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 an image of Earth from Saturn to Ellon Musk’s plan to combine computers and the human brain there’s something here for everyone. But enough with this petty banter. This is Link25 (242) – The Mind Machine Link Edition.
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Elon Musk's new company wants to link human brains with computers in 4 years
Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink is working to link the human brain with computers by creating micron-sized devices.
Neuralink is aiming to bring to the market a product that helps with certain severe brain injuries due (click on the image to read the full article).
Why Are You Always Tired?
The case for being grumpy at work
On my birthday this year, my coworkers planned an elaborate surprise. When I came into work, several dozen colleagues had dressed up as me, donning my trademark accessories: a flannel shirt, a baseball cap—and a scowl.
There are two takeaways from this anecdote. The first is that I have truly thoughtful and quirky colleagues. The second is that (Click on the image to read the full article).
Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria
You were going to get one-click access to the full text of nearly every book that’s ever been published. Books still in print you’d have to pay for, but everything else—a collection slated to grow larger than the holdings at the Library of Congress,(click on the image to read the full article).
Eating With Your Rich Friends
Should you put peroxide on cuts and why does it fizz?
As a child, did you ever skin your knee and fear telling your parents, afraid of your mom breaking out the brown bottle of pain containing hydrogen peroxide to “help heal” your wound? Given the agony it caused, you might have wondered (Click on the image to read the full article).
Somali Pirates VS Ship's Private Security Guards
Apple pledges to make products like the iPhone from only recycled material and end mining
Apple pledged on Thursday to end its “reliance” on mining and one day make its products from only renewable resources or recycled material.
In its annual Environmental Responsibility Report, the U.S. technology giant outlined all the work it is doing to make itself greener.
“Traditional supply chains are linear. Materials are mined, manufactured as products, and often end up in landfills after use. Then the process (click on the image to read the full article).
Bill O'Reilly Gets the Boot: The Daily Show
Tropical Depression One No Threat to Land; First April System in Atlantic Since 2003
Tropical Depression One is centered over 700 miles west of The Azores in the central Atlantic Ocean, with maximum sustained winds estimated at 35 mph.
Convection near the center of the system has become (click on the image to see the full article).
US pilot ejects from jet approaching carrier headed for Korean peninsula
A pilot from the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier safely ejected from a fighter jet, according to a statement from the Commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet.
The pilot was quickly recovered by a helicopter and is being assessed by the medical team on board the carrier. There are no injuries at this time, the statement said.
The pilot ejected from his F/A-18E Super Hornet as it was on its final approach to land on the USS Carl Vinson. The Navy said the plane had been conducting “routine flight (Click on the image to read the full article).
Robert Irwin and Jimmy Play with Baby Black Bears
A Wondrous New Image of Planet Earth
Nine days ago, a stream of photons exploded off the sun’s corona and flew 93-million miles, to the blue, wave-wrinkled surface of the southern Atlantic ocean. The dark waters swallowed some of these photons, but others ricocheted back into space, where they traveled nearly 900-million miles more. A few concluded this long journey by (click on the image to read the full article).