Deadly Floods in Tennessee Continue Our Summer of Extreme Rain

GizModo VR

At least 22 people have died and more than 20 are missing in Tennessee after torrential, record-breaking rain pounded the state this weekend, causing massive floods through rural towns that left a wake of destruction.

Tennessee Woman Killed by Rising Floodwaters as She Streamed Live on Facebook

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Rising floodwaters swept a Tennessee woman to her death on Saturday as she live streamed the harrowing ordeal on Facebook. Linda Almond, 55, can be heard narrating as several feet of murky brown water rush past the window of her home that sat at the epicenter of Tennessee’s biggest… Read more.

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Tennessee School Board Removes Holocaust Graphic Novel Maus From Its Curriculum

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For years, Art Spiegelman ’s acclaimed graphic novel Maus has been taught in schools across the world, both because of the digestible, but chillingly authentic way it depicts the horrors of the Holocaust, and because it’s one of the masterpieces of the comics medium.

Tennessee Faces Dangerous Floods for the Second Time in a Week as Ida Moves North

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Skies are clearing in the Gulf Coast as now-Tropical Storm Ida moves inland, but the danger from the storm is far from over. All eyes are rightfully on Louisiana and Mississippi, where more than 1 million are without power and the impacts of Ida are still becoming clear.

Infrastructure Bleak: Vital Memphis Bridge Closed Over Massive Crack

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Deadly Floods Sweep Through Nashville

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Flash flooding over the weekend in Tennessee killed four people and prompted dozens of rescues after record-breaking rain fell on the state capital of Nashville.

The Halo Pringles That Taste Like a Fictional Bird: A Review

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Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit Brought By 36 States and Washington, D.C.

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Amazon’s Scout delivery bots are rolling out in two new cities

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The autonomous robots are coming to Franklin, Tennessee, and Atlanta. News Amazon Amazon Scout delivery robots

An Angry Stalker Used an Apple Watch Wrapped Around His Ex's Tire Spokes to Secretly Track Her

GizModo VR

A 19-year-old Tennessee man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly attempting to surreptitiously track his partner using an Apple Watch hooked around the wheel of her car.

Backpage Peoria City , Chat with singles

Trenzi VR

Peoria, Tennessee is a perfect location to look for a personal Craigslist ad. The 2nd most… The post Backpage Peoria City , Chat with singles appeared first on Trezi.

An Iceberg Wall Collapsing at the Titanic Museum Feels Like a Metaphor, But for What?

GizModo VR

A large iceberg wall at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, collapsed on Monday, which sure seems it might be an allegory for current circumstances that happen to be eluding our minds at the moment.

Jack Daniels Turns Their Whiskey Bottle Into An AR Pop-Up Book

VRScout

Jack Daniels has been offering thirsty patrons their immensely popular brand of Tennessee whiskey for over 150 years, during which time they’ve become the most successful American whiskey distillery in the world. The first augmented scene converts the bottle into a model of the actual Jack Daniels distillery located in Lynchburg, Tennessee. AR brings the history of the 150-year old whiskey brand to life.

Bonnaroo Music Festival Cancelled Due to Flooding From Ida

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The Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee has been cancelled due to flooding from Hurricane Ida, which was Tropical Depression Ida by the time it hit the state on Tuesday.

Read the Fine-Print on Verizon's New 4G Home Internet

GizModo VR

Verizon announced today that it has launched a brand new 4G LTE home internet option for residents in parts of Savannah, Georgia, Springfield, Missouri, and the Tri-Cities of both Tennessee and Virginia.

Teens' Scheme to Takeover Twitter Handles Ends With Tragic Death in Swatting Incident

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According to the station, an underage extortionist going after the “@Tennessee” Twitter account placed a false 9-11 report (“swatting”) of a shooting at the home of 60-year-old handle owner Mark… Read more.

Nashville Bombing Suspect Was Anti-Government Extremist, Believed in Lizard People: Report

GizModo VR

In the early hours of Christmas Day in 2020, an RV in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, began broadcasting the sounds of gunfire and warnings for anyone in earshot to immediately evacuate.

Bonnaroo Music Festival to Require Covid-19 Vaccination or Negative Test

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The Bonnaroo music festival in Tennessee will require all attendees to either provide proof they’ve been vaccinated against covid-19 or show a recent negative test for coronavirus in order to enter, according to a new notice on the festival’s website.

EON Reality and Meharry Medical College Create New Knowledge Metaverse Hub

EonReality

IRVINE, CA, February 14, 2022 – EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new agreement with Meharry Medical College to bring the knowledge metaverse to Nashville, Tennessee.

'Sometimes the Good Guys Win': Company Cancels Plans for Oil Pipeline Through Black Neighborhoods in Memphis

GizModo VR

It’s hard to find good climate news these days–but there’s some out of Tennessee. A company that was set to build a hotly contested oil pipeline through Black neighborhoods in Memphis said on Friday that the project is off. Read more.

The Official US Civil Rights Trail Book Adds AR Experience to Engage the Young Generations

ARPost

Some of the places are Birmingham (Alabama), Memphis (Tennessee), Atlanta (Georgia), Charleston (South Carolina), already mentioned Little Rock (Arkansas) and Selma (Alabama), and more. History must be known by everyone, so we do not repeat its mistakes.

This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

VRScout

29 – South Carolina vs. Tennessee. 19 – Tennessee vs. Missouri. Zaxby’s is taking an interactive HTC VIVE experience on tour to tailgaters across the country. With over 700 locations across 17 states, quick service chicken restaurant Zaxby’s is giving college football fans a taste of something new while tailgating this season.

Oculus Launchpad winning VR experience "I Am A Man" is a historical walk in the shoes of those who struggled for our civil rights.

Cats and VR

I Am a Man - Diorama of Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike - National Civil Rights Museum - Downtown Memphis - Tennessee - USA. I Am A Man VR Experience Trailer from Derek Ham on Vimeo. I Am a Man! is a declaration of civil rights used as a personal statement and as a declaration of independence against oppression. During the Civil Rights Movement at the Memphis sanitation strike in 1968, "I AM A MAN!" signs were used as part of the protests for equal treatment.

The publisher of 'Maus' wants the book taken off the Internet Archive, because profit

Mashable VR

When a Tennessee school board removed the Holocaust-set graphic novel Maus from its curriculum, citing spurious issues with the title, there was a well-deserved uproar.

AR Meditation App Helps Calm Veterans Suffering From Trauma

VRScout

Steve Mills, a commander in the US Navy, uses the app 3-4 times a week at his favorite spot near the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tennessee, using his Apple Watch to track his heart rate as he attempts to illuminate an AR solar system via his breathing. . Healium AR’s use of neurofeedback technology could revolutionize anxiety management. After nearly 20 years of hard reporting, television journalist Sarah Hill was at the end of her rope.

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Abortion funds and reproductive justice networks need our help

Mashable VR

South/Southeast Access Reproductive Care Southeast (ARC Southeast) ARC Southeast is a reproductive justice organization providing practical support for Southerners in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. On May 2, a U.S.

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I drank Hard Mountain Dew and felt like I was staring at God

Mashable VR

Right now, Hard Mountain Dew is only on sale in three states which I’m calling “The Dew Triumvirate”: Tennessee, Florida, and Iowa.

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How and Why Brand Engagement Is Driving XR Development

ARPost

When we talked to MVP last year, the company had just worked on the AR layer of a mural in Nashville Tennessee. Everybody wins in the world of XR brand engagement. Brands get a unique and dynamic way to interact with customers.

A big spider will spread in the U.S. No, it won't 'parachute' down.

Mashable VR

People have already spotted them in the likes of Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina. They're not after you. And they don't "parachute" from the sky.

Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

Road to VR

Tennessee. Haven’t been able to make it to any of the big gaming expos (or you don’t know anyone with the $3,000 AR headset)? Microsoft Stores across the US and Canada are now hosting free HoloLens demos, so you can finally see what the hubbub is all about.

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Preview: ‘I AM A MAN’ Puts You at the Heart of the Civil Rights Struggle

Road to VR

I AM A MAN transports you to 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, where you, a sanitation worker, are put at the heart of the struggle for equality. I AM A MAN is an upcoming interactive VR experience that lets you participate in the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and the events leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ’s assassination.

‘Google Earth VR’ Lets You Experience the Total Solar Eclipse Right Now

Road to VR

Released in an August 12th update, Google has added a new menu function that lets you activate Monday’s total solar eclipse, which can be seen as it passed through 14 US states: Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wyoming.

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Lizzo's reality TV show is 100% good as hell

Mashable VR

In the eight-episode series directed by Nneka Onuorah, Lizzo's on the hunt for more performers to join the Big Grrrls, her top tier squad of touring dancers, primarily for a headlining performance at major Tennessee festival Bonnaroo.

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Fan edits are the internet's love language

Mashable VR

Mia Rutledge, a 20-year-old student in Tennessee, runs a popular edit account on TikTok dedicated to the K-pop group Stray Kids. It's time to start recognizing fan edits as an art form.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

EON Reality

At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

Hands-On: Kung Fu: Shadow Fist Is A VR Brawler Inspired By Streets of Rage

UploadVR Between Realities podcast

When discussing games with a fellow member of the Memphis Game Developer group in Tennessee, they pondered how cool it would be if they had a fighting game in VR. The VR controllers of the HTC Vive easily translate to a lot of movements that come naturally to us, but there’s something special about throwing a punch.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

EON Reality

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.