Oregon Football Team Debuts Mixed Reality ‘Halo’ Promo


Master Chief pays a visit to the Oregon Ducks. During yesterday’s game between rival college football teams the Oregon Ducks and Oregon State, Master Chief, the main protagonist of the legendary Halo franchise, stopped by to promote his latest upcoming adventure, Halo Infinite.

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Facebook removes misinformation related to Oregon wildfires

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On Saturday, Facebook's policy communications manager, Andy Stone, tweeted that the platform is removing misinformation related to the wildfires in Oregon, which have killed at least 10 people. "We We are removing false claims that the wildfires in Oregon were started by certain groups.


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AirBnb hides guest names in Oregon to tackle discrimination

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AirBnb hosts in the state of Oregon will no longer be able to see guest first names before approving of a stay. The state-specific law comes as three Black women from Portland, Oregon suggested that the site's display of names and photographs allows for discrimination to occur.

Mourners Hold a Funeral for a Dead Oregon Glacier

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Twelve years ago, I strode by Clark Glacier on the flanks of South Sister, the tallest of a cluster of three volcanoes in Oregon’s Cascades. funerals glaciers oregon ice ice maybe ice on thin ice

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Facebook Finally Cracks Down on Bogus Propaganda About Oregon Wildfires

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As emergency responders in Oregon struggle to contain a record 900,000 acres of wildfires across the state, local police have been fighting to contain a torrent of bogus rumors spreading online. wildfire season is year round now wildfires oregon washington california antifa facebook

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VR Teaches Oregon Residents How To Pump Gas


As more and more Oregon gas pumping jokes pour in, the VR industry takes its own light jab at the “game-changing” new law. If you’ve been paying any attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard about a new law in Oregon allowing drivers to self-pump their vehicles for the first time in decades. Now drivers in rural Oregon counties with less than 40,000 residents are being tasked with servicing themselves, and the results have been, well, interesting.

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Airbnb Will Hide Guests’ First Names in Oregon Until Bookings Are Confirmed to Fight Discrimination

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Airbnb is taking steps to tackle discrimination from hosts on its platform with a new update for guests who are residents of Oregon. Unfortunately, it seems like people in other states, and around the world, will just have to keep on fighting to be treated fairly on the platform. Read more.

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Deadly Superbug Yeast Sickens Patients at Oregon Hospital

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This week, Oregon health officials reported a hospital outbreak of the hardy fungus known as Candida auris. A hard-to-kill, occasionally deadly fungus has once again popped up in a U.S. hospital.

8 Wolves Poisoned in Oregon, Police Ask Public for Tips

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Police in Oregon are trying to solve some recent fatal poisonings among the already-fragile gray wolf population. Authorities believe that at least eight wolves have been killed by poison this year, including five from a single pack.

Raging Oregon Wildfire Threatens California's Already Beleaguered Power Grid

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A raging wildfire in Oregon has doubled in size to 120 squares miles (roughly 311 square kilometers) within 24 hours and now threatens vital transmission lines that carry power to California’s already beleaguered energy grid, the Associated Press reports.

Inside the Fight to Legalize Psilocybin Therapy in Oregon

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They’ve come for a weekly update from Oregon’s Yes on Measure 109 campaign—a measure which would create the world’s first market for psilocybin-assisted therapy. On a sunny September afternoon in Portland, volunteers pour into a Zoom conference room.

11 best tweets of the week, including lunch meats, the Oregon Trail, and beans

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This is not the Oregon Trail, I will not use an Inkjet or whatever, no thank you. How about that, another week down? The work week? It's in the rearview mirror, baby. Stop what you're doing. Stop working. Stop thinking. No thoughts, just vibes. You earned it.

You Can Soon Compost Dead Friends and Family in Oregon

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If you’re freaked out by funerals and would rather be gardening instead, you’re in luck. There are now three states in the U.S. where you can legally compost a dead body. Read more.

Hover Junkers’ Single Player Campaign Mixes Oregon Trail With VR


While Hover Junkers’ traditional multiplayer gameplay is all about intense shootouts with friends, the single-player mode is more influenced by randomized adventure games like Oregon Trail. It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Hover Junkers, the HTC Vive launch title from Stress Level Zero. Despite releasing over a year ago, the developer is hard at work on a big update for the game that adds a single-player campaign, and it looks very promising.

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Apple Airtags Used to Prove That Contractor Illegally Trashed Unhoused People's Property

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A lawyer in Portland, Oregon, suspected that a city contractor was illegally trashing property belonging to people living at an encampment for people experiencing homelessness, so he covertly attached Apple AirTag tracking devices to some of the items.

Predicting Big Tech's Antitrust Outcome With Oregon Trail Ended Miserably—But No One Died

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I downloaded a Mac OS 8 emulator a few weeks ago—not just because it looked cool, but because I had a serious hankering for some classic Oregon Trail. oregon trail antitrust apple amazon facebook google

Report: Facebook Quietly Abandoned Drilling Gear Off the Oregon Coast

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Facebook has boldly face-planted right into one of the few remaining types of fuckups it hasn’t before: quietly abandoning a pile of drilling equipment under the ocean. Read more

#1026: Four Quillsfest VR Commissions by Theatre Makers & XR Artists Produced by Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Artizen, & Museum of Other Realities

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The Oregon Shakespeare Festival in collaboration with Artizen producers Ana Brzezi?ska ska and René J. Pinnell commissioned & produced four VR pieces that premiered at the. Podcast Archive

Portland bans private and public use of facial recognition tech

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The city of Portland, Oregon has unanimously passed an expansive new piece of legislation that bans both the private and public use of facial recognition tech. Computing News breaking twitter facial recognition Oregon Portland

Oregon wildfires turned an enchanted forest into a nightmare, photos show

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Florida Cop Shot and Killed an Endangered Malaysian Tiger That Was Mauling a Zoo Worker

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Two California Condors Had Virgin Births, Researchers Say

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14,000-Year-Old Poop Found in Oregon Cave Turns Out to Be Human

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For archaeologists, ancient bones and stone tools are important lines of evidence, but sometimes the answers to our past can be found in piles of human poop, as an important new analysis shows. Read more. first peoples anthropology peopling of the americas coprolites dna paleogenetics science

Cops Enter Oregon Coffee Shop, Prove to Be Absolute A s About Masks

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It’s safe to say that white America’s general image of police officers has taken a bit of a nosedive.

Here Are the 5 Major Regions Literally on Fire Right Now

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Apple Arcade's Biggest Expansion Yet Adds 30 New Games Including Fantasian, NBA 2K21, And Oregon Trail

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Apple Arcade exploded this morning, adding 30 new titles across three categories: “Arcade Originals” like Mistwalker’s RPG Fantasian and a game from the makers of Hot Shots Golf , “App Store Greats” like Monument Valley and Threes! ,

Climate Change Is Now Killing Birds in Midair

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How Far-Right Extremists Are Using the Climate Crisis to Go Mainstream

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Oregon has been a hot bed of far-right activity for years, but the wildfires have cast the militias in a new light. rumors ecofascism antifa far right militias oregon wildfire season is year round now

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#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

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The Wild , a start-up from Portland, Oregon has just announced an integration with UK-based Igloo Vision to open up new avenues for collaboration and experiential design review for teams working in architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC). The Wild, a start-up from Portland, Oregon has just announced an integration with UK-based Igloo Vision Click To Tweet. The Wild partners up with Igloo Vision to bring real-time collaboration to shared XR environments.

Rare Snow Leopard at a South Dakota Zoo Likely Died of Covid-19

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West Coast States Are Teaming Up to Build an Electric Highway

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Utilities and state agencies in California, Oregon, and Washington announced a plan to transform highway infrastructure that would speed the transition. the clean energy revolution california washington oregon electric vehicles

Where Do We Go From Here?

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The Most Apocalyptic Photos From the West Coast Fires This Week

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There are now three states—California, Washington state and Oregon—battling raging wildfires, which have left a trail of destruction in their wake and, in some cases, have literally changed the color of the sky. The West Coast is burning, and it’s still not under control.

A 'Wall of Moms' formed to protect Portland protesters from federal officers

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15 Stunning Videos of the Pacific Northwest's Mystery Light Show in the Sky

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Social media users from Oregon to Canada reported seeing strange lights, and we have plenty of angles from last night’s display that have been uploaded to YouTube, Twitter,… Read more. spacex musk rainier fog albums geography of the united states seattle technology internet cities in the united states portland oregon alice in chains albums facebookPeople in the Pacific Northwest were treated to quite a light show in the sky on Thursday night shortly before 9:00 p.m.

Smoke from Western Wildfires Is Clouding Skies on the East Coast

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The smoke from the fires out West , which has choked residents of California, Washington, and Oregon and painted the skies a haunting orange color, is absolutely everywhere. california wildfires wildfires are wild enough with the wildfires already oregon wildfires

While the West Coast Burns, NOAA Welcomes a Climate Change Denier Onboard

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