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Artistic Celestial Timepieces – The 'HYPERION' Watch Transitions Throughout the Day (TrendHunter.com)

Many timepieces are characterized by their static design that will display the time with a few additional features by little else, so the ‘HYPERION’ watch has been designed to drastically change this. The timepiece has been designedly Stefano Braga and features a dial that will slowly transition throughout the day between a sun and a… Continue reading Artistic Celestial Timepieces – The 'HYPERION' Watch Transitions Throughout the Day (TrendHunter.com)

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Five great gadgets to brighten your day

Snap Spectacles 3First there was Google Glass, which kicked off the age-old futuristic idea of video glasses and gave rise to the term “Glassholes” for the few who used them. Then there were two iterations by Snap, which was the most youth-oriented social-media channel until TikTok. Then there was the exquisite Opkix miniature camera system… Continue reading Five great gadgets to brighten your day

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: Pfizer’s CEO sold $5.6 million worth of shares on the day of its big vaccine news. So what?

On Monday Nov. 9, Albert Bourla, the chief executive of pharmaceuticals group Pfizer PFE, sold some of his shares in the company and pocketed some $5.6 million in the process. As it happens, it was also the day when the U.S. group and its German partner BioNTech BNTX announced that their experimental coronavirus vaccine had… Continue reading : Pfizer’s CEO sold $5.6 million worth of shares on the day of its big vaccine news. So what?

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Europe Markets: European stocks, U.S. futures pause after record-setting day

A sign reminds customers about social distancing at the entrance to a grocery store in central Stockholm, Sweden on November 16, 2020. amir nabizadeh/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks edged lower Tuesday, as traders took pause after a rally on signs a second coronavirus vaccine works effectively. Up 1.2% on Monday after Moderna said its vaccine… Continue reading Europe Markets: European stocks, U.S. futures pause after record-setting day

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Election-Themed Social Media Filters – Snapchat’s Dancing Hot Dog Was Reintroduced on Vote Early Day (TrendHunter.com)

Snapchat’s Dancing Hot Dog filter recently made a resurgence after its 2017 debut on the social media platform. The iconic filter was given an election-themed makeover and was launched on the fourth weekend of October. The date was chosen in celebration of Vote Early Day, “aimed at ensuring that eligible voters knew when and how… Continue reading Election-Themed Social Media Filters – Snapchat’s Dancing Hot Dog Was Reintroduced on Vote Early Day (TrendHunter.com)

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Georgia’s ‘arcane’ rules beat first past the post any day

In the American state of Georgia, you write that “arcane rules mandate that races are decided in a two-candidate run-off if no single candidate gets more than 50 per cent of the vote on election day” (“Election focus switches to Georgia in battle for Senate”, Report, November 9). In what sense are such rules “mysterious”… Continue reading Georgia’s ‘arcane’ rules beat first past the post any day

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: New U.S. coronavirus cases top 126,000 for second straight day

A medical staff member treats a patient suffering from COVID-19 in the intensive care unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston on Oct. 31. Getty Images The U.S. has topped 100,000 new coronavirus cases for the fourth consecutive day, a worrying trend ahead of an expected winter resurgence. There were at least 126,156 new… Continue reading : New U.S. coronavirus cases top 126,000 for second straight day

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: Nationals invite Biden to throw first pitch on Opening Day

President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking Saturday night in Wilmington, Del. Associated Press Joe Biden’s calendar is already filling up. The Democrat had not been president-elect for a full day before the Washington Nationals extended an invitation for him to throw out the first pitch of their baseball season. “We’re excited to continue… Continue reading : Nationals invite Biden to throw first pitch on Opening Day

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Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks rally for a second straight day with Aurora gaining 66% as Biden’s gains raise reform hopes

Cannabis stocks enjoyed a second straight day of strong gains Friday, led by Aurora Cannabis Inc., on growing expectations that Democrat Joe Biden will win the 2020 presidential race and lead a reform effort that will put a spark under the still nascent sector. “While Tuesday night’s election did not clearly show who America thinks… Continue reading Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks rally for a second straight day with Aurora gaining 66% as Biden’s gains raise reform hopes

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George Benson: ‘I practise every single day’

“One day Quincy Jones looked at me and said: ‘I know you better than you know yourself.’ This made me feel angry, though I didn’t say anything. But he was pushing me to do things that didn’t come naturally to me.” George Benson is talking about his breakthrough 1980 album Give Me the Night, and about… Continue reading George Benson: ‘I practise every single day’