Joe Biden has officially became the 46th president of the United States with his inauguration ceremony taking place on Wednesday, 20 January, 2021. President Biden reiterated his calls for unity and insisted he believes the 'best is yet to come' for the nation during his speech at the primetime inauguration special, Celebrating America. During his speech he added that he and First Lady Jill, in addition to Vice-President Kamala Harris and Doug, "want to make sure the inauguration is not about us but about you, the American people' Former US ...
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the most influential tech event in the world; proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. This is where the world's biggest brands usually do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators hit the stage. However, this year was different, the entire event was virtual due to the pandemic. Nonetheless, CES this year didn’t fail to bring to us the most creative and interesting tech gadgets! Here are 6 of the most intriguing products that were unveiled in this year's CES.
Tunisian police detained over 1,000 protesters as troops were deployed across the country ahead of violent riots for three nights in cities throughout Tunisia. “We came in the daytime”; protesters chanted, on Monday January 18th during a gathering in central Tunis. The Interior Ministry said legitimate demonstrations didn't take place night. It revealed on Sunday 632 people were taken to jail, mainly “groups of people between the ages of 15 and 20 who burned tires and bins in order to block movements by the security forces.”
By Ewelina Lepionko Sometimes we can get the impression that situations or people look as if they were taken from classical paintings. But what if the characters of the classic paintings become part of our modern world? Ukrainian artist Alla Mingalёva decided to reincarnate classical characters and adapted them to modern-day realities. Mingalёva combines characters from different artists and styles with clever results. On her collages, all figures seem like they’re just ordinary people doing ordinary things. Most of her art is funny, controversial, ironic, erotic, sarcastic, and even fantastic. ...
Egypt has unearthed old treasures which were discovered at the Saqqara archaeological site near Cairo. The treasures include a sarcophagi that is over 3,000 years old. As of late Egypt has been unveiling much antiques and ancient treasures that is believed to be a "rewrite of history", according to famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass. UNESCO has placed the Saqqara region on the World Heritage List, which is a vast necropolis of the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis and the home to over a dozen pyramids, ancient monasteries, and animal burial sites. ...
Kuwaiti fashionista Farah Al-Hady is known for her outstanding makeup talent. Farah is not only good with regular makeup, but also with artistic and cinematic numbers as she can transform herself into a whole new character only by applying makeup tricks. Due to her talent, the Kuwaiti beauty has been topping Saudi Google trending lists in the past few hours after her latest look she debuted on Snapchat. Although she's applied better and more difficult makeup tricks in the past, but this one somehowhas found its way to social media, ...
The Island of the Dolls, located in the channels of Xochimilco, south of the center of Mexico City and close to the Estadio Azteca football stadium, is a chinampa of the Laguna de Teshuilo and one of the main attractions of the channels. Dolls with amputated limbs or creepy eye-look are hanged all over the place on the island which was originally placed by the former owner of the island, Don Julian Santana Barrera. It is believed the dolls helped Julian to chase away the spirit of a girl who ...
By Ewelina Lepionko Artist Tomáš Libertíny invited 60,000 honeybees to build their beeswax honeycombs around the Bust of Nefertiti. This monumental new work took two years to complete. “Eternity”, is based on a 3D model of the original bust of the ancient Egyptian queen. It is part of Libertíny’s Made by Bees series, which includes other beeswax sculptures of Brutus and of a Greek amphora. Born in Slovakia, Libertíny continually explores the beauty and intelligence of nature. The relationship between Man and Nature, both psychological and physical, serves as a ...
Chinese People have used the chances of the cold weather and frozen waters to perform outdoor activities despite the continuing coronavirus infections in the country albeit at low numbers. In skating boots and sledges, people carry out all winter fun tools and head outside their homes to the nearest areas of play. Freezing cold temperatures maybe causing havoc in some areas with one stray dog getting stuck in a frozen lake. He was rescued by passersby who saved him and adopted.
Hindu pilgrims gathered at the Ganges river in India, Thursday, despite Covid-19 pandemic to mark the Kumbh Mela, a religious festival that regularly attracts millions. India is now struggling with a massive coronavirus outbreak, as it is now the second most coronavirus infections in the world, with over 150,000 deaths. However, Hindus decided to carry out the annual pilgrimage to Haridwar in northern India. "The pandemic is a bit of a worry, but we are taking all precautions," according to the organiser Siddharth Chakrapani, who expected between 800,000 and a ...
By Ewelina Lepionko This historically significant and famous image of Mary never ceases to amaze viewers. The Virgin Mary became the World’s Most Powerful Woman. She barely speaks in the New Testament, but her image and legacy are found and celebrated around the world. Though she is known by many names and depictions, she is just one person, she is the Blessed Virgin Mary. The history of the Virgin Mary cult is interpreted very differently, depending on the world view of historians. Praying for the Virgin Mary’s intercession and being ...