Hello! Tiffany here, filling in for Andrew. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr.
Today, we have stories on Apple Vision Pro memes, Ben Shapiro going after Elliot Page, beige flags, and UFO conspiracies.
Scroll down for a Now Streaming column from Michelle on Netflix’s The Mother.
⚡ Today’s top stories
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What is a ‘beige flag’—and why is the term all over TikTok?
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‘The Mother’ is Netflix’s latest algorithmic hit
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🕸️ Crawling the web
Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.
⌚ Worker shares how he ‘robs’ company time after not receiving promotion
🍔 Jack in the Box worker issues PSA about fast-food places that have 2 drive-thru menus
💊 Walgreens worker says he was cross-trained to work in every department—even the pharmacy
🎯 Target manager who led nation in stats reveals the parts of her job that still ‘haunt’ her
🧸 Gather the family for some G-rated fun. These are the best kids’ TV shows that are actually good.*
👊 From the Daily Dot archive: Here’s why Netflix action movies always suck
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👋 Before you go
Are you keeping up with the chicken wars on TikTok?
In the span of a week or so, the “chicken wars” started dominating the app, leading to a trend of farmers showing off their chickens via stitch or duet.
🎶 Now Playing: “Across the Spider-Verse (Start a Band)” by Daniel Pemberton 🎶