“Paper straws are a crummy solution to a problem that need not exist in the first place. Plastic straws might be everything terrible about American consumerism, individually wrapped. But paper straws put the lie to the belief that we can consume our way out of the problems created by consumerism.” The Atlantic: The Case Against Paper Straws. (Editor’s note: Seriously, you’re a grown ass adult. Just drink straight out of the friggin cup…)

+ At long last … Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” Has Officially Dethroned Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” On The Billboard Hot 100. (Good, because Old Town Road has me feeling a little nas-x-ated.)

+ The world’s oldest webcam is shutting down after a quarter of a century.