Holidays
Mark Zuckerberg has a podcast now  THE VERGE · 9 hours
In January, Mark Zuckerberg published a blog post announcing his New Year’s resolution. After a year full of scandals, Zuckerberg wanted to publicly tackle... more
Factors affecting absorption of ‘sunshine vitamin’ during spring/summer months  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
Following the hottest Easter Monday on record in the UK, we can easily be lulled into a false sense of security when it comes to our bodies’ vitamin D levels. more
Sri Lanka bombings: Everything we know and how you can help - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Tragedy struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, leaving over 300 dead and another 500 wounded. more
Blocking social networks after terrorist attacks can do more harm than good  THE VERGE · 2 days
Imagine for a moment that you run a small country prone to outbreaks of sectarian violence. Terrorist attacks hit a series of churches and... more
Sri Lanka Social Media Shutdown Raises Fears on Free Expression  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
NetBlocks says Sri Lanka blocked Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat, Viber, WhatsApp, and YouTube following the Easter bombings. more
Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Sri Lankan authorities have turned off most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed hundreds of people, a lightning-fast reaction that reflects distrust in the capability of American... more
The stone faces and human problems on Easter Island  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In 1981, UCLA archaeology graduate student Jo Anne Van Tilburg first set foot on the island of Rapa Nui, which is commonly called Easter Island, eager to explore her interest... more
Sri Lanka blocks social media following attacks  Sky News · 2 days
The Sri Lankan government has blocked social media in the country to "ease tensions" following Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks. more
Sri Lanka bombings: What we know and how you can help - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Tragedy struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday and left hundreds dead and wounded. more
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings  CBC · 3 days
Sri Lankan authorities flicked the off switch on most social media after Easter Sunday attacks on churches and... more
Sri Lanka Bombings: Government Blocks Social Media After Easter Sunday Attacks  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
The NetBlocks observatory said it detected an intentional blackout of popular services including Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat and Viber in Sri Lanka. more
Sri Lanka blocks social media after Easter Sunday bombings  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Sri Lankan authorities blocked most social media after Easter Sunday attacks killed more than 200 people, with officials saying the temporary move was meant to curtail the spread of false... more
Sri Lanka blocks social media after deadly attacks  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following attacks that killed more than 200 people on Easter Sunday more
Sri Lanka blocks social media sites after deadly explosions  TechCrunch · 3 days
The government of Sri Lanka has temporarily blocked access to several social media services following deadly explosions that ripped through the country, killing at least 207 people and injuring hundreds... more
Sri Lanka blocks social media after deadly Easter explosions - CNET  CNET · 3 days
More than 200 people are reported killed, with hundreds more hospitalized following eight blasts at churches and hotels. more
Coachella 2019 livestream for Sunday: Kanye West Easter service, Zedd, Dillon Francis - CNET  CNET · 3 days
A curated livestream is bringing you select performances from weekend two of the 2019 festival, without the crowds. more
Sri Lanka reportedly blocks social media after deadly Easter explosions - CNET  CNET · 4 days
More than 200 people are reported killed, with hundreds more hospitalized following eight blasts at churches and hotels. more
Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago  THE VERGE · 4 days
It’s difficult to remember a time when online media wasn’t arranged largely around memetic cultural events. On any given April 20th in recent years,... more
The 5 best Easter weekend deals - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Chocolate bunnies are all well and good, but saving money on TVs, toys, cookware and smart-screens always makes a holiday sweeter. more
More severe salmonella outbreaks ahead  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have developed a model that can predict salmonella outbreaks several months in advance, and its results come as a warning ahead of the Easter long weekend. more
What Is Passover?  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Passover is one of the most important Jewish holidays. It begins on April 19 this year. more
Cygnus Cargo Spaceship Makes Easter Delivery to International Space Station  SPACE.COM · 6 days
This morning, Northrop Grumman Corp's Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station to drop off thousands of pounds of cargo for the crew. more
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station  ABC NEWS · 6 days
A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia more
Easter Island  ESA · 6 days
Earth observation image of the week: Copernicus Sentinel-2 takes us over one of the most remote islands in the world more
Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows  ABC NEWS · 6 days
April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party more
Pink moon: What is it, when is it and where can you see it?  Sky News · 6 days
Skygazers could get an Easter treat this Good Friday as spring's annual pink moon graces the night sky. more
Egg moon? Fish moon? Pink moon? Skygazers to get a treat  Sky News · 6 days
Skygazers could get an Easter treat this Good Friday as spring's annual pink moon graces the night sky. more
'Captain Marvel' Is Full of Space (and 90s) Easter Eggs  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Easter comes a bit early for space fans of "Captain Marvel," since the film is embedded with space-related Easter eggs for attentive viewers. more
Facebook Messenger's Dark Mode Feature Now Available Worldwide  MacRumors · 1 week
Facebook today activated its Dark Mode feature, which has been available as an "Easter Egg" setting since early March. According... more
A stellar Easter egg  ESA · 1 week
Space Science Image of the Week: Unwrapping the Egg Nebula to reveal the late stages of a star's life more
Facebook Ships Thousands of Oculus Touch Controllers With Easter Egg Messages by Mistake  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Nate Mitchell, Facebook head of VR product, admitted that the Easter Egg messages were shipped on controllers accidentally. more
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launches in November, trailer revealed  Windows Central · 2 weeks
It'll be just in time for the holidays. Today during the Star Wars Celebration, EA finally unveiled Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to the world. Star Wars Jedi:... more
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launches in November, story trailer revealed  Windows Central · 2 weeks
It'll be just in time for the holidays. Today during the Star Wars Celebration, EA finally unveiled Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to the world. Star... more
Facebook accidentally shipped VR hardware with conspiratorial messages hidden inside  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In the almost weekly tradition of Facebook talking about something embarrassing they did on a Friday, the company is now fessing up to the fact that thousands of... more
Facebook accidentally shipped VR hardware with ‘Big Brother Is Watching’ inscribed on components  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In the almost weekly tradition of Facebook talking about something embarrassing they did on a Friday, the company is now fessing up... more
Oculus says ‘tens of thousands’ of its new controllers include secret messages  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
If you’re an early buyer of the Oculus Quest or Oculus Rift S headset, you may get a hidden message in your motion controllers.... more
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Gameplay Reveal Date Confirmed  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order is the next Star Wars game from EA. Slated for a holiday 2019 release date, EA teased the Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order reveal would... more
Decorate for Easter thanks to this discounted Dash Deluxe Rapid Egg Cooker  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Amazon is offering the Dash Deluxe Rapid Egg Cooker for $17.99 today in red, black, white, and aqua. Usually it costs $30. Today's discount... more
AutoComplete: FCA life-hacked its way into EU emissions compliance video - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Plus: Nissan is working on a (mostly) new Frontier, finally, and the 2019 Easter Jeep Safari concepts are seriously cool. more
2019 Easter Jeep Safari concepts: All Gladiator, all the time - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
Jeep creates six gnarly Gladiator-based pickup trucks for its annual pilgrimage to Utah. more
Apple drops HomePod price down to $299  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Apple has cut the price on the HomePod by $50, in what appears to be a permanent price drop from $349 to... more
Make dumb appliances smarter with Wemo's Mini Smart Plug at over 20% off  Windows Central · 4 weeks
These smart plugs are small enough to stay out of your way but can be super helpful to have around the house.... more
'I want snow for Christmas:' Students demand climate action  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Thousands of students are rallying in the German capital, skipping school to demand more action against climate change more
'I want snow for Christmas:' Students demand climate action  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Thousands of students skipped school Friday to take to the streets of the German capital as part of a growing worldwide youth movement urging governments to take faster action against... more
The HyperX Cloud II is the ultimate gaming headset on sale for just $70  Windows Central · 4 weeks
You'll love the long-term comfort. The HyperX Cloud II 7.1 virtual surround sound gaming headset is down to $69.99 on... more
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