Link25 (264) – Netflix And Chill Edition

Posted by , Updated on October 6, 2017


We know you’ve been waiting all week. The anticipation has been building. Well, finally the moment is here. It’s 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web conveniently stacked in one post so you can waste your time more efficiently! This week features everything from rebuilding Puerto Rico’s power grid to Netflix’s price increase. So get ready because this is Link25 (264) – The Netflix and chill edition.


Yahoo now thinks all 3B accounts were impacted by 2013 breach, not 1B as thought


Internet giant Yahoo’s massive 2013 security breach has dealt the company yet another blow.

Today Yahoo sent out a notice disclosing that a further investigation of the 2013 breach has produced new evidence. The company now believes that all of its three billion accounts were impacted, not 1 billion as it previously thought. This will include all people who (click on the image to read the full article).


Jimmy Kimmel on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

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Tom Petty, a Mainstay of Rock With the Heartbreakers, Dies at 66


Tom Petty, a singer, songwriter and guitarist who melded California rock with a deep, stubborn Southern heritage to produce a long string of durable hits, died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 66.

Tony Dimitriades, Mr. Petty’s longtime manager, said in a statement that Mr. Petty suffered cardiac arrest (Click on the image to read the full article).



Netflix Prices Set to Increase for U.K. Subscribers From November


Friday October 6, 2017 3:49 AM PDT by Tim Hardwick
Following yesterday’s announcement of price hikes in the U.S., Netflix has now confirmed that some U.K. subscribers can also expect to pay more for the video streaming service going forward. (click on the image to read the full article).


‘Blade Runner 2049’ Flies To $4M On Thursday Night


The numbers are in and Warner Bros. is reporting $4M for Alcon Entertainment/Sony’s Blade Runner 2049. That’s on the high end of what we reported late last night and above the preview nights of such movies as Mad Max: Fury Road, Prometheus, The Martian and Gravity (which in all fairness started with 10PM showtimes). We’ll know in a few hours whether (Click on the image to read the full article).


1 23 Jeff Sessions: Transgender people not protected from workplace discrimination


WASHINGTON – Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that federal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination in the workplace, reversing an Obama administration policy issued nearly three years ago.

In a directive earlier this week to federal prosecutors across the country, Sessions said that the Justice Department would (click on the image to read the full article).


Refugees continue to cross from US to Canada in unprecedented numbers


People seeking asylum are leaving America for Canada in unprecedented numbers. They pour in from around the globe. Some have been in the United States for just days or weeks. Others for years.

“Most of the people want to come to Canada to become Canadian citizens,” said Enrique Gasse, a constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP.) (click on the image to read the full article).


Nixon's Tactic of Acting Unbalanced as a Political Strategy - The Madman Theory


Developed from game theory and a key tactic of his early administration, President Richard Nixon came into office with a clear plan – scare the hell out of other world leaders to get them to do what he wanted. Called the “madman theory,” it depended on possessing a massive nuclear arsenal, then simply acting sufficiently erratic and (click on the image to read the full article).


Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid with solar


Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico’s shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology.
The vast majority of the island territory remains without power, weeks after it was hit by Hurricane Maria.
On Twitter, Mr Musk said his technology, which powers several smaller islands, could be scaled up to work for Puerto Rico. (Click on the image to read the full article).


The gun modification that made the Las Vegas shooting so deadly

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Ivory trade to be banned in UK 'to protect elephants'


The sale and export of almost all ivory items would be banned in the UK under plans set out by the government.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a consultation to end the trade in ivory of all ages – previous attempts at (Click on the image to read the full article).


International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize 2017


The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons has won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

The group was awarded the honour for its work “to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to (click on the image to read the full article).


Is it easier to buy guns than Sudafed?


(CNN)”It is harder in America to buy two packs of Sudafed than 10 assault rifles,” comedian D.L. Hughley said on his radio show Monday, the day after a gunman opened fire on a concert crowd in Las Vegas.

At least 58 people were killed and nearly 500 injured on Sunday when Stephen Paddock, 64, shot into the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and (Click on the image to read the full article).


Eric Church - "Why Not Me" | October 4, 2017

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