For the past week you’ve done nothing but work, secluded from the world while the rest of us had an amazing time laughing at hilarious videos and enjoying everything else the internet has to offer. Well, now it’s your turn. These are 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web and we’re about to give you a glimpse of everything you’ve missed out on. And seriously…it was a lot. From Mars Rover Curiosity’s sudden and unexplained safe mode status to water clouds in space there’s something here foe everyone. But enough with this petty banter. This is Link25 (201) – Water Clouds In Our Solar System Edition.
Black Men Are Posting Detailed Instructions on What to Do if They're Shot by Police
Two deadly police shootings of black men in two days.
Their names, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, have become hashtags. Their families have taken to national media outlets to demand justice for their deaths. In a summer that’s already been punctuated by violence, this week has been a particularly gruesome chapter in the ongoing saga of policing in black communities.
There’s an inevitability to the week’s news that’s becoming apparent on social media. Black men, long accustomed to getting or giving “the talk” on how to interact with police, are now posting (Click on the title to see the full article).
This giant, hairy Iranian bodybuilder wants to fight ISIS in Syria
I don't want anyone in my sport even people as professional with inspiring background and experience like my personal idol Triple H to make any judgement until I acheived my true potential @wwe I promised you might not see or heard about me for now but hopefully it will change very soon and you can bet on that
An Iranian weightlifter who rose to Internet stardom via social media announced this week he plans to travel to Syria to fight the Islamic State alongside the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Sajad Gharibi, nicknamed “the Iranian Hulk,” revealed his plan to join other Iranian forces fighting in Syria in a video clip to his 148,000 Instagram followers. His shockingly huge physique and massive muscles earned the professional weightlifter the moniker of the American comic book superhero. (click on the title to see the full article)
Yes, There Have Been Aliens
LAST month astronomers from the Kepler spacecraft team announced the discovery of 1,284 new planets, all orbiting stars outside our solar system. The total number of such “exoplanets” confirmed via Kepler and other methods now stands at more than 3,000.
This represents a revolution in planetary knowledge. A decade or so ago the discovery of even a single new exoplanet was big news. Not anymore. Improvements in astronomical observation technology have moved us from retail to wholesale planet discovery. We now know, for example, (click on the title to see the full article)