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Monday: May 17, 2010

Apple beats out Whole Foods and Nordstrom for best shopper experience title.Apple beats out Whole Foods and Nordstrom for best shopper experience title.

Factors that contribute to a good shopping experience, according to the survey, include having customer-centric store design, maintaining shopper history data, creating ambiance, and carrying and displaying a well-organized, 'rationalized' product assortment.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:00 AM | Tags (14) | ambiance | apple | ars | assortment | design | experience | history | nordstrom | product | shopper | store | survey | technica | wholefoods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Experts figure out that eating more nuts is key to lowering your cholesterol.Experts figure out that eating more nuts is key to lowering your cholesterol.

It is not yet clear why nuts have this effect, although one suggestion is that it is down to the plant sterols they contain, which are thought to interfere with cholesterol absorption. Lead researcher Joan Sabate said increasing nut consumption as part of a healthy diet should be recommended.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 9:56 AM | Tags (8) | health | nuts | cholesterol | bbc | absorption | sterols | food | eats |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: April 5, 2010

Yes, the Apple iPad has already been jailbroken - it only took one day.Yes, the Apple iPad has already been jailbroken - it only took one day.

A jailbreak was virtually expected following the iPad's launch, but the rapid discovery has shown that the iPhone 3.2 firmware used on the device hasn't patched all of the security holes that were present in the 3.1.3 code.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:52 AM | Tags (9) | ipad | jailbroken | apple | device | gadget | macnn | crack | holes | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 22, 2009

Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.Five gaping plot holes that Hollywood hopes you'll never notice.

The same T-Rex sneaking up and saving our heroes from the raptors like he's Mr. Miyagi. We don't know the T-Rex is there until it's snapping raptors in half, and by then everything's way too awesome to wonder where all the goddamn earth quaking disappeared to.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:39 AM | Tags (7) | cracked | funny | holes | movies | plot | silly | story |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 395 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 9, 2009

Unsuccessful breakfast cereals through the wholesome eye of Photoshop.Unsuccessful breakfast cereals through the wholesome eye of Photoshop.

Yes, Pickle Flakes are part of this breakfast although you might want to check the nutritional facts before pouring yourself a bowl. Yum.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | breakfast | cereals | photoshop | manipulation | worth1000 | unsuccessful | wholesome | nutrition |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

A gallery of huge holes in the Earth as seen from space.A gallery of huge holes in the Earth as seen from space.

If you happen to be big fan of looking at holes in the Earth that we as a species made then you'll probably enjoy the other holes that we as a species did not make.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 4:55 PM | Tags (7) | earth | space | holes | mines | wired | gallery | photos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.Top ten unanswered questions from certain geeky movies.

This light-speed jump takes a split-second, but now they have to wait minutes so they can clear the planet. Not only that, but the Death Star is capable of blowing up entire planets, not just moons, so why don’t they just blow up the entire planet of Yavin?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:31 PM | Tags (10) | deathstar | geeky | holes | movies | plot | questions | startrek | starwars | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Ten of the best trampoline fails to end your week with a laugh.Ten of the best trampoline fails to end your week with a laugh.

If you're going to try and replicate any of these fails at home, please wear a helmet. Good night and good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 5:24 PM | Tags (6) | epiccarnival | fail | funny | holes | jumping | trampolines |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 74 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

You'll be seeing a lot more of The Beatles at certain stores in the coming weeks.You'll be seeing a lot more of The Beatles at certain stores in the coming weeks.

It will be hard to miss the push this fall as Restoration Hardware, Starbucks, Whole Foods, Ralph’s, Pathmark, 7-Eleven and Blockbuster all promote the CD collection.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 8:11 AM | Tags (6) | 711 | beatles | marketing | music | remastered | wholefoods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Girl falls into open New York City manhole whilst texting.Girl falls into open New York City manhole whilst texting.

Cowabunga.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 3:29 PM | Tags (5) | dumb | manhole | oblivious | sewer | texting |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Microsoft would like you to know about a very serious security hole.Microsoft would like you to know about a very serious security hole.

The so-called 'zero day' vulnerability disclosed by Microsoft affects a part of its software used to play video. The problem arises from the way the software interacts with Internet Explorer, which opens a hole for hackers to tunnel into.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:37 AM | Tags (7) | microsoft | security | fyi | vulnerability | video | hole | software |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 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


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