LG Electronics (LG) is exhibiting its latest lineup of premium UltraGear™ OLED gaming monitors (models 27GR95QE and 45GR95QE) at CES 2023. The new UltraGear monitors demonstrate LG’s leadership in the fast-growing OLED category and its continuing strength in the global gaming display market. Continue reading
Daydreaming’s dark side: the compulsive, complex fantasy disorder that dominates some people’s daily lives
Giulia Poerio, University of Sussex
Despite what we’re often taught to believe, daydreaming can be immensely useful. Not only can it be a source of pleasure and a way to relieve boredom, research shows that our ability to mentally escape the present can also boost creativity, problem-solving and planning, and provide an antidote to loneliness.
Balenciaga’s controversial new campaign and the long history of ‘shockvertising’
Carl W Jones, University of Westminster
Kim Kardashian is refining her personal brand. Right-wing news outlet Fox TV is gaining viewers through attention-grabbing headlines. Photographer Gabriele Galimberti is gaining notoriety. All this is due to a recent advertising campaign from leading global fashion brand Balenciaga that has caused widespread controversy.
EBET Anticipates England vs. France to be Company’s Largest Wagered-On Soccer Game
EBET, Inc. (Nasdaq: EBET), a leading global provider of advanced wagering products and technology, announced today that it expects the World Cup quarterfinal between England and France to be the company’s largest wagered-on soccer game to date. EBET’s main brands Karamba and BetTarget are anticipating high volumes of wagering for Saturday’s match, with a large percentage of their customer base from England. Customers can wager on more than 30 bets. France is the slight favorite. Continue reading
MasterClass Announces Naomi Campbell to Teach How to Take on Modeling and Life With Confidence
MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that legendary supermodel Naomi Campbell will teach a class on modeling fundamentals. In her class, she will give members insight into the misconceptions of the modeling industry, share advice on how to handle rejection and give an inside look on how she is working to make fashion and modeling more inclusive. The class is available now exclusively on MasterClass, where subscribers get unlimited access to all 180+ instructors with an annual membership. Continue reading
TIME Names the 2022 Person of the Year: Volodymyr Zelensky and the Spirit of Ukraine
The cover story, by TIME’s Simon Shuster who spent nine months reporting on the invasion, during which Zelensky and his team have granted him unparalleled access to work inside the presidential compound, features an exclusive interview with President Zelensky on his private train while on a trip to the newly liberated city of Kherson on Nov. 14. Near Kherson, Shuster also reported from the bomb-proof military bunker, where Zelensky held a strategy session with officers in charge of the southern front. Continue reading
Avast 2023 Predictions Highlight Increased Risk for Detrimental Damage Caused by Ransomware Gangs
Avast, a leading global digital security and privacy consumer brand by Gen™ (NASDAQ: GEN), anticipates an increased risk of ransomware attacks in 2023 threatening to leak people’s and businesses’ valuable data if ransom demands aren’t paid. Additionally, Avast researchers foresee optimization of social engineering used in scam attacks, taking advantage of economic hardships and energy crisis fears. The experts also expect increased malicious activity overall, as open-source malware becomes more accessible, and cybergangs recruit hacktivists to join their causes. Continue reading
77% of Americans Say Gifted Experiences Are at the Top of Their List This Holiday Season, New GetYourGuide Survey Finds
This holiday season, most Americans (77%) would rather receive experiences over physical gifts if they could share them, according to new data from leading travel booking platform GetYourGuide.1 Findings show more Americans are planning to travel for the holidays this year than 2021 (52% compared to 48% last year), travel tops the list of experiences people hope to be surprised with, and yes, ugly sweaters are one of the worst gifts ever. Continue reading
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What is the Reichsbürger movement accused of trying to overthrow the German government?
Claire Burchett, King’s College London
Police have arrested 25 people accused of planning to overthrow the German government in a series of raids across the country.