Link Tank: Marvel’s Eat the Universe Cookbook to Launch in July

Marvel: Eat the Universe Cookbook, COVID-19 updates, the Pentagon's UFO videos, and more in today's Link Tank!

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Marvel is launching a new cookbook titled Marvel: Eat the Universe Cookbook, and it features some visually amazing recipes.

“io9’s got a first look inside Marvel: Eat the Universe Cookbook, a cavalcade of comic book culinary concoctions from Justin Warner, who hosted a video series of the same name for Marvel’s official website where he made dishes inspired by the villains and heroes of the Marvel Universe.”

Read more at Gizmodo.

COVID-19 is killing men more than women. Scientists have a theory as to why.

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“As Covid-19 continues to sicken millions, scientists have noticed certain people have more trouble battling the infection and beating the brutal disease. This group includes older people, those with underlying medical conditions like asthma or HIV, and immunocompromised people. Now, a growing body of research suggests another group is at higher risk of not recovering from Covid-19: men.”

Read more at Inverse.

UK online retailer Watches2U has created an image depicting 21 classic romance movies. Can you name them all?

“A quick glance at a calendar will tell you that this Friday is the first day of May, when April showers supposedly disappear and flowers begin to bloom in full. What your calendar probably doesn’t tell you, however, is that Friday is also Global Love Day, an annual tradition launched in 2004 by the Love Foundation, a nonprofit organization that spreads messages of unconditional love through its programs.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

YouTube is adding a fact-check panel on relevant pages to combat COVID-19 misinformation.

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“YouTube will counter COVID-19 misinformation with new ‘fact checking information panels’ that’ll try to set the record straight on the virus. The panels will appear on YouTube searches for specific coronavirus topics. You’ll see an information box from a third-party fact-checking group, which will tell you whether the coronavirus claim is true, partially true, or false alongside a link explaining why.”

Read more at PCMag.

The Pentagon recently released some UFO footages that became the butt of jokes on Twitter.

“On April 27, the Pentagon confirmed the veracity of three previously leaked videos showing unidentified flying objects (UFOs), or, as it calls them, unidentified aerial phenomena. It also released the videos publicly for the first time, though they’d already been shared by the To the Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences.”

Read more at Thrillist.

Some may consider audio books not “real” reading, but they arguably have a place as part of humanity’s oral story-telling tradition.

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“Society tends to be divided about the merit of audiobooks. Some argue they’re no different than physical books. Others are staunch opponents to them, even going so far as to suggest they’re linked to a decline in literacy. And even if you’re not opposed to books on tape, you likely harbor a quiet assumption that listening to a story is, well, lazy.”

Read more at The Week.