Some writers at Slate created a simulation of what would happen if Google and Apple went to (actual) war. If history is any indicator, I’m guessing more than a few bombs would end up landing on Microsoft.

+ Scientists unveil the secret of Usain Bolt’s speed.

+ If you are planning to have kids, should you avoid getting a dog? (This article completely ignores the huge swath of parents who prefer their pets to their kids.)

+ This edition of NextDraft has included plenty of controversial topics. But let’s push it to eleven: Six reasons why Montreal bagels are better than all other bagels.