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Bindi Irwin sends “virtual hugs” to gays, lesbians and transgender people on National Coming Out Day

“You’re So Loved”: Pregnant Bindi Irwin sends “virtual hugs” to gays, lesbians and transgender people as she celebrates National Coming Out Day By Caleb Taylor for Daily Mail Australia Released: 2:36 am EDT, Oct 12, 2020 | Updated: 3:15 am EDT, Oct 12, 2020 Pregnant Bindi Irwin sent “virtual hugs” to gays, lesbians and transgender people while celebrating National Coming …

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Trump, Trudeau discuss two detained Canadians; China grants virtual consular access

From Kanishka Singh (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Donald Trump discussed on the phone the question of two Canadian citizens who have been detained in China since the end of 2018 and to whom China granted rare consular access on Friday and Saturday, the Canadian government said With. Dominic Barton, Canada’s ambassador to China, received …

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Objects of virtual reality that you can feel have come a step closer thanks to the new “universal law of contact”.

Objects of virtual reality that you can feel like on Star Trek’s holodeck move one step closer thanks to the new “universal law of contact”. Birmingham researchers studied ‘Rayleigh waves’ created by skin contact They found that these waves are picked up by the body’s touch receptor cells The way the waves interact has led to the creation of a …

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The ‘universal law of touch’ will enable new advances in virtual reality

Photo credit: CC0 Public Domain Seismic waves, often associated with earthquakes, were used by scientists to develop a universal law of scaling for the sense of touch. A team led by researchers from the University of Birmingham used Rayleigh waves to create the first scaling law for touch sensitivity. The results will be published in Advances in science. The researchers …

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Trump says he will “not waste my time” with a “virtual debate” after CPD announces changes

President Trump told Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo in his first interview since his coronavirus test positive Thursday that he would not be attending the next debate just minutes after the Presidential Debate Commission announced the showdown scheduled for October 15 be virtual. The CPD announced early Tuesday that “the second presidential debate will be held in the form of a …

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A journey into the virtual world of Microsoft Flight Simulator

On a recently cloudy morning in Wolverhampton, England, Wesley Appiah was in his bedroom checking a flight plan to the Canary Islands, pulling up an R&B playlist and greeting his “passengers”. Appiah, 20, is an accounting and finance student at the University of Warwick, but he’s also an aspiring pilot who streams virtual flights on Twitch, the most popular internet …

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Publishers worry when e-books fly off the virtual shelves of libraries

Getty Images Before Sarah Adler moved to Maryland last week, Sarah used library cards from her native Washington, DC and neighboring countries in Virginia and Maryland to read books online. The Libby app, a nifty and user-friendly service from OverDrive, gave her access to millions of titles. When she moved, she picked up a different card and had access to …

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