Twitter Banned Me for Saying the 'M' Word: Memphis

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Due to a bizarre bug, the bird site is temporarily banning folks for tweeting the word “Memphis.” twitter memphis software elvis memphis depay south of market san francisco text messaging computing real time web operating systems

Infrastructure Bleak: Vital Memphis Bridge Closed Over Massive Crack

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The Hernando DeSoto bridge—a vital highway crossing that’s about two miles long and located between Memphis and eastern Arkansas—was forced to close earlier this week after transportation officials discovered a massive crack in a core part of its skeleton.

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'Sometimes the Good Guys Win': Company Cancels Plans for Oil Pipeline Through Black Neighborhoods in Memphis

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A company that was set to build a hotly contested oil pipeline through Black neighborhoods in Memphis said on Friday that the project is off. It’s hard to find good climate news these days–but there’s some out of Tennessee.

Egypt Unveils Trove of Ancient Artifacts Found Near Cairo

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Oculus Launchpad winning VR experience "I Am A Man" is a historical walk in the shoes of those who struggled for our civil rights.

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During the Civil Rights Movement at the Memphis sanitation strike in 1968, "I AM A MAN!" I AM A MAN drops you into the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike as one of the men who pushed for equality. I Am a Man - Diorama of Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike - National Civil Rights Museum - Downtown Memphis - Tennessee - USA. The strike became one of the major identifiers of the broader struggles for equality within Memphis and the United States as a whole.

Uber Explore adds reservations, activities to the ride-hailing app

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cities (Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Another button is coming to the Uber app home screen: Uber Explore. Like the name hints, this feature that launched in select cities Tuesday is a new way to find things to do.

The Official US Civil Rights Trail Book Adds AR Experience to Engage the Young Generations

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Some of the places are Birmingham (Alabama), Memphis (Tennessee), Atlanta (Georgia), Charleston (South Carolina), already mentioned Little Rock (Arkansas) and Selma (Alabama), and more. History must be known by everyone, so we do not repeat its mistakes.

AR Meditation App Helps Calm Veterans Suffering From Trauma

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Steve Mills, a commander in the US Navy, uses the app 3-4 times a week at his favorite spot near the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tennessee, using his Apple Watch to track his heart rate as he attempts to illuminate an AR solar system via his breathing. . Healium AR’s use of neurofeedback technology could revolutionize anxiety management. After nearly 20 years of hard reporting, television journalist Sarah Hill was at the end of her rope.

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Here Is The NBA’s Full NextVR Live Broadcasting Schedule For This Season

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27, 2016 – Memphis Grizzlies at Boston Celtics – 7:30 p.m. NextVR has previously pulled in massive funding through big investment rounds, including $30 million and another 80 million , to continue live broadcasting in VR. Earlier this month we reported the startup took a major step forward, going into a full time stream schedule with the NBA. Now we have the full schedule of the virtual reality offerings.

Hands-On: Kung Fu: Shadow Fist Is A VR Brawler Inspired By Streets of Rage

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When discussing games with a fellow member of the Memphis Game Developer group in Tennessee, they pondered how cool it would be if they had a fighting game in VR. The VR controllers of the HTC Vive easily translate to a lot of movements that come naturally to us, but there’s something special about throwing a punch.

The escapism of 'Stranger Things' Season 4 just hits different in 2022

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The mounting undertone of a Satanic Panic-y, West Memphis Three-esque true crime subplot also brilliantly captures the real-world social fears and horrors that dominated everyday life during this era.

'Elvis' review: Baz Luhrmann's flashy musical biopic is nothing you'd expect, or would even want

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To the Colonel, Elvis is a benevolent bumpkin who loved his mama, his young wife, his Memphis Mafia buddies, and every single one of his fans.

The Curious Relationship Between DVDs and VR

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If this fact isn’t enough to convince you of the terrifying speed at which ideas and technology move, here’s another: A hundred years ago, the first supermarket was opened in Memphis, Tennessee. INTRO: A little over a hundred years ago, the light switch was invented in the sleepy suburb of Lynbrook, New York.