Well, so far our experience has been that the guests have been very cooperative when it comes to wearing the masks. And I think that's really going to be part of the contract of coming to Walt Disney World in any capacity. We're going to enforce that rule. It's for everybody's safety. We've had a great experience in Shanghai. And so far the experience at Disney Springs, after only a short week, is that guests are willing to wear the masks because they know that it's for everyone's good... You know I've had this mask on pretty much the whole day, and you just forget about it after a while, and I think that's going to be a part of maintaining the magic. … [Read more...] about Disney CEO explains why it’s safe to go back to Disney World
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ORLANDO (CBSMiami) — Disney World and SeaWorld Orlando presented their plans for phased reopenings before an Orange County task force on Wednesday. If approved, Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom would begin reopening on July 11 and Epcot and Hollywood Studios would reopen July 15. … [Read more...] about Walt Disney World Theme Parks Propose Mid-July Reopening, SeaWorld Seeks June 11
"It’s extremely troubling to see that the Air Force is wasting valuable resources that could have been used to address staggering racial disparities in military justice on keeping the public and the press in the dark,” Rep. Jackie SpeierKaren (Jackie) Lorraine Jacqueline SpeierHHS watchdog says actions should be free from political interference Five factors influencing when the House returns Victim advocacy groups, Democratic lawmakers slam new campus sexual assault policies MORE (D-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Armed Services Committee’s military personnel subpanel, said. “We cannot stand idly by as our servicemembers are subjected to injustice and discrimination that should be a footnote in our history, not a modern day scandal.” … [Read more...] about Air Force documents acknowledged ‘persistent’ racial bias in justice system
"They've been the same from the get go. I mean we lost the championship last year against this team and they stayed at least 30 minutes to continue to chant. So you know if anything the Thorns fans are the ones that have started the hype in this county," Thorns goalkeeper Adrianna Franch said. … [Read more...] about NWSL players say investment key to sustaining World Cup bump
Jessica Brillhart, the Director of USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies MxR Lab, points to audio AR (augmented reality) as a way to bridge the gap for fans unable to make it to the arena who still want a gameday experience. Prior to joining USC’s MxR lab, Brillhart’s Vrai Pictures debuted a spatial audio platform called Traverse at South by Southwest in 2019 that allowed users to move around a space in which a mix of the Elvis Presley song “Power of My Love” played from various viewpoints. As a user moved around the space, getting closer to, or further away from, different parts of Presley’s band, the volume and sounds they heard emulated what it would be like walking around the studio while the song was recorded. … [Read more...] about Can Virtual Reality Help Sports Fans Experience Game Day In A Post COVID-19 World?