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Monday: August 31, 2009

Disney has just acquired Marvel Entertainment in a deal worth four billion.Disney has just acquired Marvel Entertainment in a deal worth four billion.

Under the deal, Disney will acquire ownership of Marvel including its more than 5,000 Marvel characters. Mr. Perlmutter will oversee the Marvel properties, and will work directly with Disney's global lines of business to build and further integrate Marvel's properties.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 1:01 PM | Tags (7) | business | characters | comics | disney | marvel | movies | properties |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

A list of ten photo-editing disasters that obviously did not go over too well.A list of ten photo-editing disasters that obviously did not go over too well.

Behold the power of what a bad Photoshop job can do. Smooth move, Microsoft.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 8:02 AM | Tags (5) | disaster | manipulation | microsoft | photoshop | pr |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 104 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

GameStop gearing up for digital distribution expansion?GameStop gearing up for digital distribution expansion?

This would make lot of sense given Amazon's recent forray into digital distribution of video games for certain major consoles.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | gaming | gamestop | videogames | sales | digital | distribution |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Ten neat things you can do with some old floppy disks.Ten neat things you can do with some old floppy disks.

Nothing says high fashion quite like a floppy disk necklace. Article also contains Etsy links to where you can purchase some of the other said neat transformations.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 2:29 PM | Tags (4) | disks | floppy | fun | things |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 65 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Yes, Final Fantasy XIII for Xbox 360 will require a couple of disc changes.Yes, Final Fantasy XIII for Xbox 360 will require a couple of disc changes.

This is not the final count as we’re still working on it, but we’re aiming for about three discs for the Xbox 360 version,' he stated when talking about the number of discs.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:11 PM | Tags (8) | discs | dvd | enix | finalfantasy | gaming | square | videogames | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Star Tours ride over at Disney World might be getting a giant overhaul.Star Tours ride over at Disney World might be getting a giant overhaul.

I've heard rumblings that said revamp will have multiple variations. Riders will get a different experience every time. About bloody time since the ride hasn't been updated since oh, 1987.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:57 PM | Tags (7) | attraction | disney | overhaul | ride | startours | starwars | themepark |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

First trailer for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland officially online.First trailer for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland officially online.

Still looks a bit creepy to me, then creepier still in HD.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:23 AM | Tags (6) | alice | disney | johnnydepp | movies | timburton | wonderland |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 69 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

A list of America's most kid-friendly cities just for you.A list of America's most kid-friendly cities just for you.

One word: Orlando.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 1:53 PM | Tags (5) | disney | kids | msnbc | orlando | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Blu-ray editions of UP and Monsters, Inc coming out on November 10th.Blu-ray editions of UP and Monsters, Inc coming out on November 10th.

The real news here is the $45.99 price tag. I'll wait for the non-special edition release, thanks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:50 PM | Tags (8) | up | monsters | disney | pixar | release | dates | november | bluray |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Animals in disguise through the costumed eye of Photoshop.Animals in disguise through the costumed eye of Photoshop.

Believe it or not, animals are just like us humans whereby they also suffer from the feeling of not fitting in... being the odd one out.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | disguises | manipulation | photoshop | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Yes, your old compact discs can double as makeshift exercise equipment.Yes, your old compact discs can double as makeshift exercise equipment.

Popular Science shows how you can pull this one off via five minute video tutorial.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 8:09 AM | Tags (6) | cds | discs | equipment | exercise | popsci | weights |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Dell decides put Mini 12 netbook line out to pasture.Dell decides put Mini 12 netbook line out to pasture.

Apparently ten inches is the 'sweet spot' for netbook computer sales. Good to know.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:21 AM | Tags (5) | dell | discontinued | laptop | mini | netbook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

Lost Venetian city just recently uncovered by scientists.Lost Venetian city just recently uncovered by scientists.

Infrared images, which reveal heat given off from the ground, showed how drought affected corn and soybean crops growing over the site, in turn revealing the streets, buildings and even the large canal that once ran through the middle of the vanquished city.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:36 AM | Tags (7) | venice | science | discovery | lost | city | infared | indy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Have a look at some leaked artwork from 'Epic Mickey' project.Have a look at some leaked artwork from 'Epic Mickey' project.

Not sure exactly what kind of video game this will be but it looks really cool.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | steampunk | epic | disney | mickey | leaked | gaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Behold! The top ten wonders of Google Earth.Behold! The top ten wonders of Google Earth.

Arizona's Schnepf Farms carves a maze with the outline of a famous person into its 10-acre cornfield each year around Halloween. Larry King, Jay Leno and Steve Nash are among the celebrities who have been recognized in this way.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:42 AM | Tags (5) | discoveries | earth | google | oprah | wonders |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 56 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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