It’s Saturday, and you know what that means. It’s time to lay around the house and scroll through some of the best of the internet before taking an epic nap. 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 laugh your head off or learn about latest science news, Link25 (317) – Sears Is Bankrupt Now Edition is sure to have something for you.
This man plays quite a trick
Powerball winning numbers drawing yields no winner, lottery jackpot rolls to $430M
Powerball is on a roll. The jackpot now stands at $430 million, since there was no winner after Wednesday night’s drawing.
Winning numbers: 3 – 57 – 64 – 68 – 69; Powerball: 15; Power play: 3 (Click image to continue article).
This is exactly how a nuclear war would kill you
Matthew Kroenig has witnessed firsthand the growing fear that nuclear war is imminent.
A professor at Georgetown University, he’s taught an undergraduate course on nuclear weapons and world politics for the past decade. He always asks the same question on the last day: How many of his students think they’ll see nuclear weapons used in their lifetime? (Click image to continue article).
This guy has an impressive collection of boomerangs
Jenna Bush Hager Is Convinced The White House Is Haunted
While many Americans may think that there’s something scary currently lurking in the White House, Jenna Bush Hager is convinced that the president’s official residence is haunted.
Not by Donald Trump, though. (Click image to continue article).
A beautiful carving of a nickel
New Halloween Movie Is Expected To Break Box Office Records
The new Halloween movie that brings back Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle is hitting theatres this weekend, and it’s expected to be a box office smash. According The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Pictures is projecting it to make $50 million or more for its opening weekend in the US. (Click image to continue article).
Hang gliding never looked so cool
Stephen Curry brilliantly shows what the new Palm phone is for
The myopic and the taste-challenged took one look at Palm’s new phone — or, more precisely, phone companion — and scoffed.
“The stupidest product of the year,” wailed one critic.
Come now, no one’s going to knock Facebook off that perennial perch. (Click image to continue article).
DESTROYER Official Trailer (2018) Nicole Kidman Movie
Sears has filed for bankruptcy and announced it would close more than 140 stores, but it isn't the only department store that has struggled recently — here's why
Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, announcing it would be closing 142 Sears and Kmart stores and beginning liquidation sales at those locations immediately.
The bankruptcy filing comes after years of crippling sales declines. (Click image to continue article).
90 year old man triple jump
Stephen Hawking’s warning: Gene-edited ‘superhumans’ threaten the rest of humanity
The late physicist and author Prof Stephen Hawking has caused controversy by suggesting a new race of superhumans could develop from wealthy people choosing to edit their and their children’s DNA.
Hawking, the author of A Brief History of Time, who died in March, made the predictions in a collection of articles and essays. (Click image to continue article).
California Cops Secure Escaped Pig By Luring It Home With Doritos
Cops in California say a runaway pig was unable to resist the lure of a hugely popular Frito-Lay snack.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were dispatched to the Highland area on Saturday after receiving a report of a large pig hoofing it in a residential neighborhood. (Click image to continue article).