Link25 (312) – The Hurricane Florence Edition

Posted by , Updated on September 14, 2018

It’s Saturday, and you know what that means, time to lounge around and enjoy a day of procrastination. As usual, we are here to assist you in your lounging mission with 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos from all over the web. So whether you like seeing new photography and art or you want to learn about the new iPhone XS, Link25 (312) – The Hurricane Florence Edition has something for you.

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Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina, with plenty of destruction and suffering ahead

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Hurricane Florence has made landfall in North Carolina, but its crawling pace and overwhelming storm surges are setting up hours and hours of destruction and human suffering — with dozens desperately awaiting rescue in one flooded city alone.

The Category 1 hurricane, with punishing winds and dumping 3 inches of rain an hour, made landfall at 7:15 a.m. ET near Wrightsville Beach, just east of Wilmington. (Click image to continue article).
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Henry Cavill Out as Superman Amid Warner Bros.' DC Universe Shake-Up (Exclusive)


The DC cinematic universe appears to be losing its Man of Steel.

Henry Cavill, who has played Superman in three films, is parting ways with Warner Bros., sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. The British actor, who first donned the blue suit for 2013’s Man of Steel, and then starred in 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and last year’s Justice League, is said to be hanging up the red cape. (Click image to continue article).


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Norm Macdonald's show is still on following an apology and explanation


It was a bad Tuesday for Norm Macdonald. An interview in the Hollywood Reporter, where he was quoted supporting his friends Louis C.K. and Roseanne Barr and questioning the Me Too movement, got him kicked off “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and kicked around the Twittersphere. Macdonald apologized late that day, couldn’t sleep, and on Wednesday morning found himself on Howard Stern explaining himself.

First, he said his comments were “conflated” during the interview. (Click Image to continue article).

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Mark Wahlberg’s ridiculous workout schedule revealed


Action star Mark Wahlberg is pretty swole at 47, according to his fans — and now they know how.

The actor, formerly known as Marky Mark, took to Instagram Tuesday to reveal to his 10 million followers his insane workout schedule that he does daily.

The Bostonian wakes up at 2:30 a.m. and bedtime is at 7:30 p.m. (Click image to continue article).


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Some Missouri Residents Think Calling A Newspaper The Uranus Examiner Is Asinine

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URANUS, Mo. (AP) — Cue the giggling: A small Missouri town has a new newspaper called The Uranus Examiner.

KYTV reports that the newspaper’s launch was announced Wednesday, just days after GateHouse Media said it was shuttering Pulaski County’s local paper, the Daily Guide. (Click image to continue article).


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Homecoming Queen Makes Game-Winning Kick On Football Field


For Kaylee Foster, there was no question that she would attend the homecoming dance with the star of the football team. That’s because she was the player who kicked two field goals and the game-winning point after a touchdown.

The senior at Ocean Springs High School in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, was also crowned homecoming queen just before the big game. (Click image to continue article).




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Jeff Bezos' secrets for life and business

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Jeff Bezos gave a master class on life and business onstage in Washington last night, with this keeper advice: “All of my best decisions in business and in life have been made with heart, intuition, guts, … not analysis.”

“If you can make a decision with analysis, you should do so. But it turns out in life that your most important decisions are always made with instinct and intuition.”
— Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (Click image to continue article).


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Why 'BPA Free' May Not Mean a Plastic Product Is Safe


The study started as an accident. Geneticist Patricia Hunt of Washington State University and her team were investigating the reproductive effects of BPA in mice. Housed in BPA-free plastic cages, the test group got doses of BPA through a dropper; the control group didn’t.

Everything seemed rosy—until it wasn’t. (Click image to continue article).


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