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10 best documentaries streaming now on Amazon Prime Video for when you need a good dose of reality

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Most documentaries have lessons to impart and important things to say, but some of the best ones do that with nuance and subtlety while keeping us entertained.

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Requisition VR Getting PvP, F1 22 Course Updates – VR Games On Our Radar This Week

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Requisition VR’s new PvP mode and course updates for F1 22 are just some of the new VR games on our radar this week! Every week we get a lot of updates on new VR games at Upload – so much so that we don’t have time to cover them all.

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Something strange is up with 45-year-old spacecraft Voyager 1

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Voyager 1's altitude articulation and control system (AACS) is sending back some strange readings, and engineers are puzzled. News Space NASA space Voyager Voyager 1

3 surprising ways to cope with climate change

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A few years ago, Britt Wray felt overwhelmed by eco-anxiety. Fielding questions from family about whether she and her husband would have children, Wray contemplated the bleak future they might inherit.

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.

What Is Inside A Black Hole? Here's What Astronomers Say

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Researchers have connected the Standard Model of particle physics and Einstein's General Relativity theory to calculate the gravity inside a black hole. Science

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Watts don’t matter when fast charging your phone — time does

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Do you care what wattage your phone charger churns out, and does it inform you how long it will take to charge the battery? No, and it's a big problem. Features Mobile battery fast-charging gt neo 3 realme watts

Little Cities Cracks Top 10 On Quest Store Top Selling List

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City building simulator Little Cities cracked into the top 10 of the Top Selling list on the Quest Store yesterday, just over a week after launch. Holy hell, Little Cities has broken into the top 10 best-selling games on the @MetaQuestVR !

Watch incredible NASA video of a total lunar eclipse from space

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Some 64 million miles from the planet, NASA's Lucy probe got a deep space view of the recent total lunar eclipse. From her vantage point, it didn't look much like a " blood moon ," one of the many nicknames for the rare astronomical event.

How fast is the universe expanding? It’s complicated, Hubble shows

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Researchers using data from the Hubble Space Telescope have come up with the most precise measurement to date of the expansion of the universe. News Space Hubble hubble constant space

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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

NASA's getting screwy messages from interstellar space

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The Voyager 1 spacecraft is sending back some funky data from interstellar space that's leaving NASA engineers scratching their heads.

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This simple Windows File Explorer trick blew my mind

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If you need to rename multiple files in Windows 10 or Windows 11, don't do it one by one. Use this trick instead. Computing Features file explorer tips and tricks Windows Windows 10 Windows 11

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TikTokkers take odd 'hanger challenge' to test reflex

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A TikTok trend that emerged during the 2020 quarantine days is making a comeback: the "hanger challenge." Participants place a clothes hanger on their head to test out a supposed "hanger reflex," where the squeeze of the hanger causes heads to literally turn. Tweet may have been deleted.

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How To Translate Web Pages In Safari

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Many people use Google Translate to translate web pages, but Apple offers a similar feature built directly into its Safari web browser, and it's easy to use. Technology

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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.

Wordle today: Answer, hints for May 22

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Hey, Team Wordle ! A new Wordle will arrive every day, and we're here to provide tips and hints to help you keep that streak alive. Bookmark this page and come back if you find you're struggling to get the answer for Wordle 337 on May 22.

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How To Delete Your Snapchat Account

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Oh snap, do you need to delete the popular social media app. These instructions will help you do exactly that. Technology

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Between Realities VR Podcast: Season 5 Episode 15 Ft. Ben Lang of Road To VR

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In this week’s episode of the Between Realities VR Podcast, Alex and Skeeva host Ben Lang, co-founder and Executive Editor of Road to VR. Ben reflects on his 10+ years in the industry and explains how he founded his news publication.

Boeing's troubled Starliner makes it to the space station after second try

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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have opened the hatch of the recently docked Boeing Starliner, effectively ending a streak of misfortunes over the years for the spacecraft.

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.

With only small hiccups, Boeing’s Starliner capsule docks successfully with ISS

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Following a nail-biting launch on Thursday May 19, Boeing's new crew capsule Starliner has successfully docked with the International Space Station. News Space Boeing NASA oft-2 space starliner

Watch excellent 'Ugly Sonic' cameo from 'Chip 'n Dale'

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Remember the year 2019, when we all had the power to delay the Sonic the Hedgehog movie because the first design was so grotesque? If you don't, here's a quick rundown: The first Sonic trailer dropped , confirming a rumored design that fans already balked at.

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NASA’s Lucy spacecraft captured this week’s lunar eclipse from space

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This week's lunar eclipse wasn't only observed from the ground - it was also observed from 64 million miles away from Earth by the Lucy spacecraft. News Space Lucy Lunar eclipse space

He found a Milky Way black hole 50 years ago, and finally got to see it

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Bruce Balick penned an urgent letter to his research partner on the other side of the country. He feared other radio astronomers were close on their heels, including one by the name of Fred Lo. We'd better publish fast if we want to beat him into print," Balick wrote to Robert L.

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.

Bob perfects his practice burger in The Bob’s Burgers Movie

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Only the perfect burger can help save the family business in a new clip from The Bob's Burgers Movies. However, things are about to get worse for the Belchers. Movies & TV News 20th Century Studios animated movie bobs burgers The Bob's Burgers Movie

Shakira dances to 'money don't jiggle jiggle' in Jimmy Fallon TikTok challenge

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This week, "Hips Don't Lie" singer Shakira joined Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon for his Watch It Once TikTok Challenge. The rules are pretty self-explanatory: the host and guest watch a TikTok once and try to emulate the dance. The two attempts are compared, and a winner is chosen.

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Kao the Kangaroo shows how no game is ever truly dead

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The left-field Kao the Kangaroo revival demonstrates how even indie developers can bring classic series back. Features Gaming Kao the Kangaroo PC PS4 PS5 Tate Multimedia Xbox One Xbox Series X

Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, others set to leave 'SNL'

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Saturday Night Live apparently isn't immune to the Great Resignation, either. Cast members Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, and Kyle Mooney are set to leave the show after tonight's 47th season finale, Variety reported yesterday based on an insider source.

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.