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.

Every Monday, we 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 to get your week started on the right foot. Be sure to check in each week for a new crop of freshly sprouted words curated straight from the source of your favorite homegrown ‘Smack.

What We’re Reading This Week:

When You’re a ‘Digital Nomad,’ the World Is Your Office

A global network of live-work spaces is springing up to serve this new breed of millennial wanderer.

Supertall Towers Are Driving an Elevator Revolution

A new generation of skyscrapers is pushing manufacturers to update a 2,000-year-old Roman technology.

The Rise of China and the Fall of the ‘Free Trade’ Myth

China’s economic success lays bare an uncomfortable historical truth: No one who preaches ‘free trade’ really practices it.

How to Become More Likeable

And steps to cultivate more satisfying, authentic relationships.

Silicon Valley’s Singularity University Has Some Serious Reality Problems

It’s lost Google funding and dealt with allegations of assault and fraud.

SpaceX Will Launch the First of Its Global Internet Satellites

With the Heavy’s test flight complete, SpaceX is back to business as usual. Or maybe not. What seems like a routine launch this week may have greater implications for the company’s future and profits.

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