Summer’s here, which means it’s time for sunburns, pouring kerosene on the grill, and lighting fireworks until they explode in the sky. Ah, good ol’ Murica; and what better way to celebrate the arrival of this most en fuego time of the year than with our monthly round up of the best the internet had to offer? So sit down, pour yourself an iced tea (or a Long Island ice tea if you feel so compelled), and enjoy May’s now you know…
raise a glass to the world changers
If you’re looking for something a little more hopeful than your daily dose of doom and gloom, look no further than Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award. Over 1,000 world changing reasons to remind yourself we are moving in the right direction.
Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards 2022
we know you’ve been waiting for it
Rumor has it that Tim Cook and Co. recently dabbled with the new Apple AR/VR prototype headset that is expected to hit the market in the future. Be on the lookout for the first new piece of Apple hardware since the Apple Watch and read up on more details that emerged from Apple’s recent augmented board meeting.
Apple Shows AR/VR Headset to Board in Sign of Progress on Key Project
just a little hanky panky
If VR can leave you cold, this one’s for you. With a few ultrasonic transducers, Carnegie Mellon students were able to mimic the feeling of a real kiss on a off-the-rack VR headset. Read up on the details on how to take your virtual relationship to the next level.
Virtual reality kissing is finally here.
you are not alone
Sometimes we forget that we all are subject to mental illness and depression and James Hetfield’s recent honesty on the topic onstage is Brazil is something we all need to hear.
Metallica frontman opens up about mental health struggles, cries onstage in Brazil
back like it never left
Yeah, you right. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival returned last month after a two year hiatus to rousing crowds and great weather. 475K strong were back to support one of the best festival experiences in the world, reminding us of our amazing week at Jazz Fest in 2019 for the Audiophile Series. Mark your calendars for 2023.
2022 New Orleans Jazz Festival total attendance hit 475K