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:

The Superfood Gold Rush
What will become of Brazil’s new superfood?


Pitchfork Grows Up
Ryan Schreiber’s once-scrappy hipster music review site has made it to media’s main stage.


The Complete Works: Ranking All 374 Rolling Stones Songs
An honest look at the world’s greatest rock-and-roll band.


Can Wal-Mart’s Expensive New E-Commerce Operation Compete With Amazon?
A recent acquisition spree including gives the retail giant much-needed digital chops.


The Online Marketplace That’s a Portal to the Future of Capitalism
ervices like Wish — through which American consumers can mainline goods directly from the manufacturing chaos of China — are harbingers of the end of retail as we know it.


What Happens When You Train Like Nike’s Two-Hour Marathon Runners