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Friday: November 20, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to use your Wiimote as a computer mouse.A handy tutorial on how to use your Wiimote as a computer mouse.

Complete this tutorial and all of your everyday computing tasks can be just as fun playing a few hours of Nintendo Wii. Ok, probably not but it's still fun little tutorial to try out if you happen to have a Bluetooth adapter.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:35 AM | Tags (9) | bluetooth | computer | mouse | mouse | remote | tutorial | wii | wiimote | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 11, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to draw perspective in your next doodle or art project.A handy tutorial on how to draw perspective in your next doodle or art project.

The main thing to remember is that as things get farther away, they look smaller, but the angle at which they fade is what will give your drawings a realistic, three-dimensional effect.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 8:03 AM | Tags (7) | drawing | wikihow | perspecting | art | tutorial | points | horizon |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

A handy tutorial on finding out how much sleep you actually need.A handy tutorial on finding out how much sleep you actually need.

This tutorial has some tests you can perform in the comfort and safety of your own home to determine if more sleep is required. However, if you need more than twelve hours of sleep, you may have a medical condition (not kidding).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:38 AM | Tags (9) | condition | consistency | hygiene | medical | needs | nights | sleep | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 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


Monday: October 26, 2009

Seven weird and wonderful vehicles from this year's Tokyo auto show.Seven weird and wonderful vehicles from this year's Tokyo auto show.

Hey look at that, whitewall tires might be making a comeback. Also, with that bubble top doesn't this look a little bit like the concept car Homer Simpson once tried to build?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:39 AM | Tags (10) | werid | strange | wonderful | vehicles | concepts | tokyo | auto | show | automobile | freep |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 22, 2009

Eleven mediocre television shows with awesome theme songs.Eleven mediocre television shows with awesome theme songs.

Take a trip down memory lane and reminisce about the television shows you may have used to watch. The combination of DuckTales and Rescue Rangers still holds a special place in my heart (although not mentioned on said list). Hey, remember The Jets?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 8:00 AM | Tags (10) | 11points | themes | cartoons | shows | sitcomes | music | songs | ducktales | jets | eighties |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.A tutorial on how to cook grasshoppers just for you.

Grasshoppers are apparently a great choice for a healthy and delicious snack all over the world. They also have very a distinct 'crunch' when you bite into them for the first time. Hey, did you bring lunch today? Where are you going?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:55 AM | Tags (6) | food | grasshoppers | lunch | strange | tutorial | wikihow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 78 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Daily Grind: Calm

Name: Vin (aka shaggy)
How Vin feels today: Calm @ 1:18:00 PM
What Vin really wants today: Enjoy a quiet Monday at the office due to the holiday. Attempt to get a leg up on some upcoming work projects.

Music Stuck in Head: Nothing
...and it's kind of nice actually.

Stuff to do today:

  • Convert some non-compatible iPod movies to compatibile versions with iTunes 9
  • Converting...    converting...   converting...
  • Holy crap, this is taking a long time
  • Twiddle thumbs
  • Start drawing up new DotComic strip for this week
  • Note that season premier of Dexter was pretty good, creepy as always, but pretty good
  • Thank Showtime for showing more than enough of John Lithgow for one week
  • Post-rehab House should be interesting tonight as well
  • Note that overall Fall television programming so far has been pretty entertaining
  • Even Heroes was borderline decent

Posted to Daily Grind filed in GeekLikeMe / Site Related @ 2:18 PM | Tags (10) | dailygrind | dexter | fall | heroes | house | itunes | lineup | shows | showtime | television |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

A collection of tips and tricks regarding how to stay awake at work.A collection of tips and tricks regarding how to stay awake at work.

Munch on snacks all day, rather than having a big meal. The key is to not get a spike of sugar intake (followed by the inevitable crash). The same goes for caffeine. Break your consumption down into small doses.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 8:08 AM | Tags (7) | work | wikihow | tutorial | awake | alert | tips | tricks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

A handy tutorial regading how to make your towels more absorbent.A handy tutorial regading how to make your towels more absorbent.

Good to know for anyone who likes to take care of that one massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have,

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:49 AM | Tags (6) | towels | tutorial | wikihow | hgttg | absorb | absorbent |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

The ten funniest moments in Muppet Show history.The ten funniest moments in Muppet Show history.

Statler and Waldorf, FTW.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:40 AM | Tags (5) | muppets | muppetshow | moments | best | fun |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 71 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to get a free room upgrade whilst staying in Vegas.A handy tutorial on how to get a free room upgrade whilst staying in Vegas.

I'll spoil it for you: be polite, gamble big, and join the player's club.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:55 AM | Tags (4) | travel | tutorial | vegas | wikihowm upgrade |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 3, 2009

Cirque du Soleil founder planning next show from space.Cirque du Soleil founder planning next show from space.

He will pay $35 million for the 11-day trip, becoming the seventh private citizen to be a 'space tourist.' Cirque du Soleil operates innovative circus shows.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:26 AM | Tags (5) | space | tourist | show | circus | cirquedusoleil |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Twenty pictures of nerdy cupcakes for your viewing pleasure.Twenty pictures of nerdy cupcakes for your viewing pleasure.

When geeks put their minds to it, they can make some awesome desserts.  From gross goatse cookies to deliciously disastrous wedding cakes, nerds know how to create a memorable pastry.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:25 AM | Tags (5) | nerdy | cupcakes | food | neat | geekpadshow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.Movie theaters decide to scale back on printing show times in newspapers.

This probably doesn't bode too well for the newspaper industry what with recent declines and all. Cancel your subscriptions! Abandon ship!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 1:49 PM | Tags (5) | decline | internet | movies | newspapers | showtimes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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