Tom Brady is a dead ringer for Judge Doom at the Kentucky Derby

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Kentucky Derby protesters continued to demand justice for Breonna Taylor

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Thousands of protesters seeking justice for the police killing of Breonna Taylor marched near the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. More about Protest , Kentucky Derby , Breonna Taylor , Social Good , and Identities. Protest Kentucky Derby Breonna Taylor Social Good Identities


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Why NASA is dropping three probes through Earth’s atmosphere today

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News Cygnus ISS Kentucky Re-Entry Probe Experiment spaceA supply craft returning from the ISS today will perform one final scientific investigation using a set of probes to collect data on heat shielding.

7 Companies That Changed Names Because Their Brands Had Problems

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Facebook has plans to change its name as soon as next week , according to a new report from the Verge , and it’s no surprise why. The social media giant’s brand has become toxic after years of scandals, from the Cambridge Analytica data debacle to helping promote violence in Myanmar. Read more.

Dippin' Dots CEO Leaked Ex-Girlfriend's Nude Photos to Her Mom, Lawsuit Claims

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2020: The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

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In my time with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, I was first introduced to the concept of using virtual reality (3D stereographic presentation), as a means to change and improve the teaching and learning process. EON Reality’s Director for U.S

How to help people affected by the U.S. tornado disaster

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A series of devastating December tornadoes have destroyed homes and killed dozens of people across midwest and southern states, including Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, and Missouri. As of Monday morning, 30,000 homes were without power, according to Kentucky governor Andy Beshear.

This Amazon facility worth $1.5B is aiming to speed up your deliveries

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Amazon has opened a huge facility in Kentucky that will serve as Amazon Air’s main U.S. cargo center, processing millions of customer packages every week. News Amazon Online Shopping

Umm, here's a computer made out of honeycomb – Future Blink

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Designers made prototype computers out of totally natural materials found in Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, and New York. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Retro , Natural , Computers , and Future Blink. Mashable Video Retro Natural Computers Future Blink

Facebook Plans to Change Its Name Because the Brand is Absolutely Toxic: Report

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This Hand Gesture Popularized on TikTok Led to the Rescue of Abducted Girl, Police Say

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A distress signal made popular on TikTok may have led to the ultimate rescue of a 16-year-old girl being held in a man’s car on a Kentucky highway, according to local authorities.

How Climate Change May Have Contributed to the Deadly Quad State Tornado Outbreak

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Fighting back tears, Kentucky Gov. The death toll from Friday night’s destructive tornado outbreak in six states continues to rise. Andy Beshear said Monday that there are now 64 confirmed deaths in his state alone with at least 100 more people who are unaccounted for. Read more.

You've got to see 'SNL' Weekend Update's brutal Mitch McConnell one-liners

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Senate's obstructionist minority leader gets an extended torching, with Jost scoring two big laughs as he paints an exaggerated picture of the Kentucky Senator's penchant for evil doings Saturday Night Live Weekend Update hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che are hardly hurting for targets here.

Watch this one video to see just how broken voting in America has become

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They feared that people would be blocked from voting in Kentucky as the state reduced polling locations due to the coronavirus. closing, people were running into the Kentucky Exposition Center to make the cutoff. Voting rights activists worried this would happen.

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Prior to joining EON, Jamie served in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System as System Director of Professional Development and Innovation, Director of Visualized learning and workforce development.

The Creepiest VR Job Training Sim Ever! – KFC’s The Hard Way

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OK… so this has to be the creepiest job training sim that I have ever seen.Some of you might remember that a while ago there was some buzz in the press that KFC had released a Virtual Reality training simulation for new employees to teach them the basics of making Original Recipe chicken. When I first read about this I of course didn’t really believe that it was true, well that was until KFC sent me a copy.

Louisville Police Take Down Inmate Lookup Site Amid Mass Arrest of Protesters

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An estimated 127 people have been arrested since protesters took to the streets of Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday after a grand jury chose not to charge three officers for Breonna Taylor’s death. With hundreds more expected to be detained in the coming weeks, the Information Systems Team at the Louisville Metro… Read more. police cybersecurity

Topgolf With Pro Putt Is Now GOLF+, With Full Swing Courses On Quest 2

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Through a partnership with PGA “a number” of further real world courses will be added in the coming months, including Kentucky’s Valhalla in December. Topgolf with Pro Putt is rebranding to GOLF+ , and the full swing course update is now available on Quest 2.

How to parent without perpetuating gender stereotypes

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Brown, a developmental psychology professor at the University of Kentucky and the author of Parenting Beyond Blue and Pink , says. You've heard the lines on the playground as a kid: "Only boys play with trucks; only girls like dolls."

The South Faces Dangerous 'High Risk' Weather and Tornadoes

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Ten states from Kentucky to Florida could see tornadoes, hail, damaging straight-line winds, and heavy rain as storms move through the region. Wednesday marks the first of two extremely dangerous days of weather across the South. The bullseye of high-impact weather will then shift to the Carolinas and Mid-Atlantic on… Read more.

Breonna Taylor's death shouldn't be an insensitive Twitter meme

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Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, was sleeping on March 13 when white police officers forcibly entered her Louisville, Kentucky home without warning in what's known as a "no-knock warrant."

iPhone users in some states will be able to add their photo ID to Apple Wallet

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Arizona and Georgia will be the first states to adopt the feature, followed by Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah. Thanks to Apple, the digital wallet is one step closer to replacing its bulky predecessor.

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Oculus’ ‘Venues’ To Broadcast Breeders’ Cup Thoroughbred Horse Race Live In VR


Taking place at the Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Kentucky, this annual two-day competition brings together some of the most talented Grade 1 thoroughbreds on the circuit. Two days of world-class horse racing presented live via an “arena-like” experience.

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Surgery Training Platform ‘Osso VR’ Now Used by 1,000 Surgeons Monthly

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The company says that leading hospitals using the platform include Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Hospital for Special Surgery, Marshall University, Newcastle Simulation Centre, The University of Hawaii, UCLA, University of Washington, Wake Forest Baptiste Health, University of Kentucky, University of Utah, and New York University.

Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' is a glossy feminist romp through competitive chess culture

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The Queen's Gambit , based on the 1983 novel of the same by Walter Tevis, focuses on Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), a Cold War-era Kentucky girl who is sent to an orphanage after her mother passes. There is nothing I hate more than a slow-moving show.

Megan Thee Stallion delivers a vital message about Black women on 'SNL'

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Then, the voice of Women's March co-founder Tamika Mallory rang out as she called out Daniel Cameron , the Kentucky Attorney General who failed to charge the Louisville police officers responsible for the death of Breonna Taylor with murder.

Breonna’s Garden: An AR Experience to Foster Healing


Taylor, a 26-year-old African-American woman, was fatally shot by plainclothes police when she was hit by 6 of the 32 bullets that were fired into her Louisville, Kentucky home.

TikTok users are holding their university accounts hostage

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The account @burlingtoncoatfactory doesn't appear to be fighting for anything specific, or @officiaalandybeshear, the pretend governor of Kentucky; @officiaalbilllee, of Tennessee governor fame. Colleges better step up their social media game — or they risk students taking them over.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR


24 – Western Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season. The “Zaxby’s Fanz of Flavor” tour is hitting the road with a full-sized wooden barn where you can get your hands on the HTC VIVE and a few custom interactive VR experiences.

2020 – The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

EON Reality

In my time at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, I was first introduced to the concept of using virtual reality (3D stereographic presentation), as a means to change and improve the teaching and learning process.

Viral TikTok hand gesture signaling domestic violence leads to rescue of missing teen

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A missing 16-year-old from North Carolina was found in Kentucky on Thursday and the adult man she was with has been arrested and charged with unlawful imprisonment. Did a popular TikTok trend just potentially save a teen girl's life?

If there was only one game CatsAndVR needed to play at GDC17 it was SUPER FURRY NEON CAT HEADS!

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Super Furry Neon Cat Heads was designed by group of game developers in Lexington Kentucky who created it during an exhausting drive to the MIT Reality Virtually Hackathon. Well thanks to my super RADD day job I only got to spend one day on the GDC floor this year. Knowing how amazing GDC has been for me in the past and now finally going in with some development experience it made me a bit sad to only be at GDC for one day.

A guide to living off of the grid

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The couple, who had both grown up in rural spaces, decided to build a home on a 70-acre plot of land in Kentucky, and live off the grid with their two big dogs. The Curtin's outside of their off the grid home in Kentucky. Living off the grid seems almost unbearably idyllic.

The 'Petro-Masculinity' of This Weekend's Trump Highway Rallies

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This weekend, highways from Texas to Kentucky to New Jersey were overrun with Trump-supporting caravans. They tried to run a Joe Biden campaign bus off the road , held up traffic, shut down a bridge, and generally pissed people off and intimidated them.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Kentucky. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

NextVR Raises $80 Million with an Eye on International Expansion

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Open and the Masters Tournament, the Kentucky Derby, the DAYTONA 500, the International Champions Cup (ICC) , and recently signed an agreement with live entertainment firm Live Nation to “broadcast hundreds of live, cutting-edge performances in virtual reality to music fans worldwide.” NextVR, a firm specializing in live VR streaming, has today announced an $80 million Series B investment with which the company aims to expand international operations.