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.

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.

First all-civilian space mission selects its final crew members

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Jude Children's Research Hospital, mission commander Isaacman donated a trio of seats to "inspire humanity" and raise money for the Memphis health center. The final two members of a four-person crew scheduled for a historic mission to space later this year have been announced.

Preview: ‘I AM A MAN’ Puts You at the Heart of the Civil Rights Struggle

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I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I AM A MAN transports you to 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, where you, a sanitation worker, are put at the heart of the struggle for equality. The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis is also slated to feature I AM A MAN as a part of their exhibit starting in April.

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 20 most chilling true crime documentaries on HBO Max

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This 1996 documentary from HBO was the first of many to question the verdict reached in the infamous case of Arkansas' West Memphis Three. Looking to get hooked on a new tale of true crime? HBO Max has you covered.

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.