It’s Friday and we’re here yet again to help you get started on your busy weekend of doing absolutely nothing. How are we going to do this? By bringing you 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web, (duh)! From the new Beauty and the Beast live action film to Dominos’ atonement for its sins against pizza, this is Link25 (237) – The Dominos Edition.
Can Math Prove God's Existence?
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O my! Paper strip test determines blood type in just 30 seconds
A, B, AB or O: Do you know which blood type you are? A quick and easy test might soon be able to tell you and allow hospitals to rapidly administer the right blood in an emergency.
Your blood type is essential information if you ever need a blood transfusion, because mismatched blood can send the immune system into meltdown, and sometimes lead to death. But it can take 10 or 20 minutes to verify someone’s blood type by conventional methods – not including the (Click on the image to read the full article).
Luke Evans: Everything You Need to Know About Beauty and the Beast's Scene-Stealing Villain
Beauty and the Beast, the live-action adaptation of the Disney classic, features a star-studded cast of actors bringing fan-favorite characters to life — and Luke Evans shines in the role of narcissistic villain Gaston.
Although he’s been known for recently taking on a string of action roles, this isn’t the Welsh-born actor’s first time belting out a few tunes. Read on to learn more about (click on the image to read the full article).
The Shamrock Incident: A St. Patrick's Flipbook
Giant screaming frog!
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Why coffee makes you poop
As any barista beginning their 5am shift will tell you, a morning cup of coffee is essential for a chipper attitude and a healthy psyche! The dilemma some have is that right after you indulge- it hits you. The #2 train is about to arrive and you don’t want to be stuck in traffic when it does!
In fact, coffee’s effect on the colon is on par with eating around a 1000 calorie meal. It’s also interesting to note that the reaction is not volume or temperature dependent. Women are more (click on the image to read the full article).
It Begins: Bots Are Learning to Chat in Their Own Language
IGOR MORDATCH IS working to build machines that can carry on a conversation. That’s something so many people are working on. In Silicon Valley, chatbot is now a bona fide buzzword. But Mordatch is different. He’s not a linguist. He doesn’t deal in the AI techniques (click on the image to read the full article).
Into the woods: how one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years
Christopher Knight was only 20 years old when he walked away from society, not to be seen again for more than a quarter of a century. He had been working for less than a year installing home and vehicle alarm systems near Boston, Massachusetts, when abruptly (Click on the image to read the full article).
Domino's atoned for its crimes against pizza and built a $9 billion empire
You may not be surprised to learn that pizza production at Domino’s hasn’t changed much in the 57 years since the company was founded. It’s still essentially hands on the dough and in the cheese. There’s been only one (Click on the image to read the full article).
Why even the best feedback can bring out the worst in us
There’s a curious thing about people. All of us are driven in some way or another to achieve – we want to run faster, be more creative, win more awards, cure more illnesses, earn more money. But here’s the thing: if you want to help us reach our individual potentials by (Click on the image to read the full article).
Boaty McBoatface Gets Set For Its First Antarctic Expedition
Later this week, an Antarctic expedition will set off to map the undersea currents that play a critical role in regulating our planet’s climate. To assist them, the scientists will use an autonomous submarine that was famously named Boaty McBoatface by the collective genius of the internet. (Click on the image to read the full article).
Most people are secretly threatened by creativity
Creativity is highly prized in Western society—much touted by cultures that claim to value individualism and the entrepreneurial spirit. But scratch beneath the surface, and it turns out that a lot of schools and businesses aren’t actually all that excited about bold new ideas. By and large, we tend to be threatened by (click on the image to read the full article).
Mountain Rescue Dog Has Fun Sliding on Snow
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Never Mind The Emojis: 'Monopoly' Welcomes The T-Rex, Duck And Penguin
First, it was the iron. Then, it was the thimble. Now, Monopoly has kicked two more longtime tokens out of the game.
Step away, boot. Roll yourself away, wheelbarrow.
Hasbro announced today the full results of the public vote that we already knew had voted the thimble off the island (so to speak). They had offered a large collection of potential new tokens, all of which had the chance to (click on the image to read the full article).