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In Thailand, Vacationers Can Live And Sleep In Glass Balls Next To Elephants

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Elephant resort in the northern Thai jungle

Thailand is one of the most popular vacation countries in the world. While the East Asian country used to be an insider tip, today, it is faced with mass tourism. Thailand is a trendy holiday destination, especially for parties and beach vacationers. But this fascinating country has a lot more to offer, such as an impressive jungle landscape. In the north of the country, there is a 650,000 m² jungle, which is home to remarkable flora and fauna. The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort offers tourists a unique way to spend their vacation in the jungle. As the name suggests, tourists can visit this resort experience elephants up close.

22m² glass balls as living space for tourists

The Anantara Golden Resort is located on a hill where you can ideally observe and enjoy the jungle, the starry sky, the Mekong and Ruak Rivers, and the wildlife. However, the resort’s hobbyhorse is the elephant, which tourists can now observe directly from the accommodation. The “jungle bubbles” are glass accommodations that look like a bubble and are built on a wooden balcony. On almost 22 m² you will find a transparent living room and bedroom, as well as the anon-transparent bathroom. Each accommodation is equipped with air conditioning to make the jungle stay as pleasant as possible. Polyester and Ferrari technology were used for the glass balls.

Respectful handling of elephants as a trademark of the resort.

Anantara Resort guests usually spend the time between dusk and dawn in the glass balls before heading back to the actual hotel. The service includes dinner, a stocked minibar, and 24-hour service. You have to pay just under 525 euros per night for two guests. At first glance, this vacation may be a perfect luxury vacation with no added value for land and nature, but this is only partially true. The core idea behind the resort is to save elephants in need and not to use them for other, sometimes cruel, tourist purposes.

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SpaceX Receives Dogecoin Payments for Next Year’s Moon Launch Mission

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SpaceX Receives Dogecoin Payments for Next Year's Moon Launch Mission!

SpaceX itself will launch its “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” in the first quarter of next year, with Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company accepting the meme-inspired cryptocurrency Dogecoin as payment.

“SpaceX launches the Doge-1 satellite to next year’s moon-paid mission in Doge – the first cryptocurrency in space – the first meme in space,” Musk said in a tweet.

On the other hand, Geometric Energy Corporation announced the previous Dogecoin-funded mission on May 9 yesterday, with a statement that did not reveal the financial value of the mission.

“This mission will demonstrate the application of cryptocurrency beyond Earth orbit and set the groundwork for interplanetary trading,” said Tom Ochinero, vice president of commercial sales for SpaceX, as quoted in a statement released by Geometric Energy.

Musk also said on Twitter in April that SpaceX would put “Dogecoin literal in the literal moon”. Dogecoin itself lost more than a third of its price on Sunday after Musk called it a “cacophony” during its guest-hosting place on the sketch comedy TV show “Saturday Night Live”.

On CoinGecko.com’s cryptocurrency tracking data, Dogecoin has surged more than 800 percent over the past month and is now the fourth-largest digital currency, with a market cap of US $ 73 billion.

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Cellphones to Laptops Can Be Expensive until 2022, Due to Global Chip Shortages

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Currently, a global shortage of semiconductors has hit several industries around the world, limiting not only smartphones, computers, and other electronic devices but also vehicles and other types of machines. And it looks like it won’t go away until 2022.

This is according to a Gartner report (first reported by IANS) which revealed that a global semiconductor shortage is expected to persist throughout 2021 and recover to normal levels in the second quarter of 2022.

A number of factors, both from the demand and supply side, have contributed greatly to Covid-19. There’s also the fact that everything we know – every gadget has a chip inside – from refrigerators, cars, smart speakers, and so on.

As the pandemic hit in early 2020, demand for consumer electronics and chips took a hit, but as production staggered back towards the end of 2020, demand for all kinds of chips in all types of devices from smartphones and laptops and more turned to hyper equipment. , and chip manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand.

And with preliminary conservative estimates, this chip shortage is expected to last at least a year or more.

The report highlights that device shortages across different categories are expected to extend into the second quarter of 2022, while substrate capacity constraints have the potential to expand into the fourth quarter of 2022.

“A semiconductor shortage will seriously disrupt supply chains and will limit the production of many types of electronic equipment by 2021,” said Kanishka Chauhan, principal research analyst at Gartner.

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Samsung Will Supply LTPO Screens and Circuit Boards for the Latest iPhone 13

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The iPhone 13 Series, which Apple will launch this year, is predicted to come with a new screen that supports high refresh rates. The reason is that many fans are waiting for Apple to present a screen upgrade on its newest iPhone.

Now, there is a recent report from South Korea which states that in the future almost all iPhone 13 produced by Apple will use Samsung’s LTPO screen.

Although later there will be a few screen components supplied by LG, the circuit board that connects the screen to the smartphone will come from Samsung Display.

More specifically, it is known that Apple will order 110 million screen panels from Samsung Display, 50 million from LG, and 9 million from BOE to meet consumer demand when the smartphone is launched.

The use of the LTPO (low-temperature polycrystalline oxide) screen made by Samsung is known to allow the iPhone 13 Series to come with a 120Hz refresh rate and use less battery thus extending its durability.

As information, the circuit board that will be used in the iPhone 13 itself is said to have a strong and flexible type of RF PCB. However, for the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini, Apple is said to be using a cheaper and conventional FPCB design.

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