Tech giants like Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: FB) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) have recently made some aggressive moves to secure their position in the developing metaverse. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, even went so far as to change its company name to reflect this new focus. Microsoft will probably keep its name, but it intends to make a sizeable acquisition that it thinks will help build a presence in this network of 3D virtual worlds focused on social connection.
A former tech developer bought a rusty 1955 cruise ship on Craigslist and estimates he's spent $1 million restoring it. Check it out.
The 293-foot cruise ship had three decks, 85 cabins with en-suite bathrooms, a swimming pool, and a lot of issues when Chris Willson bought it.
Cubs shortstop Andrelton Simmons filled in at pitcher during a lopsided loss to the Reds, and he served up a leisurely lob to the Reds' Kyle Farmer.
- The Daily Beast
Terry WyattLee Greenwood, the staple of Trump rallies and the most prominent musician to pull out the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Texas, told Fox News on Friday that his conscience would not allow him to perform at the event in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting.Greenwood directly cited the massacre that left 19 children and two adults dead as the cause of his last-minute pang of conscience.During an appearance on Fox & Friends on Friday, Greenwood added: “For me to go and
Here's what the US can learn from Switzerland, which has nearly eliminated mass shootings while maintaining a high rate of gun ownership.
A one minute and forty second sequence in which a shirtless Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, and Rick Rossovich face off to Kenny Loggins’ “Playing With The Boys.”
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Beto O’Rourke’s attempt to derail Gov. Greg Abbott’s press conference has sparked the ire of multiple Uvalde residents still reeling from Tuesday's mass shooting.
- The Wrap
"There is a victim of domestic abuse in this courtroom, and it is not Ms. Heard," Camille Vasquez said
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Disney guest claims she couldn't enter Epcot with 'revealing' shirt: 'I had to either leave and change or buy merch'
A Walt Disney World guest claims she pushed the limits of the park's dress code and learned that a popular TikTok "hack" for a free shirt might no longer be an option.
Kevin Costner On Ray Liotta’s Batting Practice As Shoeless Joe In ‘Field Of Dreams’: “God Gave Us That Stunt”
It wasn’t in the script. Kevin Costner went on social media to pay tribute to his Field of Dreams co-star Ray Liotta, who died today at 67. The Oscar winner, who tried out for his Cal State Fullerton team and went on to star in several baseball-themed movies, recalled the scene when his Ray Kinsella pitches […]
Texas police wouldn't let a tactical squad of federal agents go into the school to stop the gunman, NYT reports
Authorities told the Times that the tactical team was forced to wait nearly an hour before they went in and shot and killed the gunman.
"Sit down, Chuck," TNT colleague Kenny Smith told Barkley when the feud appeared to take a serious turn.
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On Thursday night, the Curry family had plenty to celebrate as the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals.
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“She is understandably shaken,” her colleague said. “Thank God she is okay.”
- NBC Sports BayArea
While it appeared Jason Kidd was taking a shot at the Warriors' zone defense, on Thursday, he said it was directed at his team.
A shocker. Ray Liotta, the terrific actor whose career breakout came in the 1990 Martin Scorsese crime classic Goodfellas after co-starring in Field of Dreams, has died. He was 67. Deadline hears that Liotta died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the film Dangerous Waters. We will have more details […]
Disappointing photos show crowds at one of Utah's most popular national parks — before the busy summer season has even begun
Insider's reporter explored Arches National Park in Utah before the peak summer season and experienced packed parking lots and many crowds of people.
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A flight attendant is going viral after sharing her biggest hotel check-in security tips. The post Flight attendant shares the biggest security steps she takes when checking into a hotel room appeared first on In The Know.
- Food & Wine
Since being caught on camera living in the moment, Michelob Ultra has offered Mark Radetic "a copious amount of beer."
- Kansas City Star
The former Chiefs running back made pointed remarks about KC’s offensive coordinator, but Andy Reid offered up a defense.
- Rolling Stone
At an Oval Office meeting on school safety, Trump interrupted his advisers’ policy briefing with a rant about the border and his media coverage, a source who was there tells Rolling Stone