It’s been another week of craziness on the internet, and as usual, we’re back with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. Highlights include everything from the reason why you shouldn’t jump out of your car and dance to Drake to the newest drama out of the Papa John’s pizza chain. Basically, if you’re looking to kill some time, you’re in the right place. This is Link25 (305) – The Papa John Sues Papa John’s Edition.
THAT TIME SOMEONE ACTUALLY ACHIEVED THE ALCHEMISTS’ DREAM OF TURNING A DIFFERENT MATERIAL INTO GOLD
While it’s likely others had tried it before, the first surviving documented attempt of someone trying to turn something to gold in a (relatively) scientific fashion occurred around 300 AD. The proto-scientist in question was a Greco-Egyptian named Zosimos. During his lifetime, it’s thought that he wrote nearly thirty books about alchemy, but most of them have been lost to history. What we do know is that in his work he focused mainly on the use of vapors, specifically sulfur vapors which do cause some (click the image for the full article)
So Silly...Still Funny
Naked man arrested at Planet Fitness tells police he thought gym was 'judgment-free zone'
A Massachusetts man was arrested after police said he stripped down inside a Planet Fitness in Plaistow, New Hampshire.
Police said Eric Stagno, 34, of Haverhill, Massachusetts, walked into the gym and removed his clothing. He walked back and forth a couple times before settling in on the yoga mats.
When officers arrived, they found him completely nude in a “yoga-type position.”
Stagno was arrested without incident and was charged (click the image for the full story)