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Thursday: February 4, 2010

The top eleven signs that a geek probably made your lunch.The top eleven signs that a geek probably made your lunch.

'11. It's served to you by a roomba.' The possibility of having lunch (or any meal) served via Roomba gets my inner geek juices flowing. Plus, if any of it spills along the way it will most likely be cleaned up on the next cleaning voyage.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:37 AM | Tags (8) | geeky | nerdy | lunch | bbspot | roomba | meal | lunch | clean |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 19, 2010

Ten unusual (but cool) vacuum cleaners for you to gawk at.Ten unusual (but cool) vacuum cleaners for you to gawk at.

Every office or cubicle should have a tiny USB retro vacuum and I'll be ordering mine when stock becomes available. Another fun fact to be learned here is that your vacuum cleaner can double as a makeshift proton pack.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:52 AM | Tags (6) | cleaners | strange | toxel | unusual | usb | vacuum |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 128 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Fifteen best practices for writing super readable code.Fifteen best practices for writing super readable code.

Although you might not be able to tell from viewing source code of my beloved website, I'm actually a pretty big stickler when it comes to writing easy-to-read code. Indentation is your friend.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 3:42 PM | Tags (7) | programming | nettuts | indents | coding | clean | writing | commenting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

New study shows that clean smells can actually promote morale behavior.New study shows that clean smells can actually promote morale behavior.

The study titled 'The Smell of Virtue' was unusually simple and conclusive. Participants engaged in several tasks, the only difference being that some worked in unscented rooms, while others worked in rooms freshly spritzed with Windex.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 1:29 PM | Tags (8) | behavior | citrus | clean | moral | scent | smells | study | windex |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to properly clean your beloved credit cards.A handy tutorial on how to properly clean your beloved credit cards.

All you need is an eraser and a damp towel. Wipe the card clean with the towel to remove any grimey build up deposited onto your card from your wallets or card reader machines.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:39 AM | Tags (8) | lifehacker | tutorial | creditcards | cleaning | towel | reader | grime | wallet |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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