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Tuesday: February 16, 2010

Six human character flaws that actually managed to save the species.Six human character flaws that actually managed to save the species.

Basically every scientific or creative breakthrough in human history can trace its roots to some sweaty palmed caveman sitting alone in his hut fretting about whether the other cavemen think he's cool.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:49 AM | Tags (6) | cavemen | cracked | flaws | humans | species | traits |  | Discuss (3) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 3, 2010

Nine inventions that prove Leonardo Da Vinci was in fact a super-villain.Nine inventions that prove Leonardo Da Vinci was in fact a super-villain.

Not only could this have been used to create some of the most intricate (and deadly) machines on the planet, but da Vinci would have known exactly what parts of the body he wanted them to attack.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:35 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | davinci | inventions | villian | army | robots |  |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 114 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

Nine of the most terrifying attempts to improve popular foods.Nine of the most terrifying attempts to improve popular foods.

Covers everything from spray-able pancake batter and carbonated yogurt all the way over to colored ketchup and edible plates (Ritz crackers are a quick substitute for this as well - thank you Mitch Hedberg). So, who's hungry?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:52 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | foods | funny | popular | products | strange | terrifying |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 4, 2010

Six transportation ideas that are actually more baffling than the Segway.Six transportation ideas that are actually more baffling than the Segway.

Crossing any body of water is always a hassle. But, as a cynical, jaded, 21st century consumer, the last thing you want is a boat. What with their ability to float, ease of use and general reliability, boats are just so passe.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:33 AM | Tags (8) | transportation | cracked | baffling | strange | conveyance | aqua | skipping | funny |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 22, 2009

Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.

The same T-Rex sneaking up and saving our heroes from the raptors like he's Mr. Miyagi. We don't know the T-Rex is there until it's snapping raptors in half, and by then everything's way too awesome to wonder where all the goddamn earth quaking disappeared to.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:39 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | funny | holes | movies | plot | silly | story |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 395 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

Ten of the most baffling action figure accessories of all time.Ten of the most baffling action figure accessories of all time.

This whole post is chock full of WTF just as the article title suggests. Honestly, why would The Flash need a motorcycle? And that little tidbit is just scratching the surface (I'm looking at you birthday-version-TMNT figures).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:45 AM | Tags (7) | accessories | action | baffling | cracked | figures | strange | wtf |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 14, 2009

Six Lord of The Ring characters who totally dropped the ball.Six Lord of The Ring characters who totally dropped the ball.

He has his human enemy on the ground at his feet. One enemy, with tens of thousands at his back. He then sloooowly reaches out with his ringed hand, allowing his finger to get chopped off. The ring is detached, he dies, his entire empire collapsing with it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:36 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | funny | lordoftherings | lotr | sauron | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Five materials that will make the world as we know it obsolete.Five materials that will make the world as we know it obsolete.

Researchers say metamaterials could eventually be used to divert matter the same way the invisibility cloak redirects light waves (feel free to read researcher Shuang Zhang's paper on the matter). At that point pretty much anybody who wears it is a wizard.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:44 PM | Tags (9) | materials | science | cracked | funny | technology. obsolete | world | invisbility | cloaking | healing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

Five people who managed to fail their way upwards to fame and fortune.Five people who managed to fail their way upwards to fame and fortune.

Soon after, he signed a freaking recording contract and dropped out of Berkeley to pursue a full-time music career while thousands of legitimately talented, unsigned musicians quietly drank themselves to death.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 7:54 AM | Tags (8) | cracked | fame | fortune | fail | upwards | dumb | money | rich |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 20, 2009

Six things your body does that science can't explain.Six things your body does that science can't explain.

As for why yawning is contagious, some scientists have pointed to human being's primitive herd instincts, figuring group yawning could have helped regulate sleeping patterns so that a 'whoops, we all fell asleep at once and got eaten by giant sloths' situation didn't develop.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:56 AM | Tags (9) | cracked | funny | science | body | ticks | quirks | sneezes | yawns | contagious |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 77 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Seven horrifying moments from classic kids movies.Seven horrifying moments from classic kids movies.

Yep, there were definitely some strange moments in the world of Pinocchio (as illustrated by the thumbnail). Thank you Cracked for bringing up the painful memories of 'The Brave Little Toaster'.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 4:34 PM | Tags (8) | cartoons | children | classics | cracked | funny | kids | movies | scary |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 76 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

Five ways that you are secretly being monitored.Five ways that you are secretly being monitored.

Yes, it is quite possible that your printer may be used against you in a court of law. The is technology embedded in newer printers from Xerox, Dell, Canon, Lexmark. So, next time you have a top secret document - write it down.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:45 AM | Tags (5) | bigbrother | cracked | monitored | paranoid | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 64 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 9, 2009

Five movies that aliens should watch prior to invading Earth.Five movies that aliens should watch prior to invading Earth.

When you aliens are watching Independence Day, I hope what you really take away from it is this: Randy Quaid can kill you. That’s not good news, space monsters. Randy Quaid isn’t our best human. Here on Earth, we make Randy Quaid wear a helmet when he tries to think.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:46 AM | Tags (5) | aliens | cracked | funny | invaston | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Six natural disasters caused by human stupidity.Six natural disasters caused by human stupidity.

...it was a bit difficult for Texaco to sidestep the mystery of the suddenly salty lake and giant-ass waterfall that wasn't there before, and were forced to pay out over $40 million dollars, an amount of money that ensured the oil industry would never again cause an environmental disaster.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 7:43 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | disasters | human | mistake | scary | stupidiy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Six brilliant movie scientists who happen to suck at their job.Six brilliant movie scientists who happen to suck at their job.

If you cross the streams, you'll destroy the universe. At any given moment, reality as we know it rests in the hands of three clumsy, out-of-shape scientists. Say Venkman trips. End of the universe. Stantz sneezes. End of the universe. Egon prolapses. End of the universe.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 8:03 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | funny | ghostbusters | movies | scientists | streams |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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