Meet Walter, a happy labrador that enjoys a good run before diving in the refreshing waters of Siracusa—in gorgeous Sicily. His owner obviously knows that and he strapped a Go Pro on his back so we all can share Walter's joy for life.
Joanne Milne has not heard a single word, bird chirp or music note for 39 years. Four weeks ago, she got electronic cochlear implants. This is the exact moment when she hears for the first time and starts to cry overwhelmed by the feeling and emotion.
After watching this guy I'm really jealous. Even if it's pretty crazy at the beginning, I'm jealous.
Imagine you're waiting around in a train station, munching on some Cinnabon, when all of a sudden the ornamental baby grand piano just starts playing music all by itself. Magic? Not quite, but definitely pure whimsy. See for yourself.
An old man in a nursing home is described as being depressed, unresponsive and 'un-alive' until he hears music from his era. When his caretaker puts the headphones on him and flips on the iPod, you can see the pure joy on his face. So awesome.
In this edition of the Joy of Tech, everyone's an innovator and an unusually snarky Bill Gates gets the final word. Start your photocopiers, indeed! [Joy of Tech]
My parents taught me to never talk to strangers, but they never told me I couldn't buy Christmas gifts for them! If you're overdosed with Christmas spirit, Giftastranger.net generates random addresses across the world so people can send gifts to strangers.
There are the snobby, deluded audiophiles who troll internet forums all day arguing about the merits of acoustic cryocoolers and adaptive spectral perceptual entropy coding, and then there's Ken.