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

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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

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These Matrix, Alien, and 2001 Claymation Scenes Are Perfection

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Not one, not two, but three all-time sci-fi classics : 2001: A Space … Read more. Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed an uptick in io9 posts featuring short claymation scenes recreating iconic moments from famous sci-fi movies.

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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AR Time Capsule Explores The Hidden History Of The September 11th Attacks

VRScout

On the morning of September 11th, 2001, a series of terrorist attacks were conducted against the United States, resulting in nearly 3,000 deaths, 25,000 injuries, and numerous long-term health consequences. ReplayAR shines a spotlight on Ground Zero in honor of 9/11.

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What Will Smartphones Be Like in 10 years?

GizModo VR

Recall that in 2001 the biggest thing in cell phone technology was the Nokia 8250, the chief selling point of which was its colorful display. If you’d asked a panel of experts 10 years ago what smartphones would look like in a decade, you’d have gotten all kinds of wild responses.

Kit Harington belting out 'Drops of Jupiter' is the energy we need right now

Mashable VR

For six long years, Jimmy Fallon has pitched Tonight Show guests on singing the 2001 hit "Drops of Jupiter" by Train. And for six long years, every guest has declined. Then along came Kit Harington.

Angelina Jolie Initially Said No to Starring in Simon West's Tomb Raider

GizModo VR

Before Charlize Theron took the mantle as the queen of action cinema, that title belonged to Angelina Jolie , starting with the role of Lara Croft in Simon West’s Tomb Raider (2001).

The Original Segway Is Officially Being Retired on July 15

GizModo VR

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.

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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.

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Brotherhood of the Wolf Is Still the Greatest French Historical Epic Martial Arts Monster Movie Ever Made

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Yet 2001’s Brotherhood of the Wolf has the audacity to take these wildly incohesive elements, along with… Read more. Martial arts movies that double as historical epics are supposed to be set in Asia.

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

GizModo VR

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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Original iPod prototype was almost as big as a MacBook

Mashable VR

23, 2001. In fact, the date [affixed to the internal circuitry] — September 3rd, 2001 — tells us this one was made barely two months before it was introduced."

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

GizModo VR

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.

The New Cinderella Trailer Gives Us Big Knight's Tale Vibes

GizModo VR

Maybe it’s just us, but when we see people in period clothing singing catchy modern pop songs, we’re instantly transported back to 2001.

A Classic Hellboy Novel Is Becoming a Comic

GizModo VR

In 2001, Hellboy’s second novel, The Bones of Giants , took us on an adventure of Nordic mythological mayhem, as everyone’s favorite paranormal investigator found himself on the trail of giant’s corpse and a certain mysterious hammer.

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

VRScout

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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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

GizModo VR

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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Report: Meta Plans Physical Stores To Showcase Headsets & Glasses

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If it does go ahead, the stores could “eventually span the world” Apple opened its first physical store in 2001 a few months before the release of the iPod. Meta has been planning physical stores for more than a year, The New York Times reports.

Every 'Fast and Furious' movie recapped by James Corden in 10 minutes is a fun, intense watch

Mashable VR

Not many movie franchises manage to span 20 years, nine instalments and several spinoffs, but then again not many movie franchises contain such stunts as parachuting cars out of the sky, jumping a car between skyscrapers, and dropping cars from the windows of a tall building onto other unsuspecting cars below.

The Amazing Maurice Adds David Tennant to Its Star-Studded Cast

GizModo VR

The animated adaptation of Terry Pratchett ’s Carnegie Medal-winning 2001 children’s book The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents has already commandeered a huge celebrity voice cast, but apparently there’s always room for more.

Five Classic Video Games That Deserve A VR Remake

VRScout

You can’t talk about the best horror games without mentioning 2001’s Silent Hill 2. VR remakes are all the rage at the moment. Here’s our selection of classic video games we’d love to play in VR.

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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.

Mashable VR

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.

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

Road to VR

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

Mashable VR

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.

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

Mashable VR

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.

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HaptX and Haption partner to accelerate commercialization of full-body haptics

HaptX

Founded in 2001, the company partners with industry leaders to provide professional level force feedback for medical, robotic, nuclear and industrial applications. Redmond, WA, USA and Soulge?-sur-Ouette,

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

Road to VR

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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Hail Hydrow! Why the 'Peloton of rowing' is a surprise hit

Mashable VR

Back in 2001, dismayed by the pounds I'd piled on since moving to San Francisco — city of amazing food — I splurged on a $1,200 cherry wood WaterRower. The most significant weight loss of my life was thanks in part to a rowing machine.

Every 'Fast and Furious' movie recapped by James Corden in 10 minutes is a fun, intense watch

Mashable VR

Not many movie franchises manage to span 20 years, nine instalments and several spinoffs, but then again not many movie franchises contain such stunts as parachuting cars out of the sky, jumping a car between skyscrapers, and dropping cars from the windows of a tall building onto other unsuspecting cars below.

British Army Spends £1 Million To Trial VR Soldier Training

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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).

Preserving Historical Landmarks In VR Should Be A Priority

VRScout

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.