15 Shocking Facts About Virtual Reality

| December 16, 2018

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Virtual Reality is at your doorsteps and it will change your life. As one of the biggest technological breakthroughs today, Virtual Reality is expected to have a transformative effect on every single industry and on all walks of life. It is capable of turning dreams into reality – flying a dragon in the Nordic Alps, mauling down alien invaders alongside the Avengers, or even having dinner with the brightest philosophical minds in history.

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

APTN is the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples, to share with all Canadians and viewers around the world.Its launch on September 1, 1999 represented a significant milestone for Aboriginal Canada -- for the first time in broadcast history, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples have the opportunity to share their stories with all of Canada through a national television network dedicated to Aboriginal programming. Through documentaries, news magazines, dramas, entertainment specials, children’s series, cooking shows and education programs, APTN offers all Canadians a window into the remarkably diverse worlds of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and throughout the world.

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It was just two weeks ago that it looked as if the COVID-19 pandemic would push AMC into bankruptcy, as forced theater closures shut off revenue to the world's biggest cinema operator. The company also slashed its dividend, and executives all took pay cuts to help conserve cash. Investors should still be wary, even if AMC is able to open many of its theaters sooner than the mid-June date it had been eyeing.

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

APTN is the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples, to share with all Canadians and viewers around the world.Its launch on September 1, 1999 represented a significant milestone for Aboriginal Canada -- for the first time in broadcast history, First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples have the opportunity to share their stories with all of Canada through a national television network dedicated to Aboriginal programming. Through documentaries, news magazines, dramas, entertainment specials, children’s series, cooking shows and education programs, APTN offers all Canadians a window into the remarkably diverse worlds of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and throughout the world.

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