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:

A New Pillow Uses NASA Technology to Deliver a Good Night’s Sleep

The Simba Hybrid puts its space-age materials inside an old-school housing.

Space Pillow

Apple’s Product Line Is a Mess

TThe company used to stand for something. Now it’s just chasing profits.

Apple’s Product Line Is a Mess

DIY Ice Cream in Wartime

Take one Corsair, 5 ammo cans, canned milk and circle at 33,000 feet.

DIY Ice Cream in Wartime

Letter to a Would-Be Entrepreneur

What to think about before you start a company.

Letter to a Would-Be Entrepreneur

Eliud Kipchoge Just Broke the Marathon

A stunning world record of 2:01:39 resets our understanding of what it means to run 26.2 miles.

Eliud Kipchoge

Self-Driving Cars Can Handle Neither Rain nor Sleet nor Snow

To help autonomous vehicles solve inclement conditions, WaveSense will sell a sensor that can see below the ground.

Self-Driving Cars