“Through virtual reality the viewer can see, hear and feel what it’s like to be at the epicenter of a conflict zone,” said Zec. “They can also witness the fear and suffering that millions of innocent families around the globe are going through, at this very moment.” … [Read more...] about “Giant” Brings Big VR Experience to Sundance’s New Frontier Program
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Because SpaceX plans to launch thousands more of these satellites as it builds out a constellation of beacons in low-Earth orbit to provide global Internet service from space, astronomers have understandably begun to raise concerns. They worry both about the night sky for backyard astronomers, as well as sophisticated observatories in Chile, Mauna Kea, and elsewhere. … [Read more...] about SpaceX stands down from Starlink launch for the third time [Updated]
Fifty minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker, such as a rice cooker or Instant Pot, could effectively sanitise N95 respirator masks, while maintaining their filtration and fit, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found. According to the findings published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters, this could enable wearers to safely reuse limited supplies of the respirators, originally intended to be one-time-use items. N95 respirator masks are the gold standard of personal protective equipment that protect the wearer against airborne droplets and particles, such as the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. "A cloth mask or surgical mask protects others from droplets the wearer might expel, but a respirator mask protects the wearer by filtering out smaller particles that might carry the virus," said Thanh Nguyen, professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the US. High demand during the Covid-19 pandemic has created severe shortages … [Read more...] about Home electric cookers could efficiently sanitise N95 masks, claim researchers
If you are going to put this camera in a place that is easily accessible to a standard power outlet, then go ahead and get the Stick Up Cam Plug-In. Again, you can always purchase the Quick Release Battery Pack to have as an insurance policy for if/when the power goes out, but as long as you're connected and the power is on, you're good to go. … [Read more...] about Ring Stick Up Cam Plug-in vs. Stick Up Cam Battery: Which one is right for you?
Soundbar 500 > SoundTouch 300: Buy the latest model Source: Bose If this is your first Bose buy, then you'll want the 500, as any other Bose tech you buy may not work with its predecessor. One important example is its Bose SimpleSync functionality, which lets you stream content through your soundbar directly to another Bose Bluetooth speaker or Bose headphones. 500 owners can send their TV audio to a speaker in another room for a synced party playlist, or directly to headphones for respectful-to-roommates late-night movie binges. … [Read more...] about Bose Soundbar 500 vs. Bose SoundTouch 300: Which should you buy?