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Friday: July 10, 2009

Find out how well you know your file extensions with this handy online quiz.Find out how well you know your file extensions with this handy online quiz.

Good luck. Damn you, Vizio!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 5:05 PM | Tags (6) | extensions | files | geeky | nerdy | quiz | types |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

VLC joins group of other popular software that came out beta this week.VLC joins group of other popular software that came out beta this week.

The open source VLC video player has finally reached version 1.0 after more than a decade of development. The popular media player delivers an extraordinary set of features and can play nearly anything.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:47 AM | Tags (4) | beta | software | video | vlc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Eleven housewarming gifts for the dedicated gamer.Eleven housewarming gifts for the dedicated gamer.

The Tetris-style ice cube tray is officially on my 'want' list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 12:07 PM | Tags (8) | gamers | gaming | gifts | housewarming | pacman | presents | retro | tetris |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 60 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

Five famous geeks who never finished college.Five famous geeks who never finished college.

Everyone you'd expect to be on this list is in fact on this list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:36 AM | Tags (3) | geeks | college | success |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

The history of the Transformers cartoon series.The history of the Transformers cartoon series.

They had me up until Beast Wars.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:15 AM | Tags (3) | transformers | history | cartoons |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

The top ten more ways in which to provoke a geek.The top ten more ways in which to provoke a geek.

Jar-Jar Binks was so funny, I wish he’d been in the original trilogy, too!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 4:01 PM | Tags (3) | geeks | provoke | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

A Father's Day gift guide: geeky Dad edition.A Father's Day gift guide: geeky Dad edition.

There's still to pick up that special gift before Father's Day gets here. Cough.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:46 AM | Tags (5) | gifts | guide | ars | dad | father |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Seven of the most impressive libraries throughout history.Seven of the most impressive libraries throughout history.

Access to collections such as those housed in Alexander’s Great Library and the lesser Chetham’s Library was a catalyst for change and the technological advance of mankind long before the digital age when knowledge was truly democratised for the masses.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:41 AM | Tags (2) | history | library |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Eight Starship Enterprise facts that every Star Trek fan should know about.Eight Starship Enterprise facts that every Star Trek fan should know about.

I'll admit that I never knew the reasoning behind the NCC-1701 registration number.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 12:58 PM | Tags (6) | enterprise | ncc-1701 | space | starship | startrek | trek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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