Day: 27 April 2021

Almost 150 faith leaders call for drug firms to vaccinate world against Covid

Finally some actual leadership. Now we see if ‘government leaders’ and their bosses listen. Exclusive: almost 150 religious heads say ‘every person is precious’ as they demand end…

Kanye West sneakers fetch record $1.8 million at private sale

The pair of prototype Nikes were worn by Kanye West at the Grammy Awards in 2008. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/kanye-west-sneakers-fetch-record-1-8-million-private-sale-n1265358

Why is Standard Life Aberdeen becoming ‘Abrdn’

The company described the new identity as “a modern, agile, digitally-enabled brand”. https://news.sky.com/story/name-changes-are-easy-to-deride-but-does-standard-life-aberdeens-new-identity-make-sense-12287639

Sleep Crown, Over-The-Head Pillow

Why should the bottom of your head have all the fun. On sale now for only $169 each. https://www.sleepcrown.com/

Guinness Nitro Cold Brew Coffee beer

‘Guinness is now combining everything you love about coffee and Guinness into one beer.’ Yeah sure they are. https://www.brewbound.com/news/diageo-launches-guinness-nitro-cold-brew-coffee-beer/

Twitter is new Supreme Court

‘Outcry’ after SNL announces Elon Musk will host Outcry after Saturday Night Live announces Elon Musk will host Billionaire to host 8 May with musical guest Miley Cyrus…

Photos: 27 April 2021

27 April 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media

More than 1,000 cargo containers lost at sea so far in 2021

The shipping industry is seeing the biggest jump in lost containers in seven years, disrupting supply chains. 27 April 2021 | Ann Koh | Bloomberg via AJE (original link)…

David Hockney: Why I’m happy keeping busy at 83

Hockney also had a tip for anyone feeling ‘bored’ and ‘trapped’ in lockdown. 25 April 2021 | Sherna Noah | Belfast Telegraph (original link) Artist David Hockney says…

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