WEEKLY REVIEW  |  September 14, 2017



Seven actually eight nine.

Were you too busy working to listen to the Apple event? Get caught up on everything you need to know about the next generation of Apple, including the iPhone X (ten).

Monkey see, people sue.

When a macaque takes a selfie in the woods and everyone sees it—who owns the copyright? A lawsuit six years in the making has finally reached a conclusion.


Scary-good advertising.

Go behind the scenes of the marketing campaign that made It a surprise box office killer. As if 2017 needed more psycho clowns running around.

Toddlers love YouTube.

Videos geared toward toddlers are getting a lot of views. One in particular has over 2.3 billion views on YouTube. But what makes them so popular? The answer may surprise you.

Wait, are we sure this is real?

Bumble built a food truck and named it the Great Catch to promote a photo-verification feature There is a catch, it’s just not what you would expect.


DACA dreaming.

French artist JR responds to DACA repeal with a giant installation at the US–Mexico border featuring a one-year-old child named Kikito.

Geometric kinetic tarts.

You read that right—geometric kinetic tarts. It’s what happens when you ask a sculptor, engineer, and pastry chef to make dessert. If only we could taste them through the screen.


Pat Brown

He’s the founder of Impossible Foods, the Redwood City, CA, company whose mission is to eliminate the need for animal farming. He’s also a renowned geneticist, former Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and a professor of biochemistry at Stanford University.


Oktoberfest is back with their annual Block Party & Outdoor Bavarian Beer Hall this Saturday, September 16. Check out the Bay Area Pet Fair in Pleasanton September 16–17. Head over to Martinez in the East Bay for the 6th Annual Blues Festival running September 23–24. Bask in the low-lying clouds of Pacifica at the 35th Annual Pacific Coast Fog Festival September 24. And finish out the month by joining the 400,000 attendees of Folsom Street Fair in the world’s largest leather event and one of SF’s most iconic street fairs.


Not sure what to do with your old phone?

With the release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, you may be asking yourself how to make the most of your newly obsolete phone. Why not turn it into a fidget spinner? We’re totally joking, but this video is pretty crazy to watch.

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”

Albert Einstein