Alcohol deliveryAmazon UK: Browse all wine, beer and spiritsAmazon doesn't just do food delivery, it also sells a huge range of alcoholic beverages: wine, beer, spirits, cider, sake and more. What sets Amazon apart from other alcohol delivery services is its Prime delivery, which means that in normal times you'll be able to get your hands on a bottle or keg in double-quick time. … [Read more...] about Food delivery: which online grocery and meal delivery services have slots this week?
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Medical experts all over the world have been saying for a while now that testing is key in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Now, Practo, a digital healthcare platform has announced that Covid-19 testing will be available to book online. In a blog post, Practo revealed that it has partnered with Thyrocare to do Covid-19 detection tests. This has been authorised by government of India and The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Starting today, the test is available for Mumbai residents, and will soon be expanded to the rest of the country. For those who want to book the online test would require “a valid doctor’s prescription, duly filled Test Requisition Form signed by the physician, and a photo ID card has to be presented at the time of testing.” The test costs Rs 4,500 and can be booked on Practo as well as Thyrocare’s websites. The company has detailed that certified phlebotomists from I2H will collect the samples from the patients’ homes … [Read more...] about You can now book a Covid-19 test online in this city
The next criminal mastermind As in the books, this is a magical world that includes a Lower Elements Police (LEP) force, trolls, dwarves, and goblins, all located beneath the "real" human world. Bonus: Dame Judi Dench plays a gender-swapped LEP Commander Root (the character is a cigar-chomping tough guy in the novels). Colfer himself appears as an extra in one scene and has said that the experience gave him "a new respect for actors." … [Read more...] about trailer has some book fans up in arms over boy-genius portrayal
90-day Amazon Music HD subscription: Wait, Amazon Music has an HD option? I honestly had no idea. And what does "HD" mean? In this case higher bit rates, otherwise known as better sound quality. Spotify maxes out at a bit rate of 320 kilobits per second, while Amazon HD delivers up to 850Kbps for its 50-million song library -- and up to a whopping 3,730Kbps for millions of songs in "Ultra HD" format. This extended trial is available only for new Amazon Music subscribers. After that, you'll get billed at the regular rate of $14.99 a month (or $12.99 if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber) unless you cancel. Sirius XM free streaming: Between now and May 15, SiriusXM is offering unlimited free streaming through its web portal and mobile apps. Normally $13 monthly, the plan includes not only all the regular channels, but also Howard Stern. Read more: Best music streaming: Spotify, Apple Music and more, compared … [Read more...] about Free entertainment to help you survive coronavirus social distancing
If it seems unthinkable that someone might pull a prank involving public health, consider what happened when a pair of radio DJs in Florida told listeners in 2013 that the local water supply was contaminated with dihydrogen monoxide. That's just the chemical name for water. But confused listeners flooded the local utility with concerned calls. The stunt forced county officials to issue a statement reassuring the public the water was safe. Now think about how that might play out with a lighthearted but poorly executed coronavirus joke online. … [Read more...] about Amid coronavirus, April Fools’ Day jokes risk being tone deaf