9 Times Pranksters, Vigilantes, and Weirdos Hijacked TV Broadcasts

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13 Spectacular Pics of the 'Super Blood Moon' Eclipse From Around the World

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Scope AR Adds To SaaS Platform With WakingApp Acquisition

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The company is reporting 100% in growth in revenues in 2009

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How to get Minecraft for free

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While there is a free version available, it's limited in scope and only includes the Creative mode from 2009. Gaming How-To minecraft mojang Video Games

Everything We Know About James Cameron's Avatar Sequels

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Avatar , written and directed by James Cameron, was released in 2009 and became the highest grossing film ever—which it still is to this day. Read more.

Netflix's Sweet Tooth May Become Our Summer 2021 Obsession

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along with his wife Susan Downey, are executive producers on a new dark, family, fantasy show called Sweet Tooth , based on the 2009 DC Comic series written and drawn by Jeff Lemire. Iron Man might be gone from the Marvel Cinematic Universe but he’s bringing a whole new world to Netflix.

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Skyrim VR Looks Even Better As A Comic Book


Released back in 2009, the space Western RPG used a type of nonphotorealistic rendering called “cel shading,” aka “toon shading,” to achieve a comic book-style look unique from that of any other game at the time.

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Dragonball Evolution: The Retro FAQ

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I know you don’t have any questions, let alone frequent ones, about 2009’s Dragonball Evolution. Let’s be honest with each other.


This Life-Size Angry Birds Game Is Powered By Immersive Tech


Everyone’s favorite mobile puzzle game Angry Birds has received countless ports since its original launch back in 2009. Compete against other teams in a digital smart room complete with motion trackers, projection mapping, and touchscreen technology.

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Chris Hemsworth Would Reprise Star Trek Role if J.J. Abrams Called

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In the opening of the 2009 film Hemsworth portrayed George Kirk, father to James T. In a video career retrospective with Vanity Fair while promoting Thor: Love and Thunder , Chris Hemsworth reflected on one of his earliest roles, playing a small but pivotal role in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek.

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Alan Moore's Legendary Miracleman Run is Getting an Omnibus

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Created in 1954 by Mick Anglo and originally named Marvelman, the character’s been lost to time, even after his rights were eventually sold to Marvel back in 2009. For fans of the old superhero Miracleman, the last several years have been tumultuous.


You Should Definitely Update Your Dell Computer Right Now

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A public service announcement for anyone who, like me, is using a years-old Dell computer as their primary machine: Dell has released a security patch for a security vulnerability affecting close to 400 different computer models manufactured between 2009 and right now.

The First Avatar: The Way of Water Trailer Splashes Ashore

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If you thought that the sequel to James Cameron’s 2009 beyond-blockbuster sci-fi film Avatar was never going to come out, well, that makes sense, it’s been 13 years since the original came to movie screens, and the sequel was originally scheduled to premiere way, way back in 2014.

Scriptable Supercharges iOS 14 Widgets Like No Other App

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It is not 2009 and I’m not… Read more. With iOS 14, iPhone users finally got a taste of the sweet, sweet widget life anyone who’s used an Android phone in the last decade was already familiar with.


'Orphan: First Kill' trailer is every parent's worst nightmare rolled into 1 very creepy kid

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Despite the fact its title makes it sound oddly like an action movie, Orphan: First Kill looks every bit as horrifying as the franchise's original 2009 outing.


Chuck Grassley Tweets That Cable Companies Have Gotten 'To [Sic] Big Like Goggle [Sic]'

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After all, who can forget Grassley classics like “PantsBurnLegWood” of 2009 and “WH:ANSWER MY LETTER” of 2017 ? Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa has always used Twitter in a rather bizarre way.

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VR Technology Meets Drivers Ed Thanks To Boys & Girls Clubs


One program that launched in 2009 is called the UPS Road Code, and it has helped nearly 60,000 teens at 265 Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation and on U.S. Teenagers learn essential driving skills through the same program UPS drivers use. Learning how to drive can be stressful.

New Avatar 2 Concept Art Reveals Na'vi Kids and a Giant Lizard

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The sequel to Cameron’s 2009 movie, which remains the highest grossing film of all-time , is set for release December 16, 2022, and a new piece of concept art gives us our first look at its new … Read more. Just about one year from this very moment, audiences will be lining up to see Avatar 2.

‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ Studio is Developing a PSVR 2 Launch Title

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Jurassic World Aftermath studio Coatsink is currently working on a launch title for PSVR 2, the upcoming next-gen VR headset for PlayStation 5.

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Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’

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When Rocksteady kicked off the Arkham franchise with Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009, I don’t think the world was really ready. The post Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ appeared first on UploadVR. E3 gaming PSVR

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Bill Murray Is Either in Ant-Man 3 or Lying to Germans

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He shows up in weird places to hang with random people, like that time in 2009 when he read poetry to construction workers. Bill Murray is an unpredictable man.

Why Setting a Clean Energy Standard Should Be Democrats’ Next Move

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And one of the signature failures of that period was a 2009 bill that would’ve created a national cap and trade program but ultimately never came to a vote in the Senate (it squeaked by in the… Read more.

Marvel Sues Comic Creators’ Heirs to Keep Major Character Rights

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Marvel—which Disney has owned since 2009 —unsurprisingly, disagrees and has filed lawsuits against all five to keep… Read more.

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Apple Reportedly In Talks To Purchase VR Live Streaming Platform NextVR


Founded in 2009 by D.J. Another move towards the companies rumored AR/VR device perhaps? According to a new report by 9to5Mac , Apple is currently in the process of acquiring VR/AR live streaming platform NextVR for a modest $100M.

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Paramount Wants You to Spend Halloween Weekend With a Paranormal Activity Documentary

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When the first Paranormal Activity came to theaters in 2009, it spawned its own franchise and revitalized the found footage genre of horror films. Then it got.not particularly great, hence the reboot Next of Kin.

‘POW POW: Dye It Up!’ Is A Family-Friendly VR Battle Royale Game


Beginning in 2009, the popular television sitcom developed a cult following thanks to its pop culture references and self-referential humor. Battle it out in competitive paintball matches set throughout a sprawling college campus.

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Disney's Princess and the Frog Park Attraction Sounds Like a Blast

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It was more than a year ago when Disney Parks announced its Splash Mountain theme park attraction would be rethemed around the 2009 movie The Princess and the Frog , replacing the problematic Song of the South.

I Miss the Netbook That Made Me Feel Cool for a Summer

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I worked there in 2009, during the height of the netbook’s popularity. I never owned a netbook, but I played with them constantly when I was interning at Maximum PC magazine.

Sounds Like the Snake Eyes Movie (Wisely) Puts G.I. Joe on the Back-Burner

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There were a lot of things wrong with the 2009 movie G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra — a lot of things. But it seems like the upcoming film G.I. Joe Origins: Snake Eyes has figured out to avoid them, and thus create the G.I. Joe movie franchise the previous films failed to do.

Fall Out Boy Music Pack Coming to ‘Beat Saber’ March 31st

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Listed below, the music pack spans the band’s early 2000s period as well as more recent tracks from when it returned from its 2009 – 2013 hiatus.

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Is the 'Avatar' magic still there? Find out in this full 'The Way of Water' trailer.

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The magic that propelled director James Cameron's 2009 sci-fi epic to record-breaking box office success? Does Avatar still have it? It'll be hard to know for sure before Avatar: The Way of Water , the long-awaited sequel, hits theaters on Dec.

Virus pandemic study in AR

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The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population.

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The AmazonBasics Aurora Vista 1500 UPS Review: Passable Power

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The subsidiary was founded back in 2009 and initially offered only basic products, such as cables and office consumables. AmazonBasics is a private label of products owned by Amazon.

Report: Apple to Acquire Live Event Streaming Company NextVR for $100M

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Founded in 2009, the Orange County-based startup broadcasts stereoscopic video of live sports and music to a wide swath of VR headsets, including Oculus Go, Oculus Quest, PSVR, and PC VR headsets such as HTC Vive and Oculus Rift S.

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Coatsink, Veteran VR Studio of ‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ and Others, Acquired for up to $85 Million

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Coatsink is a British game studio and publisher founded in 2009. Veteran VR studio Coatsink, currently in development of Jurassic World Aftermath , has been acquired for $30 million by game publisher Thunderful.

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Tau Herculids meteor shower: Everything you need to know

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And observations from 2009 show that some fragments might be moving fast enough! There's a chance you might see a slight meteor shower known as the tau Herculids this long weekend. Earth will pass through debris trails of a broken comet, according to NASA.