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Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Sixteen of the worst cartoon theme songs of the eighties.Sixteen of the worst cartoon theme songs of the eighties.

The Gummi Bears theme song was a particular hard melody to shake off.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:59 AM | Tags (7) | eighties | saturday | cartoons | morning | worst | themes | tvmunchies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

Five signs that you probably suffer from a Facebook addiction.Five signs that you probably suffer from a Facebook addiction.

Remember, the first step to on the road to recovery is admitting that you have a problem.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 1:16 PM | Tags (7) | addiction | conditions | facebook | scary | signs | social | warning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


George Carlin to get some additional Last Words this November.George Carlin to get some additional Last Words this November.

Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, said Tuesday that the comedian's book 'Last Words' will be published in November. Carlin died in June 2008 at age 71 and worked on the book for the last decade of his life. He collaborated on it with author and humorist Tony Hendra.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:42 AM | Tags (5) | book | funny | georgecarlin | november | published |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Have a peek at the world's fastest remote-controlled car.Have a peek at the world's fastest remote-controlled car.

...and building your own will only set you back about four grand.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 3:57 PM | Tags (6) | records | remote | controlled | car | fast | mph |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 8, 2009

A collection of absurd escapes from mortal danger in the world of G.I. Joe.A collection of absurd escapes from mortal danger in the world of G.I. Joe.

Through a combination of terrible aim, superhuman jumping ability, and impossibly reliable parachutes, every combatant escaped even the most dire of situations without so much as the angle of his beret askew.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 1:39 PM | Tags (6) | absurd | cartoons | eighties | escapes | gijoe | slate |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 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


Five theme park rides that pushed the boundaries of common sense.Five theme park rides that pushed the boundaries of common sense.

 ...in the quest for bigger and better thrills, some rides attempt to betray the laws of physics. And while these rides are usually well-designed, safe attractions—just so big and awe-inspiring that they are frightening—some of them are simply dangerous.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 7:33 AM | Tags (4) | themeparks | scary | coasters | adventurous |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Soon you'll be able to grab a Big Mac while charging your electric car.Soon you'll be able to grab a Big Mac while charging your electric car.

...a new North Carolina McDonald's will include electric vehicle (EV) recharging stations, part of the ChargePoint network. While you stuff your face, your car could be stuffing its battery.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:15 PM | Tags (6) | mcdonalds | environment | electric | cars | vehicle | fastfood |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

The ten best uses of classical music in classic cartoons.The ten best uses of classical music in classic cartoons.

Includes video references for your viewing pleasure.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 3:35 PM | Tags (5) | bugsbunny | cartoons | classic | classical | music |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

The top ten moments in Steve Job's career.The top ten moments in Steve Job's career.

A nice tribute to celebrate Steve's return to work although a little unsettling since his career isn't exactly over yet.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:56 AM | Tags (3) | stevejobs | apple | career |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Apple sued for fraud in regards to outdated text on iTunes gift cards.Apple sued for fraud in regards to outdated text on iTunes gift cards.

Whoops. Time to update that gift card verbiage, Apple.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:07 PM | Tags (6) | apple | fraud | giftcards | itunes | lawsuit | marketing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 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

Scientists over at Columbia University working on 'synthetic tree' to reduce air emissions.Scientists over at Columbia University working on 'synthetic tree' to reduce air emissions.

The technology is similar to that used to capture carbon from flue stacks at coal-fired power plants, but the difference is that the 'synthetic tree' can catch carbon anytime, anywhere.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:06 PM | Tags (5) | carbon | science | synthetic | tree | environment |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


FCC decides to look into the whole mobile phone / exclusive carrier business.FCC decides to look into the whole mobile phone / exclusive carrier business.

Paul Roth, AT&T’s president of retail sales, defended the practice to lawmakers, saying that the deals drive innovation by guaranteeing device makers that enough will be purchased to make innovation worthwhile.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 9:54 AM | Tags (5) | carriers | exclusive | fcc | mobile | phones |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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


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