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Friday: June 26, 2009

Ars Technica reviews the new Transformers movie.Ars Technica reviews the new Transformers movie.

This is in line with the rest of the reviews I've been reading across the Interwebs. Everyone seems to like the explosions though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:25 AM | Tags (5) | movies | reviews | transformers | sequel | ars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Turns out playing 'car tag' can get you arrested.Turns out playing 'car tag' can get you arrested.

Guess the old method of playing tag just wasn't cutting it anymore in Arizona.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 2:51 PM | Tags (4) | arrested | cars | dumb | tag |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Watch Donny and Marie perform a tribute to the Star Wars movie circa 1977.Watch Donny and Marie perform a tribute to the Star Wars movie circa 1977.

You crazy Osmonds and your dance number movie parody skits.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 10:40 PM | Tags (4) | campy | dancing | seventies | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A writeup on how to potentially hack your way to a good night's sleep.A writeup on how to potentially hack your way to a good night's sleep.

If there's one thing that many techies have in common, it's some form of insomnia. Whether it's because you can't fall asleep easily, you wake up too early, or you keep waking up throughout the night, not getting a good night's sleep can seriously affect your health and productivity.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:33 AM | Tags (4) | sleep | hack | ars | health |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Some speeding ticket myths that you probably want to know about.Some speeding ticket myths that you probably want to know about.

Good to know, if you happen to get caught that is.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:48 PM | Tags (4) | cars | myths | police | speeding |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ditch your gas guzzler for a more efficient one and you may get $4,500 towards a new one.Ditch your gas guzzler for a more efficient one and you may get $4,500 towards a new one.

President Barack Obama is expected to sign into law the 'cash for clunkers' program, which was approved by the Senate on Thursday. For owners of low-mileage models such as the 1994 Ford Bronco, 1998 Nissan Pathfinder or the 1995 Chevrolet Blazer, the plan could give them a reason to visit their local car dealer during an economic downturn.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 12:21 PM | Tags (6) | cars | efficient | clunkers | electric | hybrid | environment |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Ars Technica reviews the new Ghostbusters video game.Ars Technica reviews the new Ghostbusters video game.

Ghostbusters brings what we loved about the movie to video games, with some great results. This is far from a perfect title, but fans of the movie will quickly overlook the game's few flaws.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 12:41 PM | Tags (4) | ars | gaming | ghostbuster | review |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Conan O'Brien and Slash go shopping for a guitar on Craigslist.Conan O'Brien and Slash go shopping for a guitar on Craigslist.

'I'm curious, where are the bodies?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Comedy Gold @ 10:46 AM | Tags (4) | conan | craigslist | guitars | slash |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 90 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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


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


Monday: May 4, 2009

Want to get a hundred miles per gallon?

...the driver is the key to great mileage...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:31 AM | Tags (5) | gas | cars | miles | drivers | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 460 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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