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:

Every Designer Should See the Smithsonian’s Illuminating Exhibit on Accessibility

It’s only a matter of time until all of us experience some form of physical disability. From needing corrective eye glasses to requiring a cane to move around, we all will rely on assistive technology as we age, if we don’t already.

Inside China’s Vast New Experiment in Social Ranking

“If your friends are all high-score people, it’s good for you. If you have some bad-credit people as friends, it’s not nice.”

How to Think of Your Company’s Narrative as a Product

Let me guess. You’re a startup, and you’re worried about how to tell the story of your company publicly.

Landlords Woo Startups With Built-In Clubs and Office Beers

Stodgy office towers around the U.S. are getting millennial-friendly makeovers.

Brooks Needs Runners Who Hate to Run

The $500 million company has conquered runners. Now it has to figure out everyone else.

The Case for the Subway

It built the city. Now, no matter the cost — at least $100 billion — the city must rebuild it to survive.

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