NEWS DIGEST 19.02.2022: Ukraine conflict, Canada ‘freedom convoy’ crackdown and the aftermath of Storm Eunice

Good morning readers. Your news for today comes from Google News – World – Latest. Biden says Putin will attack Ukraine within days. ‘We’re calling out Russia’s plans’: Biden says Moscow has no excuse for invading Ukraine but is ‘convinced’ … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 19.02.2022: Ukraine conflict, Canada ‘freedom convoy’ crackdown and the aftermath of Storm Eunice

SUSS-EX ROYALS: Harry and Meghan to stop using royal branding in spring 2020

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via ROBERT JOBSON/Evening Standard   Princess Meghan (Meghan Markle) and Prince Harry, who recently stepped down from royal duties to pursue life as entrepreneurs and celebrities, have been asked by Queen Elizabeth II to … Continue reading SUSS-EX ROYALS: Harry and Meghan to stop using royal branding in spring 2020

VIRTUAL TEACHERS: UK university to trial ‘hologram’ lecturers

London – VIJAY SHAH via LEO KELION and BBC News A university in the United Kingdom will become the first in the world to introduce ‘holographic’ teaching staff for its students, according to a report by national broadcaster BBC News.  Imperial College London is bringing in 3D projection technology that will emit ‘holograms’ of lecturers who are unable to attend their lectures in person. While the teacher will not be physically present, the futuristic technology will carry across their voice and body movements. Similar technology was used for a Tupac Shakur music concert at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival … Continue reading VIRTUAL TEACHERS: UK university to trial ‘hologram’ lecturers

PHOTO MOMENT: Canadian elf coin

  A 25-dollar pure silver coloured coin issued by Canada in 2016. The coin, part of a popular and recent tradition of countries issuing coinage with full-colour scenery and even holographic elements, shows a mythological ‘woodland elf’ on the reverse. The elf, dressed in green hat and suit, is busy at work building a wooden birdhouse amidst typical northern Canadian forest scenery. The obverse features a unique profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The coin was recently launched by the Royal Canadian Mint, based on a design by local artist Jesse Koreck, and is being sold at face value in … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Canadian elf coin