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:

How to Build a Fallout Shelter
Think through whom you’re building for, and be generous.

Where Did the Great Hollywood Baseball Movie Go?
This spring, trying to bring some routine to my life as a new father, I made a pledge to watch a lot more baseball.

A 1 Million-Piece, $250 Million Sports Collection Is Up for Auction
Memorabilia include Cassius Clay’s Olympic jacket, Chris Evert’s Wimbledon racket, and the Ray Chapman “death ball.”

The Barbarians Are at Etsy’s Hand-Hewn, Responsibly Sourced Gates
The ur-Brooklyn online craft marketplace is under pressure to start acting more like a conventional, shareholder-focused company.

One Man’s Quest to Make 20-Year-Old Rum in Just Six Days
“We’re throwing all the tools you’d use for curing cancer at making a mai tai.”

This Is How VR and AR Kill Smartphones

You might read the discussion about VR and AR will kill smartphones, but they never explain HOW VR and AR will kill it. So, here it is.