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Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, Academy Museum — American film history through a new lens

Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, one of the first major exhibitions to be held at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles, evokes the pride of cultural acknowledgment and serves as a dismaying reminder of the pernicious effects of racism and discrimination over the decades. Occupying 11,000 sq ft and seven galleries of the […]

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Web3 Watch: Muse To Release NFT Album, Lens Protocol Talks NFTs

CryptoPunks had the most trading volume on OpenSea in July Otherdeed, the Bored Ape Yacht Club land NFT collection, become the fastest NFT collection to reach $1 billion in sales volume in July The Web3 world this week saw a collaboration between luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co. and the CryptoPunks collection, while Solana-focused NFT marketplace […]

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Aave Makes Web3 Social Bet With Lens Protocol Launch

Key Takeaways Aave Companies has launched its social media tech stack, Lens Protocol. Users can now mint a Lens Profile NFT and start interacting with more than 50 applications built on Lens. Decentralized social media has become a hot topic in crypto in recent months, helped by Elon Musk’s recent efforts to buy Twitter. Share […]

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Sports

‘End gun violence’ – Coco Gauff signs camera lens pleading for peace after French Open win

The American, 18, became the youngest player to reach a Major final since Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004 by beating Martina Trevisan 6-3 6-1. And the teenager then sent out her political message following the shooting of 19 children and two teachers in a Texas school last week. Gauff told the Tennis Channel: “For […]

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Lens Protocol: A composable decentralized social graph for a web3-ready community | CryptoSlate

Building a social media platform from scratch is a daunting task. First, you need to establish a social graph which is a map of the relationships between people. A social graph comprises nodes (individuals or organizations) and the edges (relationships) that connect them. To create a social graph, you need to have a way to […]

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Science

‘Smart’ Contact Lens Could Help Treat a Leading Cause of Blindness, Scientists Say

A flexible contact lens that senses eye pressure and releases a drug on-demand could help treat glaucoma, the second leading global cause of blindness worldwide. The compact wireless device, which has been developed by a team of Chinese researchers and tested in pig and rabbit eyes so far, appears to detect and reduce rising eye […]

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Gaming

Sony’s Xperia 1 IV smartphone features ‘the world’s first true optical zoom lens’ | Engadget

Sony has heavily leveraged its camera expertise to create its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 IV, it announced. It offers a slew of innovative, image-oriented features including what it calls the “world’s first true optical 85-125mm zoom lens,” along with true 4K at 120fps, livestreaming and external monitor capabilities and a Snapdragon 8 Gen […]

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Novak Djokovic pens seven-word message on camera lens after Italian Open win over Karatsev

“Very strong guy, just solid from the baseline,” Djokovic said. “You never know with him. If he’s feeling the ball, it can be very dangerous because he stays so close to the line. “He was missing a lot of balls today though. He gave me a couple of breaks in the first and second. I’ll […]

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New Eye Drops Improve Aging Vision Without Glasses. Here’s How They Work

When people get into their 40s and beyond, their close-up vision starts to worsen. For many people, cranking up the font size on a phone or maxing out the brightness on a computer is the only way to be able to read some text.   This condition is known as presbyopia, and it affects around […]

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Sunlit Excerpt: “Saving Yellowstone” views the landscape through new lens

Prologue Lost The  Cut,  Montana  Territory.  October  1870. The dog stopped along the trail ahead of him, growling. Yellowstone Jack Baronett reined in his horse and dismounted, taking his gun from the saddle. He soon saw what had captured the dog’s attention: an animal was dragging itself slowly up the side of the Cut, a […]