Island-Wide Blackout Sweeps Puerto Rico After Power Plant Fire

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A fire that broke out at the Costa Sur power plant in Puerto Rico late Wednesday forced an island-wide outage, the biggest blackout this year so far due to an ailing electric grid.

The U.S. Has a Plan to Fix Puerto Rico’s Dangerously Busted Energy Grid

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government agencies announced a plan to fix Puerto Rico’s ailing electrical grid and move it toward renewable energy. Several U.S. The initiative will combine efforts from the U.S.


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Superhero La Borinqueña's Next Mission: A Solar-Powered Grid for Puerto Rico

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An exclusive preview of the graphic novel is available at the end of this story. Read more.

Spectacular Video Shows Starlink Satellite Disintegrating Over Puerto Rico After Geomagnetic Storm

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A Starlink satellite felled by a geomagnetic storm has gone out in a blaze of glory, as this dramatic footage from Puerto Rico shows. Read more.

Residente's New Music Video Offers a Brutal Take on American Imperialism

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Grammy- and Latin Grammy-winning Puerto Rican rapper Residente’s latest song, “This is Not America,’’ is an anthem for people who understand that imperialism and forced immigration cannot be separated from environmental issues.

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico suffers damage from broken cable

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The observatory is ceasing operations until repaired. News observatory. astronomy

900-Ton Platform Threatens to Crush Famed Arecibo Observatory Dish

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The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is in an exceptionally precarious state following the recent failure of two support cables, placing the future of this renowned facility in doubt. arecibo observatory seti astronomy radio astronomy puerto rico science

Fed-Up Puerto Rican Businesses Sue Power Company After Yet Another Blackout

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Puerto Rico’s power authority LUMA can’t seem to keep the lights on, and now it’s the target of a lawsuit by four corporations who want $310 million in damages.

Cleanup Costs at the Damaged Arecibo Observatory Could Reach $50 Million

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Arecibo Heartbreak: Iconic SETI Dish Will Be Demolished Due to Risk of ‘Catastrophic’ Collapse

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The recent failure of two support cables at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has destabilized the structure such that it cannot be repaired without placing construction workers at significant risk, according to officials with the National Science Foundation.

Famed SETI Observatory Wrecked After Cable Breaks

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The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is currently out of commission after a thick support cable fell onto the dish, creating a large gash. arecibo observatory arecibo astronomy science seti puerto rico

'A Magically Surreal Symbol of Human Ingenuity': Scientists Reflect on Arecibo’s Doomed Big Dish

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The big dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is on the verge of collapse, leaving officials with no choice but to retire the famous radio telescope. arecibo observatory arecibo astronomy radio astronomy astrophysics science puerto rico

Damaged SETI Observatory Could Be Sidelined for Months

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The iconic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico was damaged last week when a large cable fell onto the radio telescope’s main reflector dish. arecibo observatory telescopes observatories disasters astronomy radio astronomy puerto rico science seti

In 'El Apagón,' Bad Bunny Tackles Gentrification and Power Outages

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Puerto Rican artist Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio —aka Bad Bunny — dropped his fifth studio album on May 6, and it’s already 2022’s most streamed album.

Puerto Ricans Are Protesting to Protect Their Beaches

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Many Puerto Ricans feel increasingly unwelcome on their own island as wealthy mainland Americans, social media influencers, and “ crypto colonizers ” flock to the tropical colony.

Mark Zuckerberg: It feels like We are Really in Puerto Rico


A cartoon version of Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, visited hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico on Monday, in a tone-deaf livestream that was part disaster tourism, part product promotion. The post Mark Zuckerberg: It feels like We are Really in Puerto Rico appeared first on VR World. Augmented Reality (AR) Companies Facebook News Oculus Virtual Reality (VR) VR World Wearables Hurricane Mark Zuckerberg oculus rift Puerto Rico Rachel Franklin

New York City Hit by Spike of a Rare Disease Spread by Rat Urine

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Hurricane Isaias Is the First Hurricane to Hit Bahamas Since Destructive Dorian

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Biden Administration Set to Give Puerto Rico $1.3 billion in Aid Trump Held Hostage

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Iconic Dish at Arecibo Observatory Has Collapsed

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The 1,000-foot radio dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has collapsed, according to officials and local reports. Read more. arecibo observatory radio astronomy telescopes astronomy disasters science

Rihanna Drops $15 Million on Climate Justice

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Gut-Wrenching Photos Show Damage at Arecibo Observatory Following Collapse

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As feared, the 900-ton instrument platform collapsed yesterday at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, falling onto the gigantic radar dish below.

Arecibo Observatory's Greatest Triumphs

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Yesterday brought the tragic news that the famous 1,000-foot radio dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico will have to be demolished after the failure of two support cables.

GameStop is Selling Refurbished PSVR Headsets for $99, Available 1 Day Only

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GameStop only ships the headset in the lower 48, meaning Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico residents needs not apply. Whatever your opinion on GameStop, we know a deal when we see one. For today only, on April 8th, GameStop is selling refurbished PSVR headsets for $100.

Get $150 off HP Reverb G2, Offering Class-leading Resolution & Acceptable Tracking

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The deal automatically knocks off $150 off the regular retail price, and includes free shipping (3-7 business days) within the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

Boston Fashion Week Launches 60 AR Designs Across Boston


In addition to Boston, the team plans to add satellite previews of Boston Fashion Week in New York, California, Miami, London, and Puerto Rico. Explore the City of Boston to discover a wide variety of AR fashion designs from local designers, photographers, and stylists.

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Wild footage shows a SpaceX satellite burning up in Earth's atmosphere

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Video footage from Puerto Rico on Feb. Dozens of SpaceX satellites are burning up. A powerful pulse of energy from the sun (called a coronal mass ejection, or CME) triggered a storm in Earth's atmosphere in early February, causing it to warm up and grow more dense.

CraneMorley and SoCalGas Win Summit Award!


This year’s creative competition included companies from: Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

MLB ‘Home Run Derby VR’ Game to Land on PSVR and Vive This Spring

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While the list of ballparks featuring the out-of-home version isn’t public yet, the report holds that at least two demonstrations are confirmed; one in Puerto Rico for the Indians and Twins games in April and the other in Mexico for the Dodgers and Padres games in May. Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby VR will let you step into the box and swing for the bleachers.

Hulu’s VR Comedy ‘Door No. 1’ Launches Today, Catch the Trailer Here

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including Puerto Rico) and U.S. Hulu’s new VR comedy Door No. 1 launches today on the Hulu VR app. Written and directed by Nora Kirkpatrick ( The Office, Greeks ) and produced by AOL’s immersive film studio RYOT , the single-episode VR comedy will be available on Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, PSVR, Google Daydream and Oculus Rift. Presented in 360 degrees, Door No.

VR is not "Dead and Buried" if the Oculus team has anything to say about it. Oh also they not only care about VR but the people that make VR a reality like you and me.

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Deborah shared her story about leaving Puerto Rico to move to Silicone Valley with a passion to get involved in VR. So this is my OC5 recap, there are many like it, but this one is mine. If you know the history of CatsAndVR you know it is closely tied to Oculus. The site was started prior to the launch of the Oculus CV1 and was inspired by my time spent with the DK1 years prior.

John Travolta Stars in "SPEED KILLS VR," now available on several platforms.

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The VR series, produced by Richard Rionda Del Castro, Guy Griffithe and Travis Cloyd, was shot in Puerto Rico in the summer of 2017 to resemble Miami Beach in the early days of speed boat racing. Coming off a massive win for the Best Feature Film VR 2018 at Cinequest Film Festival in Silicon Valley this past month, the cinematic virtual reality episodic experience 'Speed Kills VR' has been officially released.

Owatch™ | Unbelievable deals at the Global Shopping Carnival (11.11) that you shouldn’t miss

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As we all know, The world’s largest retail event, double 11 sales, which is equivalent to Black Friday, is the biggest online shopping festival in the world, customers can purchase their favorite stuff at their budget price tag!

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Apple's digital ID is finally here, and so are the privacy concerns

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Up next, according to Apple, are Colorado, Hawaii, Mississippi, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah. Apple just took another step on its one device quest.

Limited time offer – Get up to 20% off on for Owatch Amusement Rides! Enjoy this limited time offer, and get more for less!

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July has passed, and OWATCH ushers in the promotion season in August. The more you buy, the more discount you get. The maximum discount is 20%. Metaverse is the hottest topic at present. Do you want to start your own VR business? This OWATCH promotion season can’t be missed!

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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