It wasn't immediately clear whether the firearms the couple were sporting were loaded, or what exactly prompted them to interact with protesters in this particular fashion.
The “space nation” of Asgardia was founded in 2016 by Russian scientist, philanthropist and billionaire Igor Ashurbeyli. Asgardia “seeks to ensure the peaceful use of outer space, protect Earth from extra-terrestrial threats, and create a generally accessible scientific knowledge base in space.”
As a major scientific power with nearly a century of vaccine research under its belt, Russia was one of the first countries in the world where scientists managed to sequence the whole genome of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), and begin the creation of several different COVID-19 vaccines simultaneously.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s most prominent Animal Cruelty prevention law was enacted in 1960 and never amended to strengthen the law. But from killing elephant by feeding them with explosive-laced fruit to various incidents of stray dog torture, the plight of animals remains largely neglected.
Last year, the former Blink-182 singer and founder of the UFO-oriented To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences started producing a documentary series investigating reported incidents of alien sightings. The new season of the mesmerising show is expected to unveil even more UFO-related mysteries.
Shane Dawson, one of YouTube’s elder statesmen, has landed in big trouble after users began unearthing his old comedy bits, many of them borderline offensive.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Earlier this month, an 18-foot-long one-toed sperm whale was found dead on an Atrankarai beach in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. During the autopsy, it was revealed that the 1.5-ton whale had suffered an internal haemorrhage as well as had oil and wax in its jaws and intestines.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Telugu language film Krishna and His Leela, currently performing well on Netflix in India, is a tale of a man caught between affairs, cheating and lies. The movie, whose lead characters take the names of Hindu gods from the epic “Krishna and Radha”, has annoyed many Hindus for showing the leads in erotic scenes.
Bestselling Harry Potter author Joanne Rowling received serious backlash at the beginning of June after defending sex as a biological category. Her statements, however, were interpreted as “transphobic” by many transgender activists and criticised by public speakers, including the Harry Potter star himself, Daniel Radcliffe.
American model Bella Hadid spent most of her self-isolation at her family’s Pennsylvania farm, surrounded by nature and livestock. According to the influencer’s feed, she definitely used this time to relax, occasionally pleasing her followers with some racy shots.
Perry, who temporarily broke up with Orlando in 2017 before they got back together in early 2018, is now expecting a baby from the actor and preparing for their marriage next year.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - High levels of toxic benzene were first detected at the International Space Station as early as 13 April, the NASA spaceflight.com news outlet reports.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Elon Musk, who turned 49, has visited India only once, back in 2007, but the innovator-industrialist has an immense fan following in the country. Even as Musk remains tight-lipped about his plan to bring his electric car Tesla to India, thousands of Indians took to social media to make his birthday a trending topic on Sunday.
American YouTuber Shane Dawson has been mired in controversy in recent weeks after a number of his earlier videos featuring him wearing blackface and uttering “racist” remarks emerged online. The comedian rushed to apologise for his past comments. However, there are now some other controversial videos of him circulating online.
Several skeptics suggested that the lights in the video were merely CGI, not UFO, while others claimed that a similar phenomenon had been seen elsewhere.
The discovery itself is a sensation since black holes are regions of spacetime where levels of gravity are so strong that nothing – not even light – can escape them, which means that even when two black holes collide they should not emit any light waves.
Researchers say that discovering the arthropod was quite challenging, as this genus of spiders spend most of their lives in their subterranean nests and are active above ground only for a period of three weeks.
MURMANSK, Russia (Sputnik) - Archaeologists in Norway have begun the first excavation of a Viking ship in the country for more than 100 years, the Norwegian NTB agency reports on Saturday, adding that it will take five months to fully excavate the vessel.
Aussie Margot Robbie will reportedly lead the all-women cast in an upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean spinoff, which is said to shift away from the portrayal of iconic Captain Jack Sparrow.
This comes as the US has seen a spike in coronavirus cases following the recent lifting of safety measures that were introduced to curb the spread of the disease. On 26 June, the country recorded more than 47,000 news cases. Infectious disease chief Dr Antony Fauci says the nation has a serious problem that can only be solved by acting together.