Are you ready? It’s been an entire week since our last Link25 and we know you’ve been eagerly anticipating this moment. As always we come to you with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web and this week we are really excited to share with you some really cool stuff. As you stroll through this week’s link25 watch out for the discovery of a new exoplanet, the Netflix Defender trailer, pointers on how to take the perfect eclipse photo, and of course some cool facts on solar eclipses. While you’re enjoying these great videos and articles, take a moment and enjoy funny images and gifs as well. So are you ready to kick off the weekend with some of the best the web has to offer? Of course you are! This is Link25 (258) – The Great American Solar Eclipse Edition.
Here’s what happens to your retina if you view an eclipse without protection
Americans are making their last dashes for glasses and viewers to watch the rare total solar eclipse that will glide across the continental US on Monday. Meanwhile, eye doctors are trying to (click on the image to read the full article).
What a Border Collie Taught A Linguist About Language
TANSY WAS NOT into sports. The little border collie, a rescue, didn’t care for agility trials or flyball. But her adopted family—with two other border collies already in the house—played them all the time.
Border collies, the elite athletes of the canine universe, are (click on the image to read the full article).
What Humpback Whales Can Teach Us About Compassion
When I was in university, a pub owner offered me a job as bouncer. He reasoned that folks would be less likely to get into a brawl with a friendly female than they would a large hairy bloke. Always a sucker for a social science experiment, I gamely took…(click on the image to read the full article).