JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon made headlines and raised eyebrows on Tuesday after penning a memo ahead of his megabank’s annual shareholder meeting in which he suggested that the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to create an economy with more fairness and opportunities for all.
The short-form video-sharing app TikTok was the second most downloaded app of 2019 and since the start of the lockdown usage has grown exponentially. Mainstream media outlets are jumping on board but some critics say the app is turning a blind eye to “racist” content because it is popular.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan has a total of 43,966 confirmed coronavirus cases with the death toll reaching 927. The government, however, has relaxed restrictions, allowing businesses to reopen, and letting domestic flight operations and public transport services restart.
While some social media users proceeded to savage Trump online, at least one person argued that perhaps looking for a “new outlet” is not something a POTUS should be doing.
New Delhi (Sputnik): The migration of millions of people across India's states has emerged as a crisis for the Indian government, which not only has to deal with over 100,000 coronavirus cases but also the people who are currently on the roads, desperate to reach their home towns during the pandemic.
Former Vice President Joe Biden made verbal attacks against his electoral rival, US President Donald Trump, a part of his 2020 US presidential election campaign a long time ago, reciprocating Trump's treatment of him.
Nudism is legal in the United Kingdom and the country’s laws on sexual offences allow individuals to practice it, provided that they don’t intend to cause "alarm and distress".
At the beginning of May, South Korea, which effectively contained the spread of COVID-19, reported dozens of news cases after an infected person visited a party district in Seoul.
The royal couple and the Rolling in the Deep singer got acquainted in 2018 during the community kitchen for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Years earlier, Adele had admitted that she was after the Duke of Sussex. “I’d be a real duchess then! I’d love a night out with him. He seems like a right laugh", she told Glamour.
A cult scene from the Matrix has become a popular meme, often used to describe a rejection of mainstream and leftist worldviews, just like Neo decided to reject the simulation and see the things the way they really are. It seems, however, that the creators of the film are not very fond of this, to put it mildly.
The fish apparently decided to make use of the across-the-board coronavirus lockdown that has fended off tourists from a popular resort in Spain, showing its tell-tale fin above the water less than half a mile from the coast.
New Delhi (Sputnik): People may or may not like TikTok videos but for many in India, it has become a free-of-cost platform to showcase their talent to larger audiences. Last week, it was a man imitating Michael Jackson’s dance moves on a street, this time it's Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan.
New Delhi (Sputnik): No matter the species, a mother’s instinct can never be underestimated and a viral video of a primate saving her baby hanging on live wire proves it right.
The challenge is a viral Internet trend in which individuals record how they transform themselves in a matter of seconds using makeup and clothes to the song “Don’t Rush”. The trend has become extremely popular among people from different walks of life, with nurses, visual artists, and musicians taking part in the challenge.
Reports of paranormal activity have spiked since the start of the pandemic. John E. L. Tenney, a former host of the TV show "Ghost Stalkers" and who describes himself as a paranormal researcher, said that prior to the outbreak he received five calls a month from people claiming to have encountered ghosts. Now he gets ten calls a week.
The teenage eco warrior appears in the intentionally blurry music video as a fairy tale-like fortune teller conveying the right “emotion", as the director put it.
New Delhi (Sputnik): While smokers around the world find respite in blowing puffs of highly addictive tobacco or nicotine to de-stress themselves, despite the health hazard, only chimpanzees and monkeys are known to develop such habits in the animal kingdom, and even then just in rare cases.
New Delhi (Sputnik): With her always on fleek fashion sense, Indian-American actress Priyanka Chopra exuded vintage vibes with her 60s-inspired hairstyle during a photoshoot for Tatler's cover page.
According to the American Meteor Society (AMS), a fireball is a term for a meteor falling from the sky brighter than -4 magnitude, meaning it shines as bright as Venus in the morning or evening sky.
Following his communications chief’s comments, Joe Biden himself has likewise denied any sexual wrongdoing with regard to his accuser Tara Reade, later stressing, though, that as long as someone believes her, that person should in no way vote for him in the November polls.