Unexplained Monolith Discovered in Rural Utah's Red Rock Country

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Officers from the Utah Department of Public Safety discovered a shiny metallic monolith in rural Utah’s Red Rock Country on November 18 while surveying big horn sheep by helicopter. aliens utah utah department of public safety bureau of land management 2001 a space odyssey 2001

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Infinite Dimensions: Hands-On With The VOID’s Latest In Utah

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Coronavirus Has Killed Nearly 10,000 Minks in Utah

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In recent weeks, the state of Utah has been dealing with mass die-offs at mink farms that health officials believe are linked to the viral pandemic—outbreaks that likely began from contact with infected human handlers. covid 19 coronavirus minks utah science

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Utah's Mystery Monolith Appeared Around 2016 Near Site of Old Movie and TV Locations

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Yesterday, the internet was enthralled by the discovery of an unexplained metallic monolith in the middle of nowhere by officers for Utah’s Department of Public Safety. Was it aliens or artists?

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How You Can Put Street Art Legend KAWS & Even That Mysterious Alien Utah Monolith in Your Own Home via AR

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Sure, you could leave a random monolith in Utah and get some notoriety for your street art. Or, you can let others put your art anywhere they'd like with augmented reality so they can appreciate it where they are.

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Internet, Get Ready to Search: Utah’s Mystery Monolith Has Disappeared

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The mysterious shiny metallic monolith that was found in Utah’s Red Rock Country more than a week ago and set off various online and offline investigations into who—or what , dun, dun, dun—put it there is gone. monolith utah mysteries

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Utah monolith was apparently torn down by a group of dudes, not aliens

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The weird monolith that appeared in the Utah desert quickly disappeared, making the whole ordeal even more mysterious. Of course, that led to online virality and speculation.

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We, for one, welcome our new metal monolith overlord in Utah

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Well, it turns out our wishes might have come true, because an inexplicable metal monolith has been found in the Utah desert by a helicopter crew. 2020 was the year many of us said "beam me up" with a bit too much enthusiasm.

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3 New VR Arcades Hit Utah, Ohio, and Washington, DC

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That’s the idea behind three new VR Arcades that have opened in Utah, Ohio, and Washington, DC, which are leveraging the HTC Vive as the go-to ‘out-of-home’ VR platform for such activities. VR Junkies – Orem, Utah. The post 3 New VR Arcades Hit Utah, Ohio, and Washington, DC appeared first on Road to VR. VR Arcades are beginning to make their spread across the US, offering users timed access to consumer VR systems and an array of games.

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The Void Opens Location In Utah With Upgraded Hardware And Ghostbusters

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Starting today, visitors to Lindon, Utah, where the startup is based, will be able to see this incredible experience. The Void is one of the most immersive experiences available. It is pretty much as close to Star Trek’s Holodeck as you will find. First opening in New York at Madame Tussauds last year, the experience puts you inside a Ghostbusters-themed narrative that ingeniously helped explain why you’re wearing a backpack.

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Research Suggests VR May Help Patients Suffering From Parkinson’s

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Researchers, including those at the University of Utah, are hopeful that VR can slow or diminish the effects of this chronic illness. An April 9th study from the University of Utah found that using VR may help people suffering from Parkinson’s disease improve their balance and potentially decrease their rate of falls. Bo Foreman, PT, PhD , associate professor and director of the Motion Capture Core Facility at the University of Utah. Bo Foreman, University of Utah.

Mysterious monolith is missing, and people have theories

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The metal monolith , planted by unknown sources in the Utah desert at some point before last week, has gone the same way it arrived: shrouded in mystery. More about Desert , Culture , Utah , Culture , and Space. Desert Culture Utah Space

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Utah’s Cleanest Natural-Gas Power Plant Comes Online in Provo

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The new plant replaces the old Provo Power Plant, which was demolished in 2016 after serving the community for more than 75 years

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Location-based virtual reality goes to the mall as The Void plans a rollout in 25 more locations

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Utah-based The Void has some big intellectual property behind its immersive experiences including ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’ from Lucasfilm; Walt Disney Animation’s ‘Ralph Breaks theInternet’; and ‘Ghostbusters: Dimension’ Through the partnership with Westfield in the U.S.

Check out the awesome power of NASA’s Artemis rocket booster

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The Space Launch System booster underwent a test firing in Utah on Wednesday. News Artemis breaking twitter NASA sls space Space Launch System

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New Video Shows How Precise HoloLens 2.0 Depth Sensing Will Be

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At the recent Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, held in Salt Lake City, Utah in June, Microsoft researchers gave a tutorial showing off the new HoloLens Research Mode, which gives developers access to the device's sensor data. While the next-generation HoloLens does not have a launch date yet, we now have a better idea of how big a leap the device will take in terms of depth sensor performance.

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Texas Is Leading A New Antitrust Suit Against Google

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Paxton is joined by other Republican state AGs from Idaho, Indiana, Utah, … Read more.

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A third monolith has now appeared in California

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First we had the Utah monolith. The monolith's construction appears similar to its siblings in Utah and Romania, being a smooth, three-sided structure with a triangular footprint. Then we had the one in Romania.

12 Intriguing Sundance Movies That Could Become 2021's Genre Sleeper Hits

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Even though no one will actually be in Park City, Utah to see it, the 2021 Sundance Film Festival is still happening. It’s taking place mostly online from January 28-February 3 and anyone can go, if they buy tickets and passes.

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NASA Blasts The S**t Out Of The Desert In Deep Space Rocket Test

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If so, I invite you to watch this footage of NASA testing its SLS Flight Support Booster rockets at Northrop Grumman’s facilities in Promontory, Utah, yesterday. If you’re American you might be having a tough time over the past couple of months feeling like you live in a functional society. Read more. spacelopnik nasa artemis mission moon

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Five VR Games To Hold You Over Until ‘Star Wars: Squadrons’

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The project is an ongoing research initiative at the University of Utah’s Laboratory for Quantitative Experience Design which is a joint lab between the School of Computing and Entertainment Arts & Engineering departments. Get your space fix with these five VR spaceship games.

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Apple closes a bunch of stores yet again because of COVID-19

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It's not just California All stores in Tennessee (there are four there), Utah (three), and Minnesota (four) are closed or or will close in the coming week, ahead of the Christmas holiday.

The Void expands to Times Square

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The Void, a Utah-based virtual reality theme park, is coming to Times Square in July with a Ghostbusters-themed experience. Customers put on virtual reality headsets and backpacks holding computers, and walk around inside a... Briefs The Void VR arcade

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Elon Musk: August 28th Update to Further Detail Neuralink’s Brain-computer Interface

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First part has already been demonstrated with Utah array, but not as an outpatient device. Elon Musk unveiled Neuralink nearly a year ago , and it appears we’ll be getting a progress update in August that further details the company’s research into brain-computer interfaces (BCIs).

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Stunt artists who claim they're behind the alien monoliths sell new ones for $45,000

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In mid November, one monolith was spotted in a remote area of federally-managed desert land in Utah. First, there were aliens. Then, there were angry Utahns. Now, there is.a group of artists who specialize in larger-than-life stunts.

Germany's giant wooden penis has gone missing

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First the Utah monolith was removed , a group of men dismantling it within minutes and carting it away. It's been a week for unexplained phallic sculptures in the wild.

Facebook Launching 360-Degree Live Streaming Video

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Tomorrow, December 13th at 12pm ET, NatGeo will broadcast live from its Mars Desert Research Station facility in Utah. National Geographic will be the first to test the new feature. Publishers will soon be able to take their live streams to an entirely new level — broadcasting live in 360-degrees. Facebook unveiled the latest expansion to live broadcasting Monday, dubbed Live 360 , that marries their existing features of livestreaming and pre-recorded 360-degree videos.

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Star Wars: Project Stardust Fan Game Gets Huge Survival Update In November, Trailer Here

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Project Stardust was originally conceived as a student project for The University of Utah, exploring motion sickness in VR. Project Stardust, the excellent fan-made (and free) Star Wars VR game, is getting a huge update in November, adding a new mode and map to the game.

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The VOID Expands With 25 New Locations Coming To URW Shopping Centers

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For those unfamiliar, The VOID is a Utah-based company which produced a series of VR-based adventures employing powerful haptic effects, smells, sights and sounds together for memorable visits. Star Wars, Ralph Breaks VR and other attractions are on their way to 25 new locations with a partnership between shopping center operator URW (Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield) and VR attraction operator The VOID.

Students Hack Positional Tracking onto Gear VR with SteamVR Tracking

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In a reverse engineering exercise, two students at Utah State University have hacked positional tracking onto a Gear VR headset using SteamVR Tracking technology. Mobile VR solutions like Samsung’s Gear VR currently employ rotational tracking only.

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Basketball is finally back. Here's how to watch if you don't have cable.

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On March 11, Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID-19 and the NBA shut down the season, right as the entire league was entering the final push before the playoffs.

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Can Virtual Reality Be Used to Train Firefighters?

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Utah-based company eLearning Brothers has made a safer approach to training firefighters using virtual reality. Volunteers and veterans alike can hone their skills without putting their lives in danger. Trainees can also easily retain information using VR.

‘Gloomy Eyes’ Is A Dark, But Gorgeous VR Animation With A Ton Of Heart

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Gloomy Eyes debuted at this years Sundance Film Festival in Park CIty, Utah. Colin Farrell narrates this three-part animated adventure from the team at Atlas V. Atlas V , the development team behind AAA VR projects such as Six Years and Battlescar , have returned once again with yet another high-quality immersive experience that pushes VR storytelling in a bold new direction.

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Surgery Training Platform ‘Osso VR’ Now Used by 1,000 Surgeons Monthly

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The company says that leading hospitals using the platform include Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Hospital for Special Surgery, Marshall University, Newcastle Simulation Centre, The University of Hawaii, UCLA, University of Washington, Wake Forest Baptiste Health, University of Kentucky, University of Utah, and New York University.

Featured 360°: La La Land, Mars Desert Research Station and Colliding Black Holes

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“Colonizing Mars begins at the Mars Desert Research Station in Hanksville, Utah where simulations are teaching us what it would be like to live on the red planet.” Take an intimate look inside the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, where the lucky few have been chosen to simulate life on Mars. Featured 360° is an ongoing series to highlight some of our favorite videos from creators and brands for you to enjoy during the week.

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The VOID To Open 25 New Location-Based VR Centers Across The U.S. & Europe

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In an official announcement made earlier today, the Utah-based LBE provider confirmed that VR pop-up stations would begin appearing in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego Westfield locations; these temporary installations will serve as placeholders for what will eventually become permanent location-based entertainment facilities. One of the biggest names in location-based entertainment makes plans for global expansion.

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Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire From The VOID Adds London Location

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The VOID is a Utah-based startup that develops VR experiences that provide an i ncredible sense of presence and immersion. The VOID just announced a third location for its top-of-the-line Star Wars VR installation. London now joins Orlando and Anaheim offering Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire. The London location in the Shepherd’s Bush neighborhood at the Westfield shopping center opens starting Dec.

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