Hinduism, like many great religions, is about feasting and fasting, praying and eating prasadam

“In no other culture does faith play out in as colourful and traditional a fashion as in India.  In our country’s places of worship, we find rich myths, ancient traditions, cultural touchstones and delicious food that are offered to the Gods and to humans.” According to award-winning author and columnist Shoba Narayan, her newest book, […]

Unemployment claims remain high in Maine

Thousands of new unemployment claims continue to be filed in Maine as the number of people collecting jobless benefits remains at historic levels. About 2,550 individuals filed initial unemployment insurance claims or reopened previously discontinued claims last week, according to Maine Department of Labor. That number is down slightly from 2,900 residents the previous week. […]

Oxford vaccine candidate found safe in elderly, offered immunity against SARS-CoV-2 in all age groups

Two weeks after volunteers were administered a second dose, over 99 percent of them had neutralising antibody responses regardless of age. The Oxford vaccine has showm similar immune responses across all the three age groups – 18-55, 56-69, and 70 and over. New data from Oxford University shows that its vaccine ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 produces a […]

Supernatural Finale Title Has Cool Connection to Kansas Song

The Supernatural finale title shares an uncanny connection with the Kansas song it references. “Carry On Wayward Son” is the show’s unofficial anthem. While the pressure is still on for the Supernatural finale to adequately conclude Sam and Dean Winchester’s 15-season saga, the episode title includes a reference that perfectly wraps up the show. Since 2005, Jared Padalecki […]

Epic Games’ Hypersense tech could mirror Fortnite players’ facial expressions in real time- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 18, 2020 19:11:18 IST Epic Games, the developer behind Fortnite recently bought the real-time facial animation technology company called Hypersense. As per a report in The Verge, the app can put a gamer’s facial expression directly onto a videogame character using a simple webcam. The report adds that Hypersense’s app Hypermeet was released in […]

Black Widow’s Winter Soldier & Spider-Man Taskmaster References Confirmed

What do the Winter Soldier and Spider-Man have in common? Their fighting styles will be referenced by Black Widow’s enigmatic villain, Taskmaster. It’s been officially confirmed that Black Widow‘s mysterious villain, Taskmaster, will reference characters like the Winter Soldier and Spider-Man. Black Widow is a Marvel movie has been a long time coming, and not just because […]

First Look: The new Accidentally Wes Anderson book | Condé Nast Traveller India | International

Amer Fort | Rajasthan, India | c. 1592 Photo by Chris Schalkx Since 2017, Wally and Amanda Koval’s Instagram handle @AccidentallyWesAnderson has put out a mission for fans of Wes Anderson’s films: to photograph real-life glimpses of his perfectly crafted, painstakingly detailed, pastel-coloured worlds. Watching The Grand Budapest Hotel—not an actual place—or Moonrise Kingdom, for […]

Snapchat releases several festive lenses, stickers and features- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 13, 2020 17:59:09 IST Snapchat is the latest app to bring out special features ahead of Diwali. In a global rollout, Snapchat has launched several lenses for users to enjoy the festive season. The app has also released new sticker packs, filters and Bitmoji filters. Snapchat claims the latest features will let users spend Diwali in […]

Which Legendary Galarian Bird Is Best (& Why)

Pokemon’s new Crown Tundra DLC has reimagined each of the Legendary Kanto Birds, but which of the three new Legendary birds is strongest? Pokémon Sword & Shield‘s newest DLC, The Crow Tundra, has reintroduced many Legendary Pokémon from previous generations back into the game. In addition to classic Legendaries of the past, The Crown Tundra DLC has also introduced […]

WandaVision Images Show Scarlet Witch Discover She’s Pregnant

New WandaVision images reveal the moment where Scarlet Witch discovers she’s pregnant, as well as other glimpses of her and Vision’s domestic life. New WandaVision images reveal the moment where Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) discovers she’s pregnant, as well as other glimpses of her and Vision’s (Paul Bettany) domestic life. Due to some release date-shuffling, WandaVision is […]

Driver leads cops from Norway to Auburn

Oxford, Norway and Auburn police officers remove evidence and question people involved in a high-speed chase that ended at the entrance of Brickyard Circle from Washington Street South in Auburn on Monday night. Further information was not available late Monday night. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo Oxford, Norway and Auburn police officers remove evidence […]