Are you ready? It’s been an entire week since our last Link25 and we know you’ve been eagerly anticipating this moment. As always we come to you with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. This week features yet another rendition of Carly Rae Jepsen’s catchy tune “Call Me Maybe” coming to you straight out of Sesame Street as well several pranks, puns, and horrendously ugly pooches. This is Link25 (014) – The Hairy Potter Edition.
Block paving (also known as brick paving) is an alternative to an asphalt road. It’s typically used for aesthetic purposes on roads where traffic is relatively slow. Unfortunately, the process of laying these roads is manually intensive and can by quite harsh on one’s back and knees. Dutch-company Vanku BV sought to address this issue with their Tiger Stone brick-laying machine [...]
Sharks have been one of the most feared creatures of the ocean for nearly 400 million years. There are more than 400 living species of sharks in our world, with over 200 of those species being listed on the World Conservation Union’s “Red List” of endangered species. This graphic from the History Channel brings us some very interesting [...]
No one knows for certain how long baristas have been creating these amazing, wonderful works of art in coffee cups. But, latte art has been in the U.S. for at least the last 20 years – since coffee houses in Seattle started the trend by [...]
While the more easily-recognized Olympics measure athletic prowess with activities including swimming, running, long jumping and gymnastics, the Kila Raipur Rural Olympics use bullocks, camels, dogs, mules and carts, and odd [...]
For those not familiar with this term (i.e. many people outside of the United States), jaywalking is when, “A pedestrian… crosses a street without regard to traffic regulations.” (OED) For instance, depending on where one lives, it may be against the law to [...]
In this amazing capture by Alexander Shchukin, we see the beautiful Hafragilsfoss waterfall located in Jokulsargljufur National Park in Iceland. The waterfall has a single drop of approximately 27 meters (89 feet) and an approximate width of 91 meters (300 ft). The falls are just downstream from the mighty Dettifoss waterfalls which are the largest in Europe in terms of [...]