FRIDAY FUN – June 19, 2020

And now it's time for some FRIDAY FUN!

A toddler channels Elvis, acts of solidarity during protests, and more.

In Vienna, Austria, police fined a man 500 euros for loudly breaking wind after officers stopped him earlier this month to check his identity. In reply to social media commentaries, the police justified the fine on Twitter. “Of course, nobody is put on the spot if one slips out by accident,” the police said, according to the AFP. However, in this case, the police said, the young man had appeared “provocative and uncooperative” in general. He then “slightly raised himself from the bench, looked at the officers and patently, in a completely deliberate way, emitted a massive flatulence in their immediate proximity.”

In Novo-Ogaryovo, Russia, visitors meeting President Vladimir Putin at his country residence must first pass through a walk-through device that sprays them with disinfectant to protect him from the coronavirus, officials said, according to the AFP. Visitors walk through the device and get sprayed from above and the side, a video posted on Twitter by Kremlin pool journalists from RIA Novosti state news agency showed. A spokesman for the Russian president told reporters that two of the disinfection machines had also been installed in the Kremlin. The device includes facial recognition technology and can take people’s temperatures, according to the manufacturers.

Mini Elvis. If you can’t view the below video, try https://youtu.be/4wt824D1Bqg.


Taking time to recognize some acts of solidarity during the unrest in the past two weeks. If you can’t view the below video, try https://youtu.be/2FZ7m18Val8.

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