OBAMA'S HISTORIC VISIT TO CUBA Here's how the president's visit, the first in 88 years, is making history in Havana. And this is the Cuba the Obama family is visiting. [Reuters]
HILLARY'S TRUMP CARD FOR THE GENERAL "Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and her allies have begun preparing a playbook to defeat Donald Trump in a general-election matchup that will attempt to do what his Republican opponents couldn’t: show that his business dealings and impolitic statements make him unfit to be commander in chief." And GOP Chairman Reince Priebus says it’s "too late" for an alternate candidate to stop Trump. [WaPo]
JOHN HOPKINS RESEARCHERS BROKE THE ENCRYPTION ON iPHONE INSTANT MESSAGES The team uncovered a way to read iMessage photos and text. [WaPo]
UK TO ELIMINATE TAMPON TAX The country is getting rid of the sales tax on the feminine product. [Dominique Mosbergen, HuffPost]
MENTALLY ILL IN INDONESIA 'LIVE IN CHAINS' "Pasung -- the practice of confining or restraining relatives with mental health problems -- was banned in Indonesia in 1977 but remains startlingly common. According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), more than 57,000 people in Indonesia 'with real or perceived psychosocial disabilities' have been shackled or locked up in confined spaces at least once in their lives." [CNN]
THIS IS NOT A PARODY ARTICLE ABOUT MILLENNIALS IN THE WORKPLACE But it does include the quote: “'We called people on phones and we -- I don’t know -- we faxed people,' Ms. Plank said, sounding exasperated. 'And we had to mail things. And no one really took my opinion into consideration.'” [NYT]
MARCH HAS LIVED UP TO ITS NAME It’s absolute madness thanks to the zillions of upsets that happened over the weekend. Seriously, email us if you have a decent bracket left standing. [ESPN]
'FACEBOOK FOR GUNS' Inside the app that aims to gamify the shooting range. [The Daily Dot]
OUTDOOR ADULT PLAYGROUNDS ARE A THING "Popular in Europe, the facilities typically feature low-impact exercise equipment designed to promote flexibility, balance, and coordination." [Grandparents.com]
DO YOU HAVE A UTI? This chart tells all. [HuffPost]
OWEN LABRIE TO REPORT TO PRISON IMMEDIATELY "A New Hampshire judge on Friday ordered a former prep school student to begin serving a one-year prison sentence after violating his curfew in a high-profile case over sex at elite St. Paul’s School." [Reuters]
THE PIGEONS MEASURING LONDON'S AIR POLLUTION "A team of 10 birds, otherwise known as Pigeon Air Patrol, carries pollution sensors and GPS devices to help study areas of the city with high levels of nitrogen dioxide." [HuffPost]
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BEFORE YOU GO
~ Ranking all your favorite young adult dystopia movies.
~ Inside the rise of the sibling roommate in NYC.
~ Is it your responsibility to warn other parents that a child's classmate's father is a sex offender?
~ Justin Bieber continues to post cryptic photos of his ex Selena Gomez.
~ Helicopters lifted this horse, who escaped unharmed, out of a ravine it fell into.
~ What the Gawker Hulk Hogan verdict actually means for the freedom of the press.
~ New York Magazine asks if prostitution is "just another job?"
~ Puerto Rico: "dead dog island."
~ How to fold napkin "bunnies" for Easter this weekend.
~ This elite military unit in Denmark relies on their sled team.
~ Examining the "disturbing symbiosis" between Donald Trump and the media.
~ The Washington Post explains how miserable it is to fly packed like a sardine by equating it to how many people you would fit into your apartment. Warning: this cannot be unread.
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