Merge 104.8 | 08 March 2023
If you fancy getting away from everything, a cruise company is launching a three-year, escape-your-daily-life cruise. It will cost $30,000 per person per year and sets sail from Istanbul later this year. The company is promising to visit 375 ports around the world, visiting 135 countries, all seven continents and covers around 209,000km. If you are interested you need to sign up for all three years.
A new study has found that many social media users are more eager to share news online than check if it is true. Researchers found users were often too distracted to check if their posts were 100% accurate. Those carrying out the study said the results allowed them to work out how posting content affected the ability of the person sharing it to decide whether it was true or not.
There’s a movie that is set to be released that nearly everybody alive today will never get to see. A copy of the movie was sent to France, where it will remain in a high-tech safe that is protected by bulletproof glass. It’s a short movie and is due be released on November 18th, 2115 which is in 92 years time.