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This VR Bus Takes You On A Tour Of Ancient Rome

VRScout

Go 2,000 years back in time on the Virtual Reality Bus.

Replacing The Battery Pack On A VW E-Golf Costs More Than You Think

Slashgear

Though EVs will save you a bunch in fuel costs, the price to replace their batteries may eat into those savings, particularly if you have an e-Golf.

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These companies will pay for employee abortion care

Mashable VR

A year of attacks against reproductive rights culminated in the overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24, with communities around the nation responding in protest.

How James Webb Telescope Will Study The Earliest Periods Of The Universe

Slashgear

The insanely powerful James Webb Space Telescope will look back through the distant parts of the universe, helping astronomers study its secrets. Science

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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

Software engineer creates AI that identifies anonymous faces in WWII photos

Mashable VR

In a story originally reported by The Times of Israel , a software engineer in New York has created and developed an AI that scans through hundreds of thousands of photos to help identify victims and survivors of the Holocaust.

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This galaxy cluster is so massive it warps space-time and bends light

Digital Trends

An image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a galaxy cluster named Abell 1351, so unimaginably massive it is bending space-time itself. News Space galaxy cluster Hubble space

5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying An NFT

Slashgear

Are you thinking about spending your hard-earned money on a couple of NFTs? Before you give in to the hype, there are a few things you should know. Technology

This giant map of minerals on Mars is a piece of modern art

Digital Trends

NASA recently released the first part of a map of the martian surface, in the form of a 5.6 gigapixel image in 72 colors. News Space Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter space

The Real Reason Why Ford Sued John Cena

Slashgear

The Ford GT is something of a collectors item, but actor and wrestler John Cena was quick to sell his off, prompting a lawsuit.

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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.

iPhone lost in river for 10 months reunited with owner, and it still works

Digital Trends

A man has been reunited with his iPhone after losing it in a river 10 months ago. And amazingly, the handset still works. Mobile News iPhone waterproof

Why Smart Plugs Are Some Of The Best Energy-Saving Tech For Your Home

Slashgear

Smart homes are known for being convenient, but they also have the potential to save you money by reducing how much electricity your appliances use. Technology

Virgin Orbit in final prep for its first night-time rocket launch

Digital Trends

Virgin Orbit is gearing up for Wednesday's Straight Up mission as it seeks to take on the likes of SpaceX and Rocket Lab for small-satellite deployments. News Space launcherone Rockets space virgin orbit

How To Protect Your Accounts With iPhone's Two-Factor Authentication

Slashgear

You've probably heard about two-factor authentication, but did you know the iPhone has this feature built-in? It's simple to set up and even easier to use. Technology

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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.

Stardust is the first period tracker app to offer end to end encryption

Mashable VR

In the post-decision furor of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade , period tracking apps have become a new area of digital concern, as many question whether the apps' stored personal health data could be used to target people seeking abortion care.

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Next HomePod And Apple Watch May Not Have The Upgrades You Want

Slashgear

A new Apple Watch and HomePod are expected to launch later this year, but a new leak claims they may not include some of the big changes fans are hoping for. News Technology

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Lizzo rocked the 'About Damn Time' TikTok trend at the BET Awards

Mashable VR

The BET Awards are on tonight, and so is force of nature Lizzo. Dressed in a shiny '70s jumpsuit reminiscent of a golden disco ball, the singer put her classical flute training to good use in a dazzling performance of her hit "About Damn Time."

How To Tell If Someone Is Watching Your Nest Cam

Slashgear

A Nest is meant to provide users peace of mind, but when it is hacked, it can feel like a major invasion of privacy. Technology

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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.

11 first date ideas for getting to know someone quickly

Mashable VR

I finally downloaded Hinge on March 1, 2020, when I was ready to give dating another try after a messy relationship had ended. We all know what happened about two weeks later: COVID hit, and dating had to take a pause.

Here's How Much Money You Can Actually Save Switching To LED Light Bulbs

Slashgear

Buying a bunch of LED bulbs to update your home's lighting may sound expensive, but doing so will likely save you a bunch of money in the long run. Technology

Linking 64 antennae together to see the radio universe on a grand scale

Digital Trends

Astronomers have linked up data from the 64 antennae of the MeerKAT telescope to map the cosmos on a large scale. News Space meerkat space Square Kilometer Array

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The Mysterious History Behind The Chevrolet Logo

Slashgear

No one really knows where the iconic Chevrolet "bowtie" emblem came from, but there are myriad theories, each interesting on its own.

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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.

Prepare yourself: Apple is announcing even more "new" products

Mashable VR

Alert Apple aficionados: the company has reportedly hinted at new products and updated OG's to be released over the next year.

How Much Will A Flying Car Cost?

Slashgear

Flying cars are no longer a fantasy and you may soon have the chance to own one. That doesn't mean they'll be anywhere close to affordable, however.

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Director Patrick Hughes on The Man from Toronto and working with Kevin Hart

Digital Trends

In an interview with Digital Trends, director Patrick Hughes talks about his latest film, the Kevin Hart/Woody Harrelson action-comedy The Man from Toronto. Features Movies & TV comedies kevin hart Netflix comedies The Man From Toronto Woody Harrelson

Why You Probably Shouldn't Buy A Used Graphics Card

Slashgear

The crypto crash resulted in a flood of used graphics cards on the market, but gamers should think twice before buying one of them to try and save money. Technology

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.