Pokémon is dominating pop culture, but if you ask my kids (or just about any of their friends), the app of the moment is Musical.ly. “The typical Musical.ly video is a 14-year-old holding her iPhone in her left hand, making sassy facial expressions while lip syncing to a hip-hop track.” That makes my 7 year-old daughter a full-on prodigy.

+ Coffee’s role in war.

+ “The people who rent me are just asking me to keep them company for an hour or two, mainly to listen to them.” The Japanese ‘rent men’ who are paid just to listen

+ A guy named Hemingway won a Hemingway look-a-like contest.