The Monday List 28.17 | 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:

Inside Patagonia’s Top-Secret Gear Archive
A 10,000-square-foot facility not far from the former Hells Angels’ Ventura, California, headquarters—a former food canning operation, the address of which I am not to reveal—houses the Patagonia Archives, a project recently launched by the clothing company to chronicle its storied past.

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The Motorcycle Industry Is Dying
As aging riders hang up their leathers, Harley-Davidson and Honda pin their hopes on smaller, affordable bikes for a new generation.

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The Art at the End of the World
A pilgrimage (with children) to see ‘‘Spiral Jetty,’’ Robert Smithson’s profound testament to catastrophe.

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Tesla Rolls Out Its First Model 3, and It’s Elon’s
Musk flipped the switch on the production line, beginning a new era for electric cars. But it’s a long road to mass production.

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These Scientists Sent a Rocket to Mars for Less Than It Cost to Make “The Martian”
And they happen to be women. Indian women, for that matter.

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Serialize your units or be left without a trace
Traceability is a place where many companies cut corners in favor of the many other challenges involved in bringing a physical product to market, and they do so at great peril.

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