Webtacular World Issue # 260, November 25, 2018

Greetings Webtaculators! I hope everyone was able to enjoy Thanksgiving with their family, friends, and loved ones. If for whatever reason you still have a turkey carcass hanging around, I highly recommend making turkey stock. If you don’t, well, there’s always next year. On to the news.

STORY OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Act Of War
Why: Because Russia captured Ukrainian naval ships. This is not good.

ECONOMIC THING OF THE WEEK (2 min. read)
What: Black Friday Is Going Online
Why: Because online shopping overtook retail.

LAW THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Judicial Branch Starts Standing Up
Why: Because after unprecedented attacks on federal judges, the third branch of the government is responding.

SCIENCE THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL
Why: Because unless you scream it at the people who are burying their heads in the sand, they will never listen. And no, “clean coal” is not the answer.

SPORTS THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: A Lot Of Football
Why: Because Saturday’s game between Texas A&M and LMU went for 7 overtimes and a combined score of 146 points.

MOVIE THING OF THE WEEK (1 min. 30 sec. watch)
What: NAAAAANTS INGONYAMA
Why: Because a live action Lion King is going to make everyone cry again (and yes, “nants ingonyama” are the first two words of the song Circle Of Life. I had no idea either).

MUSIC THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: Mumford Goes Pop
Why: Because I guess the Sons took over and started demanding to play bland modern pop music. Bring back the banjos.

PHOTOGRAPHY THING OF THE WEEK (4 min. read)
What: America Is Closed Til Further Notice
Why: Because we are cruel.

LITERATURE THING OF THE WEEK (3 min. read)
What: Some Things To Read In The Waning Days Of November
Why: Because I need to start reading again.

VIDEO GAME THING OF THE WEEK (5 min. read)
What: Video Games Are Art
Why: Because the NY Times says so. Welcome to the party, high society – I’ve known that they are for a long time.

INTERNET THINGS OF THE WEEK (∞)
What: Thanksgiving Playlist (?); The Best Black Friday Sale; 25 Years Unplugged
Why: Because Internet.

THING YOU SHOULD GET BRIAN OF THE WEEK
What: Jimmy Carter Signed Guitar
Why: Because Brian deserves it.

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

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