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AR Technology Invades Electric Daisy Carnival In Vegas

VRScout

Use Snapchat to locate your favorite artists and find your friends in the crowd. Earlier this month we reported on a new partnership between social media app Snapchat and American events promoter Live Nation that will bring AR (augmented reality) Lenses to multiple concerts across the United States.

If a scary asteroid will actually strike Earth, here's how you'll know

Mashable VR

This story, originally published in June 2021, has been republished as part of Mashable's "Space Rocks" series. On April 13, 2029 (which happens to be Friday the 13th), something unsettling will happen.

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How NASA’s DAVINCI probe will withstand the hellish conditions of Venus

Digital Trends

Venus's acidic, high-pressure atmosphere is one of the most inhospitable places in our solar system -- and NASA is building a probe that can withstand it. Features Space davinci+ NASA Venus

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Apple Car Is Making Some Serious Moves

Slashgear

We've been hearing about the Apple Car for years. Now all signs indicate it's finally taking big leaps toward an actual launch in the relatively near future.

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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.

Withings ScanWatch Horizon stuns with elegant simplicity

Digital Trends

The $499 Horizon smartwatch is an analog beauty pared down to the essentials. Features Mobile Apple Health apple smartwatch

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Arrival of Starliner makes 5 types of spacecraft docked with ISS

Digital Trends

The docking of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule means the International Space Station is hosting an unusually wide variety of spacecraft. News Space ISS space starliner

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Russia keeps getting hacked

Mashable VR

Russia — a nation that has famously been on the offensive when it comes to cyber attacks — is now facing its own barrage of hacks as multiple sanctions hit the country from the West.

See four dwarf galaxies merging into one in this Hubble image

Digital Trends

An image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows an unusual interaction of four dwarf galaxies, so close together that all of them would fit within the Milky Way. News Space dwarf galaxies Hubble space

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How Much Does A Civilian SpaceX Flight Cost?

Slashgear

We're still in the early days of sending private citizens into space, but multiple such launches have happened, and they're rumored to have cost a fortune. 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

The Juice mission is almost ready to explore Jupiter’s icy moons

Digital Trends

The European Space Agency's Juice spacecraft is getting ready for its mission to Jupiter to see if its icy moons could potentially host life. News Space ESA Juice Jupiter space

WhatsApp Drops Support For Older iPhones: What Users Should Know

Slashgear

The fabled day has arrived: WhatsApp is officially dropping support for two older versions of Apple's mobile operating system, forcing iPhone users to upgrade. News Technology

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James Webb will investigate targets in our cosmic backyard

Digital Trends

Included in the objects James Webb will be studying, as well as distant galaxies and far-off stars, are targets right here in our own solar system, News Space James Webb Space Telescope solar system space

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How Members Of The Public Helped Hubble Find Thousands Of Asteroids

Slashgear

Citizen scientists have helped to identify more than 1,700 asteroid trails in data from Hubble's archives, made up of more than 37,000 images. Science

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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.

NASA astronaut offers glimpse inside new Starliner capsule

Digital Trends

A NASA astronaut has offered a glimpse inside Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which docked with the ISS for the first time on Friday, May 20. News Space cst-100 NASA space spacecraft starliner

How Solar Orbiter Is Capturing Images Of The Sun Close Up

Slashgear

The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter will bring the closest camera to the sun to date and take incredibly detailed images of the celestial body. Science

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Best wireless smart meat thermometers

Digital Trends

Need to keep tabs on your food without opening and closing the door or lid constantly? These smart, wireless food thermometers can take your cook to the next level. Products Smart Home proactive evergreen smart home smart kitchen wifi thermometers

The 5 Most Important Things To Know Before Buying A OnePlus Phone

Slashgear

OnePlus sprang into existence years ago, earning the loyalty of Android fans. If you want to pick up your first model, there are a few things to know. Technology

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.

Memorial Day Mattress Sales 2022: Best mattress deals today

Digital Trends

This Memorial Day, some of the most popular mattress brands on the market are hosting incredible Memorial Day mattress sales with some can't-miss deals. Deals Smart Home dream cloud sleep 2022 mattress mattress deals smart home smart home deals

Kate McKinnon gets abducted by aliens one final time during her farewell 'SNL' show

Mashable VR

Saturday Night Live mainstay Kate McKinnon said goodbye to the show during its season finale on Saturday. In the process, she revisited one of her classic characters: Ms. Rafferty, the blunt-talking chain smoker who has a penchant for getting abducted by handsy aliens.

What is Twitter Blue and is it worth it?

Digital Trends

Twitter Blue is a subscription service that gives users access to premium features. In this quick guide, we'll take a closer look at what it has to offer. Computing Guides Social Media social media apps social media section Twitter twitter blue Twitter premium subscription

Laura Dern is 20 years younger than Sam Neill in Jurassic Park

Mashable VR

Sam Neill was 20 years older than Laura Dern in "Jurassic Park," an age gap that somehow didn't make the stars uncomfortable until nearly three decades after the 1993 blockbuster hit theaters. “Laura was a tender age," Neill told The Sunday Times of London via BuzzFeed News of the casting.

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.

How to watch Nvidia’s Computex 2022 keynote

Digital Trends

Next week, Nvidia will be presenting its Computex 2022 keynote, and although we're not sure what to expect, rumors range from a new low-end GPU to the next-gen. Computing News Computex 2022 GPU GTX 1630 Nvidia RTX 40

Pete Davidson delivers heartfelt goodbye to 'SNL,' makes fun of himself the entire time

Mashable VR

It's been a wild ride for Saturday Night Live vet Pete Davidson. He debuted as a babyfaced 20-year-old who laughed in sketches and is now, well, super-celebrity Pete Davidson.

The decade of ignoring your gaming PC’s power supply is over

Digital Trends

For around a decade, there hasn't been a reason to go beyond a 750W power supply in a gaming PC. But that's changing, and it's important to upgrade soon. Computing Features PC Gaming pc hardware power supply ReSpec

Here's How We Might Punish Crimes Committed On The Moon

Slashgear

Canada is the first country to look at punishing crimes on the moon and perhaps beyond as the space race continues. Science

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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.