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Five Hilarious VR Games Inspired By ‘Beat Saber’

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Beat Games’ wildly popular VR rhythm game has inspired some interesting projects over the years. Here are some of our favorites. Despite having been released back in 2018, Beat Saber remains one of the most popular games available on VR headsets at the moment. And for good reason.

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Third Eye device could help phone addicts avoid walking disasters

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An industrial designer has come up with The Third Eye, a safety device that helps phone users by scanning the path ahead for obstacles. Mobile News distracted walking safety

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Zuckerberg & Bosworth Talk Neural Interfaces & Virtual Work – Video & Transcript

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This week, Facebook VP of VR/AR Andrew Bosworth sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions about a range of VR and AR topics. The conversation happened over Instagram Live, with users sending in questions via the live chat over the course of the half an hour conversation.

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No Man’s Sky’s new Prisms update lives up to the game’s original promises

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The No Man's Sky Prisms update finally fulfills the original promises of the game and transcends them. Gaming no man's sky no man's sky update prisms update

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.

Logitech G Pro Headset For Oculus Quest 2 Review – Comfortable, Clear And Routine

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When we first heard that the Logitech G Pro Gaming Headset was getting a new version for Oculus Quest 2, we were very intrigued. What might that mean exactly? Would there be a new form factor designed to accommodate Facebook’s standalone headset, and perhaps even connect with it seamlessly?

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El Salvador Is Set to Become the First Country to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender

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El Salvador may soon become the first sovereign nation in the world to adopt bitcoin as a legal tender, Salvadorian President Nayib Bukele announced Saturday. Read more.

Unprotected computer? Why you should install Vipre Antivirus today

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Vipre Antivirus will keep your computer secure from malware, ransomware, and so much more. Here's why you should install it today. Computing Deals deal sponsored Vipre Antivirus Vipre Antivirus Ultimate Security bundle

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Dr. Strange, Anthony Bourdain, and Indiana Jones Have Something in Common

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What do Doctor Strange , Anthony Bourdain, and Indiana Jones have in common? Well, writer Michael Waldron, of course. Read more.

Why IPVanish should be your VPN of choice in 2021

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IPVanish is a fast and fantastically well priced VPN. Here's why it's the VPN you should use in 2021. Computing Deals deal IPVanish sponsored VPN deals

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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.

You can watch the first 8 minutes of 'In The Heights' right now

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The lights are finally going up on Washington Heights! The first eight minutes of In the Heights were just released online, giving us a glimpse of what to expect when the full film arrives this Thursday.

Save $100 on Vipre Antivirus when you subscribe today

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Vipre Antivirus Ultimate Security Bundle is $100 off right now and offers you both antivirus and VPN protection for a great low price. Computing Deals deal sponsored Vipre Antivirus Vipre Antivirus Ultimate Security bundle

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TikTok's white girl dancing is pure joy

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There are few activities more freeing than the white girl dance, which is less of a dance and more of a transcendental journey to the highest vibe imaginable. Regardless of gender or race, white girl dancing is a joy to behold and perform.

Smell-O-Vision: This nose-zapping wearable simulates smell using electricity

Digital Trends

Digital reproduction of sights and sounds is pretty common, but thanks to a new invention, it might soon be possible to digitally simulate smells. Features

A Texas bakery sparked backlash for making Pride cookies, so the internet showed up to support

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A local bakery in Texas is receiving an outpouring of support after a customer canceled a large order because the bakery wished the LGBTQ community a happy Pride month. The Lufkin, Texas-based bakery Confections posted a photo of rainbow heart cookies on Facebook on Wednesday, captioned, "More LOVE.

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All Xbox One games with mouse and keyboard support

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Certain Xbox One games support mouse and keyboard control schemes. Here are the Xbox One games that support mouse and keyboard, from Fortnite to Metro Exodus. Gaming controller Tier 4 Video Games Xbox One

A Quiet Place Universe is Expanding with Spin-off Film

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A Quiet Place is becoming a cinematic universe as Paramount Pictures gave the greenlight to a spin-off film set in the same universe. Read more.

Watch swimmers enjoy a dip in this incredible sky pool

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Described as "the world's first floating pool," the stunning Sky Pool has a transparent floor and is located between two residential buildings. News Outdoors architecture modern architecture sky pool swimming pool

Loki Series Writer Michael Waldron Explains The Time Variance Authority

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The MCU is no stranger to time travel. It’s woven within the fabric of many of its stories, with Avengers: Endgame using it to change the course of Marvel. Read more.

Juno will swing by Ganymede, visiting the moon for the first time in 20 years

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Jupiter's moon Ganymede is an intriguing place. Tomorrow, the Juno probe will perform a flyby of it, providing the closest encounter in decades. News ganymede Juno Jupiter space

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Early reactions to 'Loki' on Disney+ say it's the best Marvel show yet

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Marvel's Loki doesn't hit Disney+ until Wednesday, but critics who received early screeners shared their thoughts Sunday morning Loki might be the best MCU show yet, and after all the fun we had with WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier , that's really saying something.

Astronomers get closest look yet at epic explosion in our ‘cosmic backyard’

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Gamma-ray bursts are the most powerful explosions in the universe, a million trillion times as bright as the sun, and scientists just observed one up close. News black holes gamma-ray burst space

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A SpaceX rocket launched, released a satellite, and landed perfectly overnight

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While much of the United States was either sleeping or winding down their Saturday evening, SpaceX was keeping busy. The aerospace company sent one of its Falcon 9 rockets skyward at around 12:30 a.m.

SpaceX completes 125th successful mission with night time booster landing

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SpaceX launched a Sirius XM satellite into orbit early this morning, Sunday, May 6, marking the company's 125th successful mission. News space SpaceX

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Turkey's Leaders Vow to Defeat Plague of 'Sea Snot' Amid Unprecedented Outbreak

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Top officials in Turkey have vowed to defeat a plague of “sea snot” that has coated a shoreline near Istanbul in a slimy film of beige sludge that reeks. Read more.

How this supercomputer will use A.I. to map the universe’s dark energy

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To hunt for the most mysterious force in the universe, you need a powerful computer. Soon the hunt for dark energy will get a boost from a new supercomputer. News dark energy space supercomputer

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Here Are the Possible Criteria You’ll Have to Meet to Charge for Super Follows on Twitter

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It appears that not just anyone will be able to make bank for the time they spend on Twitter. If you’re looking to get people to pay you for your “exclusive” Twitter content and become your Super Followers, you might have to meet a certain set of criteria and fill out an application. Read more.

7 places where air quality sensors are most effective at home

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Airborne pollutants are a fact of life but many harmful types can seep their way into our homes. Here's how an air quality monitor can help. Smart Home air quality monitor air quality sensors Airthings Wave Radon smart home

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American Horror Story Season 10 Teaser is Here!

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Ryan Murphy’s American Horror is coming back for a 10th season! Read more.

This is what a birthday party on the space station looks like

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NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough recently celebrated his 54th birthday on the space station, with fellow astronaut Thomas Pesquet posting a photo of the event. News birthdays International Space Station ISS Space Station

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