For those of you that are new around here, on Fridays we bring you 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web in a list we refer to as “Link25″. This week, you’ll find everything from a space anomaly that seems to exceed the speed of light to trailers, trailers, and more trailers. So get ready because this is Link25 (255) – Exceeding The Speed Of Light Edition.
The Curious Case Of The U-1206
On April 6, 1945, a German navy submarine named the U-1206 departed from the port city of Kristiansand, in Nazi-occupied Norway, and began its first combat patrol. Assigned to the waters of the North Atlantic, its mission was to seek out and destroy British and American ships on the high seas.
For the 50-man crews aboard submarines like the U-1206, life wasn’t just extremely dangerous, it was also very unpleasant: Quarters were cramped, and the bathrooms were no exception. There were (click on the image to read the full article).
Stranger Things | Season 2 Comic Con "Thriller" Trailer [HD] | Netflix
Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It IS Memories
RECALL YOUR FAVORITE memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child’s face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It’s not a single memory, though, is it? Reconstructing it, you remember the (click on the image to read the full article).
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"Thor: Ragnarok" Official Trailer
Microsoft Paint saved after outpouring of love – sort of
After the tremendous outpouring of love across the internet for arguably the greatest Windows program ever, Microsoft has announced that it will save MS Paint by putting it on the Windows Store.
Following the company’s announcement that the 32-year-old Paint is now deprecated, meaning that it is “not in active development and might be (Click on the image to read the full article).
Community and fandom ruled Pokémon Go Fest amid devastating technical problems (The Verge)
To put it lightly, Pokémon Go Fest, Niantic’s first in-person event for the game, did not go as planned. Roughly 20,000 fans came to Chicago’s Grant Park for the fest, which promised Trainers (the game’s name for players) a chance to catch a variety of pokémon, team challenges throughout the day, an exclusive medal to unlock, special rewards, and of course, the opportunity to (click on the image to read the full article).
Marvel’s The Defenders | Official Trailer 2 [HD] | Netflix
Michael Phelps ‘Raced’ a ‘Shark,’ Kind Of. Not Really.
For nearly 30 years, Shark Week has been a reliable way for the Discovery Channel to create buzz for itself once a year. The public’s appetite for shark-based programming seems inexhaustible. And this year, the channel (click on the image to read the full article).
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'I’ve only just got it': £200,000 Ferrari wrecked in M1 crash (The Guardian)
A driver in South Yorkshire has written off a £200,000 Ferrari he had owned for just an hour.
The Ferrari 430 Scuderia veered off the M1 motorway near junction 37, careered 50 metres down a bank and burst into flames on Thursday afternoon.
A Ferrari 430 Scuderia at a car show. Photograph: Dan Chung for the Guardian
Police said the driver escaped with (click on the image to read the full article).
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A Powerful Energy Beam in Space Seems to Exceed the Speed of Light
In the Galaxy M87 (which was created when two other galaxies merged), a jet of hot plasma — caused by gas being sucked into a central black hole, being heated, and then shot out by magnetic fields — has been helping us (click on the image to read the full article).
Apple Discontinues iPod Shuffle and Nano (Variety)
Call it the end of an era: Apple has discontinued the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano, the two last versions of its music player not capable of running iOS apps. The company removed both models from its store Thursday, and later confirmed that it discontinued them in an (Click on the image to read the full article).