Month: January 2015

Deciding What “Tech” to Travel with in 2015

Deciding What “Tech” to Travel with in 2015

On Wednesday, January 6th, the annual International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) kicks off a three-day stand in Las Vegas.

( Joseph Hunkins Flickr Photo)
( Joseph Hunkins Flickr Photo)

If may be a little late for you to book a flight or hotel room to join in with 150,000 of your “new best friends” to take in the Whiz-Bang display of “tech stuff you can’t live without,” but this promotional video for the event my prompt you to drive, fly, take the train or walk there as fast as you can.

Regardless of whether you attend this year’s CES or merely read reports from the technology journalists who do go, ask yourself this question: Do I really need any of these new toys?

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Happy New Year From The Times Square Ball!

Happy New Year From The Times Square Ball!

Except for two years during World War II, every year since 1904 throngs gathering in New York City’s Time Square on New Year’s Eve have seen a lighted ball fall toward the earth at midnight to mark the beginning of another year as the event is broadcast via TV to millions across the planet.

(MRoach Flickr Photo)
(MRoach Flickr Photo)

But how and why did that “falling ball” tradition start, how has it changed over the years, and how did “Times Square” get its name?

This video answers those questions.

Tales Told From The Road wishes you the happiest new year in 2015!

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