Long-Dormant Volcano in Iceland Awakens in Fiery Eruption

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A long-dormant volcano erupted on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula on Friday, shooting a fountain of lava that lit the night sky roughly 19 miles (30 kilometers) southwest of the nation’s capital, the Icelandic Meteorological Office reported Friday.

Video Livestream of Iceland's Erupting Volcano is Oddly Soothing

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A volcano in Iceland is currently spewing molten lava after roughly 800 years of sitting dormant. southern peninsula igneous petrology fagradalsfjall entertainment culture volcanism of iceland ixcanul bjorn steinbekk reykjanes volcanic belt reykjanes volcanoes bjork geologyAnd thanks to the wonders of technology, anyone with an internet connection can watch it happening in real time.

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Ring in the New Year in Iceland — virtually

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Most of us will be stuck at home for New Year’s Eve, but that doesn’t mean we can celebrate at a concert in Iceland — virtually, at least. The party will also be broadcast live on Iceland’s national TV network RUV and streamed online. (Image courtesy OZ.).

Why Iceland's eruption is so gooey and thrilling

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Icelanders recently played volleyball as lava poured from the ground behind them. The new Icelandic eruption is relatively small and non-threatening for a volcanic eruption. Why so carefree?

Scientists Cook Hot Dogs in Lava From Iceland's Erupting Volcano

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Scientists on-site at Iceland’s erupting volcano near the capitol city of Reykjavik cooked up some hot dogs on Sunday. What were these scientists studying with such a wacky experiment? The lava dogs weren’t part of their experiments, sadly enough. The scientists were just hungry. Read more. lava volcano hot dog earth sciences world cuisine barbecue grill volcanism ulvar kari johannsson petrology volcanology geology hospitality recreation

You can watch Iceland's new, thrilling eruption live

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Fresh new earth is pouring from the ground in Iceland. Icelandic scientists put up a webcam on Saturday near a newly opened fissure on the Reykjanes Peninsula, located on the southwestern part of the island. And you can watch this lava splattering and flowing live on YouTube.

Feast your eyes on gorgeous shots of fresh lava from Iceland's new eruption

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The Icelandic Meteorological Office reported Friday evening that lava started flowing out of a fissure on the island's Reykjanes peninsula, after months of quaking in the region. The Icelandic musician Björk, for example, is stoked. Earth's grandeur is spilling out.

Lava photos from the newest Iceland eruption show a wild, oozing flow

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Molten rock likely from miles underground is flowing out of a newly opened fissure in the ground on Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula. The lava is flowin'.

Coronavirus Antibodies Can Last at Least Four Months, Large Iceland Study Finds

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A new study from Iceland provides reassurance that our antibodies to the coronavirus that causes covid-19 can last at least four months—assuming that we produce them in the first place.

Minecraft Earth Early Access Begins, Available In New Zealand And Iceland

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The game is now available for download for users in New Zealand and Iceland only , with more countries available soon. New Zealand and Iceland are relatively small countries and large companies often roll out new software first to only a small percentage of the market to test out stability of their systems. Starting today, we will begin to roll out early access from country to country, starting with: New Zealand Iceland Not a citizen of either land?

Bjork Teleports Fans to Iceland With New Virtual Reality.

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Bjork Teleports Fans to Iceland With New Virtual Reality Experience via Variety Bjork is taking fans around the world on a journey to her home country: The Icelandic music icon debuted a new virtual reality experience called “Bjork Digital” in Sydney, Australia this week. bjork vr virtual reality iceland river studios

Within Releases First In A Series Of CNNVR News Documentaries

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Exploring the frozen landscapes of Iceland in Iceland is Melting // Image Credit: CNNVR. The last two documentaries are Iceland is Melting (June 20), which will allow users to tour the melting glaciers of Iceland, and Toro Bravo (July 6), which drops users into a live bullfighting pit in Pamplona, Spain. Iceland is Melting ,” – June 20. From May 9th to July 6th, VR media app Within will release five unique CNNVR documentaries.

Watch this breathtaking drone video of a volcanic eruption

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News Outdoors Photography dji Drones Iceland mavic quadcopters volcanoAerial filmmaker Stefan Forster has created an extraordinary piece of work that captures the breathtaking beauty of a volcanic eruption.

Drone pilot melts his machine for stunning volcano video

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News drone drone pilot drone video Drones IcelandKeen to get some amazing shots, this pilot flew his DJI drone so close to a lava-spewing volcano that part of the machine melted.

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You win, internet. Iceland's Eurovision contestant finally covers Netflix's 'Eurovision' novelty hit

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It's no surprise, then, that people have been clamoring for Iceland's real Eurovision 2020 contestant Daði Freyr to cover the tune. If you haven't yet watched Netflix 's Eurovision , first of all: What are you doing? Do you hate joy?

VR Tour Takes You Up Close With The Shipwreck Of A 17th-Century Dutch Smuggler

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360 years ago, a Dutch smuggler ship called the “Melckmeyd” (“Milkmaid”) was traveling illegally up the coast of Iceland when it was caught in the middle of a ferocious storm that would end up sending the craft to the bottom of the North Atlantic. In 2016, the University of Iceland and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands collaborated on a joint operation to continue research on the wreck.

‘Waltz of the Wizard’ Studio Aldin Raises $1M to Fuse VR & AI in New Title

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Based in Reykjavik, Iceland, Aldin is an indie VR studio which has been an early innovator in the VR game development space with its first two titles, Trial of the Rift Drifter and Asunder , developed well before the first major VR headsets were launched in 2016. Today Aldin announced that it has raised a $1 million seed investment, led by Crowberry Capital, with participation by Investa and the Icelandic Technology Development Fund.

Two guys in Iceland want to improve how VR games are developed

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I was standing inside a representation of Waltz of the Wizard by Icelandic developer Aldin Dynamics, but I wasn’t in the game itself. I felt like a ghost inside the Matrix. Instead, I was watching someone else play the game from within a sort of pointillistic version of the environment, studying what they do. I was standing in an HTC Vive, watching a virtual version of a virtual world.

How to change the language on Disney+

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Disney+ offers content in 16 languages, including English, Spanish, Dutch, Cantonese, Icelandic, and Japanese. But how do you change between languages? We explain here. Home Theater How-To Movies & TV Disney disney plus language support streaming services subtitles

Magic Leap & Sigur Rós Video Reveals Behind the Scenes Development of Tónandi Augmented Reality Music App

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On Wednesday, the company unveiled a behind the scenes video of how the ethereal music-meets-AR app Tónandi was produced in collaboration with Icelandic music group Sigur Rós. Now that the augmented reality cat is out of the bag, Magic Leap is beginning to open up a bit more about how of some of its work came together in the years and months leading up to the Magic Leap One's release earlier this month.

CCP Invents Cross-Reality, Launches EVE: Valkyrie Warzone

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Breaking Gaming HTC News Oculus Sony Virtual Reality (VR) Andrew Willans ccp CCP Games CCP Iceland cross-play cross-reality dog fighting Dogfighting EVE EVE Valkyrie EVE VR EVE Warzone HTC Vive Lead Game Designer oculus rift PSVR Valkyrie WarzoneSince its launch, EVE: Valkyrie is one of most immersive VR experiences, a fast paced space combat sim which might serve as a professional training tool for your neck muscles.

'Supernatural' for Oculus Quest is a fun cardio game for the exercise-averse

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I’m floating atop a massive lake in Iceland where black and white balloons are flying at me faster than I can process them. No, I haven't become an Icelandic, balloon-fighting wizard. Supernatural. 19/month. View Product. The Good. High-quality graphics • Engaging gameplay.

VR Fitness Platform ‘Supernatural’ Adds Meditation Coaching, Family Plan

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Users can now immerse themselves in amazing destinations, such as Vestrahorn or Iceland, where they can calm their minds and bodies after getting their butts kicked by Supernatural trainer, Leanne Pedante.

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Björk Launches Traveling VR Exhibition

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The Icelandic music icon is taking her VR album on tour, starting in Sydney. Now the artist is again teleporting fans to her native Iceland with the Björk Digital exhibition, launching on Friday in Sydney, Australia, with Björk herself expected to DJ at the event. Stonemilker is the opening track from Vulnicura that was shot in Iceland by Andrew Huang and includes an immersive string version of the track.

Minecraft Earth Was Downloaded 1.2 Million Time In Its First Week In The US

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The free-to-play title is having a slow roll-out across the world during this early access phase, starting in Iceland and New Zealand in October. Minecraft Earth (our coverage hub ) came out in the U.S.

Here’s Every Country & Store Where Quest 2 is Officially Being Sold

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Jump to: Australia | Austria | Belgium | Canada | Denmark | Finland | France | Iceland | Ireland | Italy | Japan | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Poland | South Korea | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Taiwan | United Kingdom | United States. Where to Buy Oculus Quest 2 in Iceland.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Iceland. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock.

Jaunt’s New ‘Home Turf’ VR Series Lets You Explore The Extreme

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Cinematic VR studio Jaunt has unveiled their latest VR series, Home Turf, taking you on a journey from the peaks of the Sierra Nevada to a massive drop off Icelandic waterfalls. Iceland , Galen Volckhausen. Now, viewers can accompany him as he drops out of his comfort zone and braves the boils of the 65 foot Aldeyjarfoss, a beastly natural phenomenon in Iceland where, as Galen observes, “nature still rules.”

Google Doodle honours Pre-Raphaelite muse Fanny Eaton

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The timing of this Google Doodle — visible in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Iceland, and Greece — is significant. Today's Google Doodle pays tribute to Jamaican-British artist muse Fanny Eaton.

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Preview Björk’s Latest VR Music Video ‘Notget’

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The “Notget” VR music video premiered Wednesday at a Björk digital exhibition at the Iceland Airwaves festival. Björk is back at it again, diving head first into the world of VR, and there’s no stopping her anytime soon. After dropping a teaser for her upcoming VR music video for the Vulnicura track “Family” last week , the artist is teasing us once again with a glimpse of the VR video for “Notget” off the same album.

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Björk Teases New Trailer for ‘Family’ VR Video

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Stonemilker” was the opening track from Vulnicura that was shot in Iceland and also directed by Andrew Huang. The artist is one step closer to an entire VR version of her album. Björk has been one of the biggest fans of VR. The music artist was early to jump on board the immersive medium, releasing a 360° music video experience early 2015 for “Stonemilker” from the album Vulnicura.

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Björk VR Art Exhibit Comes to LA

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The Icelandic music icon’s next stop after traveling the globe with her VR album is finally right here in Los Angeles. Filmed in the highlands of Iceland, the video was directed by Andrew Thomas Huang. Filmed on a remote beach location in Iceland, Stonemilker VR was the first 360° music video from Björk’s Vulnicura album. Björk Digital runs from May 19 to June 4 in downtown LA.

CCP Games Ending VR Efforts After Building Its Biggest Titles

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The Iceland-based creator of EVE Online is one of VR’s biggest proponents and earliest developers, producing some of the industry’s most prominent titles including Rift-first space battle game EVE: Valkyrie, mobile VR turret shooter Gunjack and PlayStation-first sports game Sparc. The company is closing its Atlanta office and selling its Newcastle office, according to a report by the Iceland Monitor.

How to transfer your Apple iCloud Photos to Google

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Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, and Liechtenstein, and for now, just works for transfers to Google Photos. Transferring your iCloud photo library to Google is easier than you think it would be.

Quest 2 Stock Starting to Slip Ahead of Black Friday

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Iceland. Though it has held fairly steady since its launch in October, the stock of Oculus Quest 2 is starting to dwindle heading into the Black Friday holiday shopping season.

Björk & HTC Vive present the world’s first VR music album

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Iconic Icelandic artist Björk is collaborating with HTC to let fans experience a virtual reality interpretation of Vulnicura, Björk’s most recent studio album. The Björk collaboration is the latest in a series of experiments that aim to prove that the Vive can be used for more than just action games

Watch Björk’s Virtual Reality “Notget” Video TeaserBjörk has.

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The “Notget” video premiered at Iceland’s Airwaves Festival today. Watch Björk’s Virtual Reality “Notget” Video Teaser Björk has shared a new teaser for the virtual reality music video for Vulnicura’s “Notget.” Directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones, the video depicts a digital avatar of Björk performing the song in an ethereal environment. It follows the trailer for the VR music video for “Family.”