Apple has 55 self-driving cars registered in California – TechCrunch
Facebook closed 583 million fake accounts in first three months of 2018 – The Guardian
The number of kidnappings is surging in Mexico – VOX
Average house price in Canada fell 11% in past year – CBC
- National home sales fall to lowest level in 5 years – CTV News
A 69-year-old double amputee from China summits Everest – Adventure Journal via Adventure Trend
Great employees quit instead of admitting they are unhappy – Forbes
Running out of Japanese whiskey – Kotaku
Taking a stand for what you believe in: Google employees resign in protest over work for Pentagon – Gizmodo
Watch: Learning to play an instrument can help anyone become healthier and smarter – Life Noggin via YouTube
Face recognition tools used by police are ‘staggeringly inaccurate’ – BBC
How a newspaper dies – Politico
1919: The Winnipeg general strike: 24,000 organized and unorganized workers in Winnipeg walked off the job. Another 6,000 would soon join them. It was the start of the largest strike in Canadian history.
1940: The first nylon stockings go on sale; 780,000 pairs are snapped up on the first day. Four million pairs sold out in four days. The material was developed by a scientist at DuPont.
1941: New York Yankees outfielder Joe DiMaggio begins his record 56-game hitting streak with a single off Edgar Smith of the Chicago White Sox.