For those of you that are new around here, every weekend we bring you 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web in a list we refer to as “Link25″. This week, you’ll find everything from the new Venom teaser trailer to the bizarre story of a man’s rectum falling out! So get ready because this is Link25 (282) – The Rear End Fallout Edition.
A year without food
Back in June of 1965, a Scotsman weighing 207 kilograms, described as “grossly obese” and hereafter known only as Mr A B, turned up at the Department of Medicine at the Royal Infirmary in Dundee.
He was sick of being fat and wanted to lose weight by eating nothing and living off his body fat. He told the hospital staff he was going to fast flat out, whatever they said, so they may as well monitor him along the way. (Click on the image to read the full article).
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Graham Dugoni was at a music festival in San Francisco in 2012 when he witnessed something that disturbed him. A man was dancing, uninhibited, perhaps drunk, losing himself in the moment. Some strangers thought it was funny, so they filmed it and uploaded it to YouTube.
It’s the kind of thing that happens a thousand times a day. But it bothered Dugoni. Traditionally, as he saw it, people at such festivals would come together to commune, to share a collective feeling that those not present would never be able to participate in (see: Woodstock, 1969, or any Grateful Dead show from the 1960s to the 1990s).
But now, everyone had a smartphone. You had to (click on the image to read the full article).
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What ever happened to everyone's friend, MySpace Tom?
Tom Anderson, better known online as MySpace Tom, was, for a brief period in the early 2000s, arguably the most popular man on the internet. Boasting over 200 million friends at the apex of MySpace’s popularity, Tom was everybody who signed up to use the site’s first, but (click on the image to read the full article).
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Stroke victim fighting for his runaway service dog that woman won't return
When Zeus ran away from his California home over a year ago, David Guindon thought his husky was gone for good. Thanks to a microchip, however, Zeus has been found. But, Guindon says, the woman who has him is refusing to give him back.
Guindon bought Zeus in 2014 as a service dog after he suffered a stroke and heart attack that left him unable to walk, he told ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV.
Zeus helped him get around his (click on the image to read the full article).
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Student says she flushed 'emotional support hamster' after Spirit Airlines denied passage
Missing a flight can be quite a hassle for your average passenger, but for Pebbles – an emotional support dwarf hamster owned by Belen Aldecosea – it was downright deadly.
Aldecosea flushed Pebbles down an airport toilet after her pet was denied passage on a Spirit Airlines flight on 21 November and she could not figure out any (click on the image to read the full article).
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Man's rectum falls out of its place after he played phone games while on the toilet for 30 minutes
A man in south-east China had to rush to the hospital at midnight after noticing a mysterious ball-sized lump fallen out of his anus.
Doctors said the lump, which was still attached to his rear, was his rectum and it had lost its attachment to his body, according to reports from China.
They also said the condition, (click on the image to read the full article).
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Spelling. It matters.
California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show
California police investigating a violent white nationalist event worked with white supremacists in an effort to identify counter-protesters and sought the prosecution of activists with “anti-racist” beliefs, court documents show.
The records, which also showed officers expressing sympathy with white supremacists and trying to protect a neo-Nazi organizer’s identity, were included in a court briefing from three (click on the image to read the full article).