The Red Sox have really been making a big push to modernize the game experience for fans. Recently, they launched a rewards program that offers some unique experiences to season ticket holders.
Through the Red Sox Rewards program, season ticket holders are given a card that can act as a ticket, can be used to make purchases at Fenway, and acts as a way to earn points that can be used towards meeting players, playing a game on the field, or watching a game from owner John Henry's seats. Read MoreThe Tabletop Games Hall at PAX East was celebration of geek culture
[The We are the Creative Industries series: The Creative Industries - video game companies, design, marketing and architecture firms, and talented people who write books, design houses, shoot movies, make art and record music, just to name a few examples - are an important part of Massachusetts' economy, with $1 billion statewide impact and over 100,000 workers. Click here to learn more.]Dogs in Thought beautifully captures the individual personalities of 60 house and working dogs through the fine art photography of visual artist Mitch Weiss. In photos and words, the book celebrates the stories of many remarkable animals such as Bushido, a member of the Boston Police K9 Unit who worked a 12-hour shift sniffing for bombs during last year's Boston Marathon bombing, and Shifty, who served in Afghanistan and now works as a bomb dog with the MBTA. Read More
If you prefer an Aviation to a glass of wine or an Old Fashioned to a light beer but lack mixology chops, a Somerville design firm recently conceptualized a "smart" solution to your imbibing woes.
There are just so many exhibitors at PAX East, it’s nearly impossible to give quality time to them all. The big companies stand out with their massive budgets; the little companies get tucked off to the sides.
One company, in particular, that stood out from the crowd was Giant Spacekat, with something quite unusual for a gaming company — an all-female team. Read More
A Massachusetts-built robotic submarine has joined the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The Bluefin-21 robot, made by Bluefin Robotics Inc. of Quincy, will use sonars to scour the ocean floor for the Boeing 777 aircraft, which went missing on March 7. The robot was deployed to Australia three weeks ago by the undersea salvage company Phoenix International. But because of the battery-powered robot’s slow speed and limited range, it could not be put to work until rescue workers had narrowed down the search area, Hiawatha Bray reports on bostonglobe.com.
Helping Gamers with Depression and AnxietyFinding quiet among the chaos: TakeThis offers a safe space at PAX East
A tiny, lightweight laptop charger from MIT spinout FINsix is blowing up Kickstarter on its first day of fundraising.
As of 4 p.m. the charger, known as the Dart, had picked up 1,580 backers and $158,200 in pledges in less than seven hours. The goal is to raise $200,000 in 30 days.
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