“History books may soon be updated with the most recent (and possibly the greatest) chapter in the stick’s continuing relationship with humankind. That humble tool now enables us to lift our phones and cameras aloft, to take better photos of our surroundings…and ourselves. Behold, the selfie stick.” (It’s time to admit that the selfie stick is really a tool to enable people over 40 to hold their phones far enough away to read the words.)

+ Grantland presents a short 30 for 30 documentary on the interesting origins of Gatorade.

+ Wired: Brain Drinks Might Make You Less Smart. Either that, or the product category invites the less smart to self-select.

+ Vinyl is making a comeback. Well, sort of. Here’s a chart that shows what that “comeback” really looks like.