This Elephant-Like Giant Roamed South America for 2 Million Years

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Its tusks were thick and relatively straight; its ears broad and leathery. Its nimble trunk could reach over the heads of giant ground sloths and huge armored glyptodonts to pluck leaves high up in trees. Wide, column-like legs supported 6 tons of weight. But don’t call it an elephant. Read more.

These Dream-like Photos of the Amazon Reveal a Hidden Nightmare

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The Amazon’s destruction in everyday color is terrible enough. But a special photographic method reveals the true toll of mining, logging, and other human activities on the world’s largest rainforest. Read more.

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Capybaras Are Waging Class War in Argentina

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Look at This Stretch of Amazon Rainforest Cleared in a Year

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A Staggering Amount of Amazon Rainforest Disappeared Last Month

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Ecuador's Indigenous Groups Have New Power to Protect Their Lands from Destruction

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Amazon's Palm Reader Launches at First Non-Amazon Venue in Sneak Peek of Our Biometric-Based Future

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A Talking Cat Propels the Deep-Space Action in This Excerpt From Stars and Bones

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Giant River Otter Believed to Be Extinct Has Been Spotted in Argentina

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Magic, Family Drama, and a Chaotic Kingdom Collide in Rory Power's Adult Fantasy Debut

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Scientists Want to Bring Jaguars Back to America's Mountains

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Who Was the Most Evil Scientist in History?

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The majority of scientists are, I’d wager, not particularly evil. Most just want to understand plants, or the Moon, or kidneys, or whatever. Conduct little experiments, marginally expand the stockpile of verifiable human truths, that kind of thing.

Monday's Best Deals: Apple MacBook Air, Marvel's Avengers, Reversible Weighted Blanket, Echo Show 10, Homage Hoodies, Sonic the Hedgehog Blu-ray, and More

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CT Scans Reveal Gnarly, 1,000-Year-Old Mummies Were Murdered

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Researchers recently used CT scans to peer inside three mummies from South America, and they discovered evidence suggesting that two of the individuals were murdered.

Hundreds of Amazon Drivers Agree That They Deserve a Union in an Informal Driver-Led Survey

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Gorgeous timelapse shows starry night at rocket launch site

Digital Trends

Check out this beautiful timelapse of the night sky shot at the European Space Agency's Spaceport in French Guiana, South America. News Photography ariane 6 ESA European Space Agency Rockets space stars timelapse

'Bizarro,' a New Banking Trojan, Is Sweeping Through Europe

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It’s a new banking trojan currently sweeping through Europe and large parts of South America, attempting to pilfer consumer financial information and mobile crypto wallets as it goes. Meet “Bizarro.”

Immerse Raises $1.5M to Expand Its VR English Language Classes Worldwide

Road to VR

million Series A investment, something the company says will allow them to both expand the current product to Oculus Quest 2, and set up partnerships with institutions in Spain, South America, and other markets affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Neon's Memoria Trailer, Tilda Swinton Lives With a Sound She Can't Explain

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Neon has released the audibly fascinating first trailer for Memoria , director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s English-language debut, about a woman traveling in South America while trying to solve the mystery of her “mysterious sensory syndrome.”

Volkswagen Will Say Goodbye to the Combustion Vehicle Business in Europe by 2035

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and China a little later and in South America and Africa further down the line. Volkswagen will say goodbye to combustion engine vehicles in Europe between 2033 and 2035, one of the company’s board members said. It plans to do the same in the U.S.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Alexa

Digital Trends

Beginning on September 15 and lasting a full month, Alexa celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the contributions of this vibrant community in the United States, as well as the influence of their ancestors from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Spain.

The Pandemic Has Torpedoed Life Expectancy Across the Globe, Study Finds

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The study of 29 countries across Europe and North and South America found that nearly all experienced a reduction in life expectancy last year, while some countries had the largest drops seen since World War II.

Discovery and Google Announce VR Travel Series ‘Discovery TRVLR’, First of 38 Episodes to Arrive in November

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Chapters for North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia consist of six episodes each, while the chapter for Antarctica features two episodes, for a total of 38 episodes in the series. Episodes filmed in North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe were written and directed by Addison O’Dea and produced by cinematic VR studio Here Be Dragons.

SpaceX's Starlink internet is now available in 32 countries

Mashable VR

Nearly the entire South America, Africa, and parts of Asia, are currently marked as "coming soon," with availability mostly starting in 2023. SpaceX's satellite internet service Starlink is broadening its reach.

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Students Time Travel to Experience Christopher Columbus Cartography in AR

EON Reality

Columbus embarked on a journey to find and develop a westward route to the Far East, but instead discovered a route to the Americas, which were then unknown to the Old World. Columbus’s voyages were the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.

Location-based VR Attraction ‘Hologate’ Celebrates 2 Million Player Milestone

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The virtual reality hardware company and VR gaming/experience studio boasts over 250 installations spanning Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region, and North and South America—a total of 21 countries to be exact. Hologate, a Munich-based startup, today announced that their eponymous world-wide VR attraction has taken in two million visitors since it was first launched in 2017.

World Heritage Site Initiative: Virtual Tour of Valparaíso

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The city was the first and most important merchant port on the sea routes of the Pacific coast of South America that linked the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via the Strait of Magellan.

A closer look at Canon RF5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens

The Ghost Howls

The short movie was about a celebration in South America. Some months ago, Canon announced the “RF5.2mm F2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens” for EOS Cameras , a lens system to easily shoot high-quality 180 VR videos.

How to see an eerie, red moon in the sky this weekend

Mashable VR

Other parts of the world, like South America, parts of Europe, and much of Africa, will experience the phenomenon, too. Don't miss it. At 9:11 p.m. PST on May 15 (or 12:11 a.m. EST on May 16 ), the full moon will appear starkly red and eerie across the Lower 48 states.

Location-Based Ghostbusters VR Experience Coming To 400 Venues This Year

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That includes venues in 38 countries, including many across the United States and others in Europe, Australia, Asia, South America and New Zealand.

Walkabout Mini Golf Releases New El Dorado DLC Course

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Here’s a description of the new El Dorado map from Mighty Coconut: In the highland jungles of South America lies the mythical city of gold: El Dorado. Mighty Coconut launched the latest DLC course for Walkabout Mini Golf this week centered around the mythical city of El Dorado.

‘Rec Room’ Goes into Open Beta on PSVR November 21st

Road to VR

Rec Room has been in closed beta since October, allowing players connecting from North and South America to try out the game in preparation for launch. In comparison to the various PC VR platforms and even mobile VR headsets like Samsung Gear VR, PlayStation VR has been at a bit of disadvantage when it comes to the depth and breadth of social VR spaces available. That’s changing soon though with Against Gravity’s Rec Room PSVR open beta, which starts November 21st.

5 VR Apps for Exploring the World

ARPost

The VR app they developed offers anyone the chance to see endangered species in their natural environment, dive into the deepest oceans, or discover the richness of South Americas’ native civilizations.

‘Rec Room’ is Coming Soon to PSVR, Applications for Beta Testing Now Open

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Only players connecting from North and South America can apply, something Against Gravity says has to do with the available PSVR regions Sony is currently allowing them to use prior to launch. Rec Room (2016), the popular social VR app for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, is coming soon to PlayStation VR. Production studio Against Gravity announced Rec Room ‘s PSVR release via the PSVR reddit page , saying that the game is slated to arrive by the end of this year.

Jumanji and Hotel Translyvania 3 Getting VR Treatment

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The VR experience will debut at 50 locations across the United States and UK, with plans to expand to South America, Asia and Australia in advance of the Jumanji motion picture release. The Sony Pictures Entertainment experiences are coming to a headset or location near you. Hitting theaters in December, our favorite magical board game adventure film from the 90’s is coming back, this time starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan to name a few.

Students Time Travel to Experience Christopher Columbus Cartography in AR

EonReality

Columbus embarked on a journey to find and develop a westward route to the Far East, but instead discovered a route to the Americas, which were then unknown to the Old World. Columbus’s voyages were the first European expeditions to the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.

EON Reality Continues Knowledge Metaverse Global Kickoff Tour

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The intercontinental trek will include meetings with more than 80 partners new and old.