This Week on the Internet
This week, we knew the Internet was on the right path when on Monday, David Sedaris got a Fitbit.
And in fact, the Internet only went up from there.
Chicago’s Best, Revealed
The Chicago Reader just released their picks for the best of Chicago’s food, nightlife, music and more. Do you agree?
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Fitbit
David Sedaris got a Fitbit and as a result, saw a cow give birth, had a garbage truck named after him and
wrote this thought-provoking article.
Marci, Marci, Marci
CIW’s Managing Editor/Resident TV Expert Erin Robertson is aware that this is satirical, but is also pretty sure she is Marci. So which one of you is Kelly? Just read the article, it will all make sense.
What do condoms and machine guns have in common? Check out this WSJ info graphicto learn how WWI saw the acceptance of technologies we now view as commonplace and otherwise shaped the political, cultural and environmental landscape of today.
Opinion of the Day
University of Chicago’s Judge Richard Posner weighs in on the recent ruling that invokes the First Amendment to protect protestors outside abortion clinics, and more.
Ask for Help
Peter Rodger, father of Elliot, who killed six and injured 13 during the UCSB shooting over a month ago, has started a website that he hopes will help others understand and react to mental illness in loved ones and, ultimately, save lives. Check it out here
Mush and Nanas for BreakfastUSH & NANAS FOR BREAKFAST
The latest revolution sparked by social media is a quiet one, but significant nonetheless. Increasingly, a global community of teenage girls are turning to Instagram to battle eating disorders.
Rihanna Totally Called It
As it turns out, there really are diamonds in the sky.