Newly Sworn-In West Virginia Lawmaker Streamed Video Of Himself Storming the Capitol

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Newly-elected member of West Virginia’s House of Delegates Derrick Evans was among the insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. derrick evans house of delegates west virginia us capitol insurrectionists facebook

A Caterpillar With Vomit-Inducing Poison Fur Is Taking Over Virginia

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Now the East Coast is getting in on the bad bug action, too, as furry poisonous caterpillars that can make people vomit and feel like they’re going into shock spread across Virginia. 2020 gonna 2020 virginia caterpillars insectsThe West Coast is dealing with murder hornets entering a “slaughter phase.” More like United States of Ahhh Get These Horror Show Bugs… Read more.

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Cut Fiber Optic Cable Knocks Virginia Voter Registration System Offline Hours Before Deadline

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On the last day for residents across Virginia to register to vote in the coming election, multiple websites housing the state’s voter registration portal were suddenly knocked offline. election 2020 virginia voting

Watch Google’s Wing drones make deliveries to folks in Virginia

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A trial drone delivery service operated by Google's Wing unit is celebrating a year of operations in Christiansburg, Virginia. News breaking twitter delivery drones drone delivery google wing Wing

Meet the Virginia Doctor Running for Congress in the Year of Covid-19

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Even in ordinary times, 37-year-old Dr. Cameron Webb’s campaign to become a Democratic house representative for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District would be noteworthy.

West Virginia Man Arrested for Making a 'Wall Hook' That Could Turn an AR-15 Into an Illegal Machine Gun

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A West Virginia man named Timothy Watson was arrested last week for allegedly selling a 3D-printed wall hook that, when disassembled, was actually a “drop-in auto sear,” a small piece of plastic that could turn the popular AR-15 rifle into an illegal machine gun.

Virtual Reality Creeps Into Virginia Commonwealth University

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Virginia Commonwealth University , or VCU for short, is the latest educational facility to install a Virtual Reality lab on their premises. While not every VR Lab out there will offer setups as advanced as Virginia Commonwealth University, but these labs are becoming much more commonplace. The post Virtual Reality Creeps Into Virginia Commonwealth University appeared first on VR World.

AR Takes Center Stage At SXSW 2020

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The annual festival will debut new AR experiences from Magic Leap, Intel, and director Virginia Galloway. News AR glasses Augmented Reality Intel Magic Leap NCT 127 Superhuman AR SXSW 2020 The Last Light Virginia Galloway Virtual Cinema Program Hiraeth

Voter Registration in Virginia Extended After Last-Minute Technical Mishap

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A federal judge in Virginia has extended voter registration through the end of Thursday after its online system became inaccessible just hours before the state due date on Tuesday, Bloomberg reported.

FBI, USAF Investigating if Military Helicopter Shot at in Virginia Was Targeted or Hit by Random Gunfire

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Air Force UH-1N Huey helicopter while it was flying in Virginia around noon on Monday, injuring one of the two pilots on board, an Air Force official told CNN on Wednesday. Someone opened fire on a U.S.

2017 Military Virtual Training and Simulation Summit Happening October 31 In Arlington, Virginia

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The 2017 Military Virtual Training and Simulation Summit allows US Military, government agencies, educational leaders, and solution-providers to come together in a town-hall forum to discuss the current and future direction of virtual training and simulation. This program will incite discussion surrounding virtual reality and simulation as a superior military training tool due to its cost-effectiveness and pragmatic nature.

Google's Wing drones deliver library books to Virginia students

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Many U.S. states are lifting some or most of their COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, allowing folks to retain at least some semblance of pre-pandemic life. But not everyone is ready or able to venture outside again. And for those people, Google has a lofty solution.

Virginia coronavirus contract-tracing app uses Apple and Google software

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The app is free to download on iPhone and Android devices. News Apple contact tracing app Apple Google contact tracing app contact tracing app Coronavirus coronavirus app Google contact tracing app

Virginia Tech, University of Florida, HaptX win $1.5M NSF grant to create full-body haptic feedback for VR and robotics

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Blacksburg, Virginia and San Luis Obispo, California – A research team including Virginia Tech, University of Florida and HaptX won a $1.5 The post Virginia Tech, University of Florida, HaptX win $1.5M

This Tech Lets You Move Virtual Objects Like A Jedi

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In fact, I’m a bit surprised it took this long, but researchers at Virginia Tech have put their brains to good use and come up with a way for ordinary mortals to replicate the telekinetic powers of a Jedi in VR. . Image Credit: Virginia Tech. News Jedi Force Push Leap Motion Oculus Rift Virginia TechThese are definitely the VR powers you’re looking for…. It was only a matter of time.

Virgin is working to elevate hyperloop travel by 2030

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The company is now building a state of the art testing facility in West Virginia, which includes a 10-kilometer-long testing tube. More about Transportation , Test , West Virginia , Virgin , and Hyperloop. Transportation Test West Virginia Virgin Hyperloop

West Virginia Lawmaker Livestreamed His Way Into Federal Charges

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An official with the Department of Justice announced on Friday that Derrick Evans , a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, will face… Read more. rules of the internet derrick evans west virginia house of delegates charges capitol hill riots

The Other Creepy Guy on Netflix's Tiger King Indicted on Wildlife Trafficking Charges

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On Thursday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring gave everyone a reason to say, “oh yeah, I forgot about that Doc… Read more. tiger king netflix doc antle indictment wildlife trafficking mark herring virginia myrtle beach safari park

Flying snakes are able to glide across the air like acrobats. Here’s how they do it.

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Virginia Tech professor Jake Socha and his research team used high-speed cameras and motion capture techniques (think LOTR's Gollum) to show how the snakes' swimming-like motion in mid-air helps them stay stable and land safely. Science Flight Snakes Engineering Virginia Tech

Moving Virtual Objects Like a Jedi

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In fact, I’m a bit surprised it took this long, but researchers at Virginia Tech have put their brains to good use and come up with a way for ordinary mortals to replicate the telekinetic powers of a Jedi in Virtual Reality. The Force Push technique developed at Virginia Tech gives users the ability to move faraway objects with 'Yoda-like calm, nuance, and focus' Click To Tweet. . These are definitely the VR powers you’re looking for…. It was only a matter of time.

Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

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Virginia and West Virginia. Facebook will soon be the latest tech giant to enter the world of cloud gaming. Their approach is different than what Microsoft or Google has built but Facebook highlights a shared central challenge: dealing with Apple.

VR Technology Being Used In De-Escalation Training For Police

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Police officers operating out of the Strasburg Police Department in Strasburg, Virginia have begun receiving supplemental VR training centered specifically around crisis de-escalation. Lonnie Conner according to The Northern Virginia Daily.

HaptX Secures $1.5M Grant to Build Full-body Haptics for VR & Telepresence Robots

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The company behind the force feedback haptic gloves HaptX and research teams from Virginia Tech and University of Florida have secured a $1.5

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Doc Antle of 'Tiger King' indicted on animal cruelty, wildlife trafficking charges

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The Tiger King's mentor has been indicted on wildlife trafficking and animal cruelty charges, Virginia's attorney general's office announced Friday. Antle's Myrtle Beach Safari is in South Carolina and Wilson’s Wild Animal Park was in Virginia.

Watch Live: NASA Drops an Orion Spacecraft Into a Giant Pool

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NASA is getting ready to drop a 14,000-pound mock-up of the Orion spacecraft into a large pool in Virginia, the latest in a series of drop tests leading up to the eventual Artemis II lunar mission.

Netflix's 'Malcolm & Marie' lands like a pay-per-view cage fight

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In the Academy Award–winning 1966 film Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , In Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , a troubled married couple invites a pair of virtual strangers to their house after a party.

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

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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.

Viral Video of Man Burning Trump Ballots Is Totally Fake

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U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Committee’s Launch VR Concussion Education Series ‘CrashCourse’

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According to research conducted by West Virginia’s Brain Injury Research Institute , an estimated 1.6 – 3.8 Mountain biking champion Kate Courtney leads us through a VR tour through the human brain in episode one of this multi-part series.

Pierogi the puppy crashes live weather report and awwwwww

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As below-freezing temperatures continue to slam much of the country this week, FOX 5 DC's Bob Barnard took to the streets of Northern Virginia for some on-the-ground weather reporting. It may be cold out there, but thanks to Pierogi our hearts are warm.

1619 is a pivotal date in American history for two reasons

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Historians believe this group of captives arrived in Virginia as slaves aboard English privateer ships. We look to history to help us understand who we are today. Yet history is also an imperfect, often inadequate record of events.

Weather Channel Demonstrates Dangers Of Hurricane Florence Using Mixed Reality

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Even with mandatory evacuations of Virginia and the Carolina’s currently underway, officials expect heavy damage and casualties as a result of the deadly weather. MR & AR technology showcase the potential destruction of the cat 2 storm currently hitting the Carolina states.

Report: Apple Using VR to Test Self-Driving System

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The computer tech professor from Virginia Tech literally wrote the book on 3D interfaces. Virtual reality is being used to test Apple’s self-driving vehicle. According to a Bloomberg report on Tuesday, Apple will be able to continue to keeping their secretive plans to develop self-driving software behind closed doors thanks to virtual reality.

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This Restaurant Will Let You Paint With Sauces in VR

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26 – Virginia Tech vs. Virginia. 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. The “Zaxby’s Fanz of Flavor” tour is hitting the road with a full-sized wooden barn where you can get your hands on the HTC VIVE and a few custom interactive VR experiences.

10 protests that have defined 2020 so far

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Small protests also emerged during the earlier months of the pandemic in states like Michigan and Virginia as conservative activists demonstrated their opposition to the science-backed stay-at-home orders meant to slow the coronavirus' spread.

Kai XR: Bringing VR To The Classroom, One Headset At A Time

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In fact, she started at 17 years old as an assistant in her former third grade teacher’s Chesapeake, Virginia classroom where her then-six years old sister was in first grade. “[In] Kai XR offers students a unique look into their futures.

‘Firewall Zero Hour’ to Get New Maps, Characters & Weapons Starting Tomorrow

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Another new free map, called Gauntlet, will also arrive then, a training ground located in the state of Virginia. Firewall Zero Hour (2018) , the PSVR exclusive team-based shooter from First Contact Entertainment, is getting a new DLC drop soon called Operation: Heartland. The free DLC is said to arrive in two pieces, the first on October 22nd and the second on November 26th.