Link25 (188) – Rogue One Trailer Mania Edition

It’s Friday! And you know what that means. You can now leave all the important things you were pretending to do for Monday (Yei). 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 laugh at hilarious memes or witness the incredible trailers for some of the upcoming blockbuster movies (*cough* Rogue One: Star Wars Story), Link25 (188) – Rogue One Trailer Mania Edition is sure to have something for you.

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Nasa planning mission to explore life on Jupiter’s moon Europa

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New Delhi: US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is planning an ambitious mission involving international scientists to explore the possibility of life on Europa, the moon of planet Jupiter.

“We are planning to mount an international effort. We are trying to formulate a (click on the title to read the full article).

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ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Official Teaser Trailer

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Blood, Sweat and Heels Star Daisy Lewellyn Dies at 36

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Daisy Lewellyn has lost her battle to cancer.
The 36-year-old Blood, Sweat and Heels star passed away after fighting a rare liver cancer, E! News can confirm.
She was best known as a style expert and reality TV personality. She was also an author and an editor for magazines like Glamour, InStyle and Essence.
Lewellyn revealed she was diagnosed with cancer in February 2015. During an interview with website Madame Noir she said, “It was kind of shocking,” she explained. “But also when I (Click on title to read the full article).

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Dog has skills

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Aladdin and a magic carpet ride in San Francisco

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Scream for Ice Cream | Turkish Ice Cream Man Trolls Customers

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USA JUSTICE DEA to reconsider marijuana's federal status

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The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced in a letter to lawmakers this week that it intends to make a decision on the federal status of marijuana within the first half of 2016.

The drug currently sits on the Controlled Substances Act as a Schedule I item, meaning it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse”, and can trigger “potentially severe psychological or physical dependence.”

There have been growing calls for a reconsideration of marijuana’s federal status, as four states and the District of Columbia have already legalized its recreational use, and (click the title to read the full article).

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Marble Mountain, a themed marble machine

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Windows 10: Microsoft reveals new look for Start menu in Anniversary Update

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After killing the Start menu in Windows 8 and bringing it back in Windows 10, Microsoft knows that its most loyal fans are sensitive to drastic changes to the Windows experience. So, ahead of the next major Windows 10 update, it’s showing off new designs for the Start menu and asking Windows Insider testers to share their thoughts.

Microsoft wants to make it easier for users of Windows 10 PCs and tablets to access apps from the menu and Start screen, by reducing the clicking and scrolling needed to access apps.

The proposed Start menu for PCs in the Windows 10 Anniversary introduces a new (Click the title to read the full article)

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What's inside a Rattlesnake Rattle?

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How to Make HUGE TWO LITER Gummy Pepsi Cola Bottle Fun & Easy Make Your Own Jello Dessert!

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the simpsons krusty's offshore secret illegal account

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Isaac Newton's Lost Alchemey Recipe Rediscovered

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Combine one part Fiery Dragon, some Doves of Diana, and at least seven Eagles of mercury, and what do you get? A key precursor to the Philosopher’s stone, according to a rediscovered manuscript handwritten by legendary physicist Isaac Newton.

Held in a private collection for decades, the 17th-century document is now in the hands of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group bought the manuscript in February and is currently (click on the title to read the full article)

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Uncle Ben!

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Don't mess with Barnie

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LGBT state workers protected under new Pennsylvania law

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It’s not all that far from North Carolina in terms of mileage—but when it comes to LGBT rights, Pennsylvania is a world apart from the Tar Heel state.

On Thursday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed two executive orders expanding anti-discrimination protections for LGBT government employees and contractors. Though Pennsylvania had already signed similar nondiscrimination protections into law in 2003, the orders expanded the coverage to contractors and codified equal employment opportunity.

But more importantly, it was a loud statement directed at governors of states like North Carolina and Mississippi, which both recently passed discriminatory laws blocking equality for LGBT residents.

“What happened in North Carolina, and what is going on in other states, should be a call to pass nondiscrimination legislation in Pennsylvania now,” read a statement issued Tuesday by (Click the title to read the full article).

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Forget Apple vs. the FBI: WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People

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FOR MOST OF the past six weeks, the biggest story out of Silicon Valley was Apple’s battle with the FBI over a federal order to unlock the iPhone of a mass shooter. The company’s refusal touched off a searing debate over privacy and security in the digital age. But this morning, at a small office in Mountain View, California, three guys made the scope of that enormous debate look kinda small.

Mountain View is home to WhatsApp, an online messaging service now owned by tech giant Facebook, that has grown into one of the world’s most important applications. More than a billion people trade messages, make phone calls, send photos, and (click on the title to read the full article)

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Honest Trailers - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Fatman On Batman: Kevin Smith Confirms Ben Affleck Is Working On A Solo Dark Knight Script With DC Guru Geoff Johns

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Although as of yet there has been no official confirmation of a Batman solo movie, Gotham may as well be blinding Hollywood executives with the bright lights of the Bat-Signal.

As Affleck’s portrayal of the Caped Crusader rises through the ashes of Metropolis, it has already been that confirmed the Oscar-winning actor and director has already penned a script for a solo outing — and what’s more, DC recently announced two new additions to their cinematic slate. (click the title to read the full article)

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Don’t trash your old USB drive! This is what happens when you do

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USB thumb drives are undeniably convenient, but due to their small size and — depending on who you are — their rapid proliferation, they can be easy to lose track of. And now we have proof that we should be more careful about the information we store on these drives, as a recent study from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (here’s a link to the PDF) shows that as often as not, someone who finds a random USB drive will look through whatever is stored on it. (click the title to read the full article).

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What are the Panama Papers? A guide to history's biggest data leak

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The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. The records were obtained from an anonymous source by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The ICIJ then shared them with a large network of international partners, including the Guardian and the BBC.

What do they reveal?
The documents show the myriad ways in which the rich can exploit secretive offshore tax regimes. Twelve national leaders are among 143 politicians, their families and close associates from around the world known to have been (click on the title to read the full article).

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