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Virtual Apple Store visits in Vision Pro could make brick-and-mortar stores obsolete, if this patent bears fruit

Physical Apple Stores could become a thing of the past if Apple Vision Pro becomes more popular and if a new patent filed by Apple is implemented. As spotted by Patently Apple, Apple is exploring the idea of a virtual store for its headsets where users can interact with objects, moving them around and viewing them from different angles. This could mean being able to test out the size of devices like Apple Watches or iPhones. On physically tracking your hands in virtual Apple Stores, the patent says “With an XR system,…

The Bear’s Ayo Edebiri goes viral with ‘alarmed’ reaction to meeting Prince William at the Baftas

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeA photo of Prince William at the 2024 Baftas has gone viral thanks to the “alarmed” reactions of the group of actors he was speaking to.Following Sunday’s (18 February) ceremony, The Prince of Wales made his way backstage to congratulate the EE Rising Star nominees, comprising The Bear’s Ayo Edibiri, Phoebe Dynevor (Bridgerton), Sophie Wilde (Talk to Me), Jacob Elordi (Euphoria) and…

How do polar bears eat when there’s no sea ice? Not well, study finds

For polar bears, summertime is definitely not when the living is easy.They are apex predators, mighty hunters, and as Inuit and research scientists have long known, they prefer a good fatty meal of seal, caught from the sea ice.But during the times of the year when there is no sea ice — and those times are getting longer, due to human-caused climate change — pickings are much more meagre.In a new study published Tuesday in Nature Communications led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), scientists used GPS tracking, video…

Future Apple Watch will know how sweaty you are, if this new patent bears fruit

The Apple Watch is filled with a whole host of different sensors to make tracking your health and fitness easier, and this patent hints at another that could come to future generations.Back in 2021, a patent revealed Apple’s plans to add a hydration measurement to the Apple Watch, which could “measure levels of electrolytes in perspiration.” Adding hydration measurement would be an incredible health feature on Apple Watch, allowing users to know how dehydrated or hydrated they are during exercise.Now, nearly three years…

Adaptation or Starvation? Polar Bears’ Struggle With Climate Shifts

Polar bear from the Western Hudson Bay region. Credit: David McGeachyMore time stranded on land means greater risk of starvation for polar bears, a new study indicates.During three summer weeks, 20 polar bears closely observed by scientists tried different strategies to maintain energy reserves, including resting, scavenging, and foraging. Yet nearly all of them lost weight rapidly: on average around 1 kilogram, or 2.2 pounds, per day.Ineffective Adaptation StrategiesSome have speculated that polar bears might adapt to…

The Bear’s Ayo Edebiri acknowledges past jokes at Jennifer Lopez’s expense | Hollywood

Saturday Night Live sure knows how to capitalise on old tiffs. A prime example is exhibited in The Bear actor Ayo Edebiri and pop icon Jennifer Lopez's joint appearance on the late-night live comedy variety show. Still from the Ayo Edebiri SNL sketch 'Why'd You Say It'.(YouTube / Saturday Night Live) Featuring in a 2020 episode of the podcast Scam Goddess, The Bear breakout star (now also an Emmy winner) took a jab at Jennifer Lopez's musical career. In her talks with host Laci Mosley at the time, who reduced…

‘Potentially historic’ storm bears down on California: The dangers, the forecast, the warnings

California girded Sunday for a “potentially historic” storm that put much of the state on high alert, with officials expecting life-threatening damage and issuing evacuation orders or warnings in parts of Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and Monterey counties.“This storm is predicted to be one of the largest and most significant in our county’s history, and our goal is to get through it without any fatalities or any serious injuries,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said at a briefing Saturday. This storm…

People Online Are Cracking Up At This National Park Service Sign About Safety Around Bears

In almost any PR or social media marketing course, you will be told in detail and with examples about the importance of the correct tone of voice in posts – after all, for instance, the accounts of some local store or pub and of a federal organization are completely different things. However, there are no rules without exceptions…Recently, the National Park Service, on its X (former Twitter) account, decided to do a seemingly good deed – to tell tourists about ‘bear safety tips,’ and make a joke along the way. The end…

it companies: IT gives bears a bull hug: what is driving the rally in tech stocks?

The expectations from them were never great, but they did exceed most performance parameters with consummate ease. So much so that the relative stragglers in the current bull run in Indian stocks, technology companies single-handedly carried broadest benchmarks to new records through the first two weeks of January, belying odds of muted earnings performance in a quarter that is traditionally sluggish for the outsourcing majors.At first glance, of course, the demonstration of investor confidence in a hitherto neglected…

The Bear’s Jeremy Allen White Replaces Hugh Jackman As Wolverine In MCU Fanart

The iconic nature of Hugh Jackman's portrayal of Wolverine aside, the X-Men team staple is a tough role to cast. If one is seeking comic accuracy, the actor they need should be short, stocky, and able to play the role stoic, rageful, and, in instances where he's mentoring up-and-coming X-Men, stern yet fatherly. Jeremy Allen White has proven throughout his acting tenure that he embodies most of these physical and emotional qualifications. The thing is, he doesn't have much desire to pursue MCU flicks at…