Birthdays Category

April 10, 2019

R.I.P. to a Startling Facebook Feature: Reminders of Dead Friends’ Birthdays

The company said it had improved artificial intelligence to stop dead people’s profiles “from showing up in places that might cause distress.”

March 30, 2019

What’s the Secret to Reaching 111? ‘Avoid Dying,’ but ‘Porridge Is Helpful’

Alfred Smith and Bob Weighton were both born on March 29, 1908. But Britain’s oldest men say they’re as puzzled as anyone about the secret to longevity.