SAR: Just getting it in under the wire since 2006 or so...
This is some high-level music-nerd stuff, but there are some interesting stories behind the entries. (The A.V. Club)
This is also music-related but more accessible, and will likely evoke some fond memories for MTV viewers in the late '80s and early '90s.
Here's one for the design buffs. (Wired)
And finally this week, a worthy long read about the reverberations of a serial killer's actions, decades after he committed his crimes. (BuzzFeed via Flipboard)