PR Newswire: New website for craft beer lovers featuring breweries, beer festivals, and events across the US (PRESS RELEASE)

PR Newswire: New website for craft beer lovers featuring breweries, beer festivals, and events across the US (PRESS RELEASE). “LocalBrews.Beer has officially launched its website that people can’t get enough of. The new website was created by four friends who came together to build this one-stop source of all information on the best breweries and beer events in the US. During their travels, they have continuously kept an eye out for the best local breweries, taprooms, brewpubs and visited many beer festivals.”

Oklahoma State University: OSU Extension websites provide valuable toolkits for all things gardening

Oklahoma State University: OSU Extension websites provide valuable toolkits for all things gardening . “For more than a century, Oklahoma State University Extension has provided research-based information on a wide variety of topics to Oklahoma residents and beyond. Today’s technology allows quick access to this valuable information in a digital format. With gardening season preparation underway, three new websites have been developed that pertain to home landscapes and gardening, home lawn care and pond management. In addition, the Oklahoma Proven and Oklahoma Gardening websites have been completely updated, featuring beautiful color photos and the most up-to-date, research-based information.”

Chicago Tribune: Large portion of suburban Chicago is back to ‘medium’ COVID-19 risk; city expected to follow

Chicago Tribune: Large portion of suburban Chicago is back to ‘medium’ COVID-19 risk; city expected to follow. “The risk of contracting COVID-19 in suburban Cook County and other parts of the Chicago area has jumped to the “medium” level under the latest national guidelines, officials announced Friday. As of Thursday, suburban Cook County recorded more than 200 positive cases per 100,000 residents, tipping that region into the next level of coronavirus transmission under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest metrics. Lake and DuPage counties have also newly returned to medium risk. The statewide case rate was 193 per 100,000 residents as of Friday.”

University of Toronto: Researchers collect personal stories from coast to coast to illuminate the history of Muslims in Canada

University of Toronto: Researchers collect personal stories from coast to coast to illuminate the history of Muslims in Canada. “As an archivist on the Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) project, Moska Rokay doesn’t just preserve the past – she unearths it. Rokay, a graduate of the University of Toronto’s master of information program in the Faculty of Information, speaks to Canadians across the country to collect stories, documents and images that bring the rich history of Muslims in Canada to life.”

Engadget: Snapchat is getting a suite of new editing tools called ‘director mode’

Engadget: Snapchat is getting a suite of new editing tools called ‘director mode’. “In a blog post, Snap said that director mode is meant to help people create more “polished” content than what is currently possible with Snapchat’s in-app camera. The new tools include a TikTok-like green screen feature that relies on Snapchat’s vast library of augmented reality lenses.”

The Edwardsville Intelligencer: New tool lets you to search for books set in your hometown

The Edwardsville Intelligencer: New tool lets you to search for books set in your hometown. “Creators at Crossword Solver have made a database linked with Goodreads.com that will allow searchers to find the top books in the categories of historical, mystery, romance, thriller, sci-fi and fantasy in the setting of their choice. Information also shows which cities and states are the top in each respective category and how many books are based in those locations.”

Lieber Institute West Point: Ukraine Symposium – Military Networks And Cyber Operations In The War In Ukraine

Lieber Institute West Point: Ukraine Symposium – Military Networks And Cyber Operations In The War In Ukraine. “To date, the cyber operations in Ukraine have appeared somewhat muted. In the early hours of 24 February, as Russian troops moved across the borders into Ukraine, satellite internet connections were disrupted, recently attributed by US officials to the Russian military. A number of wiper viruses (HermeticWiper, IsaacWiper, and CaddyWiper) of varying degrees of sophistication have been unleashed at Ukrainian targets, including government departments at the start of the campaign (following an earlier wiper, WhisperGate, directed against government networks in January).”

University of Wisconsin-Madison: A New Tool To Help Track Invasive Insects in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Madison: A New Tool To Help Track Invasive Insects in Wisconsin. “The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) declared April to be Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month. To support this effort, the University of Wisconsin Insect Diagnostic Lab recently launched a new Wisconsin invasive insect mapping page to help track invasive insects in the state.”

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources: New Dashboard Puts Environmental Stewardship Projects On The Map

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources: New Dashboard Puts Environmental Stewardship Projects On The Map. “STEW-MAP identifies and maps the diverse range of stewardship groups working across the landscape. An interactive map and dashboards display who stewards the area, primary methods of stewardship, site and group types, and services provided by the groups. Interactive network diagrams are also available, displaying how stewardship groups are connected to one another in a larger network of care.”