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Friday: January 29, 2010

PETA calls for replacement of Punxsutawney Phil in favor of animatronic version.PETA calls for replacement of Punxsutawney Phil in favor of animatronic version.

According to legend, if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow, six more weeks of winter weather will follow. If he doesn't, expect an early spring. But PETA has had enough of the tradition that dates back to 1886, and believes robotic technology could be the solution.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:01 AM | Tags (10) | peta | animals | groundhog | phil | cnet | crave | robot | technology | animatronic | tradition |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 8, 2010

State of the Union address will not disrupt season premier of Lost says White House.State of the Union address will not disrupt season premier of Lost says White House.

typically delivered in late January, and networks anticipated this year's speech would fall on Jan. 26. The date, however, appears to be in flux, and news that the president may deliver the speech on Feb. 2, the date of the 'Lost' season premiere, set off a flurry of Internet protests.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 3:52 PM | Tags (9) | abc | address | lost | premier | season | state | television | union | whitehouse |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 7, 2010

Netflix customers will have to wait 28 days for new releases from Warner Brothers.Netflix customers will have to wait 28 days for new releases from Warner Brothers.

This means that when a popular Warner Bros. movie comes out on DVD for sale at your local Target or Best Buy, you must wait another month before you can get it delivered to your door or desktop via Netflix.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:34 AM | Tags (7) | netlifx | new | releases | dvds | movies | warner | delay |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 4, 2010

Gamer pays $330,000 for virtual space station.Gamer pays $330,000 for virtual space station.

...$330,000 for a fully-equipped space station, boasting multiple biodomes packed with exciting hunting opportunities, a thriving bar, and extensive shopping and reincarnation facilities. Sounds like a bargain, but there's one drawback: it's not real.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:21 AM | Tags (11) | gamer | online | virtual | space | station | money | currency | dumb | silly | crystalpalace | entopia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

Yes, it's quite possible for someone to marry a video game character.Yes, it's quite possible for someone to marry a video game character.

The newlyweds, who went on a honeymoon to Guam, now go on dates around Tokyo, with SAL9000 taking pictures of Nene, installed in his Nintendo DS, in front of famous landmarks and then posting them on social networking sites.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 8:22 AM | Tags (10) | abcnews | character | ds | honeymoon | marriage | nintendo | silly | simulation | strange | videogame |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 14, 2009

Scientists deduce the best method in which to remove a Band-ADo it fasid.Scientists deduce the best method in which to remove a Band-ADo it fasid.

The results will shock you. Ok, no they actually won't shock you at all. Do it fast and you'll have less pain. Don't you feel better knowing that this is scientifically proven now? No? Yea, me neither.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:42 AM | Tags (7) | bandaid | science | study | silly | fast | removal | pain |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: December 11, 2009

A collection of the world's most lavish gaming gifts for you to gawk at.A collection of the world's most lavish gaming gifts for you to gawk at.

Yes, there is actually company that will come build your very own miniature golf course. Doing so will set your wallet back anywhere from $60,000 to $350,000. Your choice of windmill and/or fiery volcano.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 4:12 PM | Tags (7) | crispygamer | expensive | gaming | gifts | lavish | popularmechanics | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: December 10, 2009

An extensive gallery of the most obnoxious holiday light decorations for you to gawk at.An extensive gallery of the most obnoxious holiday light decorations for you to gawk at.

Looking at these photos may cause an intese desire to go watch Christmas Vacation... multiple times. 'Is your house on fire, Clark?'  'No, Aunt Bethany, those are the Christmas lights.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 9:09 AM | Tags (6) | holiday | decorations | lights | christmas | obnoxious | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

Seven of the most inexplicable character additions to television shows.Seven of the most inexplicable character additions to television shows.

...the writers some how thought it made perfect sense to introduce a futuristic floating green alien into the town of Bedrock. Add in the fact that only Barney, Fred, Pebbles and Bam-Bam can see or hear the alien, and the Great Gazoo essentially amounts to an imaginary friend.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:07 AM | Tags (7) | television | characters | guyism | media | strange | silly | gazoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 70 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

A collection of ten watches that happen to be more expensive than a Ferrari.A collection of ten watches that happen to be more expensive than a Ferrari.

If you keep this moon-phase, perpetual calendar, retrograde behemoth running continuously it won’t need adjusting until 2100.  That’s something your children’s children’s children will most certainly appreciate.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 1:48 PM | Tags (4) | coolmaterial | expensive | silly | watch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 59 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 19, 2009

A gallery of dumb food allergy advisories for your viewing pleasure.A gallery of dumb food allergy advisories for your viewing pleasure.

Allergy advice: your package of peanuts contains 100% peanuts, your salt packet contains 100% salt, and your soymilk contains soy. Obvious post contains 100% obvious  obviousness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 3:14 PM | Tags (5) | allergies | food | silly obvious | urlesque | warnings |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 13, 2009

Five tips for fixing up your Facebook page from the folks at CNN.Five tips for fixing up your Facebook page from the folks at CNN.

Article covers everything from how to block a friend's annoying Farmville stats to setting up privacy for your racy uploaded photos. Happy Facebooking.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:39 AM | Tags (7) | cnn | facebook | tips | security | annoying | photos | privacy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 6, 2009

If at first you don't succeed at your driver's test, try 950 times.If at first you don't succeed at your driver's test, try 950 times.

Good news: after the 950th time, this person was finally able to pass the written exam. Bad news: there is still the little matter of passing the actual driving portion of the exam.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:46 AM | Tags (9) | azcentral | driver | driving | exam | failure | repetitive | silly | southkorea | success |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

Turns out the real-life Harry Potter not that big a fan of Harry Potter series.Turns out the real-life Harry Potter not that big a fan of Harry Potter series.

After 12 years of it I couldn't count the amount of times I've heard 'You're a wizard Harry'. It does wear a bit thin after a while. And I've heard all the puns about my wand.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | franchise | harrypotter | mailonline | name | puns | silly | wands |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

Disney offering refund on Baby Einstein videos that didn't turn children into geniuses.Disney offering refund on Baby Einstein videos that didn't turn children into geniuses.

Turns out that these videos didn't really make a whole lot of difference on a child's intellect by any means. Who would have guessed? Every household is eligible for a $15.99 refund for up to four DVDs.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 5:43 PM | Tags (9) | disney | dvds | einstein | genius | intellect | iq | refunds | silly | videos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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