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 political scandals). 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 finally find out which is smarter, the cat or the dog, or learn more about the Flynn guilty plea, Link25 (272) – The Michael Flynn Guilty Edition is sure to have something for you.
Are Dogs Smarter Than Cats? Science Has an Answer
One of our most contentious debates may now have an answer.
Dogs, it turns out, have about twice the number of neurons in their cerebral cortexes than what cats have, which suggests they could be about twice as intelligent.
This finding was provisionally accepted for publication and will soon publish in the journal Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. A team of (click on the image to read the full article).
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Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI in Mueller probe
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court to a charge of making false statements to the FBI about his communications with Russia.
A two-page charging document filed Thursday lists two false statements Flynn made about his interactions with (click on the image to read the full article).
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Trump Pressed Top Republicans to End Senate Russia Inquiry
WASHINGTON — President Trump over the summer repeatedly urged senior Senate Republicans, including the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, to end the panel’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, according to a half dozen lawmakers and aides. Mr. Trump’s requests were (click on the image to read the full article).
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Tesla mega-battery in Australia activated
The 100-megawatt battery, built by Tesla, was officially activated on Friday. It had in fact provided some power since Thursday due to demand caused by local hot weather.
South Australia has been crippled by electricity problems in recent times.
Tesla boss Elon Musk famously vowed to (click on the image to read the full article).
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You can't sue me! Ford files lawsuit against WWE superstar John Cena for selling rare $500,000 GT supercar for a huge profit before his contract allowed
WWE star John Cena is being sued by Ford after they say he flipped his rare, $500,000, 2017 Ford GT.
In the suit, Ford claims Cena, 40, was hand picked from thousands of applicants to purchase the car but violated his contract with the company that said he would not (click on the image to read the full article)
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The Curious Case Of The Fruit That Transform Sour To Sweet
Growing on tall shrubs with dense foliage, the small, red, mildly sweet berries known as miracle fruit seemingly magically can turn sour flavors sweet.
The plant that produces the berries, Synsepalum Dulcificum, is native to West Africa, where the fruit was traditionally used to sweeten palm wine and make soured cornbread more palatable. Growing best in acidic soil in (click on the image to read the full article).
Hundreds Of Eggs From Ancient Flying Reptile Are Found In China
A cache of hundreds of eggs discovered in China sheds new light on the development and nesting behavior of prehistoric, winged reptiles called pterosaurs.
Pterosaurs were fearsome-looking creatures that flew during the Lower Cretaceous period alongside dinosaurs. This particular species was believed to have a massive wingspan of up to 13 feet, and (Click on the image to read the full article).
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Teacher found dead in Bronx school bathroom from apparent overdose
A teacher was found dead of an apparent overdose in a Bronx public school Thursday night, police sources said.
The 36-year-old man, whose name has not been released, was in a locked bathroom of Public School X811, a special education school on Longfellow Ave. near Jennings St., just before 6:10 p.m., sources said.
The teacher may have been dead for (Click on the image to read the full article)