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Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Mini-Stonehenge recently discovered a couple miles away from original Stonehenge.Mini-Stonehenge recently discovered a couple miles away from original Stonehenge.

I love how National Geographic not only references Spinal Tap in the article, but they do so in the very first sentence.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:11 PM | Tags (6) | discovery | interesting | mini | natgeo | spinaltap | stonehenge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 2, 2009

IBM now selling discount email service to compete with Google.IBM now selling discount email service to compete with Google.

IBM thinks the timing for its e-mail alternative is ideal, given that Google's service suffered a highly publicized outage that locked out corporate customers for nearly two hours last month.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:05 AM | Tags (7) | ibm | google | email | services | discount | competition | cloud |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Verizon's HUB product discontinued just six monthes after it was released.Verizon's HUB product discontinued just six monthes after it was released.

Yikes - put this product in the 'never speak of again' file. Why didn't they pair this device with their FiOS offering from the beginning? Seems like common sense. Also, people don't seem to be fond of additional monthly fees.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:42 AM | Tags (7) | hub | verizon | betanews | fail | fios | discontinued | release |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

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


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


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


Thursday: July 2, 2009

A new class of black hole may have just been found.A new class of black hole may have just been found.

Scientists are not 100% positive yet about this finding. After all, an extraordinarily bright object in a galaxy 290 million light-years away could be well... anything.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 3:24 PM | Tags (5) | blackhole | class | discovery | science | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

HomeSite has officially been discontinued.HomeSite has officially been discontinued.

This software is still my web editing environment of choice ten years later.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 4:20 PM | Tags (4) | discontinued | editing | homesite | programming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Kodak puts iconic Kodachrome film out to pasture.Kodak puts iconic Kodachrome film out to pasture.

Demise courtesy of digital photography.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 3:43 PM | Tags (5) | demise | discontinued | kodachrome | kodak | photography |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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