It’s Single’s Day. Otherwise known as the biggest shopping day in the world. How big? Alibaba just sold a billion dollars worth of stuff in eight minutes.

+ Sony is finally killing the betamax.

+ This dude is about to try to walk across the Antarctic continent alone. (Whatever. Call me when you do it during the winter.)

+ I’m now convinced that Ben Carson is trying to put the The Onion out of business. Consider the latest headline about his past: Is Ben Carson Lying About Reading Psychology Today as a Teen? This is incredible. I’d like to watch Brian Williams interview Ben Carson.