'High-Tech' Reforestation Company Starts Wildfire in Spain

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A Dutch company that claims it can help businesses “turn [their] CO2 into forests” using data, drones, and other tech is responsible for sparking a wildfire in Spain this week that has already burned tens of thousands of acres and caused 2,000 people to evacuate.

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For Some Strange Reason, Orcas Are Ramming Into Boats in Northern Spain

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Although the majority of orcas ignore boats at sea , there are a few in northern Spain that are apparently interested in ramming into them, setting off a string of questions and a bit of apprehension. orcas science spain mysteries

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Spain’s Worst Snowstorm in Decades Collapses Parts of the Country

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In this case, Storm Filomena slammed into Spain and blanketed many of its regions, including its capital, with more snow than they had seen in decades. extreme weather madrid spain snow filomenaSnow has the bad habit of completely collapsing regions that aren’t used to experiencing it.

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Meta launches Horizon Worlds in France and Spain

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In an effort to expand its social platform for virtual reality, Horizon Worlds, Meta is launching it in France and Spain today — building on the existing three markets including the U.S.,

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Spain Will See Record-Setting May Heat This Weekend

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Parts of Spain could see record-breaking heat this weekend as the country prepares for what could be the earliest summer heatwave on record, officials said this week.

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Drought Exposes an Underwater 'Ghost' Village in Spain

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In Spain, a modern-day Atlantis has become visible—and it’s a particularly depressing sign of climate change. Read more.

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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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Thousands of Honeybees Stared Down Spain’s Cumbre Vieja Volcano. They Won

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Tens of thousands of honeybees in Spain’s Canary Islands can now add “survived a volcano” to their bucket list. Well, since they’re bees, we’ll add it for them. Read more.

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Uber Eats and Deliveroo Riders in Spain to Get Collective Bargaining Rights

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Delivery riders for apps like Uber Eats and Deliveroo will be granted the same rights as employees in Spain, including the right to collectively bargain, according to an announcement from the Spanish government on Thursday.

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Meta Didn’t Bother to Translate Horizon Worlds Into Spanish When It Launched the Game in Spain

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That’s how Meta’s Horizon Worlds has been described in Spain after launching in the country earlier this week. “A palabras necias, oídos sordos.”

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EON Reality and the Community of Canary Islands Inaugurate the First Classroom 3.0 Campus in Spain

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The new augmented and virtual reality center will serve as an academic technological hub in Spain. EON Reality and the Community of Canary Islands celebrated the inauguration of the first Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Spain today. Campus in Spain appeared first on EON Reality.

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Fossil 'Pseudo-Horses' Found in Spain Had Short Legs and Weird Teeth

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Researchers have described two previously unknown mammals based on fossil remains unearthed in Spain. They were horse precursors that would’ve enjoyed the subtropical temperatures in what is now Basque country. Read more.

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YouTuber's Channel Banned After Viral Tantrum Over $2 Empanada Enrages Spain

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A Spanish YouTuber who demanded free food for featuring a bar in a livestream has become the latest addition of the “Entitled Influencers Hall of Fame” and seemingly enraged an entire country in the process.

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Dozens of Fossilized Neanderthal Footprints Found on a Beach in Spain

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Paleoanthropologists have discovered more than 80 fossilized footprints in Southern Spain, on an uneven span of rock that used to be a sandbar. In their analysis, the research team determined the prints were made by 36 individuals, a group of Neanderthal adults and children. Read more.

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Terra Crypto Execs Dissolved Korean Headquarters Mere Days Before Crash: Docs Show

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VR Roller Coasters Collide in Madrid; 33 Injured Including Children

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Opened on June 10th, it’s the first roller coaster in Spain to incorporate VR headsets into the ride experience. News Accident Gear VR Roller Coaster Spain VR RollercoasterSpanish authorities say 33 people, including six children under 10 years old, have been injured in a roller coaster collision equipped with VR headsets.

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EON Reality and Spanish Chamber of Commerce Collaborate for FP XR Training Program

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“We’re so glad that we’re able to help Spain’s Chamber of Commerce bring in EON-XR to modernize and digitize their vocational training. ” David Navarro Deputy Director of the Area of Employment, Training and Entrepreneurship for Spain’s Chamber of Commerce.

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Horizon Worlds Expands Into New Territories

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Horizon Worlds has now launched in France and Spain and will be coming to other countries soon

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Police Discover More Than 1,000 Stuffed Wild Animals in Giant Taxidermy Bust

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Police in Spain seized a private collection of more than 1,000 stuffed animals, over 400 of which were protected species. The massive collection, which included cheetahs, polar bears, and rhinoceros, were displayed in two large warehouses in Bétera, Spain.

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Learn How To Build A Gaming PC In VR

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Developed by a team working out of the Universidad de Burgos in Spain, the experience guides you through the PC-building process, step-by-step. Build the computer of your dreams, regardless of budget.

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Major Twitter hack in 2020 results in another arrest

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Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with a major Twitter hack last year that targeted high-profile accounts as part of a Bitcoin scam.

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Magic Leap’s New AR Headset Is Coming This September

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The Magic Leap 2 will be available for purchase starting at $3,299 through select partners. American startup company Magic Leap has announced the official price and specs of the Magic Leap 2, its latest mixed reality headset designed for professionals and developers.

Four Monkeypox Deaths Reported Outside of Africa as Outbreak Expands

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Over the weekend, Brazil reported a monkeypox-related death, while Spain reported two. The global monkeypox outbreak has now caused its first fatalities outside of Africa. On Monday, India reported a death as well. Read more.

NASA has a new dish for talking to spacecraft in the far reaches of space

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NASA is upgrading the network it uses to communicate with craft in deep space, with a new 34-meter-wide dish in Spain which has just been added. News breaking twitter deep space network NASA space

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YouTuber Banned Over Viral $2 Empanada Tantrum Says His Apology Was Fake

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Borja Escalona had enraged much of Spain after threatening a server for declining to give him a $2 empanada for free… Read more.

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Tourist Couple Apprehended by Dutch Police After Sneaking Out of Quarantine Hotel

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According to a local report from Dutch newspaper Het Parool, the pair were arrested onboard just moments before their plane was set to head to Spain from… Read more.

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Spanish Cave Was an Art Studio for Neanderthals and Ancient Humans, Researchers Say

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Two hundred years ago, an earthquake revealed the entrance to a large cave system in southern Spain; sealed within the dark chambers were artworks made tens of thousands of years ago by early modern humans and Neanderthals, our closest relatives.

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Fighter Jet Intercepts EasyJet Flight After Fake Bomb Threat

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A Spanish fighter jet intercepted a commercial easyJet flight between London, England and Menorca, Spain. The fighter jet escorted the easyJet plane all the way to its island destination on Sunday, after a teenager on board the flight reportedly posted a fake bomb threat to social media.

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HBO Max begins its European expansion

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HBO Max is now live in Spain and the Nordics as it begins its expansion into Europe, which will continue in 2022. Home Theater News HBO Max streaming services

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Meta CEO Teases “Major graphics updates” After Viral Criticism of ‘Horizon Worlds’ Screenshot

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Last week Meta announced it had expanded its Horizon Worlds social VR platform to new territories (France & Spain). We’re launching Horizon Worlds in France and Spain today!

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Man Found Inside Stegosaur Statue Most Likely Died Trying to Retrieve Phone, Spanish Police Say

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Catalonia police investigating the appearance of a human corpse crammed into the leg of a papier-mâché statue of a dinosaur in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain, say the most likely explanation is that the deceased man somehow lost his phone in the dino and got stuck trying to retrieve it.

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All the Moons Explores a Gorgeously Melancholy Vampire Story

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In late 19th century Spain, at the end of the Third Carlist War, a bomb levels an orphanage and everyone perishes—except one girl (Haizea Carneros), who’s pulled from the wreckage by a mysterious woman (Itziar Ituño).

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The Canary Island’s Explosive Volcanic Eruption in 6 Photos

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A volcano on one of Spain’s Canary Islands erupted in spectacular fashion on Sunday, forcing some 5,000 residents and tourists to evacuate. No injuries have been reported. Read more.

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120-Million-Year-Old Footprints Reveal a Scary-Fast Dinosaur

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Paleontologists in Spain have analyzed two sets of fossilized dinosaur footprints and calculated the animals’ speeds at the times the prints were made.

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The U.S. Really Doesn't Want to Admit It Spied on Julian Assange

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A new report from Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff alleges that the US hasn’t been super helpful to Spain as it attempts to investigate whether a local security firm spied on Julian Assange at the behest of the CIA.

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

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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.

Apple's Ad Practices Are The Latest Target For Privacy Activists

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According to two separate complaints his group filed with regulatory bodies based in Germany and Spain, the advertising tech that comes… Read more.

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