Apple confirms April 20th launch event, new iPads and Macs expected

Mark your calendars, friends: Apple has just sent out invitations for a launch event on April 20th at 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern, just like Siri suggested it would earlier this morning. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/apple-event-april-20-2021-ipad-mini-ipad-pro-m1-imac-160658784.html

The first live ‘Destiny 2’ event kicks off at 1PM ET

The first live ‘Destiny 2’ event kicks off at 1PM ET
Bungie is about to try a new strategy for keeping Destiny 2 fresh: holding Fortnite-style live events. The studio is promising (via PC Gamer) that humans will “take aim at the Almighty” (the massive Red Legion spaceship on a kamikaze mission against the Last City) at 1PM Eastern.
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Pokémon Go Fest 2020 is a stay-at-home event starting July 25th

Pokémon Go Fest 2020 is a stay-at-home event starting July 25th
Each summer since 2017, app developer Niantic has hosted the Pokémon GO Fest in select cities across the globe. The event incorporates Pokémon-themed installations and activities in large parks, and helps thousands of players connect in real life.
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Nintendo has scheduled a free demo week for ‘Splatoon 2’ that leads up to a new Splatfest event in May.

Nintendo has scheduled a free demo week for ‘Splatoon 2’ that leads up to a new Splatfest event in May.
Once all that is over, there will be a new Splatfest. The “last” of these special community events took place in July, but it’s apparently back for at least one more run.
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Nintendo has scheduled a free demo week for ‘Splatoon 2’ that leads up to a new Splatfest event in May.

Nintendo has scheduled a free demo week for ‘Splatoon 2’ that leads up to a new Splatfest event in May.
Once all that is over, there will be a new Splatfest. The “last” of these special community events took place in July, but it’s apparently back for at least one more run.
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Watch the OnePlus 8 Pro event in under 10 minutes

Watch the OnePlus 8 Pro event in under 10 minutes
The 8 Pro is the first OnePlus flagship to include a certified water-resistance rating and wireless charging. It also includes photography and screen enhancements. Engadget’s Chris Velazco already had the chance to review the phone and came away impressed with it.
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“Event” Cells in the Brain Help Organize Memory into Meaningful Segments

“Event” Cells in the Brain Help Organize Memory into Meaningful Segments
Our recollection of events is usually not like a replay of digital video from a security camera—a passive observation that faithfully reconstructs the spatial and sensory details of everything that happened. More often memory segments what we experience into a string of discrete, connected events.
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“Event” Cells in the Brain Help Organize Memory into Meaningful Segments

“Event” Cells in the Brain Help Organize Memory into Meaningful Segments
Our recollection of events is usually not like a replay of digital video from a security camera—a passive observation that faithfully reconstructs the spatial and sensory details of everything that happened. More often memory segments what we experience into a string of discrete, connected events.
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Can We Really Develop a Safe, Effective Coronavirus Vaccine?

Can We Really Develop a Safe, Effective Coronavirus Vaccine?
In the event of any infectious disease outbreak, our minds turn to vaccines—and they do so for good reason. They’re safe, relatively expensive and have worked well for diseases including smallpox, polio, yellow fever, and, most recently, Ebola.
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Can We Really Develop a Safe, Effective Coronavirus Vaccine?

Can We Really Develop a Safe, Effective Coronavirus Vaccine?
In the event of any infectious disease outbreak, our minds turn to vaccines—and they do so for good reason. They’re safe, relatively expensive and have worked well for diseases including smallpox, polio, yellow fever, and, most recently, Ebola.
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