Covid-19 and socioeconomic inequality in Indiana

Researchers report how the COVID-19 pandemic has increased socioeconomic inequality in the United States. The Great Recession of 2007-2009 exacerbated socioeconomic inequities experienced by racial and ethnic minorities and those without college degrees. Given the high unemployment levels reported during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is concern about the pandemic’s potential to similarly widen socioeconomic inequality. […]

WME drops Armie Hammer amid social media allegations

Amid alleged claims of sexual misconduct and cannibalistic fantasies, Hollywood actor Armie Hammer has been dropped by his agency WME as a client. According to Variety, WME parted ways with the ‘Call Me By Your Name’ actor following continuous allegations against the actor that have surfaced on social media over the past month. A knowledgeable source […]

Microsoft launches ‘Viva’ to re-examine corporate intranet

The American multinational technology company, Microsoft Corporation has launched a new worker experience platform to reconsider the corporate intranet following what enormous organisations use to share content with their employees. According to a report by Tech Crunch, CEO Satya Nadella, in a pre-recorded video explained about the launch and said, “We have participated in the largest […]

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer, known for ‘Sound of Music’ dies at 91

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Plummer, who rose to prominence for his critically-acclaimed film ‘Sound of Music’, has died at the age of 91, confirmed his manager on Friday (local time). The prolific and versatile Canadian-born actor was critically lionised as among the pre-eminent Shakespeareans of the past century and has bagged two […]

Pandemic increases substance abuse, mental health issues for those struggling with obesity

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a detrimental impact on substance use, mental health, and weight-related health behaviors among people with obesity”>obesity, according to a new study by researchers at UT Southwestern and the UTHealth School of Public Health. The study, published in the journal Clinical Obesity, surveyed 589 patients with obesity”>obesity […]