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Tuesday: March 23, 2010

Ten things that the iPod generation will unfortunately never experience.Ten things that the iPod generation will unfortunately never experience.

Ah, the lost and forgotten art of the classic mix tape, the effect just doesn't seem to be the same with a burned CD or a USB stick. Also, high speed dubbing added a fun factor of plus one to the overall experience.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:08 AM | Tags (13) | ipod | generation | cds | mix | mixtapes | tapes | recordings | records | inserts | liners | dubbing | high | speed |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 64 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 9, 2010

Brand new trailer for Tron Legacy finally surfaces on the Interwebs.Brand new trailer for Tron Legacy finally surfaces on the Interwebs.

Apparently this took a great deal of sifting through viral sites for the trailer to be unearthed. Thankfully though when the Internet wants something they don't stop until they get it and the result is said brand new Tron Legacy trailer in glorious high definition. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:03 AM | Tags (8) | disney | hd | hidden | highdef | legacy | movies | trailer | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: March 4, 2010

Samsung pulls the curtain back on Internet-capable fridge.Samsung pulls the curtain back on Internet-capable fridge.

A fancy new Internet-enabled refrigerator will set you back about two grand according to this Yahoo article. Your cold cuts can finally have their very own spot on the information superhighway. Welcome to the future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 6:34 AM | Tags (9) | samsung | yahoo | fridge | internet | gadgets | coldcuts | highway | interwebs | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: February 19, 2010

Some highlights from the International Toy Fair held recently in New York.Some highlights from the International Toy Fair held recently in New York.

No Star Wars collection is truly complete unless you have a carbonite-frozen Han Solo Lego figurine. Side note: this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of when the Empire Strikes Back was released.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:05 AM | Tags (9) | carbonite | fair | fun | hansolo | highlights | international | popsci | starwars | toys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 9, 2010

Take a video tour of the International Space Station in HD thanks to YouTube.Take a video tour of the International Space Station in HD thanks to YouTube.

Always wanted to know what life would be like aboard a working space station? This seven minute video will give you a good indication of just that. Enjoy, future space travelers.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:08 AM | Tags (7) | iss | space | station | tour | hd | highdef | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Netflix streaming to get a 1080p boost with an added helping of surround sound as well.Netflix streaming to get a 1080p boost with an added helping of surround sound as well.

A limited number of titles will be available to view in 1080p format (just six percent according to source article) - but hey it's a start. This is good news for the resolution-obsessed-quality console gamer such as myself.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:42 AM | Tags (10) | netflix | streaming | highdef | hd | 1080p | dolby51 | kotaku | ps3 | xbox | 360 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 7, 2010

Avatar is now officially the second-highest grossing film of all time worldwide.Avatar is now officially the second-highest grossing film of all time worldwide.

In a previous post I doubted that Avatar would reach legendary numbers. Well, allow me to now eat my words. Amazingly enough, I still haven't seen this on the big screen yet. I'm still hearing mixed reviews from pals and fellow geeks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:55 PM | Tags (6) | avatar | highest | jamescameron | movies | number2 | worldwide |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

Yes, it's quite possible to ring up $22,000 worth of charges on your cell phone.Yes, it's quite possible to ring up $22,000 worth of charges on your cell phone.

The charges in question were actually caused by the data usage of a thirteen year old boy. The bright side to all of this is that Verizon has stepped in and made a promise to credit the entire amount of astronomical charges.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 6:41 AM | Tags (8) | phone | mobile | verizon | data | usage | charges | high | kmov |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

Twenty brand new high quality free fonts just for you.Twenty brand new high quality free fonts just for you.

Need some new fonts for your design arsenal? Smashing Magazine is here to the recue to perk up your library. They encourage you to read up license agreements before using these fonts - just in case.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:40 AM | Tags (6) | design | fonts | free | high | quality | smashing |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New study shows that we've had more record highs than lows this decade.New study shows that we've had more record highs than lows this decade.

You can thank climate change for the reason as to why you're wearing a t-shirt in the middle of November. Global warming? What global warming?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 7:27 AM | Tags (6) | weather | record | highs | lows | usatoday | november |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

CNN takes a look at whether or not video games are good for your health.CNN takes a look at whether or not video games are good for your health.

This is an odd choice to post as the link in question really isn't an in-depth article as much as it is a five frame slideshow done in Flash. Soon all of your news will be in slideshow format. Thanks, CNN.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 2:53 PM | Tags (5) | cnn | gaming | health. videogames | highlights | slideshow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

Want to know the furthest distance between two McDonald's joints?Want to know the furthest distance between two McDonald's joints?

...McDonald’s cluster at the population centers and hug the highway grid.  East of the Mississippi, there’s wall-to-wall coverage, except for a handful of meager gaps centered on the Adirondacks, inland Maine, the Everglades, and outlying West Virginia.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 3:30 PM | Tags (9) | mcdonalds | fastfood | distance | points | visualization | food | data | highways | coverage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 101 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

A list of eight brilliant inventors who still happen to be in high school.A list of eight brilliant inventors who still happen to be in high school.

Take 18-year-old Philip Streich. His method for untangling carbon nanotubes may well pave the way to the creation of a space elevator. Daniel Asturius’s geothermal energy generator could produce three times as much power as a nuclear plant.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 9:21 AM | Tags (4) | highschool | inventors | popsci | young |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Yes folks, it's never too late to get your high school diploma.Yes folks, it's never too late to get your high school diploma.

Turns out to be a sweet story actually.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:28 AM | Tags (3) | diploma | highschool | elderly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Future farms may be shaped like pyramids and high-rises.Future farms may be shaped like pyramids and high-rises.

Some interesting concepts depict where you may be getting your local groceries from in the distant future.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:53 PM | Tags (7) | farms | pyramids | high-rise | farming | groceries | future | concepts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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