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 National Park Service climate change Twitter campaign to our new Doomsday Clock situation. So get ready because this is Link25 (230) – The Doomsday Clock Edition.
Apple has released the first iOS 10.3 public beta for developer testing on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 10.3 public beta 1 follows two days after the first developer version of the upcoming software update.
Apple’s public beta program is free to participate in unlike its paid developer program. iOS 10.3 will be released to everyone likely this (click on the title to read the full article).
Insane Pool Trick Shots
Yesterday Elon Musk stunned us (and just about everyone else) by tweeting in support of Rex Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil and likely Secretary of State under the Trump administration. Musk’s public image is that of a tycoon using his influence to innovate towards a techno-utopian future powered by clean energy and complete with human cities on Mars. What could he possibly have in common with (click on the title to read the full article).
In a medical first, doctors at London’s Great Ormond Street hospital believe they cured two babies of leukemia using genetically engineered immune cells. Unlike previous attempts at this treatment, the cells used on these children originally derived from (click on the title to read the full article).
CAPE CANAVERAL — Fifty years ago, after NASA completed its investigation into a fire that claimed the lives of three of its astronauts on the launch pad, the space agency stored the scorched remains of its first crewed Apollo spacecraft out of view at its research center in Virginia.
Now, half a century after the tragedy, NASA has placed on display the three hatches from the flame-damaged Apollo 1 command module, marking the first time any artifact from the capsule has been (click on the title to read the full article).
Prosecutors in New York said a traveler has been charged with hate crimes for attacking a Muslim airline employee at John F. Kennedy International Airport, telling her President Trump “will get rid of all of you.”
The Queens District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Thursday that 57-year-old Robin Rhodes, of Worcester, Mass., physically and verbally assaulted a Delta employee, who was wearing a hijab, Wednesday evening in the airport’s Delta Sky Lounge. Prosecutors said (click on the title to read the full article).
Mischa Barton was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Thursday, after displaying erratic behavior.
The LAPD tells ET that they received a disturbance call at 7:15 a.m. on Thursday morning, for a female that was “yelling and screaming.”
“Upon arrival, deputies located the female victim who was fully clothed sitting on a couch,” Sergeant Duncan of the L.A. County Sheriff Department’s West Hollywood station says. “The female was (Click on the title to read the full article).
Just days into the Trump administration, alarm bells are ringing in the scientific community amid confusing and whiplashing reports of gag orders and funding freezes at the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other federal agencies.
Various on-again, off-again directives range from putting a hold on tweeting (mostly still on) to banning the sharing of data and fact sheets to a stop on research grants and (click on the title to read the full article).
Brazil — The list of countries refusing Monsanto’s genetically-modified crops continues to grow. Highlighting the world divide on the issue, Brazil recently refused all U.S.-grown GM crops. While we are continually force-fed genetically modified foods — since they are in approximately 80 percent of all packaged, conventional foods (click on the title to read the full article).