Link25 (180) – The Lonely Jaguar Edition

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 ove...

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 drywall art to the only jaguar in the United States caught on video, so get ready because this is Link25 (180) – The Lonely Jaguar Edition.


It's Friday and work is almost over!


A Syracuse University senior who left her sorority made a video about her experiences there that has sparked a national debate about Greek life and how women treat one another.

After playing basketball all through high school in Bethesda, Alex Purdy said she rushed as a freshman because she thought a sorority might (click on the title to read the full article).


Many recent multimedia projects have tried to present a “then and now” look at different cities by mashing up current images of buildings and streetscapes with historical visuals like old film footage, 18th-century paintings, or classic album covers. Now, an app called Pivot wants to do the same but in real time, offering an instant time portal right as you’re (Click the title to read the full article).


The United States’ only known jaguar has been captured on film for the first time ever.

The 41 seconds of footage is the product of three years of tracking by researchers from Conservation CATalyst and the Center for Biological Diversity. With the help of specially trained poop-detection dogs, the team managed to catch the footage on remote sensor cameras. The handsome loner was found in the Santa Rita Mountains, just 40 kilometers (25 miles) from downtown Tucson, Arizona.

The male jaguar has been named El Jefe, which means “The Boss” in Spanish.

He is thought to be the last remaining jaguar in the United States since (Click on the title to read the full article).


Our dreams of nuclear fusion are drawing ever nearer thanks to a scientific leap forward in Germany. On Wednesday, a team of researchers at Max Planck Institute in Greifswald switched on the Wendelstein 7-X stellarator for the very first time with a little help from Chancellor Angela Merkel. It was a fitting honor for Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, as Merkel herself is a (Click the title to read the full article)


It’s a heart-wrenching photo of a police officer losing his partner and friend.
Charlotte was a six-year-old mounted patrol horse who had worked with the Houston Police Department for the last four years.
But on December 3 she was hit by cement truck and fatally injured.
Her rider, Officer D. Herrejon, was bucked but refuse to (Click on the title to read the full article).


When the sea can't take anymore of your smack


You can change the direction of this woman's spin just by thinking it.


Don't laugh, you've done it too


e new year has not been kind to the hydroelectric-dam industry. On January 11th, the New York Times reported that Mosul Dam, the largest such structure in Iraq, urgently requires maintenance to prevent its collapse, a disaster that could drown as many as five hundred thousand people downstream and leave (Click the title to read the full article).


Our ancient human ancestors were an elusive lot. Their remains are literally thin on the ground, and even when fossils are unearthed it is rare for them to be complete. Sometimes they must be pieced together from dozens of fragments.
That is why a staggering find in 1984 excited the entire field, and continues to do so today over 30 years later.
It was a skeleton of a young boy, discovered at Lake Turkana in the deserts of northern Kenya. He died when he was about (click the title to read the full article).


Wikipedia editor Calamondin12 knew this looked bad.

The article about “Jack Robichaux” had been flagged as an orphan, meaning it had few or no inbound links. What’s more, the article featured a racist comment, and the only source provided did not mention anyone by that name. Worst of all, the article had been on Wikipedia for more than ten years.

This was the article (Click the title to read the full article).


I’m looking at a picture of two mice. The one on the right looks healthy. The one on the left has graying fur, a hunched back, and an eye that’s been whitened by cataracts. “People ask: What the hell did you do to the mouse on the left?” says Nathaniel David. “We didn’t do anything.” Time did that. The left mouse is just old. The one on the right was born at the same time and is genetically identical. It looks spry because scientists have (Click on the title to read the full article).


This week saw a hasty organization effort in response plans by Roosh, a men’s rights blogger, to bring men together in cities around the globe for anti-women meetups. After a few days of increasingly mounting pressure, Roosh (real name: Daryush Valizadeh) announced on his blog that the meetups would be (click on the title to read the full article).



Bernie Mitchell is a drywall contractor that puts his creativity to work designing, constructing, sculpting and finishing specialty features in shoreline homes and cottages. Bernie started a simple form of relief in the early 1990s. In his profession as a drywall finisher, he was experimenting with raised panels on wall surfaces where natural light had a positive effect as a relief form.
Then he began using items such as wheat and barley stalks to leave impressions in the wet joint compound, and his experience with large pictorial carvings in (click the title to read the full article)


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