Link25 (167) – Google Star Wars Easter Eggs Edition

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 black holes swallowing stars to the new Google Star Wars Easter eggs. So get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (167) – Google Star Wars Easter Eggs Edition.

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Stop What You're Doing Right Now And Type This Into Google

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Unless you’ve been lost on planet Hoth for the past year, you’ll probably be aware that “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be in cinemas by this time next month.
To help ease the excitement of your inner geek, Google has revealed they have hidden some Star Wars Easter eggs in their programs and websites.
If you type “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” into a Google search bar, your (Click the title to read the full article).

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Forget Anonymous — the Mafia Is Ready to Take on ISIS

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In the fight against the Islamic State, the American government is being offered help from an unlikely source: the Mafia.

“These people are like walking machines. ISIS brainwashes them through the Internet,” Giovanni Gambino told Mic of the terrorist threat. “You need to beat the (Click on the title to read the full article)

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Dog-Sized Rats Actually Exist

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An Irish website called Lovin Dublin posted the photo, which shows the arms of a man holding up a rat that looks about 3 feet long, and said that the rat was discovered in New York. The site attributed the photo simply to (click on the title to read the full article).

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How The Moon Got Its Tilt

moonphoto credit: Artist's impression of the young Earth-Moon system. Laetitia Lalila

One of the Moon’s long-lasting mysteries might have finally been solved. Usually when satellites form from a disk of debris around the planet, they tend to orbit very close to the equatorial plane. The Moon doesn’t seem to have to got that memo, though, and it orbits with an inclination 10 times (click on the title to read the full article)

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Stephen King Gets A Corgi, Becomes Hilariously Obsessed Dog Dad

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Master of terror and chief of nightmares, Mr. Stephen King has added one more Thing of Evil to his clan. Ahem, that’s Molly, I mean. (click the title to read the full article)

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The scale of the universe

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Dolphins, Seal, and Whale Swim Alongside Fishing Boat and It Was All Caught On Video

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The Civil War Begins – 1st Trailer for Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War”

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Here’s What Happened When a Guy in Amsterdam Quit Sugar for a Month

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If you spend some time scrolling through your Facebook feed, chances are you’re going to come across a friend who is, given the typical Western diet, taking on a significant challenge: going 30 days without chowing down on foods with added sugar. No soda, no sugary cereals, no Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

That’s tough enough, but Sacha Harland, a member of the Netherlands-based Web video team Lifehunters, decided to (click on the title to read the full article)

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Scientists just caught a black hole swallowing a star — and burping a bit back out

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Astronomers have caught black holes in the act of murdering stars before. But a study published Thursday in Science claims to have caught a step in the crime that has remained elusive until now. (Click the title to read the full article)

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Need to give you dog medicine? Just use reverse psychology

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On Twitter, your positive tweets are actually contagious

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If you’re happy and you know it, compose a tweet. Once you hit “send,” your followers may spread that joy.

Emotions are contagious on Twitter, and those ideas, thoughts, and feelings we put out into the world can impact our followers in a viral strain of sentiment. Research led by Emilio Ferrara, computer scientist at (click to read the full article)

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer sweded

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GoPro: Powder Surfing

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Tal Fransky - Golden hoop dance

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Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

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I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, California. A PR handler is explaining why CEO Mark Zuckerberg is running slightly behind schedule for our chat. I express surprise. Mark still fixes stuff?

“To say he’s actively involved,” she confides, “is an understatement. He notices things that are broken before anybody.”

As recently as 2012, the year Zuckerberg set a personal goal to code every day, that might have meant he had detected something glitchy on Facebook’s site and (Click the title to read the full article).

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Are Good Doctors Bad for Your Health?

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PRETTY regularly, I receive an urgent call from a distraught friend or friend of a brother. “Zeke, Mom was at home and her heart stopped. The E.M.T.s are rushing her to XYZ hospital in Miami. Can you help me find the best cardiologist there for her?”
“Get me the best cardiologist” is our natural response to any heart problem. Unfortunately, it is probably wrong. Surprisingly, the right question is (click to read the full article)

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Jack Yufe dies at 82; he was raised Jewish, his identical twin as a Nazi

twinsJack Yufe, left, and his identical twin brother, Oskar. (Robert Lachman/Los Angeles Times)

It sounded like a tabloid headline: Identical twins separated after birth. One grew up Jewish, the other a Nazi. But the story of Jack Yufe and his brother was not just about their stark differences. After decades and oceans apart, the men came together as adults to learn they dressed alike, walked alike, and had the same hot… (Click the title to read the full article)

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Robot Penguin-cam Meets Real Emperor Penguins for the First Time

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A clip from BBC’s ‘Penguins – Spy in the Huddle’ shows robot penguin-cam’s first time meeting actual Emperor penguins.
Wildlife producer John Downer demonstrates how (Click on the title to read the full article)

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