Link Tank: 10 Tips on Getting the Most Out of Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons tips, animals reclaiming human space amid social distancing, plus more in today's Link Tank!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is all the rage. Check out these ten tips on how to navigate the game.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch is a relaxing, free-form game that doesn’t put much pressure on you to get anything ‘done’ at any speed. The game’s early moments can feel a bit limiting, but there’s a lot to unlock in leisurely fashion. Still, you should perform some tasks quicker than others to open up your new island. Here are some tips for making the most out of your time in the game.”

Read more at PCMag.

Thanks to the coronavirus, book sales are on the rise as people finally start tackling their long neglected reading list.

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“People are reading in isolation due to the coronavirus, with many deciding to finally tackle some of the hefty books that are often toted as ‘classics’ and ‘must-reads’ because, you know, why not?”

Read more at The Mary Sue.

The biggest supermoon of 2020, April’s Super Pink Moon, is just around the corner.

“The sky has already given us several spectacular reasons to look up this year. In addition to a few beautiful full moons, we’ve also gotten opportunities to see the moon share a ‘kiss’ with Venus and even make Mars briefly disappear.”

Read more at Mental Floss.

Check out these stunning photos of animals reclaiming human spaces now that we’re all in quarantine.

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“With people tucked away at home, the wildlife that usually stays away now has space to roam, as these incredible photos of animals taking over paved plazas, city streets, and highway roads pop up all over social media. (There have been a few fake-outs, too: No, dolphins are not now swimming in Venice’s canals.)”

Read more at Inverse.

The coronavirus is arguably an opportunity for the tech industry to re-evaluation their directions and goals.

“The air was hot and thick on Aug. 14, 2003 when the power across the northeastern U.S. and central Canada suddenly shut off. With little to do but sit in an increasingly sweltering home, my family went to a friend’s house, mostly because they had a gas grill. We cooked dinner together, drank, and against an eerily silent and bright night sky, even sang a little. It was just a blip really, but it was also a reminder that there are different ways to live — that what is normal doesn’t necessarily have to be.”

Read more at The Week.

These apocalypse movies with non-depressing endings may be what you need to lift your spirits… maybe.

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“Current events notwithstanding, Hollywood rather adores imagining the apocalypse on the big screen. Many doomsday movies end with total destruction; that rogue planet is just gonna go ahead and vaporize Earth, or those zombies are just gonna take over forever. But sometimes, filmmakers do find little rays of sunshine in the chaos.”

Read more at Gizmodo.