Since the internet is a relatively big place and it’s easy to waste all of your time watching silly videos, every Friday we here at List25 try to make your time wasting more efficient by stuffing 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos into one concise list. This week the highlights include everything known about the new iPhone8 to an emotional heartbeat animated short film. So, get ready because this is Link25 (256) – In A Heartbeat Animated Edition.
Martin Shkreli Found Guilty on Three Counts in Securities-Fraud Trial (The Wall Street Journal)
A federal jury in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday found Martin Shkreli guilty of three counts related to securities fraud and acquitted him of five others, following a five-week trial that laid bare the former pharmaceutical executive’s business practices in the years before he gained notoriety for his drug-price increases and online provocations.
The verdict, after five days of deliberation, was a mixed outcome for prosecutors in the U.S. attorney’s office for the Eastern District of New York, whom (click on the image to read the full article).
In a Heartbeat - Animated Short Film
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Who Invented The Slurpee?
The Slurpee was invented as a commercial product more or less by accident by a Dairy Queen franchisee Omar Knedlik in Kansas City in the late 1950s.
Born in 1915 and having grown up relatively poor, after WWII Knedlik used his pay from his time serving in the war to open a small ice cream shop. After rinsing (click on the image to read the full article).
Methane-Eating Bacteria Discovered Deep Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Be Curbing Global Warming (Newsweek)
Updated | Bacteria that eat methane, a greenhouse gas, have been discovered in an Antarctic lake that has been isolated from the atmosphere for thousands of years. Their presence could significantly reduce the potential risk of warming posed by reservoirs of gas locked up in the ice, scientists say.
Scientists found the bacteria by drilling in Lake Whillans, a large body of water located 800 meters (2,600 feet) underneath the (click on the image to read the full article).
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‘Arrow’: Season 6 Premiere Reveals Who Survived The Lian Yu Explosion (Heroic Hollywood)
The fifth season of Arrow ended on a pretty huge open-ended cliffhanger, and while we know someone died in the finale, it’s not clear as to who it was. It appears that the 6th season premiere of Arrow will reveal who has passed away and who still lives. In addition, the premiere will (click on the image to read the full article).
Cannabis company plans to turn desert town into pot paradise (The Washington Times)
NIPTON, Calif. (AP) – Now that one of the nation’s largest cannabis companies has bought the entire California desert town of Nipton, a question remains: Will the new owners rename the place Potsylvania?
The name Weed already belongs to an old mill town in Northern Calfornia.
American Green Inc. announced Thursday it is buying all 80 acres of Nipton, which includes its Old (click on the image to read the full article).
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iPhone 8: everything we know from Apple's big software leak (The Guardian)
A week of analysing a leak from Apple has revealed many details about what the company’s next iPhone will be like: from facial recognition to a smart camera system and a screen that fills the front.
Two developers, Steve Troughton-Smith and Guilherme Rambo, spotted that (click on the image to read the full article).
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