Link25 (260) – The Angry Mother Nature Edition

Posted by , Updated on September 8, 2017

It’s Friday, and you know what that means. Only a few more hours of “work” before you can leave all the important things you were pretending to do for Monday (…or run away from fires or hurricanes). And as usual, we are here to assist you in your procrastination with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. So whether you want to see one of the cutest cats trending or learn more about DNA, Link25 (260) – The Angry Mother Nature Edition is sure to have something for you. Oh, yeah…and isn’t there something going on with hurricanes and fires?

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Hurricane Irma is so strong it's registering on devices designed to detect earthquakes

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Hurricane Irma is so strong it’s showing up on seismometers — equipment designed to measure earthquakes.

“What we’re seeing in the seismogram are low-pitched hums that gradually become stronger as the hurricane gets closer to the seismometer on the island of Guadeloupe,” said Stephen Hicks, a seismologist at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.

The noise is likely caused by…(click the photo for the complete story.)

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Hurricanes Irma, Jose, and Katia, all at once on 9/6/17

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Admin memo: DACA recipients should prepare for 'departure from the United States'

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Washington (CNN)White House talking points on Tuesday urged DACA recipients to prepare for a “departure from the United States,” a much starker possible future than Trump administration officials used in public when announcing an end to the program.
The statement was contained in a background document that was sent by the White House to offices on Capitol Hill, obtained by CNN from multiple sources.
In the “DACA talking points” memo,
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Live footage as Hurricane Irma destroys Maho Beach Cam in St Maarten 9/6/2017

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