Nikesh Chapagain

Senior Contributor
Nikesh Chapagain is a Texan native who has spent over five years as a journalist and political analyst. He graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas and has since been published by the Texas Observer, the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Business Journal, and many other outlets. His first book is The People’s Candidate.

Tom Holland Leaves Social Media Due To Mental Health Reasons

In a video he posted hours back, Tom Holland reveals he is parting ways with social media due to mental health problems. Tom Holland, ‘Spider man’, says he is going to delete the Instagram app because it affects his mental health. ‘I’ve taken a break from social media for my mental health because I find Instagram and twitter to be overstimulating, to be overwhelming.’, He says in his latest video on his social media.

Don’t Miss The Last Supermoon Of The Year

This Thursday, August 11, 2022, will see the final supermoon of the year. August’s full moon, also known as the “Sturgeon Moon,” peaks on Thursday at 9:36 p.m. EDT (0:136 a.m. GMT on Friday), however, it will also be bright and full on Wednesday and Friday nights (August 10 and Aug. 12).

WHO Declares MonkeyPox A Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the growing monkeypox outbreak the ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’-the highest alert level. The designation means that the WHO now sees monkeypox as an important enough threat to global health that a coordinated international response is required to prevent the further spreading of the virus and its escalation into a pandemic.

US And Russia Agrees To Swap Seats On ISS Flights

The US may have imposed economic sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, but in space, the two countries are finding ways to continue working together. NASA and Roscosmos have signed a long-awaited agreement to swap seats on flights to the International Space Station. The agreement will ensure that both the US- and the Russian-operated segments of the station will never be unmanned in case of canceled flights or other emergencies.

MonkeyPox Is Getting Out Of Control In The US

Reports of MonkeyPox are multiplying around the world and the United States. Worldwide, there have been over 10,000 cases reported of viral illness, including more than 1,400 in the U.S. alone. And so far, mass vaccination efforts in early hot spots like New York City have been stymied by website crashes and low supply.

Netflix Introduced Spatial Audio For All Subscribers

Netflix is rolling out a new way to bring theater-like immersive audio to streaming customers worldwide — using existing stereo speakers. It has added spatial audio to a variety of movies and shows on its streaming video service. The audio format is available to all subscribers regardless of their subscription tier or their country. The new feature will work without the use of any extra accessories or equipment and will be particularly noticeable to users who use headphones.

New Stealth Mode In WhatsApp

This year has been super busy for WhatsApp and an important one too — the messaging service is trying to bridge the gap between itself and competitor Telegram, gaining useful upgrades like the ability to send files up to 2GB in size, add up to 512 people in a group, and on the privacy front, last month saw the announcement of some new controls that allow users to hide their profile pictures and last seen from certain contacts. That’s a load of feature adds, but the Meta-owned app isn’t done yet and intends to add even more granular privacy controls with another new feature.

MonkeyPox Is Evolving At An ‘Accelerated’ Rate

Researchers investigating the genetic make-up of the MonkeyPox virus have said the virus appears to have mutated far, far more than would normally be expected and has undergone a period of “accelerated evolution”. So far 50 new mutations of the MonkeyPox Virus have been found.

Amazon Drones Are About To Take Over Ecommerce

Amazon said Monday it will begin to deliver products using Prime Air drones in Lockeford, California, later this year. It’s the first time the company plans to use drones for customer deliveries in the United States.