This Is Alex, the First Antarctic Penguin Born in Mexico

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Over the past couple of weeks, staff at the Inbursa Aquarium in Mexico City have had their eyes glued to a single animal.

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Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America

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Last month, more than 1,200 people participated in VR Fest MX , Mexico’s first international virtual reality festival, the first of its kind in Latin America and Spain. Mattel used the event to unveil its VR View-Master in Mexico, while Samsung and Unity were also some of the event’s main sponsors. I haven’t seen an event like this one in Spanish, not even in Spain ” said Alcala in Mexico City. Virtual reality seems to be everywhere in the news these days.

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Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden

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After an initial launch in New Zealand and Iceland , Minecraft Earth early access is now available in Australia, Mexico and Sweden. Here are today’s countries: Australia Mexico Sweden More info on our early access plans. ? The post Minecraft Earth Early Access Now Available In Australia, Mexico and Sweden appeared first on UploadVR. The game is gradually rolling out across a few countries at a time, seemingly in smaller markets first.

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A Human Toddler and a Mammoth Crossed Paths in Ancient New Mexico, Footprints Suggest

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Someone—maybe an adolescent, maybe someone older—rushed across the edge of Lake Otero, slipping as they walked but moving steadily ahead.

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Virgin Galactic Aborts New Mexico Launch Because of Rocket Motor Issues

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Nearly two years after its last flight, Virgin Galactic—the space tourism venture founded by Richard Branson, another billionaire who loves space—aborted the scheduled test launch of its SpaceShipTwo commercial aircraft into suborbital space today because of an issue with its rocket motor. Read more.

CNN, Forbes, Bloomberg, And Others Cover Mexico IDC Announcement And South Africa Inauguration

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EON Reality’s global expansion of Interactive Digital Centers to build global capacity in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality knowledge transfer is catching media’s attention in conjunction with the establishment of an IDC in Mexico. The investment for the State of Mexico is initial, notes company president; specializing in virtual reality company has customers such as Exxon and BP. Milenio (MX) Newsroom: EON Reality will bring Virtual Reality to Mexico.

The Radical Possibility of Deb Haaland at the Department of Interior

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Dammit, Two Hurricanes

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They are creating the potential for one hell of a rare event by Tuesday: two storms in the Gulf of Mexico at the same time. make it stop weather is happening hurricane season gulf of mexicoA tropical depression and tropical storm are currently blowing through the Atlantic.

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Ugh, Zeta

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hurricane season hurricanes gulf of mexico louisiana gulf coastBy Tuesday afternoon, we should have Hurricane Zeta, the twelfth hurricane of the 2020 season. The storm is expected to reach Louisiana by Wednesday and batter a state that’s spent much too much time in the bullseye this year.

Onyx Equinox Creator Sofia Alexander Opens Up About Weaving Mythology Into Reality

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Crunchyroll's Onyx Equinox Is a Mythic Tale Forged in Fire and Blood

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Lousiana Braces for Unprecedented Back-to-Back Hurricane Strikes

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please make it stop hurricane season gulf of mexico extreme weatherTwo hurricanes are forecasted to slam the Gulf Coast this week, and Lousiana could see back-to-back landfalls in an unprecedented succession.

Most influential Hispanic Americans in Hollywood’s film industry

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Features Movies & TV actors awards Cinema directors Film hispanic Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 Hollywood Mexicans Mexico SpanishSome talents cannot be contained by borders, and the legacy that these Hispanic Americans have left on the big screen irrefutably proves this.

Not Again

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hurricane season hurricanes gulf of mexico rapid intensificationThere was one brief, beautiful week where Atlantic hurricane season let up after a staggering run of storms , and we could relax. That break is, unfortunately, over. Read more.

Mobile AR Game Minecraft Earth Is Now Available In The United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom joins New Zealand, Iceland , Australia, Mexico, Sweden , Canada, South Korea and the Philippines as launch countries. Death, taxes and Minecraft Earth launch countries – that’s what it feels like lately, with new launch countries for the mobile AR game popping up every few days. This time, it’s the United Kingdom’s turn to get building. Tea, crumpets – and now also Minecraft Earth! Early access has arrived in the United Kingdom. Jolly good!

Minecraft Earth Launches In More Countries, Now Available In Canada, South Korea, Philippines

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The game, while still in early access, is now available publicly to anyone in Australia, Mexico, Sweden, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea, the Philippines and Iceland. The Minecraft Earth release schedule seems to be speeding up a bit – just a few days after the last batch of countries , the new AR mobile game is now available in Canada, South Korea and the Philippines. Queued up and ready to go! Today, three additional countries join the Minecraft Earth early access.

U.S. Border Patrol Tried to Get Free Wall From We Build the Wall, Whose Leaders Are Facing Charges

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Mexico border wall from We Build the Wall, the GoFundMe-launched project whose leadership is now facing federal indictments. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Border Patrol considered accepting sections of privately constructed U.S.-Mexico

Crew Dragon is undocked and on its way home from International Space Station

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It should splash down in the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon. News crew dragon demo-2 NASA space SpaceX

Virgin Galactic’s test flight of space tourism craft fails to reach space

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Virgin Galactic's first crewed test flight of its SpaceShipTwo Unity craft from Spaceport America in New Mexico has failed to reach the boundary of space.

Gray Whales Off Baja California Are Dying En Masse, and Scientists Don't Know Why

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An unusual mortality event of gray whales off the coast of Mexico is disturbingly persistent, according to a study published this week in the Marine Ecology Progress Series.

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Gay Culture Is gaysovercovid

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The glee is palpable when you peruse gaysovercovid , as many have in the past few weeks; its follower count has ballooned in the wake of mass partying in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and an ensuing sinking party boat.

The Border Wall Is a ‘Death Blow’ to Wildlife. This Election Will Decide How Much Worse It Gets.

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Mexico border to survive. The upcoming presidential election will decide more than just the next American leader; it could also determine the fate of numerous endangered wildlife species that depend on unimpeded access to both sides of the U.S.-Mexico Read more.

Trump Tried to Scoop Up a Popular Birding Preserve for His Border Wall, But You Don't Mess With Birders

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Go Away, Eta, You're Drunk

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The cyclone is a much-weakened tropical depression, but it’s set to strengthen in the coming days and take a wending, circuitous path through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Record-setting Hurricane Eta has cleared Central America after leaving a trail of destruction. It could make landfall in the U.S. early next… Read more. weather is happening hurricane season

Virtual Aquarium Brings Children’s Aquatic Art To Life

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Visitors can design custom sea creatures and feed their digital creations. Next-generation art collective teamLab is on a mission to blend the worlds of technology, art, science, design, and nature.

Artists Spread Inspirational Political Messages Through Geo-Located AR Art

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Found in areas throughout the United States, Mexico, and Egypt, with more locales to come, these eye-opening artworks have been placed in specific locations relevant to their message in terms of history, culture, or political significance. An AR version of the memorial is now available for viewing over the famous river located in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Beatriz Cortez “Tzolk’in Memorial to Claudia Gómez González” (2018) : Located at: Parque Viveros, Nuevo Laredo, MEXICO.

Dueling Cyclones Brew in the Atlantic and Pacific

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A third is also likely to spring up in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. Hurricane season is unfortunately alive and well, folks. As of Wednesday, two storms are brewing: Hurricane Douglas in the Pacific and Tropical Storm Gonzalo in the Atlantic.

Success!

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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico shortly before 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, marking the successful completion of both the first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company and NASA’s first water landing in 45 years.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Alexa

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Beginning on September 15 and lasting a full month, Alexa celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the contributions of this vibrant community in the United States, as well as the influence of their ancestors from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Spain.

Alejandro Inarritu and Legendary are Creating a VR Short Film

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The ILMxLAB created world will immerse you in a border crossing journey between Mexico and the United States. The VR short film will follow a group of immigrants and refugees crossing the border between Mexico and the United States. Alejandro Inarritu is taking a big step into the world of virtual reality.

'The Most Musical Animals in the World': This New Electronic Album Features Endangered Birds

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A Guide to the Birdsong of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean is a new album that features birds and artists from the region all with the purpose of sharing the… Read more. Put in some headphones, close your eyes, and let chill jams and tropical endangered birdsongs transport you to the threatened jungles of Latin America.

Evidence of Prehistoric Ochre Mine Found in Submerged Mexican Caves

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Underwater caves in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula have yielded evidence of a prehistoric ochre mine, in a discovery that could explain why the region’s earliest inhabitants ventured so deeply inside this treacherous cave system. Read more. anthropology ochre prehistoric mesoamerica science mining cave diving caves

Iñárritu’s ‘Carne y Arena’ Just Won an Oscar

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Created in partnership with ILMxLAB and Iñárritu collaborator Emmanuel Lubezki, the installation combines physical space with the virtual landscape, giving participants a firsthand experience of being an immigrant attempting to cross the US-Mexico border. Mexico border.”. A major first for the VR industry.

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Apple closes a bunch of stores yet again because of COVID-19

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Two stores in Oklahoma will also shutter, along with shops in Anchorage, Alaska and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Every Apple store in California is closing as the state sees a massive surge in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.

VR Movie Carne y Arena Wins A Special Oscar

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Making its debut at the Cannes Film Festival last May (and announced over a year ago), the film follows the journey of a group of immigrants trying to cross the US-Mexico border, a topic of great contention in the current political climate. Currently you can see the piece at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Fondazione Prada in Milan, and Tlatelolco Cultural Center in Mexico City, and it will soon debut in China.

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The World’s Leading VR Soccer Training App Is Now Free On SteamVR

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Purchase credits to unlock genuine Adidas products in-game including the iconic Mexico ‘86 ball and the latest Predator Mutator boots fresh from the boot room to your locker. Challenge footballers across the globe with Rezzil Player 21.

Now You Can Have ‘Dolphin-Assisted Therapy’ in VR

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” Dolphin VR is the brainchild of artist Marijke Sjollema, who was captivated over two decades ago after she snorkeled beside a dolphin off Mexico’s coast in 1993. Dolphins meet virtual reality. A Dutch non-profit is strapping waterproof VR headsets on people in pools so they can “swim with dolphins.” ” Dolphin Swim Club has been offering the experience, named Dolphin VR , as “dolphin-assisted therapy” since last month.

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