Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: reddit

Wall Street investing is changing like never before after what Reddit did

WallStreetBets’ members, or ‘100s of mini Mike Tysons’, together yielded enough power to cause billions of dollars in losses to established financial firms.

The GameStop story — how a group of investors on Reddit gave Wall Street a wild week

What was a dying, outdated company just a year ago became a highly valued stock within a matter of days, turning GameStop into a case study on short trading.

Reddit posts show that anxiety, talk of suicide spiked among users when Covid first hit

Researchers from MIT and Harvard University analyse language of over 8 lakh posts on forums to do with mental health and other concerns during the initial stages of the pandemic.

The science behind the optical illusion that has gone viral on social media

Several photos have surfaced where identical copies of pictures of a road placed side-by-side look different. What causes our brain to misinterpret something like that?

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.