Vive Focus Hits the FCC, Developer Kit Launching Soon?

Vive Focus Hits the FCC, Developer Kit Launching Soon?

Then new Vive Focus stand-alone virtual reality headset has been spotted making its way through the FCC in the United States this week, indicating that a development kit might soon be launched by Vive throughout the US. To recap the Vive Focus is HTC’s first standalone VR headset and builds upon the technology from its new HTC Vive…

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Intel Vaunt Smart Glasses Project Shutdown

Intel Vaunt Smart Glasses Project Shutdown

Those of you hoping to get your hands on the new Intel Vaunt smart glasses which were unveiled a few months ago by Intel, will be disappointed to learn that the company has now decided to scrap the project and close down the development team working on the new smart glasses. Intel has this week…

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Scientists Discover New Species of ‘Exploding Ant’

Scientists Discover New Species of ‘Exploding Ant’

Some species of ants can exhibit some strange behaviors, from using their jaws to launch themselves great distances to building bridges and rafts with their own bodies. But none compare to the strange Colobopsis species of southeast Asia, whose members can self-destruct to attack predators. The first species of exploding ants were discovered in the early 20th century, but since…

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Volcano in Japan Erupts for First Time in 250 Years

Volcano in Japan Erupts for First Time in 250 Years

A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountain. Mount Io spewed smoke and ash high into the sky Thursday in its first eruption since 1768. Japan’s Meteorological Agency on Friday expanded a no-go zone to the entire mountain from…

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Researchers Accidentally Find Enzyme to Break Down Plastic

Researchers Accidentally Find Enzyme to Break Down Plastic

Plastics come in all kinds of different types with all kinds of different properties, making them some of the most versatile and durable materials ever produced. But that durability comes with a cost, as discarded plastic piles up on land and in the oceans. We can sometimes recycle plastic and use it again, but the recycling process is…

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Diamond-Encrusted Meteorite Could Be From a Lost Planet

Diamond-Encrusted Meteorite Could Be From a Lost Planet

Something fell from the sky in the Nubian Desert of Sudan in 2008, and it could be a key to understanding lost planets from the early formation of our solar system. In research published today in Nature Communications, a group of planetary scientists provide evidence that a fragment of a meteorite may be a piece of…

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Science Fiction’s Biggest Names Will Live Forever on Pluto’s Moon

Science Fiction’s Biggest Names Will Live Forever on Pluto’s Moon

Often overlooked in the vastness of space, Pluto’s tiny moon Charon has gotten ahold of some major celebrities: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia Butler. That’s because the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved names for the moon’s surface-level features, with a focus on names in science fiction and historical myth. NASA’s New Horizons space…

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