Sunday, March 08, 2020

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US State Department says Americans should not cruise

500+The Points Guy / 4h
In a health alert issued late in the day, the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had identified an increased risk of infection from the illness in a cruise ship environment .
The State Department action comes as a Princess Cruises ship, Grand Princess, is on its way to the Port of Oakland, in California, with at least 21 people on board who have contracted the new coronavirus .

Don’t Panic: The comprehensive Ars Technica guide to the coronavirus

China Chinese Coronavirus4KArs Technica / 11h
Many of the initial SARS-CoV-2 infections were linked to the market; in fact, many early cases were in people who worked there.
That said, a report in The Lancet describing 41 early cases in the outbreak indicates that the earliest identified person sickened with SARS-CoV-2 had no links to the market.

A Computer Science Proof Holds Answers for Math and Physics

6KWired / 15h
In computer science terms, the two parties in an interrogation are a powerful computer that proposes a solution to a problem—known as the prover—and a less powerful computer that wants to ask the prover questions to determine whether the answer is correct.
By asking a prover questions, you can verify solutions to a wider class of problems than you can on your own.

Stressed Pooches, Global Outbreak, and Immortality: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Gizmodo / 17min
Clockwise from top left: Angelica Alzona (Gizmodo); Josh Plueger/U.S. Air Force; Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, AP, Shutterstock); Getty With all this talk about the spread of COVID-19, I would blame you if you’re considering staying inside and away from people (more than usual, at least) until all this blows over. I know I am. Thankfully, if voluntary house arrest is in your future, the goo

Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G durability test can help calm fears

SlashGear / 31min
The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is easily the most expensive phone in the market right now and it’s not even an unconventional one.
Fortunately, it’s not as fragile either, as JerryRigEverything’s Zack Nelson easily found out.

OPPO Find X2 Pro ties with Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro for DxOMark’s top score

SlashGear / 1h
Video performance also scored the highest, tying with Xiaomi’s Mi 10 Pro. There were some HDR instabilities but not enough to detract from the otherwise excellent image stabilization and color rendering.
DxOMark praises the phone’s more balanced performance for almost any situation, thanks to excellent exposures and accurate color rendering and white balance.

New York power plant mines Bitcoin using excess energy

100+Engadget / 1h
Greenidge Generation has revealed that it's using "behind-the-meter" energy at the facility to mine Bitcoin , with 7,000 mining systems producing up to 5.5BTC (about $45,000 as of this writing) per day.
This mining may work for natural gas, but it might not be a great idea for renewable energy systems where it'd make more sense to store the energy for later.

Telecom operators in India warn people of coronavirus outbreak, share tips

56TechCrunch / 2h
Telecom operators in India have started to warn users of Covid-19 spread after more than three dozen cases have been detected in the nation.
Vodafone, the top telecom operator in India, is in the process of implementing the warning message, while Airtel is looking to broaden the reach of its alert, people familiar with the matter told TechCrunch.

iPad Air 3rd gen blank screen issue prompts free Service Program

SlashGear / 2h
The latest to join that hall of shame seems to be last year’s iPad Air, which now has its own free Service Program to address rising complaints about suddenly blank screens.
Regardless, Apple is now offering free repairs of affected 3rd generation iPad Airs that were manufactured between March and October 2019.

Italy Puts Millions of People in Its Northern Region on Lockdown to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

100+Gizmodo / 2h
Italy’s government took the most drastic measures outside of China to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, announcing that it would lock down much of its northern region .
The prime minister said there would be an “obligation” to avoid movement in and out of the northern territory, one of Italy’s largest regions and a critical part of the economy .

Pixel 4a photos reveal one small but important change

Google Pixel 4A USBSlashGear / 2h
Android purists will always prefer Google’s experience anyway and the Pixel 4a is the mid-range phone they might be waiting for.
A few photos of the device in the real world shows almost all the goodies we’ve seen on the Pixel 3a plus something new that could get Pixel fans excited.

Coronavirus home testing kits are coming to Seattle

300+Engadget / 3h
The team behind a Gates Foundation-backed project told the Seattle Times that it's preparing to deliver home testing kits for the virus to Seattle (where the infection rate has been relatively high) within the "coming weeks." Potential patients swab their noses and send the samples back to a lab for study, with results ready in one to two days.
As TechCrunch pointed out , this might not be the only home test kit in the pipeline.

Samsung's Galaxy S20 Ultra is surprisingly sturdy

Samsung Galaxy Ultra100+Engadget / 4h
PhoneBuff , meanwhile, conducted a drop test showing that the S20 Ultra's front and rear glass survived multiple falls with less damage than an iPhone 11 Pro Max , although Apple's hardware fared better with side impacts (owing to the use of stainless steel versus the S20 Ultra's aluminum) and maintaining functionality under heavy abuse.
If you're going to drop $1,400 on a top-of-the-line smartphone like the Galaxy S20 Ultra , you'd expect it to be tough enough to survive the abuses of daily life, wouldn't you?

The Coronavirus Outbreak Has Airlines Running Empty 'Ghost' Flights

Europe Coronavirus1KGizmodo / 4h
It’s exactly what it sounds like: Airlines are currently flying planes devoid of passengers throughout Europe and wasting thousands of gallons of fuel in the process, the Sunday Times reported this week.
Europe employs a “use it or lose it” system to determine an airline’s flight slots, so what are operators to do when a global outbreak tanks flight demands?

Burn the EARN IT Act

100+TechCrunch / 4h
Suddenly the program’s chief impact would be the imposition of significant and unnecessary risks, such as leaked master keys, rogue TSA agents, and misuse by tyrannical governments, on the entire flying public who don’t go to the inconvenience of using invulnerable luggage.
They want a ‘ golden key ‘ back door — aka a TSA Lock — for all messages sent over messaging systems like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage, etc., despite the inescapable fact that unbreakable encryption — aka invulnerable luggage — has long been widely available, open-source, and free to all .

China Roundup: Enterprise tech gets a lasting boost from coronavirus outbreak

100+TechCrunch / 4h
Two weeks ago I wrote about how the private sector and the government in China are working together to contain the epidemic, bringing a temporary boost to the technology industry.
Like other work collaboration services, Zoom soared in China amid the coronavirus outbreak, jumping from No. 180 in late January to No. 28 as of late February in overall app installs.

'They kill us, they rape us and nobody does anything': Powerful scenes from International Women's Day

400+Mashable / 4h
The demonstrators gathered on International Women's Day on Sunday in multiple countries want equal rights.
In Kyrgyzstan, police detain women after masked men attack them and destroy their signs.

Noah Schnapp From Stranger Things Hates His Character's Haircut

200+Gizmodo / 4h
Noah Schnapp is known for playing Will Byers on Stranger Things .
As he revealed earlier this week during an appearance on The Tonight Show, Schnapp really hates Will’s weird haircut, which makes the boy look younger than he is and honestly kinda silly.

The best alternatives to Pornhub and Xvideos

Instagram Facebook200+Mashable / 5h
MindGeek spends nearly $2 million to combat piracy, according to TechCrunch , "though that would amount to less than half a percent of the company’s 2015 revenue ." Blake White, Pornhub's vice president, added in an emailed statement that the site removes copies of videos that have been fingerprinted — a free service that acts as a digital watermark — and works to remove pirated content featuring its partners from other tube sites.
The gist: This performer-oriented platform is all about creating a space where free porn helps instead of hurts content creators.

United Tells Elite Members Not To Expect Anything

100+One Mile at a Time / 5h
As a MileagePlus Premier member, you are one of our most loyal customers, and I wanted to reach out to you personally to share the steps we are taking in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including how it pertains to your Premier status.
First of all, the email starts by saying it will share the steps United is taking in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including “how it pertains to your Premier status.”

Apple reduces capacity at store events to deal with coronavirus outbreak

Apple iPhone iPad Air100+Engadget / 5h
Company chief Tim Cook has sent a memo outlining a series of new steps to reduce the chances of people spreading the virus, including changes at stores.
Cook encouraged office employees in areas with the "greatest density of infections" (including Apple's home in the Santa Clara Valley area, Italy and South Korea) to work from home when possible for the week starting March 9th.

How to get to 8 epic food and booze festivals on points and miles

100+The Points Guy / 5h
If looking to travel more leisurely we suggest flying directly to Paris (there are direct flights from Raleigh, Chicago, New York City, Atlanta and other major cities in the U.S.), spending a night or two in the city of lights and taking a train to Cognac.
Stay: The brand-new Kimpton Hotel Arras is in the heart of downtown and walking to a majority of festival events, plus restaurants and night life.

Second Cities: Destinations to add onto a trip to San Francisco

The Points Guy / 5h
There are good reasons why nearly 20 million people visit San Francisco every year, but so much of the appeal of Northern California lies outside of the famous City by the Bay. Marvel at the Golden Gate Bridge, ride a cable car, eat at some of the country’s best restaurants, but when it’s time to get out of the city for more breathing room, head to one of these Northern California gems within a few hours’ drive from San Francisco.
Getting there: The city of Napa is 50 miles north of San Francisco, and the drive takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes with moderate traffic.

Facebook Will Ban Ads for Face Masks on Its Platforms to Keep People From Profiting Off The Coronavirus Crisis

100+Gizmodo / 5h
Facebook announced this week that it’s temporarily banning ads and commerce listings for medical face masks on two of its platforms—Facebook and Instagram—in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The U.S. Surgeon General has begged the public not to buy them, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that shortages of protective equipment put healthcare workers caring for patients with the novel coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, at risk.

How I Roll: Restaurateur and author Danny Meyer

The Points Guy / 6h
TPG: Do you get to the airport early or with just enough time to spare?
If you’ve ever found yourself indulging in Shake Shack for breakfast at JFK or LAX, or considered the food choices on board your Delta flight to be exceptional, you have Meyer to thank.

Choice Privileges Visa credit card review

The Points Guy / 6h
The Choice Privileges Visa card is the only one on offer from this hotel chain, and while I don’t necessarily recommend this card for everyone, if you’ve got a lot of international travel coming up this card could be worth a spot in your wallet.
With the Choice Visa Signature card, you’ll earn 32,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first three months from account opening.

One Airline Said They’d Waive Change Fees For Coronavirus. They’re Charging Them Anyway.

View from the Wing / 6h
Frontier had said “customers with existing reservations between March 3 and 16 would be allowed to change their flights or cancel them for a flight credit valid for 90 days, free of charge.”
However it appears that Frontier is charging change fees of $119 anyway despite the promise not to.

Enhanced and expanded: A review of the Amex Centurion Lounge in Miami

The Points Guy / 6h
But, thanks to a recent renovation and expansion , the lounge is much larger and offers a ton of seating options and lots of top-notch amenities.
When it originally opened, the Miami Centurion Lounge was immediately one of my favorites with its spa and amazing tarmac views, but, it also seemed to be the location that suffered most from overcrowding.

Google location data led police to investigate an innocent cyclist

100+Engadget / 6h
NBC News has revealed that police inadvertently made a suspect of an innocent cyclist, Gainesville, Florida resident Zachary McCoy, after using a geofence warrant (collecting all location data around the scene of a crime) to look for leads in a March 2019 burglary.
Google notified McCoy of the request on January 14th of this year, but he had just a week to ask a court to block the request before many details of his account became public.

The New TV Spot for Disney's Mulan Is Mostly Her and Donnie Yen Kicking Ass

87Gizmodo / 7h
Disney’s Mulan remake is finally upon us, and we’re currently enjoying the chance to get a fair amount of new footage of the film to tide us over as we wait.
Compared to the original, this looks bound to be a darker, more action-packed take.

Gates Foundation-backed program will soon be issuing home testing kits for COVID-19 in Seattle

4KTechCrunch / 7h
A project funded by the Gates Foundation will soon begin issuing at-home testing kits for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, according to a report in the Seattle Times .
“Although there’s a lot to be worked out, this has enormous potential to turn the tide of the epidemic,” Scott Dowell, who leads the coronavirus response effort from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation told the Seattle Times.

'SNL' soap opera spoof takes coronavirus precautions to a hilarious new level

300+Mashable / 7h
Coronavirus fears have even reached the fictitious characters of Saturday Night Live 's "The Sands of Modesto," a fake soap opera that's really suffering from current precautionary health measures. This week's episode catches up with Debranike (Kate McKinnon) getting ready to see a former flame and avoiding touching any surfaces or other people as she waits. She doesn't shake hands with her makeu

Surge of Virus Misinformation Stumps Facebook and Twitter

2KNYT > Technology / 7h
Facebook, Google and Twitter said they were removing misinformation about the coronavirus as fast as they could find it, and were working with the World Health Organization and other government organizations to ensure that people got accurate information.
Despite efforts by social media companies to stop it, false information about the coronavirus is proliferating around the world.

Original Content podcast: ‘Love is Blind’ adds a touch of reality to a silly premise

76TechCrunch / 7h
Even by the standards of romantic competition reality shows, “Love is Blind” has a doozy of a concept: A group of men and women “date” by talking in pods where they can only hear each other’s voices.
As we explain, the series actually moves beyond its initial high concept pretty quickly — after the first few episodes, the newly-engaged couples leave the pods and to see if their relationships can survive in the real world.

If we could see alternate realities, would we want to take a look?

100+TechCrunch / 7h
With the right prism, people can talk to themselves in other timelines to explore what might have happened if different decisions were made.
Much like the prisms and the quantum split that happens inside the device, we ourselves have moments of binary decision-making.

How the information system industry became enterprise software

300+TechCrunch / 7h
While the term “Enterprise” was used to describe complex systems for years before 1993, everything changed when Boole & Babbage signed a two-year licensing agreement with the then-highest-rated show in syndication history to produce an infomercial.
As befuddling and mind-numbingly satisfying as it is to your local office Trekkie, the industry rebranded itself thanks to a marketing campaign from the original venture-backed system software company, Boole & Babbage ( now BMC software ).

What is the purpose of belief in a world of innovation?

One Musk NORD Starlink100+TechCrunch / 7h
In this story though, science isn’t at war with religion, but in fact provides a path to deepening devotion to belief, undergirding the pursuit of purpose in a world of mystery.
The story’s central tension is between faith and science, but the tweaks that Chiang edits into this speculative world force us to observe our own world with new insight.

Crypto wallet app ZenGo launches savings mode

200+TechCrunch / 7h
ZenGo is expanding beyond the basic features of a cryptocurrency wallet — letting you hold, send and receive crypto assets.
Behind the scene, ZenGo uses the Compound protocol, a lending DeFi project.

Deal alert: Flights to Alaska have dropped to just $214 round-trip

The Points Guy / 7h
Both Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines are offering flights from several continental U.S. cities to both Anchorage and Fairbanks from just $214 round-trip.
West-Coast flyers will get the cheapest prices, with some Delta fares for $214 round-trip between San Francisco (SFO) and Anchorage (ANC).

What to watch on Netflix, according to women crushing it in front of and behind the camera

Netflix Week Duke March24Mashable / 7h
The collection consists of movies and TV shows that inspired women in entertainment around the world, including Sophia Loren, Janet Mock, Salma Hayek, Yalitza Aparicio, Millie Bobby Brown, Mindy Kaling, Laurie Nunn, Lana Condor, Petra Costa, and Ava DuVernay.
“ Orange Is the New Black is the first project where I felt genuinely empowered as a woman thanks to the woman at the helm of the show, Jenji Kohan, and the many women directors, writers, producers, and crew members as well as the stories that centered diverse women in an unprecedented way," said Cox in a Netflix statement.

4 months in: Here’s how it’s going at the new New Orleans International Airport

20The Points Guy / 7h
When it opened to the public on November 6, 2019, the new 35-gate, state-of-the-art terminal at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) was celebrated with live music, a second line parade and a very early morning appearance by the New Orleans rapper Darwin Turner, better known as Choppa.
As announced during the opening celebration in December, MSY rolled out a MSY Guest Pass program that allows non-ticketed visitors to spend time in the post-security area of the airport.

Here's How 'Toss a Coin to Your Witcher,' the Catchiest Song on the Continent, Got Written

200+Gizmodo / 7h
The song, Klein explained, was written as a means of justifying why Geralt tolerated Jaskier’s presence.
“I was in my car and I was just feeling bad for Geralt not getting paid and that’s when I started to sing to myself, ‘Toss a coin to your Witcher.’ It was when I was driving and then I pulled over and fumbled with my voice memo to record the lines and then I rushed home instead of going to the errand I was supposed to be running.”

Pixel 4a photo leaks hint at a no-frills budget phone

March Google Pixel 4A100+Engadget / 8h
Photo leaks appearing on Twitter and Reddit appear to show Google's upcoming low-cost phone in the wild, and they seem to validate earlier claims.
It's expected to carry a 5.7- or 5.8-inch screen and use a mid-tier Snapdragon processor (likely from the 600 or 700 series) to both keep costs down and wring out extra battery life.

Sunday's Best Deals: Mario Switch Games, Samsung Watches, Cast Iron Cookware, and More

56Gizmodo / 8h
A $200 Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 , a storewide Mario game sale , women’s excercise shorts , and cast iron cookware are Sunday’s best deals.
Yes, it’s in honor of International Women’s Day, but any retailer that puts sales on shorts in March is great in my book.

Nvidia GeForce Now is bleeding games, is it still worth your time and money?

Nvidia GeForce Now64TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 8h
Nvidia GeForce Now hit the streets like a month ago, and in what was a surprise to literally no one, it is the best game streaming service on the market right now.
Because GeForce Now lets you play games you "own" – something I'll get into in a bit – its a little discouraging that game developers can basically cut off access to games you've paid money for.

This Custom Animatronic Baby Yoda Is an Absolute Marvel

300+Gizmodo / 8h
So it’s no surprise his animatronic Baby Yoda doll, built from scratch and recently showcased on his Instagram, is so impressive.
Baby Yoda toys may be harder to come by than the fandom for this wrinkly green child would like.

Check to See If Your Upcoming Flight is Cheaper Now Due to Coronavirus

32Lifehacker / 8h
That means if you rebook your flight you can not only potentially be a bit safer, you can also potentially save a little cash in the process.
Reddit user learningcomputer posted yesterday that they were able to rebook a flight they purchased 2 months ago and get $150 in the process.

So Much For Protection, Flight Attendants Forced To Pick Up Trash Without Gloves

32View from the Wing / 9h
Here’s a note shared by an American flight attendant on Saturday who boarded her flight to find that there were no gloves yet she’s expected to pick up trash from customers.
Lack Of Gloves For Flight Attendants And Airport Workers

Uber, Lyft will compensate drivers affected by coronavirus outbreak

200+Engadget / 9h
A Lyft spokesperson also told Engadget that it had "decided to provide funds to drivers infected or quarantined by a public health authority."
Wall Street Journal sources say Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart and Postmates are among those discussing a fund to compensate drivers affected by the virus.

twoseparatecoursesmeet: Michigan, 1968

Music, Arts & Literature / 9h
twoseparatecoursesmeet : Michigan, 1968

Hand sanitizer and coronavirus: Not all of it will work

500+Mashable / 9h
Yet plenty of alcohol-free hand sanitizers are sold out or in high demand on Amazon as well, which means that customers are buying and using them, even though they don't work as well.
With demand for hand sanitizer so high, not all products are equally effective at killing germs and keeping us safe.

NBA live stream: how to watch every game online in 2020 from anywhere

44TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
UK basketball fans may be the luckiest in the world this season, as they can tune into a free NBA live stream of selected games via the Sky Sports YouTube channel - in general, Saturday's showcase games are what the network offers up by way of watching the NBA for free online.
The service offers a different packages for international markets, but generally speaking, NBA fans outside the US have the option of Team Choice access - which costs £14.99 a month and lets you stream every NBA game live for a specific team - or a full League Pass subscription priced at £24.99 a month.

Juventus vs Inter Milan live stream: how to watch today's Serie A football online from anywhere

40TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 9h
A pivotal Serie A clash is back on today, having been initially postponed due to the coronavirus - read on for your guide to getting a Juventus vs Inter Milan live stream.
To find out how, read on and we'll tell you the best ways to live stream Juventus vs Inter Milan.

Top tips to visit Ireland on a budget

The Points Guy / 10h
With St Patrick’s Day on March 17, if you’re planning a low-cost holiday to Ireland, here are some tips on making your Irish experience budget travel friendly.
No trip to Ireland is complete without a visit to Dublin.

Lufthansa parks entire A380 fleet due to sharp decline in demand

81The Points Guy / 10h
Lufthansa, Germany’s flag carrier and Europe’s largest legacy airline, has decided to temporarily ground its fleet of 14 Airbus A380s due to a sharp decline in bookings since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
The decision to ground the carrier’s largest aircraft comes just after it announced that it would be reducing its capacity by as much as 50% due to the drastic decline in demand.

If your 3rd-gen iPad Air has a faulty screen, Apple might fix it for free

Apple iPhone iPad Air60TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
Apple says certain 3rd-gen iPad Air models launched last year are faulty, and will display a blank screen that can't be fixed.
"Apple has determined that, under certain circumstances, the screen on a limited number of iPad Air (3rd generation) devices may go blank permanently," says Apple .

We saw 1917 with Dolby Atmos surround sound – and it was utterly mind-blowing

100+TechRadar - All the latest technology ne... / 11h
When you play the movie back using Dolby Atmos speakers , you'll be able to hear the effects move around you, just like the audio engineers intended.
It felt like real danger, and that’s a testament not only to the prowess of the post-production team (who won the Oscars for Sound Mixing, Visual Effects, and Cinematography), but also the power of Dolby Atmos used to its full potential.

Watch Aaron Paul and Evan Rachel Wood Discuss Their Experiences Filming Westworld Season 3

29Gizmodo / 11h
And Aaron Paul apparently had a blast filming, constantly getting excited about what they were going to do and simply about being on the Westworld set, with Evan Rachel Wood pretty much just as thrilled.
Which is exactly what Evan Rachel Wood (Dolores) and Aaron Paul (newcomer Caleb) do in this new featurette released for the upcoming third season of Westworld .

2K Games joins Activision, Bethesda in pulling titles from GeForce NOW

Nvidia GeForce NowSlashGear / 11h
As with Activision and Bethesda before it, 2K Games has made the decision to remove its titles from NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW service.
The latter company announced the change on its forum with a brief post, the same way it revealed that the games from the two other companies would be removed.

Los Angeles Airport 101: The ultimate guide to LAX

The Points Guy / 11h
Access: Priority Pass, Diners Club, Lounge Club and Dragon Pass members (limited hours) and first and business class passengers and SkyTeam Elite Plus members traveling on an international flight operated by a SkyTeam airline.
Amenities: A la carte dining (not available to Priority Pass members), full bar, Wi-Fi, power outlets near most seats and a great view of one set of the airport’s runways and the Hollywood Hills.

heaveninawildflower: More botanical illustrations taken from...

Music, Arts & Literature / 11h
Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, G.
Doin, Vilmorin-Andrieux et Cie, Librairie Agricole.

United Airlines: Open Your Wallets If You Want Elite Benefits Next Year

33View from the Wing / 11h
From refusing refunds to customers even when flights don’t operate the same day, to telling customers they’ll still have to spend as much money on the airline this year if they want elite benefits next year the message is clear: loyalty is one way.
What doesn’t make sense is United telling customers to be uneasy about their status and to plan to have to fly through fear if they want to keep their benefits.

After Math: Anything worth doing is worth overdoing

88Engadget / 12h
Last week Bloomberg reported that the company had failed to disclose hundreds of worker injuries over the past few years to government regulators, though it cannot verify the information it received.
Explore Mars with a 1.8-billion-pixel panorama from the Curiosity rover

Debbie Downer returns to 'SNL' to stress about coronavirus

64Mashable / 12h
Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch returned to the show to reprise the famous Debbie Downer, a character who loves to stress, complain, and generally bring down the mood wherever she goes. This time around, Debbie attends a wedding reception, already harshing its vibe with a mask that's supposed to protect her from the disease caused by the coronavirus, COVID-19. As the reception progresses,

Netflix releases Ozark season 3 trailer: Episodes arrive this month

20SlashGear / 12h
Late last week, Netflix released the trailer for the third season of its original TV show Ozark .
Ozark is a Netflix original series that revolves around a financial planner named Marty Byrde who is forced to flee Chicago and move his family to the Ozarks.

Daniel Craig finally gets to let loose at the craps table as James Bond on 'SNL'

500+Mashable / 12h
James Bond gets to fly around the world and attend cool parties, but rarely does the fictitious spy ever get to enjoy his international vacations. That changed on this week's Saturday Night Live , when host Daniel Craig appeared in a digital short featuring Bond going to a casino — and actually having a good time. 007 is in the middle of a covert meeting when he ends up at a hot craps table, with

International Women’s Day: Inspiring the next generation of aviators

100+The Points Guy / 12h
From the start, women have played a major role in building up the aviation industry yet there is still very little representation in the upper deck, with limited improvements.
Although this number is low, the industry has seen a 27% increase in women filling airline transport pilot positions since 2009 and Deborah Donnelly-McLay, an international Boeing 767 captain with United Parcel Service is hopeful this trend will continue.

Lufthansa Grounding Entire A380 Fleet

1KOne Mile at a Time / 12h
We’re seeing airlines globally reducing capacity due to the decrease in demand, though Lufthansa is taking it to a whole new level as far as non-Asian airlines go, as the airline now has plans to ground their entire fleet of Airbus A380s.
Lufthansa Group stated that based on further development of demand, the airlines could reduce capacity by up to 50% in the coming weeks.