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Watch: F1 22 VR Gameplay Featuring F1 Pro Lance Stroll

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The latest addition to EA’s legendary video game franchise looks like its most ambitious yet. Arriving next month on PC and consoles, F1 22 is the latest racing game simulator from EA Sports.

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The XR Week Peek (2022.06.20): Roblox may come to Quest, Meta launches Avatar Store, and more!

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It seems that in many countries of the world this weekend was Father’s Day… so my best greetings to all of you that are fathers!

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How NASA's NuSTAR Telescope Peers Out Into The X-Ray Universe

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NuSTAR was able to see high-energy X-rays that were produced by Jupiter's strong magnetic field, even though it's rare to see these coming from planets. Science

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Beer maker transforms brewing waste into denim jeans

Digital Trends

A Japanese beer maker is using upcycling technology to turn waste products from the brewing process into blue jeans, winning the company new fans. News Jeans sapporo breweries upcycling

The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

Everything We Know About The European Telescope Creating A 3D Map Of The Entire Galaxy

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While missions like Hubble and the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope look in detail at particular targets, other missions have a broader aim. Science

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Here's Where Neil Armstrong's Corvette Is Today

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Neil Armstrong's 1967 Corvette Sting Ray is now in the care of a restorer who preserved it after not leaving a garage from 1981 to 2012.

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SpaceX achieves incredible feat of 3 launches in 36 hours

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With the successful completion of its spaceflight Sunday morning, SpaceX has accomplished three launches in just 36 hours, the fastest sequence of three missions by any commercial launch company in history, according to a report from Space.com.

Telegram's Premium Plan Arrives With Exclusive Features

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Telegram has announced a major upcoming change to its messaging service, one that'll involve giving extra features to users who are willing to pay. News Technology

OpenSim users, land area hit record highs

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OpenSim reported land area growth for the third month in a row with the addition of more than 1,400 new regions, for a new record high of 114,567 standard region equivalents. Active monthly users went up by 525, for a new record high of 44,061.

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

How The European Space Agency's Hera Mission Plans To Defend Earth From Asteroids

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It's been the plot for plenty of sci-fi movies, but the threat of an asteroid impacting the Earth is a real one, and space agencies are preparing. Science

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NASA documentary celebrates Black space explorers

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NASA has released a free-to-view documentary celebrating Black astronauts and their contribution to the American space program. News Space Black astronauts color of space diversity Juneteenth NASA space

Here's How Bentley Plans To Become Fully Electric By 2030

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It's no secret that legendary British automaker Bentley is looking to the future with electrification, sustainability, and carbon-neutrality as top priorities.

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Watch SpaceX’s 3 launches and 3 landings across just 3 days

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SpaceX has just performed three Falcon 9 rocket launches and landings on three consecutive days, with the missions taking place within just 36 hours. News Space falcon 9 space SpaceX

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

The Hidden Disco Lights Feature Mini Cooper Owners Need To Try

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Carmakers have a history of adding quirky features to their vehicles, and the Mini Cooper is no exception. This tiny car has some surprisingly colorful lights.

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Watch golfer Grayson Murray lose it, throw one club then break another

Mashable VR

Golfer Grayson Murray did his best Happy Gilmore impression on Sunday during the final round of the U.S. In short: The dude totally lost his s**t, chucking his putter at top speed and then subsequently snapping an iron over his knee.

Solar Flares Are More Dangerous Than You Realized

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Solar flares largely go unnoticed, but that doesn't mean there aren't dangerous ones that could impact life on Earth. Science

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Bitcoin continues to plummet, dropping below $20K

Mashable VR

So what happens when a decentralized currency requires government-issued currency to determine its value and is bought and sold with said government-issued currency? Well, you get Bitcoin (BTC) falling to its lowest level in 18 months.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

The Incredibly Rare Car Rick From Pawn Stars Couldn't Pass Up

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The "Pawn Stars" team has come across some real treasures over the years, not the least of which is a rare classic Ford that Rick picked up for six figures.

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Two rocky super-Earths discovered just 33 light-years away

Digital Trends

Researchers using NASA's TESS satellite have discovered two rocky exoplanets in a system in our cosmic backyard, located just 33 light-years from Earth. News Space exoplanets space tess

Do you have to pay for Microsoft's Defender Antivirus?

Mashable VR

If you've ever rocked with a Microsoft operating system at any point in your life, you're probably familiar with Microsoft Defender Antivirus. It's been with the OS since the early 90's when it was called Microsoft Anti-Virus for MS-DOS and it's always been free.

NASA to begin powering down Voyager probes this year

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The two Voyager probes, the most distant human-made objects in the universe, will soon begin the process of shutting down. News Space NASA space Voyager

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

The top 5 Monster energy drink flavors to fuel your next marathon gaming sesh

Mashable VR

It’s Friday night at the end of a long week. You’re exhausted. The demands of work (and life) have beaten all the energy they can out of you. But the call of your PS5 or Xbox Series X is too tempting to overcome.

See our galactic neighbors as you’ve never seen them before

Digital Trends

Images of four nearby galaxies to the Milky Way show the dust in and around these galaxies in all its glory. News Space galaxies Planck observatory space

9 of the best moments in Black Twitter history

Mashable VR

UPDATE: Jun. 19, 2022, 1:25 p.m. EDT This story has been updated for clarity and sensitivity. Black Twitter is the beating heart of Twitter overall. If you have a favorite meme, joke, or even way to use Twitter, it most likely started on Black Twitter.

Be a wuss: Pixar movies make you cry, and that’s OK

Digital Trends

Pixar movies are a little formulaic, and many of them like Coco, Soul, and Turning Red, are real tearjerkers. Why is that a bad thing? Features Movies & TV Animated Movies Coco Disney Inside Out Pixar Animation Studios Turning Red

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.