Samantha Bee finds hope for reproductive rights in New Jersey

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So Samantha Bee set out to find some hope for the cause on Full Frontal — and found a movement brewing in New Jersey. It's a law that would forever and always protect reproductive freedom in New Jersey," the governor tells Bee. Texas has effectively banned abortions.

New Jersey Utility Uses Augmented Reality to Visualise Underground Infrastructure

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vGIS, a new geographic information system (GIS) visualisation platform from the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) partner Meemim , is being used to view underground infrastructure while wearing Microsoft Hololens. Piloted by Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority in New Jersey, the technology is a practical application of augmented reality, allowing the user to ‘see’ utility lines under the street in real-time.

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‘Soft’ Bat Ticks Found in New Jersey for the First Time and This Is Not What We Need Right Now

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As if we don’t have enough bad news to share right now, a tick species associated with bats has been spotted in New Jersey for the very first time. ticks bats animals parasites soft ticks diseases science new jersey

Major Movie Theater Chains Sue New Jersey For 'Unconstitutional' Pandemic Closures

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Movie theater giants AMC, Cinemark, and Regal filed a lawsuit yesterday against the state of New Jersey for forcing them to keep their businesses closed during the covid-19 pandemic, yet allowing churches and other places of assembly to remain open.

We made up punny names for New Jersey marijuana dispensaries to cope with election anxiety

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But we do know that New Jersey voted to legalize recreational marijuana , along with a number of other states with weed on the ballots. Every single dispensary in New Jersey is going to be called, like, Da Wise Guys or Goodfellaz, and it’s gonna be a whole lot of fun.

Perfect impression nails how New Jersey moms will act if weed is legal in the state

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Legal weed is on the ballot in New Jersey on Tuesday, which means a powerful force with soon have to reckon with the fallout of recreational marijuana. That powerful force, of course, is Jersey moms.

Watching Halloween Kills Is Like Digging Your Fingers Into a Gaping Wound

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Halloween Kills —directed by David Gordon Green, and co-written by Green, Scott Teems, and Danny McBride—picks up immediately where 2018's Halloween left off, dropping us right in the middle of a massacre in progress. Read more.

Researchers Use AR To Study How Electric Fish Sense Their Surroundings

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According to a recently published report by the New Jersey Institute of Technology, a group of researchers have begun hacking the electrical sensing organs of a specific species of electric fish known as Eigenmannia virescens , or Glass knifefish, by placing the creatures into a tank and tricking them into thinking they are hiding inside a smaller shelter generated completely in augmented reality. News AR Augmented Reality New Jersey Institute of Technology

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NYC Garbage Canal Reclaims Its Essence

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The Corpse of Toys R Us Will Rise Once Again

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Geoffrey the Giraffe hasn’t been able to rest in peace, however, thanks to attempts to revive the toy store : the latest being a new… Read more.

Newark Residents Win Drinking Water Protections in New Settlement

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Newark, New Jersey has reached a settlement with environmental justice advocates who sued the city over its pipes leaching lead into residents’ water supply.

No One Knows What's Killing These Wild Songbirds

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Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

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With the new platform, users will be able to start playing mobile games directly from Facebook ads. Facebook will soon be the latest tech giant to enter the world of cloud gaming.

HBO Max Slashes Price After HBO's Departure From Amazon Prime Video

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Like a New Jersey mobster struggling to take care of his family while simultaneously confronting his own mental health issues, HBO is trying to make you an offer you can’t refuse.

What we found inside AT&T's top secret warehouse

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Somewhere in New Jersey sits AT&T's top secret network disaster recovery warehouse. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the incredible technology housed there. Check out what they let us see

QAnon-Obsessed CBP Officer Arrested After Sending 'Numerous' Threats to Superior

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An agent for Customs and Border Protection in New Jersey, Alberto Almeida, was arrested and is facing charges after he allegedly sent threatening messages accusing a senior CBP official of child trafficking and calling for his extrajudicial execution, the Daily Beast reported on Wednesday.

A Classic Tale of Two Prep School Friends Who Founded the Uber of Hangover IV Drips Then Somehow Started Covid-19 Testing for Cities

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Shortly before Thanksgiving, the Hoboken, New Jersey city council held an emergency meeting to vote on covid-19 testing contracts, the kind of event that was doubtlessly being replicated in Zoom conference rooms around the county.

You Could Be Fined $50 for Not Wearing a Mask in NYC's Travel Hubs

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Heads up for folks catching a train, plane, or bus in the New York or New Jersey area: Starting today, the Port Authority is implementing a $50 penalty for travelers caught without a face covering within their facilities.

Man Dares Viral Video Viewers to 'Come F*cking See Me' During Hate Speech Rant, Gets Exactly That

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A New Jersey man came to his seemingly long-deserved comeuppance this week after he shouted racial slurs on camera, challenged those listening to “Come f **g see me,” and was arrested while 150 protesters gathered outside his residence.

The WandaVision Conversation I Can't Stop Thinking About

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As we barrel towards its conclusion, we’re watching Wanda Maximoff’s grip on the reality she’s created for herself and her synthezoid husband in Westview, New Jersey slip little by little. WandaVision is a tense show, and it’s only getting tenser.

NJ Court Says the Fifth Amendment Doesn't Protect Your Phone From the Police

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In a tale of an allegedly crooked sheriff caught abusing his power, the New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that forcing a suspect to unlock their iPhones doesn’t run afoul of the Fifth Amendment.

WandaVision Just Pulled Out a Few Shockingly Big Guns

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WandaVision hit a major turning point last week when it showed the state of the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe outside of Westview, New Jersey by looking back on how Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Paris), Darcy Lewis (Kat Dennings), and Jimmy Woo (Randall Park) all came to be involved in the situation.

Wow, Comcast Actually Did Something

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This covers customers in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, New York,… Read more.

The Alien on Stage Documentary Is Pure Sci-Fi Joy

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In 2019, a New Jersey high school made national news when it put on a stage production of Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror masterpiece Alien. The production even got the attention of Ripley herself, Sigourney Weaver.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Foretold WandaVision's Plot in Song

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Before the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) moved to Westview, New Jersey in hopes of starting a new life with the person she loved , there was Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rebecca Bunch ( Rachel Bloom ).

JUMP Opens Pre-sales for Tickets to Its Virtual Skydiving Attraction

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The company is now taking pre-orders for tickets to its debut locations, which for now are in Utah and New Jersey. .

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Colonial Pipeline turns fuel taps back on amidst ransomware mess

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Colonial Pipeline, which operates over 5,500 miles of fuel pipeline running from New Jersey to Texas, announced Wednesday that it "initiated the restart of pipeline operations." You can stop panic buying gasoline now.

Ransomware forced a major U.S. fuel pipeline to shut down

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And as of Friday, they can officially notch a new one in their criminal belt: U.S. And to be clear, it's a lot of pipeline — running over 5,500 miles from New Jersey to Texas.

Grassroots Groups Just Won a Major Victory Against Fracking in the Northeast

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The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), which is comprised of the governors of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New… Read more.

‘Jupiter Invincible’ Is An AR Comic Book With A Powerful Story

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Can Jupiter’s new powers and wisdom be used to change the course of history to rectify racial injustice and inequality? After a freak lightning storm, Jupiter wakes up with superpowers he uses to help rectify racial injustice and inequality.

Dreamscape Launches New Location In Columbus, Ohio

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Dreamscape is planning to open additional VR destinations in the New York/New Jersey area later this year. The new Columbus location opens on February 28 and tickets are available now. The post Dreamscape Launches New Location In Columbus, Ohio appeared first on UploadVR.

ThirdEye Is Deploying Mixed Reality Smartglasses To Help COVID-19 First Responders

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The New Jersey-based company believes its technology could help save lives during the pandemic. . The X2 MR Glasses weigh just 300 grams and claim to be the world’s smallest mixed reality glasses.

Dreamscapes Latest 4D VR Experience Is An 8-Person Dragon Flying Simulator

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The thrilling adventure will bring guests to new heights in a fun, wondrous way that will inspire repeat visits.”. Team up with friends on a daring rescue mission in DreamWorks Dragons Flight Academy.

Congress blasts Facebook's algorithm as rotten to its core in scathing letter

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Eshoo of California and Tom Malinowski of New Jersey hit Facebook with a written broadside Thursday, accusing the company of systemic failures which radicalized the "insurrectionist mob" behind the Jan. Facebook's disinformation problem is not the result of a few bad apples.

Failed screenwriter outed as QAnon influencer used conspiracy to carry out personal vendettas

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A major QAnon influencer was unmasked earlier this week as a failed screenwriter living in New Jersey.

Weed watch: Results from every state voting to legalize marijuana

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Recreational marijuana legalization initiatives are up for a vote in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota. Americans are making progress toward a greener future. Weed-wise, at least. As of Nov.

Firefox Reality VR Web Browser Officially Heading To Pico Neo 2 VR Headsets

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Mozilla partners with Pico in the hopes of bringing new innovations to enterprise VR.