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Miranda: A Live Steampunk VR Opera Where You Play As Judge & Jury

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It’s trial by opera in this interactive murder-mystery. There’s been a murder! One of the city’s wealthiest women has been found dead, but things don’t quite add up. The circumstances of her death are shrouded in mystery.

Doom 3 VR Mod Coming To Oculus Quest

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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. Last month Simon Brown, aka DrBeef, successfully got 2001’s well-loved first-person shooter Return To Castle Wolfenstein running in standalone VR.

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It’s Official: NVIDIA To Acquire Arm For $40 Billion

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Following a number of rumors and leaks, NVIDIA this evening announced that it is buying Arm Limited for $40 billion.

How Pixel Ripped 1995 Is A Nostalgia-Fueled Time Machine For Gamers

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Nostalgia hits different in VR; it can recreate not only the things that what you once loved, but also the environment you were in when you loved it. There’s no better example of that all-encompassing nostalgia than Pixel Ripped 1995.

Can A.I. solve one of the oldest mysteries of linguistics?

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Lost languages like Linear A have confounded researchers for decades, but as artificial intelligence advances, could technology crack the case? Features ai artifical intelligence

Directors of Synchronic Ask You to Please Not Go See Their Movie

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Not all films getting released in theaters in these times are doing so with the enthusiastic support of their creators. Read more. synchronic anthony mackie james dornan covid 19 movie theaters

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For Some Strange Reason, Orcas Are Ramming Into Boats in Northern Spain

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Although the majority of orcas ignore boats at sea , there are a few in northern Spain that are apparently interested in ramming into them, setting off a string of questions and a bit of apprehension. Read more. orcas science spain mysteries

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition reportedly coming to U.S. through Verizon

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, the specifications and renders of which were leaked in August, is reportedly coming to the United States through Verizon. Mobile News breaking twitter Samsung samsung galaxy s20 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Warner Bros. Is Refusing to Share Detailed Tenet Box Office Numbers

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Warner Bros. continues to make interesting decisions around the release and distribution of Christopher Nolan’s Tenet , this time breaking the generally agreed-upon norms of how box office profits are reported. Apparently, other studios in the business are not happy. Read more.

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The best Apple iPad (2018) cases and covers

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Apple's iPad isn't invincible, but our roundup of the best iPad cases will help you outfit your device with some added protection to shield it from damage. Apple Buying Guides Mobile Accessory of the Week cases covers iPad

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While the West Coast Burns, NOAA Welcomes a Climate Change Denier Onboard

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently hired David Legates, a climate change denier who’s previously maintained that the sun is to blame for global warming and that the ocean’s rising CO2 levels are fine because it means we get bigger crabs , for a top position at the agency.

Samsung is having another Unpacked event on September 23 — we have no idea why

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Samsung has announced that it's having a third Unpacked event, scheduled for September 23. At this point, we have no idea what the event is for. Android Mobile Samsung Samsung Galaxy Unpacked

Soon We Might Get to See Mars in 8K

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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and broadcaster NHK are teaming up to develop a space camera capable of filming in 4K and 8K resolutions to capture Mars like it’s never been seen before.

Whatever happened to Li-Fi?

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After being introduced to the world in 2011, Li-Fi technology generated lots of hype and tons of investment dollars. But it still hasn't caught on. Here's why. Features Li-Fi

Pennyworth's Second Season Will Feature Bruce Wayne, Uh, Kind Of

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It’s a truth universally acknowledged that every Batman prequel will feature Bruce Wayne eventually. But it usually doesn’t occur like this. Read more. pennyworth batman alfred epix dc entertainment dc warner bros baby batman

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Largest ever digital photographs taken by Vera Rubin Observatory camera

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The largest digital photographs ever taken in a single shot have been captured using the imaging sensors which will be used in the Vera Rubin Observatory. News breaking twitter space vera rubin observatory

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Nia DaCosta's Candyman Has Been Delayed Until 2021

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Candyman , the horror remake helmed by Nia DaCosta and produced by Jordan Peele, was set for a release October 16th. In yet another covid delay, it’s being pushed back to an as-of-yet unknown date in 2021. Read more. candyman nia dacosta jordan peele yahya abdul mateen ii

Exoplanets could be made of diamonds, unlike anything in our solar system

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In a concept straight out of a dream, new research shows that our universe could host carbon-rich planets made of diamonds. News breaking twitter exoplanets space

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Cinematic Augmented Reality Movies are coming

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Augmented Reality’s time has come. Augmented Reality is finally coming-of-age.

Nvidia to acquire chip designer ARM in deal worth $40 billion

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Nvidia has announced it will acquire U.K. chip designer ARM from current owner SoftBank in a cash and stock deal valued at $40 billion. Computing Mobile News #breakingtwitter ARM breaking twitter Nvidia SoftBank

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Walmart to start using autonomous drones for 1-hour delivery

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Starting next year, certain Walmart orders will literally fly to your door. The retailer announced a trial run with medical supply drone delivery company Zipline early Monday.

TikTok reaches deal to sell its U.S. operations to Oracle

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TikTok has reportedly struck a deal with Oracle to sell its U.S. operations to the American software giant. News Social Media breaking breaking twitter ByteDance oracle tiktok

TikTok will reportedly sell to Oracle after Microsoft bid rejected

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Oracle has beat out Microsoft to win the bid for TikTok 's U.S. operations, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

PlayStation 5 box reportedly includes console base, but no headphones

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The PlayStation 5 box will reportedly include a base so there is no need for a separate purchase to make it stand, but there will apparently be no headphones. Gaming News breaking twitter PlayStation 5 Sony

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Elon Musk thinks his baby's full name sounds like a password

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"Sorry?". That was Tesla CEO Elon Musk's initial response to a reporter inquiring about Baby X Æ A-12 at the under-construction Gigafactory Berlin Tesla electric car factory earlier in September. After hearing the question again, Musk laughed and finally recognized the name. "Oh,

Square Enix may reveal Final Fantasy XVI at upcoming PlayStation 5 showcase

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Square Enix may finally reveal Final Fantasy XVI at the next PlayStation 5 showcase, after the RPG's announcement was reportedly dropped from Sony's June event. Gaming News breaking twitter Final Fantasy XVI PlayStation 5 Square Enix

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Tesla Supercharger glitch gives free charge to all EVs in Europe

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Super-fast charging for Tesla electric vehicles just arrived in new cities in Germany. The only problem? Any electric vehicle can take advantage of the new charging stations. For free.

Gearbox to roll out free Borderlands 3 next-gen upgrade, 4-player split screen

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Gearbox will roll out a free next-gen upgrade for Borderlands 3, which will allow players to continue their progress on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Gaming News Borderlands 3 breaking twitter gearbox software PlayStation 5 Xbox Series X

Shoutout to 'New Girl,' the ultimate quarantine comfort watch

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In 2020, a year that's hellbent on introducing a constant and unwavering string of harsh anxieties, TV lovers have found their perfect weighted blanket: New Girl.

Add Some Aromatherapy To Your Routine With Almost Half Off Of This Anjou Essential Oil Diffuser [Exclusive]

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Anjou Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser | $16 | Amazon | Clip coupon + Promo Code HKY6TL8I Read more. kinja deals deals amazon deals

Facebook removes misinformation related to Oregon wildfires

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Another day, another slew of misinformation being shared on Facebook. But this time, the social media platform is removing several false claims before they spread to an even wider audience.