1. Weekly Standard breaks down the very big 2016 Republican field, with the most likely to succeed spot going to a surprising pick.

2. Kobe Bryant has no real friends, GQ has the details.

3. Thank you, Vox, for answering questions about cannibalism that I didn't even know I had. 

4. For all you chart fans, Business Insider has the most important charts in the world.

5. Middle class and lower income tax credits are the hot thing in red and blue states, Pew reports.

6. The Atlantic on what Isis really wants.

Zach LaVine is definitely an alien: