Back for another edition of Link25? This is our weekly “best of the web” collection list with videos, articles, and images to help you kill all of that time you don’t have. From the new Christopher Robin trailer to a mind-blowing act of philanthropic charity, you won’t believe what we have in store for you. This is Link25 (286) – When A Billionaire Gives Their Fortune Away Edition.
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Report: Android beats iOS loyalty for three years running (Eat it, iOS!)
Remember when arguments about Android vs. iOS got so heated, that friendships were destroyed? Remember how both sides passed around memes making fun of how tech-stupid iOS users are, and how geeky and pretentious Android users are? Remember when we all just hated each other? (click on the image to read the full article).
Why Frogs Sometimes Fall From the Sky
Bose has a plan to make AR glasses
OK, so this is weird, and not what we were expecting when Bose told us it was making a new product announcement at this year’s SXSW: It’s creating an augmented-reality platform.
That’s right, Bose is getting into the AR glasses game, but it’s not what you think. The augmented-reality platform it has (click on the image to read the full article).
Lucas the Spider - Polar Bear
Christopher Robin Official Teaser Trailer
Toddler Locks Mom's iPhone for 47 Years
Bad things can happen when you leave a toddler unsupervised with an iPhone. Take it from one mother in Shanghai.
According to a report from the South China Morning Post, the mom left her two-year-old son with her Apple handset, and he managed to (Click on the image to read the full article).
Lost in Space | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix
Is vitamin D really a cure-all – and how should we get our fix?
Vitamin D is having quite a moment. In the past few months, evidence has been growing that the “sunshine vitamin” not only has an important role in bone and muscle health, but might also help (click on the image to read the full article).
Chuck Feeney: the billionaire who gave it all away
Chuck Feeney today is a man of no property. He and his wife Helga live in a modest rented apartment in San Francisco. He has no car or luxuries of any kind. Actually, come to think of it, he has a very nice watch. It is plastic and cost about $15.
There are no trophies or vanity photographs in the apartment to show that (click on the image to read the full article).
Why You Don't Actually Want Super Strength! | Because Science w/ Kyle Hill
Your Dog Knows How You Feel—Here’s How
Does it ever seem like your dog is in tune with your emotions? You may be on to something.
In new experiments, dogs showed signs of understanding whether a human or a dog was happy or mad based on facial expressions and vocalizations.
The research, published in the journal Biology Letters, set out to (Click on the image to read the full article).
Apparently We've All Been Saying "UFO" Wrong
We here at TodayIFoundOut are firmly in the camp that language is constantly evolving and grammar lives to serve language and effective communication, not the other way around. Putting aside the issue of unintentional mistakes, intentional use of atypical grammar isn’t really something to get inherently upset or high and mighty about. And certainly those (click on the image to read the full article).
What scientists found trapped in a diamond: a type of ice not known on Earth
Trapped in the rigid structure of diamonds formed deep in the Earth’s crust, scientists have discovered a form of water ice that was not previously known to occur naturally on our planet.
The finding, published Thursday in Science, represents the first detection of naturally occurring ice-VII ever found on Earth. And (click on the image to read the full article).
Video of woman being pulled away from her daughters in immigration arrest sparks anger
Perla Morales-Luna clung to a young woman’s arm as Border Patrol agents tugged her away.
The agents, one dressed in uniform, pulled her until she released her grip and shoved her into a U.S. Customs and Border Protection van waiting at the curb, her three daughters watching. (click on the image to read the full article).
Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists
The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.
The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private company, will take a radically different approach to other efforts to transform fusion from an expensive science experiment into (click on the image to read the full article).