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 the new X-Men: Apocalypse trailer to the exciting Pregnant T-rex discovery. So get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (186) – A Pregnant T-Rex Discovery Edition.
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Superman star Henry Cavill was hanging out in Times Square and no one noticed him
Maybe Superman doesn’t even need to the glasses disguise.
Henry Cavill, who first portrayed the superhero in 2013’s “Man of Steel” and is reprising the role in this month’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” went to Times Square in Manhattan dressed in a Superman shirt, and he says not a single person recognized him.
He first posted the video of his (click the title to read the full article)
X-Men: Apocalypse | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX
Whole-genome map of fruit fly genetic recombination
As eggs and sperm, or gametes, are formed during meiosis, chromosomes carrying the genetic material from each parent must find their partners, pair, and exchange parts of their DNA. This recombination is an important driving force behind genetic variability and evolution, but most importantly, it ensures that chromosomes move properly during the subsequent divisions that form these gametes. When recombination doesn’t go smoothly, it can cause a (Click the title to read the full article)
Hee - Hee *splash*
Deep Learning Is Going to Teach Us All the Lesson of Our Lives: Jobs Are for Machines
On December 2nd, 1942, a team of scientists led by Enrico Fermi came back from lunch and watched as humanity created the first self-sustaining nuclear reaction inside a pile of bricks and wood underneath a football field at the University of Chicago. Known to history as Chicago Pile-1, it was celebrated in silence with a single bottle of Chianti, for those who were there understood exactly what it meant for humankind, without any need for words.(Click the title to read the full article).
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KEN MYERS LIES on his back staring at the ceiling of his North Tampa urologist’s exam room. He nervously chitchats about his NCAA tournament brackets as a wisp of smoke escapes from a tiny incision in the top of his scrotum, filling the air with the distinct burnt-hair smell of his own freshly cauterized vas deferens. For the next few minutes, as the vasectomy continues, there will be a glowing, red-hot cauterizing gun, a razor-sharp clamp and a piston-driven lidocaine applicator that feels, as the doctor nonchalantly says, a bit like (Click on the title to read the full article)
WHO'S THAT POKEMON!...*Gasp*, Nooooooooooooo!
These 25 Companies Are More Powerful Than Many Countries
At first glance, the story of Accenture reads like the archetype of the American dream. One of the world’s biggest consulting companies, which commands tens of billions of dollars in annual revenues, was born in the 1950s as a small division of accounting firm Arthur Andersen. Its first major project was advising General Electric to install a computer at a Kentucky facility in order to automate payment processing. Several decades of growth followed, and by 1989, the division was successful enough to (Click on the title to read the full article).
Pregnant T-rex discovery sheds light on evolution of egg-laying
A pregnant Tyrannosaurus rex has been found, shedding light on the evolution of egg-laying as well as on gender differences in the dinosaur.
The remains could also contain the holy grail of all dinosaur fossils: DNA.
“Yes, it’s possible,” said Dr Lindsay Zanno, referring to genetic material that may be present in this as well as similar dinosaur finds.
Must go, my planet needs me!
Closing Apps to Save Your Battery Only Makes Things Worse
FOR A CERTAIN sort of smartphone user, closing apps becomes almost automatic. You double-tap the home button on your iPhone or hit the multitasking key on your Android, and you just start swiping. You close all the apps you’ve been using. Days, weeks, months’ worth. Not only is there something deeply cathartic about it, but it feels like (Click on the title to read the full article).
Check out this dog's insane jump!
Nike Unveils Power Lacing Shoes That Automatically Tighten
Nike unveiled their 1st Generation power lacing shoe yesterday the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0. “When you step in, your heel will hit a sensor and the system will automatically tighten,” explains Tiffany Beers, Senior Innovator, NIKE, Inc., and the project’s technical lead. “Then there are two buttons on the…” (Click on the title to read the full article).
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Last year's iPhone just totally destroyed the new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in a speed test
Mac versus PC, iPhone versus Android—these are the wars on the Internet that never seem to have a ceasefire. Rarely is there a definitive winner in these arguments, but you can put one in the win column for Apple after a speed test put the iPhone 6s Plus up against Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge.
The latest flagship phone from Samsung was released just last week, and dropped with an impressive spec sheet. The Korean electronics manufacturer stuffed its handset with the (Click the title to read the full article)