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What is Easter about? Easter is a Christian festival that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Bible says Christ died on the cross on Good Friday and came back to life three days later. Easter is on different dates each year, between 21 March and 25 April, depending on when there's a full moon in spring. There are some unusual modern traditions associated with it. Why do we have Easter eggs? A lot of us may chomp on chocolate eggs at Easter, but originally eating eggs was not allowed by the church during the week leading up to Easter (known as Holy Week). So any eggs laid that week were saved and decorated to make them "Holy Week eggs", then given to children as gifts. Victorians adapted the tradition with satin-covered cardboard eggs filled with Easter gifts.

Why are Easter eggs made of chocolate? The first chocolate eggs appeared in France and Germany in the 19th Century but were bitter and hard. As chocolate-making techniques improved, hollow eggs like the ones we have today were developed. They very quickly became popular and remain popular today. What's the Easter Bunny then? The story of the Easter Bunny is thought to have become common in the 19th Century. Rabbits usually give birth to a big litter of babies (called kittens), so they became a symbol of new life. Legend has it that the Easter Bunny lays, decorates and hides eggs as they are also a symbol of new life.

It doesn't do all the work alone though. In Switzerland, Easter eggs are delivered by a cuckoo, and by a fox in parts of Germany.
If you've been using computers for a long time, you know what the term Easter Egg means when related to software. An Easter Egg is a small program that is hidden deep inside of an application and is designed by the application's developers as a way of displaying their namesвvery similar to the credits that you see at the end of a movie. However, uncovering the Easter Egg is tricky as it almost always involves performing a series of very intricate and non-intuitive steps. In the past, Microsoftвs developers used to go to great lengths when it came to secretly embedding Easter Eggs into their products.

I stress the word past, because Microsoft now officially bans the practice for security reasons as part of their Trustworthy Computing initiative. The increase in the prevalence of malware led to the notion that undocumented code embedded into a major application could be used to compromise sensitive or confidential data. In fact, many companies and government offices forbid the use of software containing Easter Eggs for security reasons. However, in their heyday, Microsoftвs developers created some really elaborate Easter Eggs. In this gallery, Iвll show you the Easter Eggs that they embedded into PowerPoint 95, 97, and 2000.

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