New Mexico Fire Is Now Largest in State's History

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In northern New Mexico, the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire is now the single largest in state history, blazing through more than 298,060 acres so far.

New Mexico Firefighters Rescue Adorable Elk Calf

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This year’s fire season is already off to a grueling start in New Mexico, as the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire became the state’s largest wildfire in history earlier this month.


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Biden Declares New Mexico Wildfires a Disaster

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The largest is a megafire in northern New Mexico’s San Miguel County called the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire, which has burned more than 165,000 acres (257 square miles) of forest and grassland and is only 20% contained. new mexico wildfires biden disaster accident environment santa fe national forest megafire los alamos national laboratory calf canyonhermits peak fire wildfire california counties disasters articles western united states wildfire season cooks peak fire

Not to Alarm Anyone, but the Gulf of Mexico Is on Fire

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As a record-breaking heat wave scorches the Pacific Northwest, down south in the Gulf of Mexico the ocean literally caught on fire Friday. disaster accident ku maloob zaap gulf coast of mexico pemex environment business finance petroleum industry in mexico ku

The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

Biden Cancels Offshore Drilling in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

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Department of the Interior announced Wednesday that it is canceling three offshore oil and gas drilling lease sales: one in Alaska’s Cook Inlet and the other two in the Gulf of Mexico. In a rare nugget of climate-related good news, the U.S.

Mexico Celebrates First VR Festival in Latin America


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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Forza Horizon 5 launches this November with Mexico setting

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Forza Horizon 5 is launching for Xbox this fall, and will be set in Mexico. It will, of course, come to Xbox Game Pass on day one and have a massive open world. Gaming E3 e3 2021 Forza Forza Horizon 5 Microsoft Studios

A Gulf of Mexico Current Could Throw This Hurricane Season for a Loop

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As global warming supercharges ocean temperatures and the possibility of bigger, badder storms, a little-known current in the Gulf of Mexico may also be preparing to wreak… Read more.

Two Fires Have Joined Forces in New Mexico as Southwest Wildfires Continue to Blaze

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Two wildfires in New Mexico combined and have burned 54,004 acres of land since they first merged, according to an update by New Mexico Fire Information.

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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A 'Lost' 125,000-Year-Old Mangrove Forest Is Thriving in Mexico

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Over 100 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, an ecosystem of salt-tolerant trees is flourishing along a freshwater river.

New Mexico Jail Forced Into Lockdown After Cyberattack Incapacitates Cameras, Doors

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A suspected ransomware attack in New Mexico has incapacitated services for an entire county, including the local jail—which frighteningly lost access to its camera feeds, facility databases, and automated doors.

EON Reality and the New Mexico State University System Collaborate for New EON-XR Rollout


EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new collaboration with New Mexico State University (NMSU) to launch a brand new EON-XR rollout.

Abandoned Oil Pipelines Are a Disaster Waiting to Happen in the Gulf of Mexico

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Seems like no one is keeping an eye on what polluters are doing in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Extreme Heat Is Making U.S-Mexico Border Crossings Even More Dangerous

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Dehydration is already a leading cause of death among migrants crossing the border from Mexico to the U.S., and conditions will become worse as the climate continues to warm, according to new research published earlier this month in Science. Read more.

Potentially Illegal Construction Project Could Threaten Ancient Mexican Ruins

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Why Texas Has the Country’s Worst Corn

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U.S. Lifts Restrictions on Vaccinated Travelers From Mexico and Canada Today

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formally lifted travel restrictions on Mexico and Canada on Monday almost 20 months after covid-19 pandemic rules were first put in place. The U.S. It’s just the latest sign that life might be getting back to a pre-pandemic normal for those who are full vaccinated. Read more.

DHS Engaged in Massive Bulk Surveillance Campaign Monitoring Millions of Money Transfers Sent to Mexico and Four US States

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The Department of Homeland Security has allegedly operated a “bulk surveillance” project responsible for collecting financial records on money transfers greater than $500 sent to Mexico and certain states, a previously unknown practice lawmakers and civil liberties experts claim may violate U.S

New Triceratops Relative Found on Ted Turner’s Ranch in New Mexico

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The reanalysis of a fossil found more than 20 years ago in New Mexico has resulted in the discovery of an entirely new species of horned dinosaur.

U.S. to Open Borders With Canada and Mexico for Vaccinated Visitors in November

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will open its land borders to nonessential travel from Canada and Mexico in November, according to a new announcement from the U.S. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security. But there’s one catch: Only people who are fully vaccinated against covid-19 will be allowed into the U.S. Read more.

Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico After Ida Linked to Abandoned Pipeline

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More than a week after Ida hit the Gulf of Mexico , it’s becoming increasingly clear that the hurricane made a huge mess of the oil and gas activities there.

Dildo Drone Interrupts ‘Tough on Crime’ New Mexico Sheriff’s Speech, Chaos Ensues

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A New Mexico sheriff running as the tough-on-crime candidate for the mayorship of Albuquerque was buzzed at a campaign event on Tuesday by a small drone with a giant dildo attached to it.

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.

After Accidentally Starting Huge Wildfire, Forest Service Admits It's Stumped by Climate Change

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The largest wildfire in New Mexico’s history is still burning. The Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon fire, which began in April, has covered more than 341,471 acres so far.

Federal Authorities Confirm Sighting of Yet Another UFO, This Time in New Mexico

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Multiple authorities have confirmed that commercial airline pilots recently saw, well, something, hurtling through America’s southwestern skies. Read more. airlines unidentified flying object aviation american airlines china airlines steve douglass

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.

Hurricane Ida Shuts Down More Than 90% of Oil and Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico

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As if reversing the course of the Mississippi River, forcing hospitals to hunker down with patients that couldn’t be moved, and nearly shutting off the power and internet in New Orleans wasn’t enough, Hurricane Ida has also disrupted oil and gas production. Read more.

Tunnel Discovered With Aztec Carvings Will Be Reburied After Museum Loses Funding

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In October 2019, Mexican archaeologists found intriguing reliefs carved around a sluice gate of a 2.5-mile-long, 400-year-old tunnel under the outskirts of Mexico City.

Virgin Galactic to launch first crewed test flight from New Mexico this month

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Virgin Galactic is coming closer to bringing paying tourists to the edge of space, perform its first crewed test flight from Spaceport America later this month. News breaking twitter space space tourism Virgin Galactic vss unity

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.

New Mexico Man Starts Driving Home From Albertson's Before Noticing Beees, Thousands of Beees!

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Do you hear that? Buzz buzz. Vroom vroom. Buzz, buzz. Vroom vroom. That’s the sound of the car bees. Read more.

Mexican Authorities Raid Construction Site Near Famous Archaeological Ruins

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Officials Snuck Captive-Bred Wolf Pups Into Wild Dens to Try to Boost Their Population

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In early May, the small captive-bred canines were placed into the dens of five wild wolf packs across Arizona and New Mexico. The future of Mexican wolves in the U.S. Southwest is partly in the hands, or paws, of 11 adorable wolf pups.

Archaeologists Map Nearly 500 Mesoamerican Sites and See Distinct Design Patterns

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Archaeologists created 3D maps of more than 30,000 square miles of precolonial settlements in what is today Mexico, revealing never-before-seen details of how sites were designed and their apparent connections to the ancient Mesoamerican calendar.

Archaeologists See Ancient Teotihuacán With Aerial Mapping Tech

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Teotihuacán in its heyday was one of the largest cities in the world, supporting over 100,000 people in an 8-square-mile stretch of what is now Central Mexico.