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Thursday: August 13, 2009

Battlestar Galactica headed to the big screen?Battlestar Galactica headed to the big screen?

By all accounts, any new feature would take place outside the alien-free “Galactica” universe created by Moore, and be based instead on the original 1978 Glen Larson series.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:10 PM | Tags (5) | battlestar | bryansinger | galactica | movies | scifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Dark matter may be easier to detect than you might have previously thought.Dark matter may be easier to detect than you might have previously thought.

...the researchers applied the Sommerfeld correction to simulations that use more than one billion particles to model the formation of a dark matter halo the size of the Milky Way.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:30 AM | Tags (4) | dark | detection | matter | science |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Paul Giamatti confirms role as Larry in upcoming Three Stooges movie.Paul Giamatti confirms role as Larry in upcoming Three Stooges movie.

Also, Benicio Del Toro will be playing the role of Moe.  Only one more Stooge to go folks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:15 PM | Tags (7) | comedy | deltoro | drama | farrelly | movies | paulgiamatti | stooges |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 7, 2009

A list of the top ten craziest guitars of all time.A list of the top ten craziest guitars of all time.

Six-neck guitar and The Matterhorn suspiciously not included on this list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 11:45 AM | Tags (6) | crazy | guitars | matterhorn | music | strange | trey |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

NYC woman who can't find a job decides to sue college she went to.NYC woman who can't find a job decides to sue college she went to.

Let's see how many people attempt this if it actually works.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:44 AM | Tags (5) | college | lawsuit | jobless | newyorkcity | manhattan |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Five Epcot rides that predicted the future and how they hold up today.Five Epcot rides that predicted the future and how they hold up today.

I totally forgot all about Horizons and The World of Motion rides. You can probably revisit most of these rides via YouTube (see page 2 of the article for an example).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 2:17 PM | Tags (7) | attractions | disney | epcot | future | nostalgia | rides | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


How would you like to have an airport smack in the middle of Central Park?How would you like to have an airport smack in the middle of Central Park?

The Manhattan Airport Foundation is a land-use constituency committed to the immediate development of a viable and centrally-located international air transportation hub in New York City for the benefit of all New Yorkers.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 2:06 PM | Tags (4) | airport | centralpark | manhattan | newyorkcity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.

The Beaux-Arts room in a 1911 building that houses the library's research collection has seating for 128 people at custom-made black walnut tables. Seating is at brown leather chairs to match the maple wood floor, according to the library.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:31 AM | Tags (7) | hotspot | library | manhattan | newyork | newyorkcity | public | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

Nintendo to convert Times Square into Wii Sports Resort next week.Nintendo to convert Times Square into Wii Sports Resort next week.

Promotion set to take place next Thursday (7/23) between 9am and 3pm.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:42 AM | Tags (7) | nintendo | promotion | nyt | manhattan | timessquare | wii | resort |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Welcome to New York City, a capital of longevity.Welcome to New York City, a capital of longevity.

An interesting read on some interesting health statistics brought to you by the folks over at New York Magazine.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:51 AM | Tags (4) | longevity | manhattan | newyorkcity | nymag |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

DNA of endangered species to be stored at NYC museum.DNA of endangered species to be stored at NYC museum.

Sounds a little bit like the beginning of Jurassic Park, doesn't it?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:34 AM | Tags (6) | dna | endangered | storage | nyc | manhattan | jurassicpark |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Printable batteries may begin popping up on your t-shirts and credit cards.Printable batteries may begin popping up on your t-shirts and credit cards.

The characteristics of the battery differ significantly from those of conventional batteries. The printable version weighs less than one gram on the scales, is not even one millimeter thick and can therefore be integrated into bank cards, for example.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 12:56 PM | Tags (6) | printable | batteries | cards | jingles | shirts | creditcards |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Some rare photos from past and present of the newly re-opened Statue of Liberty.Some rare photos from past and present of the newly re-opened Statue of Liberty.

'Hey, how many of you people out here are a national monument, raise your hand, please? Oh, hello, miss!'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 11:00 AM | Tags (5) | artsy | liberty | manhattan | photography | statue |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Empire State Building and other important skyscrapers going green to attract new tenants.Empire State Building and other important skyscrapers going green to attract new tenants.

Buildings that define city skylines across the country, some national icons, are catching up to the sleek, new structures designed with efficiency in mind, as property owners and managers become convinced that a greener building now makes financial sense.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:22 AM | Tags (7) | buildings | environment | green | icons | manhattan | nyc | skyscrapers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Obama added to Disney's newly revamped Hall of Presidents attraction.Obama added to Disney's newly revamped Hall of Presidents attraction.

President Obama spent a few minutes recording his brief speech that will be played when visitors walk into the Hall. The installation of Obama's figure comes after an eight-month makeover was performed on the Hall of Presidents.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:08 AM | Tags (7) | disney | presidents | attractions | orlando | florida | revamp | makeover |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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