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 space X launch to the brand new IT trailer. So get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (239) – The IT Edition.
Rumor: Obi-Wan Kenobi Solo Movie Could Get Announced at Star Wars Celebration
The long-rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars Story film starring Ewan McGregor could become a reality soon, according to Star Wars News Net. (click on the image to read the full article).
Diabetes drug could be the first to reverse the disease
No insulin injections, no avoiding sugar. A daily drug can reverse diabetes symptoms in mice, opening up the possibility of a much easier way for diabetics to keep their blood sugar level within safe limits.
In 2016, the number of people living with diabetes in the UK surpassed 4 million – an increase of 65 per cent over the course of a decade. Some 3.5 million have been diagnosed, but 550,000 are thought to have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, which is linked to being overweight, and (click on the image to read the full article).
War for the Planet of the Apes | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX
FBI releases trove of 9/11 Pentagon photos
The FBI on Thursday released a photo archive of the devastation from the 9/11 terror attack on the Pentagon.
The 27 images show the gaping hole in the facade where a jet hijacked by Islamic jihadists slammed into the building, killing 184 innocents, including 125 Pentagon employees and 59 passengers and crew on the plane.(click on the image to read the full article).
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Epic puppy rescue - 18 feet into the earth!!!
Stream Kodak Black’s New Album Painting Pictures
With his single “Tunnel Vision” holding strong at the tippy-top of the Billboard Hot 100, Kodak Black and his label Atlantic Records have wasted no time in pushing out a new album. Painting Pictures, his first official studio album, (click on the image to read the full article).
‘Batgirl’ Movie: Joss Whedon to Direct Standalone Film (EXCLUSIVE)
Batgirl is flying solo. The superheroine is getting her own standalone movie from filmmaker Joss Whedon.
Whedon is nearing a deal to write, direct, and produce an untitled Batgirl pic for (click on the image to read the full article).
Ex-'Power Ranger' sentenced to 6 years for sword-stabbing death
Medina played the Red Lion Wild Force Ranger on Power Rangers Wild Force in 2002. He was the voice of Deker on Power Rangers Samurai in 2011 and 2012 and (click on the image to read the full article).
World's Fastest Bumper Car - 600cc 100bhp But how FAST? - Colin Furze Top Gear Project
Tributes paid to British ultracyclist Mike Hall following his death today during Indian Pacific Wheel Race
A Just Giving page has been set up to help support his partner and family, and a tribute ride is planned for Sunday in Sydney – the city Hall was heading towards when he was killed while riding on the Monaro Highway, south of Canberra, at 6.20am.
Hall was a towering figure in the world of ultracycling, not just for his riding, but also for the events he organised – this year sees the fifth edition of (click on the image to read the full article).
IT - Official Teaser Trailer
Real-life ‘Iron Man’ flying suit built by British inventor
A British inventor has built his very own jet-propelled ‘Iron Man’ suit, which he says can carry him at several hundred miles per hour, thousands of feet in the air.
The suit, designed by entrepreneur Richard Browning, allows the pilot to vertically take off and fly using the human body to control flight. Browning has recently founded Gravity, a technology start-up, which has filed patents for the human propulsion technology that could (click on the image to read the full article).
War Machine Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers
Making Science Cool Since 1974
When PBS executives started planning a new science show in the early 1970s, people in the TV business were baffled. A show about…science? Were they crazy? Audiences wanted Happy Days and M*A*S*H*, not educational shows! Luckily for us, they were wrong. (Click on the image to read the full article)
Japan's whaling fleet returns after killing 333 minke whales in Southern Ocean
Japan’s whaling fleet has returned from the Southern Ocean for another year with its catch of 333 minke whales on board.
Three of the five vessels in the fleet were welcomed on Friday by the mayor and about 200 local people, including the family members of the crew, at the port of Shimonoseki in western Japan.
Japan was able to conduct this season’s whaling program under a (click on the image to read the full article).
Game of Thrones Season 7: Long Walk - Official Promo (HBO)
Peggy Whitson Breaks Spacewalking Record
At 11:51 a.m. EDT, Peggy Whitson broke the record for cumulative spacewalking time by a female astronaut, previously held by NASA astronaut Sunita Williams. This was Whitson’s eighth spacewalk.
So far, Whitson and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough have successfully installed an (click on the image to read the full article).
Beyonce may voice Nala in live-action Lion King remake
Disney has reportedly approached Beyonce about a role in a forthcoming live-action remake of The Lion King.
The star is being lined up to voice the character of Nala, according to entertainment magazine Variety. (click on the image to read the full article).
Holocaust Survivor Disgusted By Trump's America (VIDEO)
Robots Are Going To Kill Jobs Because They Already Have
There’s a lot of debate about how much of an effect automation will have on the workforce. One way to help understand it? Look at how many jobs have already been taken by robots.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says automation isn’t something he loses sleep over: “It’s not even on our radar screen . . . [it’s] 50 to 100 more years” away, as he said at an event (click on the image to read the full article).
Qatar Airways is retaliating against the US laptop ban by offering some passengers an unprecedented perk
Qatar Airways is taking on the US government’s ban on large electronics with a rather ingenious solution: loaner laptops.
On Thursday, the Doha, Qatar-based airline announced that business-class passengers aboard its flights to the US would have access to loaner laptops beginning next week.
“By providing this laptop loan service we can (click on the image to read the full article).
Destiny 2 – “Rally the Troops” Worldwide Reveal Trailer
The House just voted to wipe away the FCC’s landmark Internet privacy protections
Congress sent proposed legislation to President Trump on Tuesday that wipes away landmark online privacy protections, the first salvo in what is likely to become a significant reworking of the rules governing Internet access in an era of Republican dominance.
In a party-line vote, House Republicans freed Internet service providers such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast of protections approved just last year that had sought to (click on the image to read the full article).
SpaceX demonstrates rocket reusability with SES-10 launch and booster landing
WASHINGTON — SpaceX has completed the first reusable orbital launch since the retirement of the U.S. space shuttle, delivering the SES-10 telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit with a rocket that first flew last April for NASA.
SpaceX launched the Falcon 9 at 6:27 p.m. Eastern from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, achieving a historic (click on the image to read the full article).