Webtacular World Issue # 224, March 18, 2018

Greetings Webtaculators! Well, it looks like our President is in open war with the FBI. The last time this happened, things worked out real well for the President. Across the Atlantic, the Cold War is heating up because Russia keeps killing people in Great Britain.  Perhaps most importantly, a group of future voters found its voice. I guess they don’t call it March Madness for nothing. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Вернём Россия былое величие!
Why: Because Putin won the Russian “election.” 6 more years!

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: To Health
Why: Because Theranos’ CEO and President were charged with fraud regarding their unicorn blood works start up.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (long reads)
What: Tillerson fired / McCabe fired
Why: Because Trump and his cohorts (the ones that still are around) do not seem to be able to do anything besides fire people.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK ( 5 min. read)
What: A Brilliant Mind
Why: Because Stephan Hawking, one of the most preeminent astrophysicists of our time, passed away.

TECH THING OF THE WEEK (10 min. read)
What: Your Information For Sale
Why:  Because this man had a direct influence on how we ended up with Brexit and Trump.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Fun Madness
Why: Because the NCAA basketball playoffs have been a lot of fun so far.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: The Only “Good” Video Game Movie Franchise
Why: Because it seems like Laura Croft is the only video game studios understand how to make into a movie.

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (long listen)
What: SXSW 2018
Why: Because South By Southwest is a showpiece for a bunch of great new music. Too bad music cant escape chaos.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (7 min. read)
What: Time To Get Reading!
Why: Because the world doesn’t seem to want to wait too much longer for us all to no longer be part of it.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: The Rise Of Fortnite
Why: Because when Rosanne Barr tweets about her record in a video game and the dances make it into sports celebrations, you know it’s reached some sort of wider audience.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: A Good Memory; The Rise Of Anime; Isle Of Dogs
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Desk / Chair
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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