Get excited! It’s Friday! And with the weekend just a few measly hours away, we’re here to help put you in the right mindset of who-cares-about-work-I’ll-do-it-on-Monday. Over the course of the last seven days we’ve collected 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. With everything from the most bizarre ear cleaning job to some of the most shocking truths about robots and our future, this is Link25 (109) – The Humans Vs Robots Edition.
Cockroach Removal From Man's Ear!
Police shooting of unarmed black man in Ohio sparks renewed anger
Footage from a Walmart security camera allegedly shows police officers opening fire, without warning, at an unarmed African-American man, according to a lawyer representing the deceased man’s family.
John Crawford III of Beavercreek, Ohio, was killed by police on Aug. 5, inside a local Walmart. The officers involved in the shooting were […]
Brother Lions Fight for Mate
In a very rare sighting recently at the Masai Mara Wildlife Reserve in Kenya, two brother Lions were captured in a ferocious fight of tooth and claw in order to win the affection of a lioness and for control over their […]
You have been warned...
Humans Need Not Apply
Something to think about
25 Best Books on Self-Improvement You Need to Read Before You Turn 25
I remember the first time I got my hands on a self-improvement book. I was baffled. At that moment I realized my fate was not set in stone. I could become my own drill master and coach. The books I read would set out the training course for me to […]
Follow a ball and see where it goes
A Wild Coyote Strolls Down Cleveland
15 Portraits of Unrelated Doppelgangers
Have you ever met or seen another person that looked exactly like someone you know? If so, then you’ve encountered someone’s Doppelgänger. I’m not a look-alike! is an ongoing project by François Brunelle (featured previously). For the last fourteen years the photographer has […]
Adult women are now the largest demographic in gaming
Congratulations, gamer girls—you’re officially at the top of the food chain when it comes to games. A new study released by the Entertainment Software Association has revealed that adult women now occupy the largest demographic in the gaming industry. Women over 18 made up a whopping […]
45 Dog GIFs That Will Immediately Improve Your Day
Small dogs, big dogs, goofy dogs, funny dogs, and little canine Albert Einsteins in training, we present forty-five delightful dog GIFs that will vastly improve your day […]
The Chemistry of Hate
Lasse Hoile’s Magical Musical Melancholy
Danish-born visual artist Lasse Hoile may not be a household name, but he’s carved himself quite the niche in the progressive rock/metal scene as a virtual set and album designer. His ability to disturb, enlighten, and entertain us is an accomplishment that many in his line of work can only strive for. This talented multimedia artist produces […]
The Town That’s Been Burning for Over Half a Century
The town of Centralia, Pennsylvania has been on fire for more than fifty years. Founded in 1862, Centralia popped up in response to the booming coal mining industry. Anthracite coal, a type of coal once in high demand for heating homes, lay under the town and surrounding area in massive quantities. (In fact, approximately 95% of all anthracite coal […]