“It’s almost too easy to satirize physical education, better known by its eye-roll-inducing abbreviation P.E. From Clueless to Superbad to Spiderman: Homecoming, parodies of gym class are a pop-culture darling. Perhaps that’s because they speak to one of America’s fundamental truths: For many kids, P.E. is terrible.” And it might be terrible from the school’s perspective too. The Atlantic: Gym Class Is So Bad Kids Are Skipping School to Avoid It.

+ Roomba now makes a lawn mower. (The only chore my kids will ever know is making sure our devices are charged.)

+ Step inside NYC’s competitive slotcar racing scene.