It took almost a century but finally an Olympic gold for the Philippines! Hidilyn Diaz set two Olympic records on her way to winning the women’s 55kg, bringing the Philippines its first ever gold medal in Olympic history.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially started! The ceremony however was odd as it didn’t bring the usual razzmatazz of past Olympiad openings – mainly due to an empty stadium but more so because Japan is still battling a recent spike of COVID 19 cases.
The performances felt distant, even the torch relay looked like they didn’t practice, but the usual Olympics motto “Stronger, Higher, Faster” appended with the word “Together” timely tells us all that we can learn to live and survive this pandemic together. The fact the organizers still pushed through with the events just shows how resilient humankind is.
The fireworks were still amazing!
John Lennon’s “Imagine” playing along the 1800+ flying drones that formed a globe was just breath-taking.
But the Olympics pictogram performance was just outrageous and somehow a homage to those funny Japanese shows 🙂
The event will run through July 23 to August 8 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out more olympics.com.
Grabbing a mask on the way out the door and a thorough hand-wash upon returning home, or perhaps more commonly staying home and meeting virtually for work and fun are just a few of the new habits picked up during the pandemic, and experts say some might stick around even after restrictions lift. 98 more…
Venom: Let There Be Carnage, a sequel to Venom released on 2018 based on the Marvel Comics character, is back! Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams are also back, while Woody Harrelson plays Cletus Kasady/Carnage, the main villain.
But who is Cletus Kasady/Carnage? Check out this History of Carnage by Variant Comics.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage is set for release in the United States on September 24, 2021, delayed from an initial October 2020 date due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and work are still online while the pressure on Internet ecosystems remains unprecedented. This has put the question of Internet resilience to the fore. As networks continue to struggle to cope with traffic spikes and connectivity hiccups, we examine how COVID-19 impacted some regional Internet ecosystems in 2020.…
The issue of infertility caused by the Covid-19 vaccine has been in the rise, especially being shared across social media – google, facebook, etc. Scientists say there’s no evidence that supports the claim. Seems this is same as being shared before about the Flu shot that causes same level of uncertainty. Public health officials though are trying to help the public to feel more comfortable in getting the vaccine in order to reach herd immunity.