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‘RC Rush’ Is An Addictive Pint-Sized VR Racing Game

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Realistic physics and arcade-style gameplay come together to deliver an awesome RC VR racing experience.

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Drone-delivery specialist Wing lifts lid on its unique aircraft

Digital Trends

Drone-delivery specialist Wing has released a video revealing more about the aircraft that it uses, with other footage showing the delivery operation in action. News delivery drone drone delivery Drones Wing

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Catch a Ride Around the World in 80 Days With David Tennant

GizModo VR

When David Tennant stars in something, we pay attention: Doctor Who , Jessica Jones , Good Omens , you name it. The guy is personality plus with a knack for picking great genre roles, and his latest is a wink back to one of the most influential creators in genre history.

Volcanoes on Mars exploded in ‘super eruptions’ that blotted out the sun

Digital Trends

New evidence shows volcanic activity on ancient Mars included thousands of 'super eruptions' throwing huge quantities of dust and toxic gases into the air. News Mars NASA space volcanism on mars

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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.

The Walking Dead Remains Haunted by Specters of the Past

GizModo VR

In many ways, AMC’s The Walking Dead is a show stuck with one foot in the past. It’s still trying to ride the coattails of its former popularity. It’s trying to wrap up the series without stepping on the toes of the eventual Rick Grimes movie.

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Facebook VP Disputes Reports That Company Ignored Platform-Wide Issues Harming Users

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Facebook on Saturday pushed back against recent reports from the Wall Street Journal that cited a trove of leaked company documents to outline how Facebook executives have been slow to respond to known problems across its platforms that harm users.

Watch the best bits from SpaceX’s historic all-civilian mission

Digital Trends

Check out the highlights of SpaceX's first all-civilian mission, including the launch, the stunning views, and a crew member's impromptu ukulele performance. Features News Photography crew dragon inspiration4 space space tourism SpaceX

Lord of the Rings' Ages, Explained

GizModo VR

Arda, the physical world J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings is set on, has a history stretching far, far back before Frodo’s adventure to destroy Sauron. Some of that will be explored in Amazon’s upcoming streaming series , and stories from even earlier will be teased there, too.

The final, dying outbursts of an unstable star are captured by Hubble

Digital Trends

Hubble researchers have returned to the unstable star AG Carinae to show it from two different views, complied from observations in 2020, 2014, and 1994. News Hubble space stars

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

RuPaul is now the most decorated Black artist in Emmys history

Mashable VR

RuPaul won his 11th Emmy on Sunday, making him the most awarded Black artist in the award show's history. RuPaul's Drag Race took home the Emmy for Outstanding Competition Series. As executive producer, RuPaul delivered the acceptance speech.

SpaceX all-civilian crew took this out-of-this-world selfie

Digital Trends

SpaceX's first rocket-riding space tourists have posted a selfie with one heck of a backdrop. The crew returned safely home on Sunday after three days in space. News Photography inspiration4 jared isaacman space space tourism SpaceX

Safety-minded feds want Tesla to pump the brakes on Full Self-Driving

Mashable VR

Elon Musk has been promising a wider rollout of Tesla's Full Self-Driving program for months. Now, just a couple days after his latest tweet on the matter, U.S. authorities are asking Tesla to slow its roll.

Apple video focuses on the differences between its new iPhone 13 handsets

Digital Trends

Apple has released its own intricately scripted and entertainingly shot video highlighting some of the main differences between its new iPhone 13 models. Apple Mobile News iPhone iphone 13 Phones

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Your time management won't work until you realize how little time you have

Mashable VR

Let us assume, dear reader, that you are young and healthy and lucky enough to live a total of 80 years. Doesn't sound too bad, right? Break it down into days and you get 29,200, which is such a large number that our brains tend to give up trying to process what it means.

8 Nintendo GameCube games that need to come to Switch

Digital Trends

The Nintendo Switch is sorely lacking GameCube games. Here are eight that should come to the system. Gaming nintendo gamecube Nintendo Switch

'Ted Lasso' takes home best comedy at the 2021 Emmys

Mashable VR

AFC Richmond can add another win to the board, because Ted Lasso is taking home the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.

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Cracks in the crypto utopia: How a surge of scams is exposing DeFi’s dark side

Digital Trends

Crypto evangelists often tout decentralized finance as being a superior alternative to traditional banking, but ditching the middleman does have some downsides. Features

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How to download and save Instagram videos

Mashable VR

Instagram is famously the place to go to look at photos, get distracted by reels, and watch videos. If you want to see videos about food, travel, manifestation , or anything in between, Instagram is quickly becoming the place to look.

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Inside the strange and scammy world of anti-5G accessories

Digital Trends

Fears about cell phones emitting harmful radiation have been around for decades. Now that 5G is rolling out, sketchy retailers are using that fear to cash in. Features Mobile 5G cellphone radiation conspiracy theory Social Media

Tesla to Expand Full Self-Driving Beta, But Top Safety Official Says It Needs to Tackle 'Basic Safety Issues' First

GizModo VR

Tesla is getting ready to roll out a sweeping update for its “Full Self-Driving” mode that would extend the feature’s beta testing to more customers and areas. But before it does, the automaker needs to address some “basic safety issues,” said Jennifer Homendy, head of the U.S.

Seasonal variations are making flying on Mars harder for helicopter Ingenuity

Digital Trends

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is facing challenges from the changing seasons on Mars, where falling atmospheric density could make flying much harder. News ingenuity Mars NASA space

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Lil Nas X made a baby registry for 'Montero' that's raising lots of money for charities

Mashable VR

Congratulations, Lil Nas X: It's an album! But don't send baby strollers to this new bundle of joy, since the parent is accepting celebratory gifts only in the form of charitable donations.

SpaceX Inspiration4 civilian crew land safely off Florida coast

Digital Trends

SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has splashed down safely in the Atlantic Ocean following a three-day trip to orbit. News inspiration4 space SpaceX

Entertainment & Empathy | How VR Is Set To Transform Cinema

AffinityVr

Human affinity for storytelling dates back millennia, perhaps even as far back as the first campfire ever made. Stories are the vehicle through which people have been able to access each other’s lived experiences.

A Celebration of Award-Worthy VR Films

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It’s been five years since a lovable little hedgehog brought home VR’s very first Emmy® Award. Since then, VR filmmakers and content creators have taken

Entertainment & Empathy | How VR Is Set To Transform Cinema

AffinityVr

Human affinity for storytelling dates back millennia, perhaps even as far back as the first campfire ever made. Stories are the vehicle through which people have been able to access each other’s lived experiences.

Hilarious Emmys sketch made a support group for actors without awards

Mashable VR

The Emmys can be rough, especially if you're a longtime television actor who has never taken that coveted stage.

Alfred Hitchcock sculpted entirely in VR

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Alfred Hitchcock sculpted solely in VR See Reddit by Endaclone – View Supply. Source. Articles Alfred Hitchcock sculpted

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