As the highly anticipated International CES, also known as Consumer Electronics Show, kicked off this week for 2013 in Las Vegas, there has been many newly introduced gadgets we are all looking forward to getting our hands on and trying, which includes the one unveiled by Disney that the whole family will enjoy.
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Most of us are familiar with the characters Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown, as well as, the amazingly modified DeLorean from the iconic 1985 movie, “Back to the Future.” Many of us can remember chewing on the last piece of popcorn and taking the movie out of our VCRs, while secretly wishing we too could time travel and change or alter the future, heck many of us may wish we could do it today.
We all know and love the resourceful astromech droid, R2-D2, who appeared in all six of the Star Wars films. As shown throughout the movies, this loveable robot character possesses many talents, such as being a starships mechanic and fighter pilot’s assistant. He has served Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker; and now, R2-D2 can serve you by becoming the coolest home telephone you will ever own.
“Turn up the music”, “pump up the jam”, or “play some rocking beats”, are just some of the many phrases we use to express our love for great tunes. Let’s face it; our favorite songs just don’t sound the same unless the volume is turned all the way up causing us to sing at the top of our lungs. Many of us love to blast our stereos and CD players, but like most dated music devices, they have big clunky speakers that are hard on the eyes; and although most gadgets today are small giving us the convenience we love, it makes it much more difficult for us to “pump up the volume.”
There are a lot of race car fanatics that enjoy the sport, as well as, collecting car racing mementos. Whether it is to relive the rush that comes when watching cars compete or to envision themselves as the driver speeding down the track, collecting items of cars is one that many revel in. If you are one of these enthusiasts and have $125,000 to spend, then the Porsche 917 Le Mans Raceway may be the latest addition to your growing car collection.
The love for classic cars is certainly nothing new, but increasing exposure has been given to the adoration of these vehicles since the introduction of the Internet and rise of social media, creating even more fans of these classic automobiles. Photos of these old-fashioned and stylish cars are being shared amongst friends and followers on various social networks; and it’s no wonder, for they are truly amazing machines.
We have all used a photo booth at one time or another while at a shopping mall alone or with family and friends. Once one is spotted, there is something that draws us in, whether it is for the simple reason of capturing fun moments or the possibility of making silly faces to be sealed in a keepsake photograph; we end up squeezing into the photo box, pulling over the curtain, sitting on the tiny stool, and allowing our picture to be taken.