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Stuck at home? These world famous museums offer virtual tours

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There is a way to get a little culture and education while you’re confined to your home. According to Fast Company, Google Arts & Culture teamed up with over 500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world..

Now, you get “go to the museum” and never have to leave your couch.

» Musée d’Orsay, Paris »

» Pergamon Museum, Berlin »

» Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam »

» Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam »

» Uffizi Gallery, Florence »

» British Museum, London »

» MASP, São Paulo »

» National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City »

» The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles »

» National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul »

» Guggenheim Museum, New York »

» National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. »

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James Harrison donated blood every week for 60 years and helped save 2.4 million babiesThe Independent

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How to stop Google from tracking everything you do online – CNBC

Choose your companions carefully. You may have to eat them. And other things no one tells you before an Antarctic expedition – Telegraph via Adventure Trend

Google has started to include the requirements for updated security patching into its Android OEM partner agreements – The Verge

Children of the Opioid Epidemic – New York Times Magazine


May 12

1870: The Manitoba Act is given the Royal Assent, paving the way for Manitoba to become a province of Canada on July 15.

1885North-West Rebellion: The four-day Battle of Batoche, pitting rebel Métis against the Canadian government, comes to an end with a decisive rebel defeat.

1926: The Italian-built airship Norge becomes the first vessel to fly over the North Pole.

1932: Ten weeks after his abduction, the infant son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Jr., is found dead in Hopewell, New Jersey, just a few miles from the Lindbergh home.

1937: The Duke and Duchess of York are crowned as King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom in Westminster Abbey.

1941: Konrad Zuse presents the Z3, the world’s first working programmable, fully automatic computer, in Berlin.

2008: An earthquake, measuring around 8.0 magnitude, occurs in Sichuan, China, killing over 69,000 people.

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