New Jurassic World: Dominion image shows even the dinos are wearing masks now

The eagle-eyed dino experts in the comments suggest that this is, indeed, a brand-new species being introduced in Jurassic World: Dominion. The obscured face doesn’t help matters, though guesses of dicynodont, microceratus, and especially the lystrosaurus are all as good as any we’ve seen so far.

Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Supporters Are At War Around the World, Using Social Media to Fight

Online narratives have been further distorted by anomalies in access to social media. Internet censorship monitor NetBlocks shared information with Newsweek indicating recent service disruptions around the Nagorno-Karabakh region that coincided with heavy shelling in the area, as well as a mass outage affecting the whole of Azerbaijan, a development that the site described as […]

Air Pollution Kills Almost Half a Million Babies Around the World

Despite the early drop, the researchers say there has been little sign of improvement in air pollution over the past 10 years, despite increased warnings of the risks. Exposure to air pollution has been shown to affect the body’s immune defense, making an individual more susceptible to respiratory and other infections. In addition, many of […]

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long in Autumn days

Doan Mon is one of the main entrances to the Thang Long citadel. Basing on construction materials and remaining architectural style of the relics, it can be affirmed that current Doan Mon was built under Le Dynasty and restored in Nguyen Dynasty. (Source: VNA) Doan Mon was built horizontally in U-shape. Doan Mon was built […]

IMF cuts its global economic forecasts for 2021 and warns of ‘long, uneven’ recovery

Spain, which has been hard-hit by the virus and relies on service industries like tourism, is due to fare the worst among advanced economies, with output declining by 12.8% in 2020. Among emerging market economies, India — a key engine of global growth before the pandemic — will be especially damaged. The IMF thinks its […]

Samsung slump makes Huawei the world’s biggest smartphone brand for the first time, report says

Despite the double digit declines in annual smartphone shipments for the quarter noted by the Canalys report, Samsung reported that the unit remained profitable thanks to savings on marketing costs. (Samsung does not break out specifics about its smartphone shipments, but noted that they declined.)

Vietnamese rice needs long-term strategy

Improving quality According to the statistics by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), from the beginning of this year to now, amid the context of the complicated Covid-19 pandemic in the world, rice export is still considered the brightest spot of Vietnam, with an export volume of up to 4.5 million tons, worth […]

Metrics of world happiness and the Muslims of India

Even on religious freedom, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has downgraded India’s ranking in its 2020 report. It is scathing when it says, “India took a sharp downward turn in 2019. The national government used its strengthened parliamentary majority to institute national-level policies violating religious freedom across India, especially for Muslims.” […]

What the ancient world can teach us about binge drinking: How the party scene in Pompeii, Egypt and Greece 2,000 years ago was not too different from the average night in Magaluf

The Roman love of drinking is shown by the preserved city of Pompeii, where one of the buildings buried by volcanic ash in the eruption of Vesuvius appears to have been an inn.

Prince Harry touches on his experience faring in the military ‘world’

“From the world that I come from, 10 years in the military, so much of what people do never really gets recognised. Guys don’t put the uniform on to do it for recognition, they do it because of what they believe in. Just seeing your image and just reading a little bit about you, I […]