Link25 (235) – The Beauty And The Beast Edition

Posted by , Updated on March 3, 2017


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 Beauty and the Beast trailer to the Logan movie’s box office success. So get ready to kick off the weekend because this is Link25 (235) – The Beauty and the Beast Edition.


Beauty and the Beast – US Official Final Trailer

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Weekend Box Office: 'Logan' Huge on Friday for $72M-Plus U.S. Debut


Wolverine threequel Logan is doing impressive business at the Friday box office, where it should earn at least $30 million on its way to a $72 million-plus U.S. debut from 4,071 theaters, according to (Click on the image to read the full article).


The World's Oldest Fossils Unearthed in Canada


Geologists have unearthed the oldest fossils ever discovered, chunks of quartz that contain tiny tubes and filaments left behind by microorganisms between 3.77 and 4.3 billion years ago. The fossils were discovered in the Nuvvuagittuq Supracrustal Belt (NSB) on the coast of Hudson Bay in the northern reaches of Canada’s Quebec province. (Click on the image to read the full article).



The Most Desirable Passports On Earth Don’t Include America’s


A passport allows one to be a citizen of the world—but some think it should also work for you. As in, if you’re wealthy and well-traveled, it should be a bit like an exclusive invitation-only credit card: lots of benefits, lots of perks, lots of points.

That’s the view of (click on the image to read the full article). Photo: Damian Bariexca, Flickr, CC-By-2.0.


DuckTales First Look | DuckTales | Disney XD

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How They Animated 'The Lego Batman Movie' | Design FX | WIRED

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Fails of the Week (March 2017) || FailArmy

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Arnold Schwarzenegger quits 'The Apprentice' and blames Donald Trump for ratings fail


He won’t be back.

Arnold Schwarzenegger will not return as the host of “The Apprentice” and he blames President Trump for this season’s low ratings.

“It’s not about the show,” the “Terminator” star told the film website, Empire. (Click on the image to read the full article).


Review: Rousing new 'Beauty and the Beast' is even better than the original


Here’s some Disney magic for you: The new Beauty and the Beast actually improves upon the animated classic.

Embracing its musical theater nature and adding depth to a familiar narrative, the live-action remake is a real Beauty. The film directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) skews long (click on the image to read the full article).


SpaceX plans to send two people around the Moon


It will be a private mission with two paying customers, not NASA astronauts, who approached the company. The passengers are “very serious” about the trip and have already paid a “significant deposit,” according to Musk. The trip around the Moon would take (click on the image to read the full article).


Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back - Modern Trailer 2

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Why Facts Don't Change Our Minds


In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other by a person who had subsequently (Click on the image to read the full article).


5 questions we have about Disney's first explicitly gay character.


In an interview with “Attitude” magazine, Bill Condon, the director of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” dropped a bombshell — the film will feature the studio’s first-ever explicitly gay character. (Click on the image to read the full article).


Why "Mac" and "Mc" surnames often contain a second capital letter


The short story is that “Mc” and “Mac” are prefixes that mean “son of.” Early inconsistencies in records are what led to having both Mc and Mac prefixes. Mc is just an abbreviation of Mac, and both can actually be abbreviated further to the much less common M’ (click on the image to read the full article).


Teenager's sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy


A French teenager’s sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.
The world-first procedure at Necker Children’s Hospital in Paris offers hope to millions of people with the blood disorder. (Click on the image to read the full article).


Denmark runs entirely on wind energy for a day


The Scandinavian nation generated 97 gigawatt-hours (GWh) on 22 February, thanks to particularly windy weather, which is enough to power 10 million average EU households for the day.

Wind Europe spokesman Oliver Joy said the “impressive” feat was another boon for (Click on the image to read the full article).


John McCain and Lindsey Graham proved not everything is terrible in Washington


A year or two ago, I got the idea of writing a post every weekend about only good news in politics across the country. I scrapped it after a month — not enough material. (I am not kidding.)

Since then, the political climate has only worsened and coarsened; the 2016 campaign was a (click on the image to read the full article).


Attack on Titan: Season 2 premiere date, new key art revealed


In a post of its official website, Funimation revealed Season 2’s simulcast start date, as well as a new piece of promotional art for the series, which you can check out (click on the image to see the full article).


Turkeys Circling A Dead Cat Are Probably Wary, Not Working Dark Magic


The video is unnerving.

More than 15 turkeys walk in a circle — not running or distressed, but walking with intention — around a dead cat in the middle of the road.

Twitter user @TheReal_JDavis filmed the moment. “That is the craziest thing I’ve ever seen,” he says on the video. “Bro, this is wild.”

“These turkeys trying to give (click on the image to read the full article).


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