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:

Baltimore Wasteland in Epic Turnaround Tale

At Sparrows Point, a modern distribution hub rises where a steel plant once stood.

Baltimore Wasteland in Epic Turnaround Tale

Cybersecurity Tips From a Master of Deception Turned Consultant

Frank Abagnale, the infamous impostor from Catch Me If You Can, says computer crooks have no compassion.

Cybersecurity Tips From a Master of Deception Turned Consultant

Neil Young’s Lonely Quest to Save Music

He says low-quality streaming is hurting our songs and our brains. Is he right?

Neil Young’s Lonely Quest to Save Music

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians

Identifying munitions was a part of my job in the military as an explosive ordnance disposal (E.O.D.) officer, and it has carried on in my career in journalism.

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians

So You Want a Good Travel Camera

The key to becoming an Instagram standout? Graduating from your iPhone to a portable, professional setup.

So You Want a Good Travel Camera

The ‘Overqualified’ Trap Can Hit You at Any Time

You don’t have to be near retirement to battle a perception that you’ve accomplished too much; here’s what to do about it

Overqualified
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