The Annual ‘me Convention’ Returns to Frankfurt This Fall 2019

The annual me Convention, in collaboration between SXSW and Mercedes-Benz, returns to Frankfurt on September 11th through the 13th. The me Convention brings together thousands of curious minds who don’t just want to talk about the future – they want to help create it. For this year’s me Convention there will be an exploration the biggest issues and most promising ideas for society, business, science and our planet.

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Celebrate Turtlemania Tonight at the County Line On The Lake in Austin, Texas

Today, Turtlemania celebrates World Turtle Day, May 23, 2019 to “bring attention to, and increase knowledge of and respect for turtles and tortoises, and encourage action to help them thrive.”  The kind people of County Line on the Lake wanted me to pass along their festivities for the rest of Turtlemania day. County Line style will live up to its motto of “Drink Beer. Save Turtles” by offering $10 pints (with $4 refills) of local Hops & Grain Brewing’s lager River Beer—in a souvenir pint glass.   Proceeds from beer sales will benefit the Turtle Survival Alliance’s North American Freshwater Turtle Research Group.

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Sonarworks Secures 5 Million Euro in Series A Financing

Recently announced, Sonarworks has just secured 5 Million Euro in Series A Financing. The new financing follows an earlier investment of 1.3 million Euro and enables the company to pursue its mission of delivering the ultimate sound experience on any device. The financing was co-led by Karma Ventures (Estonia) and Practica Capital (Lithuania), with participation from Revo Capital (Turkey), SuperAngel (Estonia), ProksCapital and Imprimatur (Latvia).

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HYPER Ships HyperJuice; The World’s Most Powerful USB-C Battery Pack for Travelers

With the incredible success of fulfillment of their Kickstarter/Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $1.6 million, HYPER is proud to TODAY announced the public release of the HyperJuice 130W Dual USB-C Power Bank, an airline safe 100Wh/27000mAh battery pack that can quick charge any USB-C laptop/device. For all those that travel the HyperJuice 130W Dual USB-C Power Bank may be your traveling best friend.

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Formula E Documentary ‘And We Go Green’ to Premiere at Cannes Film Festival

On May 23rd a new documentary on ABB FIA Formula E Championship shows how sport can have a meaningful social impact premieres’ at the Cannes Film Festival. The new Formula E documentary titled ‘And We Go Green’ will take viewers behind the scenes of the electric street racing series and highlighting the purpose of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship as a proving ground for electric technologies in a bid to combat climate change and air pollution.

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The New Clever Cogz Series: Books that Focus on Transport Topics and Stem Themes for Young Children

Clever Cogz is a new series from QEB Publishing that allows young readers to discover different vehicles from space rockets to racing cars. The four new books of the series include: The Book of Cars and Trucks, The Book of Space Rockets, The Book of Flying Machines and The Book of Diggers and Dozers. The new series introduces the transport topics in a simple, engaging way and covers STEM themes of engineering, physics, and inventions, and with a quiz at the end of each book.  The first of the Clever Cogz series to be published and ready to purchase are The Book of Cars and Trucks and The Book of Space Rockets with the latter of the two to be published in the fall.

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Eldritch Foundry, Customizable 3-D Miniatures, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Eldritch Foundry, the new online character creator that gives users the freedom to bring the most customizable miniature figures to life, just launched their Kickstarter campaign. With Eldritch Foundry, you can craft the mini of your dreams, with every detail you imagined, and have it 3D-printed in a never before seen quality. Users visualize and create the smallest details, from hands, heads, tails, wings, clothes, weapons and practically anything else you can think of.

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Beyond the Cape! Comics and Contemporary Art Show Premieres at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

On exhibit at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, Beyond the Cape! Comics and Contemporary Art shows how some of the most currently sought-after contemporary artists are influenced by graphic novels and comic books. The artworks in this first of its kind show made its world premiere at the Boca Raton Museum of Art to take viewers on a deeper dive into adult realms, tackling some of today’s thorniest issues: politics, divisiveness, immigration, racial prejudice, planetary climate armageddon, feminism, LGBTQ rights, religion, gender, and more.

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Festival de Cannes 2019 Information and Tips for Attendees

The Festival de Cannes is already in full swing starting yesterday, May
14th with full Red Carpet attendance. This year Festival de Cannes is May 14th through the 25th of May in Cannes, France. Though we aren’t able to make it to Cannes we wanted to provide all our readers some tips if you are attending the festival this year. For the full Festival de Cannes Program please visit: https://www.festival-cannes.com/en/festival/programmation/. The site lets you plan your schedule from the program there as well. Below you will find more information on hours, admission, TV/streaming and Podcasts for The Festival de Cannes 2019.

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The 12th Annual Classic Game Fest Comes to in Austin in July 2019

The biggest retro gaming event of Texas, the Classic Game Fest returns to Austin, Texas. The 12th annual Classic Game Fest is on July 27-28, 2019 at the Palmer Events Center located at 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704. Attendees get to experience 70,000 square feet of retro video games, tournaments, live entertainment and much more retro gaming fun in the heart of Austin!

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