Nevada Man Hospitalized After Apparent Coronavirus Reinfection

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Scientists in Nevada are the latest to report a likely case of reinfection from the coronavirus that causes covid-19, with genetic evidence backing up their claim. covid 19 coronavirus reinfection pandemic nevada science

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Nevada Takes a Baby Step Toward Banning Lawns

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One of those states, Nevada, is taking a permanent step to protect dwindling water resources by cracking down on the scourge of useless lawns. A megadrought has stricken the Southwest , taking a massive toll on ecosystems, drinking water, farms, and more in seven states.

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Nevada Wants to Let Tech Companies Form Their Own Governments

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Steve Sisolak, the Democratic governor of Nevada, wants to incentivize technology companies to move to his state, and he’s got some wild ideas about how to make that happen. nevada articles design innovation technology internet product management steve sisolak board of supervisors

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VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries

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As part of HTC’s new Vive Libraries program, the Taiwanese-based electronics company recently donated a whopping 110,000 HTC Vive kits to libraries across California and Nevada. Now it appears as though these California and Nevada VR systems will be receiving an upgrade in the form of a series of advanced STEM tools. The Vive Libraries program will bring our unique STEM experiences to learners in over 100 locations across California and Nevada,” states Vive in an official release.

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HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries

Road to VR

HTC is donating over 110 HTC Vive systems to California and Nevada libraries through its new Vive Libraries Program, an effort to seed local communities with premium VR. The post HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries appeared first on Road to VR.

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A Rare Flower Is Screwing Up Plans for a Nevada Lithium Mine

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Tech Companies Won't Be Able to Form Local Governments in Nevada After All

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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has backtracked on legislation plans that would have allowed tech companies to form autonomous “Innovation Zones” anywhere in the state, reports The Nevada Independent.

An Alkaline Water Brand Is Making People Seriously Ill in Nevada, Officials Say

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A brand of alkaline water is likely sickening people in Nevada, federal and local health officials say. At least 11 people in the state have come down with varying symptoms, including serious liver injury, after drinking “Real Water” products.

Lake Mead Could Soon Form a 'Dead Pool' as Water Levels Drop to Extreme Lows

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Elon Musk Says Tesla's Factories in Texas and Germany Are 'Money Furnaces'

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Chile Moves to Restrict Water After More Than a Decade of Drought

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Where Are California's Bumble Bees?

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California's Epic Snowstorms Are Great News

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A series of winter storms in California over the Christmas weekend dumped snow all over the Sierra Nevada mountains. This is good water news for the upcoming year following a bone-dry summer that set several worrying new records for water scarcity. Read more.

California's in for Summer Water Shortages After Officials Find Just 2.5 Inches of Snowpack

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The Caldor Fire Is on South Lake Tahoe's Doorstep as 50,000 Evacuate

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The flames have raced into the Lake Tahoe Basin, forcing more than 50,000 residents under mandatory evacuation orders in both California and Nevada to flee. The Caldor Fire has gone from bad to worse.

An Influencer Pilot Is Under Investigation After Being Accused of Crashing His Plane On Purpose

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10% of the World's Sequoias Burned in a Single Wildfire Last Year

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The West Is About to Get Blasted With Snow

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Get Ready for Weird Weather This Christmas

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Surreal Photos Show the Fierce Battle Against Caldor Fire at a Tahoe Ski Resort

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The West Will See Its First Atmospheric River of the Season

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Puppets and Gore Make a Delightful Combo in Horror Short Snore

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UFC 276 is happening this weekend with two title fights on the card

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This weekend, UFC fans can tune in for UFC 276, which is taking place on Saturday, July 2, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. Deals Movies & TV ESPN Streaming UFC ufc 276

Lake Mead’s Water Supply Has Dropped to the Lowest Level Since the Hoover Dam Was Built

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AR Technology Invades Electric Daisy Carnival In Vegas

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This includes the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), a legendary electronic music festival currently taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Electric Daisy Carnival runs from May 20th to May 22nd in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Elon Musk's 'Public Transit' in Las Vegas Still Just Humans Driving Cars Slowly in a Tunnel

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After another canceled year in the desert, Burning Man plans for a virtual event

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Digitizing Burning Man

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Burning Man is held in late August every year inside Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. Image Credits: BLM Nevada (opens in a new window) / Flickr (opens in a new window) under a CC BY 2.0 Image Credits: BLM Nevada (opens in a new window) / Flickr (opens in a new window) under a CC BY 2.0

Reno Is Moving Its Building Records to the Blockchain

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Reno, Nevada, also known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” has jumped on the Web3 bandwagon and is rolling out a new blockchain-based pilot program that promises to do what the blockchain does best: keep digital records of stuff.

A 1,000-Year-Old Irrigation System in Spain Is Getting a New Life

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Researchers in Spain’s arid Southeast are working to restore Islamic-era acequias, canals that form an irrigation system in Andalucia’s Sierra Nevada mountains.

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More Human Bones Emerge From Lake Mead as Drought Continues

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West is turning Nevada’s Lake Mead into something out of a true crime series. The ongoing drought in the U.S. Read more.

This Life-Size Angry Birds Game Is Powered By Immersive Tech

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Electric Gamebox currently has 12 locations spread across the United States and Europe, including London, California, Colorado, and Tennessee with plans to open new locations in Liverpool, Birmingham, New York, and Nevada in the future.

Heatwave Brings Dangerous Temperatures to Southwest

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In parts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Texas, today’s predicted highs are well above 100 degrees. It’s currently very hot in the Southwest.

This VR/AR Art Exhibit Is Environmentally-Friendly

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As of 2021, over 40% of Nevada is in “exceptional” drought — the highest possible drought intensity,” read an official press release. ” Arcadia Earth’s Las Vegas exhibit is open now to the public at 3785 S Las Vegas Blvd, Suite #102 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Burning Man 2020 Goes Virtual: The Universes of the Burning Man Multiverse

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This year, Burners from around the world will unfortunately not be heading to the dusty sands in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, but instead will be

California Is About to Get Its Second Major Heat Wave in Less Than a Month

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The state, as well as Arizona and Nevada, are expected to see a record breaking heat wave this Labor Day weekend. It’s going to be hot as hell in California— again. Read more. california heat wave wildfires california wildfires

Sandbox VR To Open 15 Location-Based VR Centers By 2022

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The first site will open this summer at the Grand Canal Shoppes in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first of these state-of-the-art locations will open “early this summer” at the Grand Canal Shoppes in Las Vegas, Nevada—the flagship location of the now-defunct LBE company The Void.