Australia Has Venomous Snakes, Spiders, and… Trees

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Notorious stinging trees from Australia cause agonizing pain that can linger for weeks and even months. pain that hurts toxins venom stinging trees venomous plants gympie gympie biology science trees australia

Tasmanian Devils Are Back in Australia for the First Time in 3,000 Years

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New Report Reveals the Shocking Toll Bushfires Took on Australia’s Wildlife

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Almost 3 billion animals were killed or displaced by the devastating Australia bushfires of 2019 and 2020, new research shows. australia bush fires animals wildfires

Woman Arrested For Facebook Post Promoting Anti-Lockdown Protest in Australia

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Police in Australia arrested a 28-year-old woman on Wednesday for publishing a Facebook post that promotes an anti-lockdown protest in the country’s state of Victoria.

A 23-Year-Old Filed A World-First Climate Lawsuit in Australia

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Looks like Gen Z is at it again with the climate lawsuits, this time in Australia. kids these days climate lawsuits australia bush fires

Australia Adds ‘VR Interactivity’ To Games Rating Process


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Australia says it found no evidence to suggest a TikTok ban is necessary

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TikTok's Australia business, however, is soon expected to be sold to Microsoft. News Social Media Australia breaking twitter Microsoft tiktok United States

Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden


After an initial launch in New Zealand and Iceland , Minecraft Earth early access is now available in Australia, Mexico and Sweden. Here are today’s countries: Australia Mexico Sweden More info on our early access plans. ? The post Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden appeared first on UploadVR. The game is gradually rolling out across a few countries at a time, seemingly in smaller markets first.

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Australia Burned Under a Haze of Misinformation Earlier This Year. The U.S. Is Next.

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In January, I watched Australia burn from a distance, gripped with anxiety and sadness. Only a few months after I moved to Norway, the most terrifying firestorms the country has ever encountered tore through the land. Read more

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Niantic Launches Harry Potter Wizards Unite as Beta in Australia & New Zealand

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and Portkey Games, launched published to Google Play and the App Store in Australia. The long-awaited augmented reality game based on the Harry Potter franchise from Pokémon GO masterminds Niantic is closer to release, as the developer has begun public beta testing of the app. On Tuesday, the beta version of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, built in partnership with Niantic, Warner Bros.,

Domino's Australia Serves Up Virtual Previews of Your Pizza Order in Augmented Reality

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If you're hungry for pizza and ordering from Domino's in Australia, you can now see what your pie will look like in augmented reality before placing your order. Available through the App Store and Google Play, the updated Domino's mobile app includes New Pizza Chef, an entertaining tool that lets customers build a virtual version of their pizza and their chosen toppings.

Kmart Partners with OmniVirt for AR Ad Campaign in Australia


If you are curious to see how this new AR ad campaign works, you can try this live demo , even if you do not live in Australia. Augmented reality and advertising have already proven that they work together splendidly. And the latest proof in this respect comes from furniture producer Kmart. The company partnered with immersive advertising agency OmniVirt to create a programmatic AR ad campaign. Web AR Helps Kmart Sell More Furniture.

EON Reality Establishes Distribution Partnership with Accuteque for Australia and New Zealand

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As one of the top technological advisory firms in the area, the Melbourne-based company will now serve as EON Reality’s primary distributor for AVR development and education in Australia and New Zealand. “I’m I’m very excited to expand upon EON Reality’s connections in Australia and New Zealand through this promising partnership,” said Dan Lejerskar, Founder of EON Reality. Australia Featured LocationsIRVINE, CA, February 11, 2019 – EON Reality Inc.,

Psychedelic Choose-Your-Own VR Adventure ‘Terminus’ Available Now On Oculus Rift


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HTC Vive Reveals Extremely Limited Edition Front Defense Bundle With Themed Covers For Australia


HTC Vive is getting a brand new game bundled with every unit sold… at least it is in Australia. Vive Studios’ Front Defense, a World War II- era first-person shooter developed by Fantahorn Game Studio, will be included with every unit sold on the Australian Vive website until August 24th. Not only that, but the bundle comes with a themed protective cover for both your headset and the Vive controllers. The white covers sport the Front Defense logo. Pretty cool, huh?

PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand

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Launching in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, UK, Australia, and New Zealand on September 26th , HeroCade offers and interesting mix of genres, recalling memories of the old PlayStation demo discs from the PS1 era. The post PSVR Gaming Bundle ‘HeroCade’ Available This Month in Europe, Australia & New Zealand appeared first on Road to VR.

Google's Pixel Buds are now available in more countries including UK and Australia

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Google's Pixel Buds earbuds have finally made their way to more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK. Google #PixelBuds are now available in more countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Spain, and the UK. Also, the Buds will soon be available in more colors, Google said in a tweet.

Australia's 7-Hour 'Flight to Nowhere' Sells Out Instantly As People Lose Their Damn Minds Hoping to Feel Normal Again in the Midst of a Pandemic That's Infected 30 Million and Killed Almost 1 Million Globally But Will We Ever Feel Normal Again and What Even Qualifies As Normal Anymore

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Australia’s Qantas Airlines will fly a seven-hour “flight to nowhere” that takes off and lands in Sydney, a bizarre idea hinging on the belief that people who have been cooped up during the pandemic would want to just experience air travel, even if their destination is the same airport where they departed. And,… Read more.

Aussie VR Documentary ‘Carriberrie’ Online World Premiere on VeeR VR this Australia Day


San Jose, California, January 26, 2019 - VeeR VR , the global VR content platform is bringing ‘Carriberrie’, the Aussie VR documentary celebrating Indigenous Australian song and dance, online to the world on January 26, 2019, Australia Day. Carriberrie’ will be available to stream via VeeR VR app on Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, Gear VR, MiVR outside of Australia. Free access on Jan 26, Australia Day.

Facebook Threatens to Ban Australian Users From Posting Any News Content

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Facebook has threatened to ban all news content for users in Australia if a law proposed by the Australian government moves forward, according to a press release published by the social media company late Monday. australia facebook social media rupert murdoch instagram

Australian Regulators: If You Want to Vape, Get a Prescription

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Australia’s muddled laws on vaping are emerging from a dank cloud of confusion: According to a Wednesday report in the Guardian , the country’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has ruled that nicotine will be reclassified as a prescription-only medication in June 2021.

The Australian Air Force Is Now Testing the Microsoft HoloLens


The Australian Air Force and Saab Australia are trialing the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headset as the Australian military evolves into a “fifth-generation fighting force.” But Australia doesn’t have the only military interested in the HoloLens. Dean Rosenfield, managing director of Saab Australia, said last year the company was exploring military uses for the headset. Image Credit: Australian Royal Air Force / Saab Australia.

The angry Australian animal Australians are actually scared of

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Australia has a reputation for terrifying, deadly animals, from brown snakes to redback spiders to buff red kangaroos that can disembowel you with their feet. swooping season is in full swing in Australia, adding just one more reason for everyone to stay indoors right now.

The Australian Bushfires Stuck the Country With a $1.5 Billion Medical Bill

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Smoke from Australia’s record-breaking 2019-20 bushfire season wasn’t just a disaster for wildlife. australia australian wildfires australian bushfires health environmental health

Covid-19 Can Live on Smartphone Screens for Up to 28 Days, Researchers Find

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covid 19 study csiro coronavirus research australiaBack in March, as the covid-19 pandemic took over the planet, Apple finally told users that it’s okay to use some disinfecting wipes on their iPhones. At the time, transmission risks were opaque and it was better to be safe than sorry.

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Australian Prehistoric Exhibit Fuses VR and Puppets


A new exhibit in Australia transports you to the continent’s prehistoric past through puppets and virtual reality. ” The experience sends you back 200 million years to the ocean floor for an encounter with ancient sea creatures who were once native to the region that became Australia. 8 at ACMI in Melbourne, Australia. News 360 Film ACMI Australia Education Exhibit Film Museum Prehistoric VRPuppets and virtual reality resurrect the dinosaurs.

Swinburne University of Technology Implements EON-XR for Online Learning


Featured Press Release australia eon xr swinburne university of technologyThe award-winning solution will help the Australian university to create online solutions for their remote learning.

Australian Artists To Create VR Experience From Their Journey To Antarctica


Two Australian digital artists will board the RSV Aurora Australis next year to document the journey from Australia to the Antarctic, with the aim of creating a virtual reality experience upon their return. The artists, Dr Adam Nash and Dr John McCormick (collectively known as Wild System ), have experience in creating mixed reality artworks and installations.

Google tells Australians to get mad about proposed media laws in pointed open letter

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Mining Firm CEO Resigns After Razing an Australian Indigenous Site

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*Really* miss flying? Join over 100 other weirdos on this 7-hour 'flight to nowhere'.

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Take a virtual tour of what is very likely the brightest festival on the planet

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‘ Parrtjima - A Festival in Light ’ is an annual festival held in Alice Springs Desert Park, Australia. More about Australia , Light , Festival , Virtual , and Parrtjima. Australia Light Festival Virtual Parrtjima

Watching My Home Country Fall Apart From Lockdown on the Other Side of the World

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covid 19 coronavirus australia lockdown california wildfires personal essayA few years ago, I read Michel Faber’s novel The Book of Strange New Things. It’s a sci-fi story about a priest who leaves his wife on Earth to travel as a missionary to the distant planet of Oasis. As the novel progresses, the protagonist’s wife sends him a series of dispatches that relate the slow collapse of… Read more.

Mobile AR Game Minecraft Earth Is Now Available In The United Kingdom


The United Kingdom joins New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines as launch countries. I’ve been able to try the game out here in Australia already, so you can expect a first impressions piece on the game soon. Death, taxes and Minecraft Earth launch countries – that’s what it feels like lately, with new launch countries for the mobile AR game popping up every few days.

Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines


The game, while still in early access, is now available publicly to anyone in Australia, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, the Philippines and Iceland. With Canada, Australia and South Korea now on the map, it looks like we’re getting closer to a release in some of the bigger markets like the US and the UK.

Australian Authorities Want an AI To Settle Your Divorce

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The best way to remember proper mask hygiene? Treat it like your underwear.

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More about Australia , Underwear , Coronavirus , Covid 19 , and Face Masks. Australia Underwear Coronavirus Covid 19 Face MasksAs the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the globe, many of us are getting used to wearing face masks to stop the virus' spread.