It’s Friday and we’re here yet again to help you get started on your busy weekend of doing absolutely nothing by bringing you 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. So sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy everything from the forgotten art of squatting to zombie fungus because! This is Link25 (270) – When The Zombie Fungus Attacks Edition
US Navy: Penis in sky drawn by jet trail was 'unacceptable'
US Navy officials have said it was “absolutely unacceptable” that one of their pilots used a jet’s contrail to draw a penis in the sky.
The phallic outline over Okanogan County in the western US state of Washington provoked much mirth online.
But commanders at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (click on the image to read the full article).
Devastated dog 'dies of a broken heart' after she was abandoned by her owner at a Colombian airport
A pet dog died from a broken heart after she was abandoned at an airport by her owner for more than a month.
The heart-wrenching story of the devastated dog happened at the Bucaramanga airport in Colombia.
Locals tried to feed her from time to time after she was left at the air terminal for (click on the image to read the full article).
Is Water Fluoridation Bad For You?
Fluoridation is the act of adjusting fluoride levels in water, with the goal of reducing tooth decay. In 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan was the first city in the world to do it. In 1999, the CDC declared that water fluoridation was one of the ten great public health achievements of the 20th century. However, a quick (click on the image to read the full article).
Louis C.K. Responds to Accusations: ‘These Stories Are True’
Louis C.K. on Friday released a statement in response to a report published Thursday in The New York Times about several women who stepped forward to discuss experiences with him in which he committed acts of sexual misconduct. In his statement, Louis C.K. said, (click on the image to read the full article).
The Forgotten Art of Squatting is a Revelation for Bodies Ruined by Sitting
Sentences that start with the phrase “A guru once told me…” are, more often than not, eye-roll-inducing. But recently, while resting in malasana, or a deep squat, in an East London yoga class, I was struck by the second half of the instructor’s sentence: “A guru once told me that the problem with the West is they don’t squat.”
This is plainly true. In much of the developed world, resting is synonymous with sitting. We sit in desk chairs, eat from dining chairs, commute seated in (click on the image to read the full article).
First Digital Pill Approved to Worries About Biomedical ‘Big Brother’
For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a digital pill — a medication embedded with a sensor that can tell doctors whether, and when, patients take their medicine.
The approval, announced late on Monday, marks a significant advance in the growing field of digital devices designed to monitor medicine-taking and to address the expensive, longstanding problem that (click on the image to read the full article).
Deadpool’s “Wet on Wet” Teaser
Amazon's Last Mile
In terms of size, efficiency, and ruthlessness, Amazon has few equals. The least publicly accountable of the big tech companies—Google, Apple, and Facebook face considerably greater scrutiny—Amazon’s stock is one of the most valuable on the market, it’s among the fastest-growing companies in the United States. Atop its vast empire, CEO Jeff Bezos commands the (click on the image to read the full article).
Honest Trailers - Batman Forever
How the Zombie Fungus Takes Over Ants’ Bodies to Control Their Minds
To find the world’s most sinister examples of mind control, don’t look to science fiction. Instead, go to a tropical country like Brazil, and venture deep into the jungle. Find a leaf that’s hanging almost exactly 25 centimeters above the forest floor, no more and no less. Now look underneath it. If you’re in luck, you might (click on the image to read the full article).
RAMPAGE - OFFICIAL TRAILER 1 [HD]
Guy shows gorilla photos on his phone
It’s time to stop trusting Google search already
Last weekend, in the hours after a deadly Texas church shooting, Google search promoted false reports about the suspect, suggesting that he was a radical communist affiliated with the antifa movement. The claims popped up in Google’s “Popular on Twitter” module, which made them prominently visible — although not the top results — in a search (click on the image to read the full article).