It’s Friday, and you know what that means. Only a few more hours of “work” before you can leave all the important things you were pretending to do for Monday (…or run away from fires or hurricanes). And as usual, we are here to assist you in your procrastination with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. So whether you want to see one of the cutest cats trending or learn more about DNA, Link25 (260) – The Angry Mother Nature Edition is sure to have something for you. Oh, yeah…and isn’t there something going on with hurricanes and fires?
All the records Hurricane Irma has already broken
The latest word from the National Hurricane Center is that Hurricane Irma has top sustained speeds of 175 miles per hour, and is moving towards the state of Florida. (Click on the image to read the full article).
McDonald's newest menu items should terrify Starbucks
McDonald’s newest beverages sound like something you’d order at Starbucks.
On Wednesday, McDonald’s announced that it had added a new set of espresso-based…(Click the image for the full story.)
This is actually very impressive.
Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How
Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew. Facebook, however, thought we might be connected. Her name popped up this summer on my list of “People You May Know,” the social network’s roster of potential new online friends for me.
The People You May Know feature is notorious for its uncanny ability to recognize who you associate with in real life. It has mystified and disconcerted Facebook users by showing them an old boss, a one-night-stand, or someone they just ran into on the street.
These friend suggestions go far beyond mundane linking of…(Click the image to read the full story.)