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Tuesday: December 22, 2009

Brand new Microsoft patent encourages your avatar to exercise.Brand new Microsoft patent encourages your avatar to exercise.

According to this new patent it looks like your Xbox 360 avatar will be able to closely resemble your real-life physical appearance. In some cases, you may be locked out of additional levels and other features until your avatar meets certain health demands.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:26 AM | Tags (7) | microsoft | xbox | patent | application | exercise | avatars | gamestop |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

Ten things you should probably know before becoming a sumo wrestler.Ten things you should probably know before becoming a sumo wrestler.

A wrestler’s daily drills include the butsukari geiko, an exercise which involves repeatedly whamming his body into an opponent’s chest as he attempts to slam the wrestler to the ground, and body-slamming wooden planks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 4:03 PM | Tags (9) | things | fyi | sumo | wrestler | planks | exercise | planks | drills | ehonda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

A handy list of fifty-five ways in which get more energy.A handy list of fifty-five ways in which get more energy.

Yes, sometimes laughter can be the best medicine for any occasion, including getting a much-needed boost of energy. I mean, just look at the cat in the thumbnail - he's having a great time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 8:03 AM | Tags (9) | energy | exercise | habits | increase | laughter | methods | vices | ways | zenhabits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 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


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