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NASA’s TESS has discovered 5,000 exoplanet candidates

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NASA's planet-hunting satellite, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, has passed an impressive milestone, having identified 5,000 potential exoplanets. News exoplanets space tess

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If You Used Apps Like Venmo, Robinhood, and American Express, You Might Be Owed Money

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Earlier this month, users turned to Google to find out whether emails informing them of a “Plaid settlement” were legitimate or spam. They are real, and if you got one, there’s a chance you could be owed some money from the fintech company’s recent $58 million class action settlement. Read more.

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Airbnb offering a year in Italy rent-free, and YOU can apply

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Airbnb is offering the unique chance to live in a recently restored heritage home in Sicily, Italy -- and the rent will cost you nothing. News Smart Home Airbnb Italy Travel work from home

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Jurassic World: Dominion Disrupts the Winter Olympics in New TV Promo

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We’re still expected to receive the third Jurassic World film this summer, though it may not seem like it since actual footage for the movie has been fairly scarce since it faced a pandemic-induced delay.

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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.

Nobody Saves the World succeeds where Balan Wonderworld fails

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Nobody Saves the World on Xbox Game Pass shows how Balan Wonderworld could've worked with three major changes. Gaming Balan Wonderworld drinkbox studios Nobody Saves the World Square Enix Xbox Game Pass

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Mars lander InSight is awake from safe mode after dust storm

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NASA's InSight lander on Mars has returned to normal operations after a break of around two weeks due to a regional dust storm. News Insight Mars NASA space

I Can't Wait for a New Age of Character Motifs

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Shortly before the weekend, director Matt Reeves unveiled the full musical theme for The Batman. While it’s been heard in thunderous snippets in recent trailers , the full piece itself from the film’s composer Michael Giacchino is a blast.

How Dune’s visual effects made an unfilmable epic possible

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Dune reunited director Denis Villeneuve with visual effects supervisor Paul Lambert to turn a supposedly unfilmable saga into an epic box-office adventure. Movies & TV Dune paul lambert VFX visual effects

Apple to Waive In-App Purchase Requirement for Online Group and Event Apps Until June

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Online group and event apps for iOS won’t have to say goodbye quite yet to Apple’s pandemic-related exemptions to its in-app purchase policy. Read more.

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.

Forget spacewalking, how about space running?

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While a spacewalk requires climbing into an unwieldy spacesuit for a stint outside the orbital facility, a “space run” is an altogether different affair. News International Space Station ISS matthias maurer space space fitness space gym Space Station

Final Fantasy VII's Tifa Lockhart Should Have Her Own Solo Adventure

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Though Final Fantasy games often place the focus on lead characters with comically large swords and steely gazes, the other members of their party are nothing to shrug at. This is especially true for Final Fantasy VII and its stellar 2020 remake.

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The best Operators in Rainbow Six Extraction

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You'll want to have at least one backup ready for when you're forced to swap. To form the best team, here are the best Operators in Rainbow Six Extraction. Gaming co-op game first person shooter game guide Rainbow Six Rainbow Six Extraction

Peloton Heart Attack Is Hollywood's New Favorite Plot Point

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Just when you thought Peloton’s week couldn’t get any worse , the unthinkable occurred: Another character on a popular TV show got a heart attack while riding one of its bikes.

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.

Mars Perseverance rover shakes loose troublesome pebbles

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NASA has shared an update on progress of dislodging pebbles from the Perseverance rover, and the signs are looking good for its continuing mission. News Mars Perseverance space

8K Digital Reality Demo Online video – Canon RF5.2mm f/2.8L Twin Fisheye

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Making your have virtual actuality (VR) movie just bought a lot easier with the new VR-capable lens — the Canon RF5.2mm f/2.8L Twin Fisheye. Immerse by yourself in this … source. Videos Canon

How to watch NASA’s update on James Webb’s arrival at L2

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As the James Webb Space Telescope makes its final burn to enter its orbit around the sun, NASA will broadcast a Science Live show about the event. News how to watch James Webb Space Telescope space

FUNNIEST Virtual Actuality Activity Ever! | Accounting VR (HTC Vive Gameplay)

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Let’s enjoy Accounting, a humorous VR game from Squanchtendo! This minimal recreation can be performed with the PSVR, Oculus Contact and HTC Vive. Enjoy guys The … supply.

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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.

5 things we’d like to see in the next HomeKit update

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These are the five biggest things we want to see from Apple in the next HomeKit features. Smart Home Apple HomeKit smart home

NASA delays launch of its first space tourism mission to ISS

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Several issues have prompted NASA and Axiom Space to delay the first U.S.-organized organized space tourism trip to the International Space Station by about a month. News ax-1 axiom space NASA space space tourism

In defense of the Dell XPS 13 Plus

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The Dell XPS 13 Plus has some controversial and potentially divisive new features, but it points the way toward a more innovative future for the XPS line. Computing Dell Laptops XPS XPS 13 XPS 13 Plus

Hubble captures a beautiful galaxy with a nautical theme

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The Hubble Space Telescope has captured another stunning image of deep space -- this one showing the distant galaxy NGC 3381. News Hubble space

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.

How to play Rainbow Six Extraction with friends online

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Rainbow Six Extraction is best enjoyed with a few friends by your side. Here's how to invite players to your group and how to make use of your Buddy Passes. Gaming Rainbow Six Rainbow Six Extraction Ubisoft Xbox Game Pass