Link25 (173) – The Light From A Black Hole Edition

It’s Friday and you know what that means. You can leave all the important things you were pretending to do for Monday. 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. From the ways 3D printing will disrupt the world to the very exciting recent scientific observation of Visible Light From A Black Hole Spotted For The First Time Ever, we present to you Link25 (173) – The Light From A Black Hole Edition.

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Visible Light From A Black Hole Spotted For The First Time Ever

Visible Light From A Black Hole Spotted For The First Time Everphoto credit: The black hole is circled here. Michael Richmond/Rochester Institute of Technology

In a cosmic first, astronomers have spotted visible light coming from a black hole during a violent outburst of energy. The discovery, made from observations of a nearby black hole binary called V404 Cygni, suggests other black holes could be (click on the title to read the full article).

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44 year-old Koko the gorilla delivers a news years message

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144-Year-Old Arctic Shipwreck Discovered Thanks To Climate Change?

144-Year-Old Arctic Shipwreck Discovered Thanks To Climate Change?

(CNN) — Archaeologists have discovered parts of two 19th-century whaling ships in the Arctic, thanks to sonar technology, intrepid divers and … climate change?

“With less ice in the Arctic as a result of climate change, archaeologists now have more access to potential shipwreck sites than ever before,” according to a news release from

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Up close with Segway's new personal robot

Up close with Segway's new personal robotIMAGE: MASHABLE, LIZ PIERSON

LAS VEGAS — Forget the Segway you knew. The next generation of this personal mobility device is smarter, smaller and, yes, cuter, than ever before.

Intel teased the bot at its CES keynote on Tuesday, but it wasn’t until the official unveiling on Wednesday that we finally get a good look at (Click on the title to read the full article)

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