We know how you feel about Monday morning -- not the greatest day, right? You fumble for the coffee, stare bleary-eyed at your overstuffed inbox, and wonder why you aren't still wrapped in a blanket cocoon on the sofa watching reruns of "Mad Men." It's rough, having to come to a job and make money, but we'll ease your pain and let you in on some of what this week has to offer.
Monday, May 20: Need to shake off the Monday morning blues? Queue up some Busta Rhymes on your Spotify, who celebrates his 41st birthday today. If hip-hop is not your style, you can put on some Cher instead, who also celebrates her 67th birthday today.
Tuesday, May 21: If your kids love video games, today is a big day. Media giant Microsoft is set to announce their new Xbox, which will not only play prettier games, but also act a a central hub for media of all types, offering Netflix streaming, television integration and connectivity with other mobile devices. In other words, you just might find yourself picking up the controller even if games aren't your cup of tea.
Wednesday, May 22: It's time for the internet to win awards! The Webby Awards name the best of the best in web, film, mobile and social achievements. If you want to find out what websites are doing it right, this is your barometer.
Thursday, May 23: Today marks a major day in Boy Scouts history: The Boy Scouts of America will rule on whether openly gay members can be a part of the organization. The group postponed a vote in February to lift the ban on gay members, saying it needed more time to decide on the issue.
Friday, May 24: If you want to support Boston's recovery from the recent bombings, here's your chance. Worcester Cares -- Boston Strong: a Variety Show for the One Fund Boston brings together finalists from "America’s Got Talent," and "The Voice" to assemble a night of comedy. All proceeds will go to One Fund Boston.