The water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi continues – 150,000 residents are bracing for their fifth day with little to no running water. They’re still scrambling to fix issues at a water treatment plant that's needed maintenance for decades. Outside of bottled water that’s being handed out, there is no drinking water and people are being told to shower with their mouths closed, and only drink boiled tap water as a last resort. Governor Tate Reeves doesn’t know when people can expect to have consistent running water. READ MORE.
Twitter is finally testing an edit button. Right now it’s only being tested internally, however, starting this month, the test will be available to members of the platform's subscription service Twitter Blue. Twitter shared an example of what one of the edited tweets will look like and at the bottom of the tweet, it tells users when it was last edited. Even if a user isn't in the current test group, they'll be able to tell if a tweet has been edited. READ MORE.
Remember MoviePass? It was a service that allowed users to pay a flat monthly fee and see a movie a day for the entire month. Oddly enough that business model turned out to be unsustainable. But the movie pass is back with a new tiered program, allowing customers to pay $10, $20, or $30 monthly. Each tier will give users a different number of credits to use that month. The number of credits needed per movie will vary on factors like time of day or the format of the film. The service is set to return as early as Monday. READ MORE.
The Department of Transportation's website providing travelers with easily accessible info when it comes to their airlines cancellation policy is now live. The interactive site, known as the Aviation Consumer Protection website includes flight status info for the 10 major airlines in the United States and details airline’s policy concerning things like rebooking, hotel accommodations, meal vouchers and more. The DOT first announced plans to launch the new website following weeks of widespread chaos that has seen more than 100,000 flights canceled in the U.S. so far this year and nearly a million flights delayed. READ MORE.
Even more people are expected to flock to Florida's Space Coast for the second attempt at NASA's Artemis One launch now scheduled for tomorrow. They’re preparing for up to 400,000 people which is double the amount than previously projected. Monday's launch had to be scrubbed due to issues with the temperature of one of the rocket's engines. The uncrewed test mission is the first step in returning human beings to the surface of the moon by 2025. READ MORE.