are key differences between them that make them entirely different to their players.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Ducks (Click For Sound); Best Time Of The Year To Be In SF; Thanks, Obama; Stock Baboons
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Any Of These
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

Webtacularly yours,
Brian
Managing Editor, Webtacular World
The Internet You Didn’t Know You Needed™

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