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Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Disney makes good use of their monorail system for some new ads. Tron-orails!Disney makes good use of their monorail system for some new ads. Tron-orails!

This is some particularly clever advertising from the folks over at Disney for the upcoming reboot of Tron (coming out December 17t h).  Of course the effect may be lost if the monorail happens to be traveling in the opposite direction of the ad but that's a minor detail.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 2:53 PM | Tags (9) | advertisement | cycles | disney | light | monorail | movies | themepark | train | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

Rare overly blue moon to make appearance on New Year's Eve.Rare overly blue moon to make appearance on New Year's Eve.

This year's blue moon, though, will give New Year's Eve something special — a full moon to which wackier-than-usual-behavior among revelers is often attributed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:42 AM | Tags (7) | blue | cycle | full | mercurynews | moon | rare | thursday |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

Ten of the most expensive bicycles on Earth for you to gawk at.Ten of the most expensive bicycles on Earth for you to gawk at.

Yes folks, a bicycle made of gold and diamonds will only set you back about $60,000. Turns out that very same bike was actually sold for $75,000 at a charity auction according to the source article. Someone really wanted that bike.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 6:47 AM | Tags (5) | bicycle | diamonds | encrusted | expensive | strange |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

A tutorial on how to make your very own LEGO costume from recycled materials.A tutorial on how to make your very own LEGO costume from recycled materials.

You'll need a box, some bowls, and some paint to bring the whole ensemble together. Bonus points if you can figure out how to make interlocking pieces.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 8:11 AM | Tags (7) | costumes | halloween | instructables | legos | materials | neat | recycled |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Google Street View: now coming to your neighborhood via tricycle.Google Street View: now coming to your neighborhood via tricycle.

Google is currently accepting suggestions for where their little trike cam should go next. Go ahead, suggest your favorite hiking trail - just be sure that it's not too steep.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 5:32 PM | Tags (6) | bicycle | bike | google | maps | streetview | tricycle |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Have a peek at the new trailer for Tron Legacy from Comic-Con.Have a peek at the new trailer for Tron Legacy from Comic-Con.

Available in HD goodness as well. Lightcycles!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:26 PM | Tags (7) | comiccon | disney | flynn | lightcycles | movies | trailer | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Your next house could very well come out of a printer.Your next house could very well come out of a printer.

Once printed, it only takes about 24 hours for the material to fully set. The process is also pretty environmentally sound, and if any of the building material remains unused, it can be recycled.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 4:57 PM | Tags (4) | printer | environment | recycled | house |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Saturday: June 20, 2009

Google tricycle camera might be coming to a college campus near you.Google tricycle camera might be coming to a college campus near you.

Now no area will be safe from Google Street View! Mwa ha ha!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 11:05 AM | Tags (5) | campus | college | privacy | streetview | tricycle |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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