The Monday List 23.17 | What We’re Reading This Week

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Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy-lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track.

Welcome to The Monday List.

Each Monday, we’ll link you up with some of the most insightful, informative, and socially-relevant stories to keep tabbed, bookmarked, reading listed, pocketed, or what have you. Be sure to check in each Monday morning for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.

What We’re Reading This Week:

Why Amazon is eating the world
“I believe that Amazon is the most defensible company on earth, and we haven’t even begun to grasp the scale of its dominance over competitors. Amazon’s lead will only grow over the coming decade, and I don’t think there is much that any other retailer can do to stop it.”

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Slop Machines
How a family of hog farmers manage the excess of the world’s most indulgent city

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How Wonder Woman Overcame Her Origin Story to Become a Feminist Icon
The current version of Wonder Woman’s origin, then, recognizes what makes her an inspirational figure and reshapes her to be an aspirational figure as well: a hero whose struggles are central to her identity.

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New York Stories
The city is teeming with tales!

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Veggie Burgers Go Mainstream with Bloody Impossible Burger
Creating a veggie burger that tastes like beef has been a kind of holy grail for meatless food makers since bland-tasting grain patties first arrived in U.S. supermarket freezers during the 1980s, back when staples of health-conscious hippy menus began to work their way into the mainstream.

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In the future, design principles won’t be about design
Are design principles still serving a purpose?

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