For those of you who don’t know, every weekend we come to you with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. The last week has certainly not been a disappointment with everything from a new history of humanity to a mysterious star. So get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (224) – Mysterious Star Edition.
How Many Of These Expert-Level Puns Can You Figure Out?
Most of the puns you come across may be eye-rollingly groan-worthy, but not these. The puns below will make you think, and, in a few instances, may drive you up a wall figuring them out. We couldn’t get all of them, but that’s not to say SOMEONE can’t figure all of these out. It would probably just take some time…(click on the title to see all the puns)
A New History for Humanity – The Human Era
'Western' maternal diet appears to raise obesity risk in offspring
Diet composition around the time of pregnancy may influence whether offspring become obese, according to a new study using animal models at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). (click on the title to read the full article).
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No Doctor Should Work 30 Straight Hours Without Sleep
When Larry Schlachter was a 31-year-old neurosurgeon, he was driving to the hospital early one morning and “just blacked out.” He crashed his car and crushed his chest; broken ribs punctured his thorax, which filled with air and blood. “I almost died.”
Instead he was left with 14 fractured bones and a lingering loss of balance. He attributes the blackout to working 120-hour weeks that (click on the title to read the full article).
Why Bowie knives are called that
James Bowie is a man today known primarily for two things- his participation in the Battle of the Alamo and a large knife design that bears his name. It’s impossible to separate fact from legend concerning an amazing amount of this American folk hero’s life, owing to Bowie leaving…(click on the title to read the full article).
All-New "DuckTales" Cast Sings Original Theme Song | Disney XD
Ever Been On The Receiving End Of Too Much Eye Contact? Yeah, It's Creepy
Eye contact is one of the earliest non-verbal communication tools that humans develop. It’s how we show respect and interest, it helps us persuade people to do what we want, and the lack of it can quickly communicate if we’re lying or if we dislike someone. “Eye contact provides some of the strongest information during a social interaction,” James Wirth, a social psychologist at Ohio State University at Newark, told Scientific American. But getting eye contact right is (click on the title to read the full article).
Last Call for Mr. Paul
Abuser Gets the Smackdown When Martial Arts Expert Steps in to Protect Terrified Dog!
All too often, animal abusers get away with their heinous acts, but not this time!Suspected dog abuser John Snell got a dose of his own medicine in Brevard County, FL, when a local martial arts expert saw him menacing a dog in a parking lot. Jiu Jitsu instructor Dennis Davidson, a black belt who teaches at American Top Team Martial Arts in the town of Rockledge, was driving by with his wife when he says he saw Snell abusing a dog on a public street in Palm Bay.The couple stepped in to stop him and Snell, doubling down on his poor behavior…(click the title to read the full article).
No Signs of Aliens Yet, But This Mysterious Star Continues to Baffle Astronomers
Last fall, an unassuming star called KIC 8462852 became a hot topic among astronomers and astronomy fans after the planet-hunting Kepler telescope showed unusual light fluctuations in the area. At the time, the strange changes in the light patterns were believed to be caused by either asteroids or planets; however, some suggested that the (click on the title to read the full article).