Downward Spiral: Horus Station Review: The 2001 To Lone Echo’s Gravity


Horus Station clearly fancies itself as the 2001: A Space Odyssey to Lone Echo’s Gravity, and it comes admirably close to pulling it off. Tagged with: 2001 , Downward Spiral , Downward Spiral: Horus Station , Gravity , lone echo , Space Odyssey Facebook Twitter Reddit More. Experiences Gaming Rift Vive 2001 Downward Spiral Downward Spiral: Horus Station Gravity lone echo Space Odyssey

The iconic spacesuit from 2001: A Space Odyssey is up for auction

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News 2001 A Space Odyssey auctionAt an asking price in the six figures, the prop is sure to command sky-high bids.


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Unexplained Monolith Discovered in Rural Utah's Red Rock Country

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The monolith has drawn comparisons to the black monolith in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey , and the helicopter crew… Read more. aliens utah utah department of public safety bureau of land management 2001 a space odyssey 2001

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Utah's Mystery Monolith Appeared Around 2016 Near Site of Old Movie and TV Locations

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aliens monolith utah westworld movie locations 2001 2001 a space odyssey stanley kubrick ufos utah public safety 127 hours thelma and louise dead horse point state park canyonlands national parkWas it aliens or artists?

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The Gorillaz Go to the Moon

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gorillaz moon music videos the cure 2001 a space odyssey a trip to the moon spaceballsThe Gorillaz obviously have a penchant for pop culture. The fact that the band’s members primarily like to be seen as animated characters should have tipped that off.

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iPod hack puts 50 million Spotify songs in your pocket

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When Apple launched the iPod in 2001, it went with the slogan, “1,000 songs in your pocket.” Now someone has rebuilt it to increase that number to 50 million. Apple Music News hack iPod music streaming Spotify streaming music

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20 Years Later, Pulse Is Still the Creepiest Horror Movie About Internet Ghosts

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At the time of its release in 2001, however, that sound signified a new form of communication that had already begun to change the world. Pulse begins with an ancient sound: the screech of a dial-up internet connection.

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Stanley Kubrick’s Daughter Fell Down the QAnon Rabbit Hole

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The daughter of late, legendary film director Stanley Kubrick— The Shining , Space Odyssey: 2001 , Dr. Strangelove , etc—is on board with extremist groups like the Proud Boys, Boogaloo, and QAnon, according to a Wednesday report in the Daily Beast.

What Your Favorite iPod Says About You

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23, 2001, let’s look back on some notable iPod models and what they say about you as an early tech consumer. In honor of the launch of the original scroll wheel iPod on Oct. Every iPod tells a story, and some of the stories they told were pretty darn rough. Read more. apple ipod

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The Making of Ellen DeGeneres, the Nicest Person on Television

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Ellen DeGeneres was supposed to host the 53rd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 16, 2001. But in the wake of September 11, the awards show was canceled twice, until finally, on November 4, DeGeneres hosted a more casual ceremony , to a seemingly reluctant crowd.


The Original Segway Is Officially Being Retired on July 15

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When first revealed to the world back in December of 2001 Dean Kamen’s Segway promised to revolutionize urban mobility. But sticker shock, and cities quickly banning the self-balancing standing scooter, meant the Segway never came to close to realizing that dream.


A Pandemic-Induced Bankruptcy Killed the HAL-9000 Smart Speaker

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If you need another reminder that it’s an especially risky time to back crowdfunded products on sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter, Master Replicas Group, who introduced a smart speaker version of the HAL 9000 computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey , is shutting down, and unless a minor miracle occurs (space babies?)… Read more.

‘Return To Castle Wolfenstein’ VR Port Heading To Oculus Quest


ID Software’s 2001 first-person shooter Return to Castle Wolfenstein is heading to the Oculus Quest with full 6DoF support thanks to the efforts of popular modder DrBeef. 6DoF grenade throwing and motion triggered knife stabbing included.

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Nintendo Partners With Niantic for Multiple New AR Games, Starting This Year with ‘Pikmin’

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Now the studio says it has entered into a partnership with Nintendo to develop multiple new AR titles , starting with the Pikmin franchise, which got its start in 2001 on GameCube as an RTS puzzle game where players command hordes of little plant characters.

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12 Movies That Will Make You Love Hand-Drawn Animation

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In the 20 years since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduced the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, a hand-drawn movie has claimed the award only once —Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 masterpiece Spirited Away.

Doom 3 VR Mod Coming To Oculus Quest

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Last month Simon Brown, aka DrBeef, successfully got 2001’s well-loved first-person shooter Return To Castle Wolfenstein running in standalone VR. The developer behind a series of mods bringing classic PC games to standalone VR on Oculus Quest is taking on the task of porting Doom 3.

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New Partnership Aims to Enhance Delivery of Education and Skills Training in Ontario and Across Canada Through Use of Augmented and Virtual Reality Programming


The IBT Education and Technology Group has been developing award-winning educational and technology solutions for Canada since 2001. IBT Education and Technology Group and EON Reality Inc.,

22 facts you never knew about Wikipedia

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15, 2001, two days after the domain was registered by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. We're huge fans of Wikipedia. The nonprofit organization represents the largest collection of knowledge collaboratively accumulated in one place — ever.

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Where's your jetpack and flying car? Not in your future.

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Dear 22nd Century, Hopefully there is some kind of statute of limitations on inappropriate thoughts that flitted through the heads of those of us who were alive on September 11, 2001.


British Army Spends £1 Million To Trial VR Soldier Training


VBS1 was created back in 2001 by Bohemia Interactive as a fork of the game Operation Flashpoint. The British Army awarded Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BiSim) a £1 million contract to develop VR training software. The scheme is called ‘Virtual Reality in Land Training’ (VRLT).

‘Tetris Effect’ Landing on PS4 & PSVR Next Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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The game, which includes 30+ stages and 10+ modes, was created by Monstars and Enhance , the minds behind Rez Infinite (2001) and its more recent VR adaptations. Tetris Effect is a single-player adaptation of Tetris for the modern era, boasting support for both PS4 Pro and PSVR. Sony now says the game is heading to the PlayStation store on November 9th, 2018. Tetris Effect pre-orders are also now available , retailing at a 10% discount off the full MSRP of $40.

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The Xbox Series X Review: Ushering In The Next Generation of Game Consoles

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Launching on November 10, 2020, the new Xboxes bring some serious performance upgrades, new designs, and backwards compatibility for not only the Xbox One, but also a large swath of Xbox 360 games and even a good lineup of games from the original 2001 Xbox. What makes a console generation?

Preserving Historical Landmarks In VR Should Be A Priority


Following the destruction of the Bamiyan statues in Afghanistan back in 2001, Ben Kacyra began digitally capturing historical landmarks for preservation using laser-scanning technology, going on to launch the non-profit company CyArk in 2003. Ensuring history survives using modern day technology. Yesterday, the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France suffered a devastating fire that caused significant, lasting damage to the 12 Century building.

The Next VLC Media Player Update Will Include VR Support


A staple among PC users since 2001, the orange traffic cone icon has become a legendary piece of software, serving as a beacon of hope for those struggling to find a player compatible with whatever bizarre file type they ripped off of LimeWire. The internet’s most reliable media player is getting its fourth major update. In terms of quality, there are few consumer media players more flexible than VLC.

Return To Castle Wolfenstein Mod On Its Way To Oculus Quest

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The latest mod should allow owners of 2001’s Return To Castle Wolfenstein (just $5 on Steam as of this writing) to play the entire campaign in standalone mode on Oculus Quest with full 6DoF support, including 6DoF weapons and two-handed weapons.

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Almost 20 years on, Ivanisevic’s Wimbledon story is just as inspirational

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Every sport has stories of underdogs who have risen to victory, but Ivanisevic’s Wimbledon triumph in 2001 has to be one of the most inspirational.


Netflix's 'Unsolved Mysteries' documentary reboot wants you to crack the case

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The show was transferred to CBS in 1997, then canceled; picked up by Lifetime in 2001, then canceled; repackaged by Spike in 2008 and then — less than two years later — canceled.


Watch: Return To Castle Wolfenstein Oculus Quest Mod Releases This Week, New Gameplay Here

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The mod is brought to you by prolific modder Simon Brown (aka DrBeef) working with BaggyG and VR_Bummser to make the transition to VR go as smoothly as possible for the well-loved first-person shooter which originally released in 2001.

‘Rez Infinite’ Gets Surprise Launch on PC Today With VR Support and 20% Discount

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Happy day for Rez (2001) fans—with no prior announcement, the modern remake, Rez Infinite (2016) , launches today on PC with optional support for both the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift. Originally launching as a PS4 exclusive (with optional PSVR support) in 2016, Rez Infinite is a remaster of the 2001 original which fused elements of a rail-shooter and a rhythm game with abstract visuals meant to represent the inside of a computer network.

Zone of the Enders 2 Is Getting A PSVR Remake


It originally released in 2001 for the PS2. Update: Konami is in fact remaking the second Zone of the Enders game for PSVR, not the first. We’ve got the trailer below. Another beloved gaming series is coming to Sony’s PlayStation VR (PSVR): Zone of the Enders. Anubis: Zone of the Enders Mars was just announced at Sony’s 2017 Tokyo Game Show.

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Rez Infinite Is Coming To Oculus Quest Headsets This October

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The original Rez released in 2001 for the Dreamcast and PlayStation 2, but was re-released as Rez Infinite (with VR support and some new content) for the PlayStation 4 and PC a few years ago.

Sony Announces ‘Tetris Effect’ for PSVR & PS4, Coming Fall 2018

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The game, which is slated to arrive sometime in Fall 2018, is created by Monstars and Enhance , the minds behind Rex Infinite (2001) and its more recent VR adaptations. It looks like the alleged Sony E3 leak , which showed Resident Evil 2 (1998), Spider-Man, and BioShock Resurgence coming to PSVR, hasn’t gotten its moment of vindication yet, as Sony today announced that a new Tetris game is coming to the PS4 console with PSVR support.

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London Film Festival VR: Free New Experiences To Check Out From Today

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a piece that pays tribute to 2001: A Space Odyssey in typically jarring fashion, showing scenes from the film on different screens. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to force annual events online. London Film Festival is doing the same with its new VR strand.

Best VR Mods: 8 Picks For Oculus Quest And PC

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The last on our list of Team Beef greats is the 2001 resurrection of the original first-person shooter series. Want to play non-VR games in VR? Our list of best VR mods on Oculus Quest and PC will help you get started.

Classic Game Moon Patrol Reimagined As An AR Experience


This unique design was centered around a rotating circular pad that allowed for 16 directions of movement by pressing it with the thumb (similar to the iPod that launched back in 2001). Intellivision Amico: remixing retro gaming and AR.

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Paper Beast Review: A Living, Breathing Miracle Of A VR Adventure


At other times it offers more direct reference to films like 2001 and quotes from Elon Musk. Eric Chahi is playing god again. Only this time he and his team at Pixel Reef have reached a higher form, not just creating another world or casting you as master over one.

Google Helps Preserve Endangered Historical Sites in VR


Founded by Ben Kacyra in 2013, CyArk was the result of Kacyra’s passionate reaction to the 2001 destruction of several 1,500 year-old Buddhist statues in Afghanistan by Taliban forces. Google assists CyArk in saving our heritage by preserving the wonders of the world in VR.

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