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I currently write articles about Las Vegas for the site’s blog.
Jan. 2, 2019—Las Vegas is the ultimate altered reality. There’s an Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, Egyptian pyramid and an active volcano, all on the same glittering street.
Believe it or not, this adult fantasy world is becoming even more fantastical. Virtual reality attractions have many Vegas visitors trading their rose-colored glasses for VR headgear. Virtual reality has even made its way to the casino floor.
Here are eight ways to enhance your Las Vegas vacation with virtual reality.
Dec. 11, 2018—Remember the days when you had to look to the screen to witness the power of robots – Humanoids like Small Wonder’s Vikki, AI assistants like Knight Rider’s KITT or alcoholic bending units like Futurama’s Bender Bending Rodriguez?
Well, the future depicted onscreen has arrived, with its epicenter in Las Vegas. We wouldn’t call it a robot revolution, per se, but more of a robot renaissance, as resorts on the Las Vegas Strip slowly incorporate robotic elements within the hospitality workforce.
From cocktails made or served by robots to AI concierges and assistants, here are four robots that will be at your service in Las Vegas.
Nov. 26, 2018—Imagine a world without alcohol. Ok, now stop it, you’re depressing us. It’s sobering to imagine that period in American history when alcohol was outlawed. The 18th amendment of the U.S. Constitution made the manufacturing, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages illegal in 1919. Talk about a buzz kill.
As it turns out, We the People were reluctant to give up the bottle. Prohibition led to a rise in bootleggers and organized crime activity. The amendment was finally repealed on Dec. 5, 1933. Now, think about this: Gambling in Las Vegas was legalized in 1931. Must have been tough to find a cocktail waitress.
Eighty-five years later, we’re still celebrating in Las Vegas. Cocktail culture is going strong at bars and restaurants throughout the valley, especially on the Las Vegas Strip and downtown. Here’s three Las Vegas joints that are kicking it up an extra notch on Repeal Day.