Link25 (244) – The Ancient Frozen Diseases Edition

This is it. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. For the past week you’ve done nothing but work, typing away in your cubicle (or doing whatever it is that you do), 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 time. These are 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web just giving you glimpse of everything you’ve missed out on. And seriously…it was a lot. Marvel’s Inhumans official teaser trailer, how to figure out if you are a sociopath, and unknown diseases hidden in ice (just to name a few). But enough with this petty banter. This is Link25 (244) – The Ancient Frozen Diseases Edition.


There are diseases hidden in ice, and they are waking up


Throughout history, humans have existed side-by-side with bacteria and viruses. From the bubonic plague to smallpox, we have evolved to resist them, and in response they have developed new ways of infecting us.

We have had antibiotics for almost a century, ever since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. In response, bacteria (click on the image to read the full article)


Parasite living inside fish eyeball controls its behaviour


A common parasite that lives in fish eyeballs seems to be a driver behind the fish’s behaviour, pulling the strings from inside its eyes.

When the parasite is young, it helps its host stay safe from predators. But once the parasite matures, it does everything it can to get that fish eaten by a bird and so continue its life cycle. (click on the image to read the full article).


Uber Faces Federal Criminal Probe Over ‘Greyball’ Software


Federal prosecutors have begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc.’s use of software that tricked local regulators who were trying to identify drivers in sting operations, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

Through a program called “Greyball,” Uber was able to hide its drivers by showing government officials dummy versions of its app with fake cars trawling the streets. (click on the image to read the full article).



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