Wednesday’s links talk massive baseball diamonds and elaborate Hot Wheels tracks. Get playing!
Tech Tussle: We love the website Grooveshark for letting us listen to our favorite songs online. But is it purposely screwing over musicians? (Flavorwire)
Mass-Market Mourning: The demise of chain restaurants like Friendly’s isn’t a loss of great food — hardly — but it is a sign of the dwindling middle class. (TIME Ideas)
Rich People Things: This Colorado mansion has its own private baseball diamond. Field of Dreams much? (Curbed)
Theater Tradition: On the 50th anniversary of West Side Story, take a look back behind the scenes of the iconic musical. (LIFE)
Silly Sayings: One ESL student is completely baffled by the idiom “the proof is in the pudding.” You know what? That baffles us, too. (The Daily What)
Every Kid’s Dream: This Hot Wheels track goes through an entire house. (Viral Viral Videos)