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:

Is Emirates Airline Running Out of Sky?
It flies the fanciest product on the biggest planes on the longest routes. There might not be much more room to soar


How to Drive Cattle
“It helps to know the cattle.”


How to Live the Good Life in a Ski Town
We asked the best pow chasers we know how they make it work in some of the country’s most famous winter resorts.


How to See a Star Explode in 2022
For the first time, astronomers are confidently predicting how to see this type of brilliant blast, which will be visible with the naked eye.


In Apple-Spotify World, SoundCloud Can’t Find Room
“There are very few music platforms at this tremendous scale.”


Psychology textbooks should be busting myths. Instead, they’re misinforming students.
A new study finds that introductory psych textbooks are painting a too-rosy picture of the science.