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:

Older Americans Are Starting More Businesses Than Ever

Retire, reboot, become an entrepreneur.

Older Americans Are Starting More Businesses Than Ever

Shade

It’s a civic resource, an index of inequality, and a requirement for public health. Shade should be a mandate for urban designers.

Shade

Apple Keeps Making Computer in Texas After Tariff Waivers

Apple’s high-end Mac Pro will continue to be made in Texas, after the company received a tariff waiver on some Chinese-made parts.

Apple Keeps Making Computer in Texas After Tariff Waivers

GM’s Mary Barra Bets Big on an Electric, Self-Driving Future

The American automaker has challenges like dealing with strikes, developing tech that works, and finding a market.

GM’s Mary Barra Bets Big on an Electric, Self-Driving Future

10 Life-Changing Habits You Can Form in 66 Days

Trust me — even you have time for a daily walk.

10 Life-Changing Habits You Can Form in 66 Days

We Tried to Do Vanlife Right. It Broke Us Down.

What happened when one writer looked beyond the open road, the staged snapshots, and the hashtag.

We Tried to Do Vanlife Right. It Broke Us Down.
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