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:

Popular Apps Are Leaving the Apple Watch

Is that a bad sign?

Popular Apps Are Leaving the Apple Watch

Why Zuckerberg’s 14-Year Apology Tour Hasn’t Fixed Facebook

Facebook’s CEO’s constant apologies aren’t a promise to do better. They’re a symptom of a profound crisis of accountability.

Why Zuckerberg’s 14-Year Apology Tour Hasn’t Fixed Facebook

New Sentences: From ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’

‘The coffee lid’s entire purpose is to prevent the loss of coffee due to movement of the cup, but it still must have a penetration to enable drinking.’

New Sentences: From ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’

How Volkswagen Walked Away From a Near-Fatal Crash

The diesel cheating scandal nearly ended the company. Now it’s the No. 1 car seller on the planet, with staggering electric goals.

How Volkswagen Walked Away From a Near-Fatal Crash

An (Apple) Education

The reality distortion field meets a market it can’t penetrate…

An (Apple) Education

How the Avocado Became the Fruit of Global Trade

The precious commodity that drives Michoacán’s economy and feeds an American obsession is not marijuana or methamphetamines but avocados, which local residents have taken to calling “green gold.”

How the Avocado Became the Fruit of Global Trade

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