As coronavirus cases rise, a Miami mom struggles to keep up with distance learning

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Features distance learning education Homework Series MIAMINorma Schwartz hasn't yet told her kids that they aren't going back to school this fall.

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One-Third of All Coronavirus Tests Came Back Positive in Miami-Dade County on Thursday

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One-third of coronavirus tests came back positive for the novel virus in Miami-Dade County, Florida on Thursday, with a 14-day average of 24.87 miami dade miami health coronavirus sars cov 2 pandemic covid 19 florida science covid 19 reopening

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Teen Hacker Charged with Paralyzing Miami Schools in Embarrassingly Simple Cyberattack

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A Florida teenager allegedly used an embarrassingly simple program to launch a series of DDoS attacks that helped shut down one of the nation’s largest school districts for its first three days of virtual classes, the Miami Herald reported this week.

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It's Iguanas-Falling-Out-of-Trees Cold in Miami

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Miami faces its coldest Christmas in more than 20 years, and the National Weather Service has issued a warning that chilly temperatures could send ectotherms plummeting from trees or curling up on sidewalks and roadways.

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Miami May Start Paying City Employees in Bitcoin

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Miami’s mayor, Francis Suarez, is champing at the bit to rebrand his city as a haven for tech entrepreneurs and the tax dollars that come in their wake.

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'One Night in Miami' is a vibrant celebration of four Black American icons

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late into One Night in Miami. So One Night in Miami doesn't really try. More about Tiff , Movie Review , Regina King , One Night In Miami , and Entertainment. Tiff Movie Review Regina King One Night In Miami Entertainment

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VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), announced yesterday that they will be unveiling what they herald as a “groundbreaking destination marketing program” at Miami Art Week (Dec 7-9, 2017). ” Those engaging in the experience at the Miami Art Week will utilize Samsung Gear VR headsets. The post VR gains foothold in destination marketing at Miami Art Week appeared first on VR World.

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Facebook reveals the future of VR headsets, and it's more 'CSI Miami' than 'Tron'

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Immersing yourself in virtual reality can feel like a sci-fi fantasy come true, but bulky, cumbersome VR headsets almost make it more trouble than it's worth.

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Right-Wing Media Outraged Energy Secretary Talked About Climate Change and Miami Condo Collapse

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In a Tuesday interview with, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm suggested that sea level rise may have played a role in the devastating collapse of a condominium building in Surfside last week that killed 16 and left dozens still missing. Read more.

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The cast of 'One Night in Miami' on the power of Black voices

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Much like their characters in the film, Leslie Odom Jr., Aldis Hodge, Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir, and director Regina King discuss the importance of amplifying every voice and finding community. Read more. More about Mashable Video , Leslie Odom Jr. Muhammad Ali , Malcolm X , and Regina King.

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28-Year-Old Woman Infiltrates High School to Beef Up Her Instagram and Seriously, WTF?

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That apparently did not occur to a 28-year-old Florida woman who was arrested after infiltrating a school in Miami-Dade County for the Gram on Monday. Surely there are easier ways to pad your following on Instagram than trespassing on high school grounds while disguised as a teenager.

Elon Musk’s Proposed Fort Lauderdale Tunnel Is a Flood Disaster Waiting to Happen

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Las Vegas To Debut Virtual Reality Marketing Campaign During Miami Art Week

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The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), will unveil a groundbreaking destination marketing program, Vegas: Alter Your Reality (VAYR), at the world's premier modern and contemporary art event during Miami Art Week, Dec. Following the Miami event, the exciting content will be shared on the Vegas VR app, which is free and available for download on iOS and Android platforms.

Florida’s Oceanfront Cities Are Not Prepared for Sea Level Rise

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On Thursday, a 12-story beachside condo building just north of Miami Beach collapsed, killing at least four people with almost 160 still missing. It could be a scary sign for the future, particularly as sea level rise undermines the very foundation that South Florida sits on. Read more.

The Best SDCC 2021 Exclusives (So Far): Star Wars, Avengers, Ghostbusters, and More

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Facebook reveals the future of VR headsets, and it's more 'CSI Miami' than 'Tron'

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Immersing yourself in virtual reality can feel like a sci-fi fantasy come true, but bulky, cumbersome VR headsets almost make it more trouble than it's worth. There have been various attempts to slim down VR headsets, such as Dlodlo's lightweight V One headset and Panasonic's prototype goggles shown at CES 2020. Now Facebook has revealed its own glasses-like prototype headset with a display measuring 8.9 mm thick — about the same thickness as a smartphone.

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Nanoleaf's New Smart Bulb Is the One to Beat for HomePod Mini Owners

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WorldViz VR solutions help university research

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At Miami University , the platform is used to create shared virtual spaces. Huge Immersive Virtual Environment (HIVE) of Miami University is a 1,000 square meters virtual reality environment, and is used for the university’s research work such as spatial cognition and medical training simulations in nursing programs. HIVE at the Miami University (Image courtesy Miami University.).

360-Degree Art Gallery Immerses You In The Genius Of Vincent Van Gogh

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Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is open now to the general public at the Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is open now to the general public at the legendary Olympia Theater in Downtown Miami.

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.

Who is Jorge Masvidal? Everything you need to know ahead of UFC 251

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Miami native Jorge Masvidal has stepped in for Burns to take on defending champion Kamaru Usman this weekend. Deals Home Theater Movies & TV UFC 2020 UFC 251

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Pepsi Celebrates Summer with Hundreds of Instagram Camera Effects for Soda Drinkers

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This week, Pepsi kicked off its #Summergram (yes, with the hashtag symbol) campaign with launch events in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami, with each event featuring a different six-story tall inflatable in nearby bodies of water. With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend serving as the unofficial start of summer, Pepsi is turning to Instagram to help sell its soft drinks to quench the thirst of beachgoers and BBQers.

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along

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Walmart, Ford and Postmates are reportedly collaborating on a pilot program in Miami where goods will be delivered to consumers’ doors in a driverless vehicle. Cyrus Radfar. Contributor. Cyrus Radfar is the founding partner at V1 Worldwide. More posts by this contributor. Will tech companies change the way we manage our health? Amazon isn’t to blame for the Postal Service’s woes, but it will need to innovate to survive.

Through the Magic Leap Looking Glass, First Look at What AR Looks Like on the Magic Leap One

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So if you're not in one of the current "Magicverse" cities (Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Seattle) and were. We've spent years waiting to see what all the secretive fuss was about, and now that the device is in our hands, we can finally begin showing you images of what the Magic Leap One experience looks like. This is especially important given the fact that the vast majority of the planet still can't buy one.

City Sinking Into Sea Welcomes Bitcoin Miners

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Miami is scheming for ways to become the U.S. bitcoin capital. Mayor Francis Suarez told CNBC last week that his city would welcome bitcoin miners with open arms, as China picks up its nationwide crackdown on miners.

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Where to Stream the 2021 Oscar Nominees

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For a while, the biggest film story of 2020 was what movies weren’t coming out, as the pandemic closed theaters and bumped release dates for some of the year’s biggest would-be blockbusters (see you later, Black Widow and No Time to Die , hopefully) and buzziest awards-bait (or is there another reason Spielberg… Read more.

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Snapchat Unveils Limited Edition Gucci Brand Spectacles With Insanely Bizarre Promo Video

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The film premiered yesterday at Art Basel in Miami Beach, but is now available to the public on YouTube. . The Spectacles x Gucci glasses, inspired by Kione, were designed by Gucci specifically for Art Basel Miami Beach 2019 which takes place from December 5th to December 8th.

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The New Front Row: How VR Sports Change the Game for Fans

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With fans and alumni all over the country, popular college football teams such as Penn State, Notre Dame and the University of Miami are just a few who are jumping into this new arena. EON Sports powers the fan experience behind Penn State and Miami sports, selling affordable hardware to bring audiences closer to the game. “ “So it’s kind of Netflix meets virtual reality meets the University of Miami.

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These Headphones Offer Solid Active Noise Cancellation for Those on a Budget

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Their latest product, the Miami , is a pair of active noise-canceling headphones with 50-hour battery life and a tempting… Read more. Urbanista isn’t a household name.

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VR-Eval Program Helps Survivors Of Human Trafficking Deal With Trauma

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” Chance Glasco, Dr. Brook Bello and Miami States Attorney Katherin Fernandez-Rundle / Image Credit: More Too Life Foundation. Combating human exploitation by providing victims a safe space in which to tell their stories. According to research conducted by The International Labour Organization, human trafficking is currently a $150 billion global industry, with over 40.3 million people trapped in horrific situations ranging from forced labor to prostitution. That’s 5.4

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Throwable Ground Vehicles Sent to Aid Rescuers at Florida Condo Collapse

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A company that makes small, mobile robots with thermal imaging cameras, Teledyne Flir, overnighted two of them to the Miami-Dade Fire Department in the hope they may help with the ongoing search-and-rescue effort following a disastrous condo collapse in Surfside, Florida.

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Turn your backyard into a spa with these inflatable hot tubs on sale

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OUR TOP PICK: Coleman 90455 SaluSpa Miami 4 Person Portable Inflatable Hot Tub — $441.99 If you're really into the massage-like experience of a hot tub, this Coleman SaluSpa Miami tub comes with 120 air jets — double the amount of the normal Coleman Saluspa.

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John Krasinski, Regina King, and Dan Levy will kick off Biden-era 'SNL'

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King is fresh off the Amazon debut of her directorial feature One Night in Miami , and this will be Levy's first major TV appearance since the end of Schitt's Creek (and its final season Emmys sweep). Saturday Night Live returns Jan.

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5 things to know about the 2021 Golden Globes nominations

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced its nominations for the 2021 Golden Globe awards, best known as the only big award show that lets famous people get drunk before they make their speech.

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Here are the 2021 Oscar nominations

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One NIght in MIami Paul Raci, Sound of Metal Lakeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messah. 2020 finally seems to be in the rearview, and with a little space we're free to appreciate its exceptional movies without, you know, everything else.

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Lakers fan celebrates NBA title win from inside giant bubble

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On Sunday, the team beat the Miami Heat 106-93 , taking home their 17th NBA title and tying with the Boston Celtics for most NBA championships. It's been a big night for LA Lakers fans.

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The Rock describes his fight with COVID-19 in powerful new video

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has endured his fair share of pain: He played football at Miami, had a long career as pro wrestler, and has starred in countless high-paced action movies.

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