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Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Nine enormous gadgets for you to gawk at.Nine enormous gadgets for you to gawk at.

Hidden in the green hills of West Virginia, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (aka the Great Big Telescope) stands 485 feet tall — almost 200 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty and just 70 feet shorter than the Washington monument.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 1:17 PM | Tags (6) | gadgets | wired | enormous | technology | huge | gargantuan |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

Giant blobs of sea mucus apparently on the rise. Swim for the hills!Giant blobs of sea mucus apparently on the rise. Swim for the hills!

National Geographic even has a video of the said mucus blobs in action.  Some of these oversized blobs are home to many lovely bacteria and various virii.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 2:47 PM | Tags (10) | bacteria | huge | mass | mucus | natgeo | photos | sea | strange | virii | virus |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Please observe a moment of silence for Benson, the sixty-four pound celebrity carp.Please observe a moment of silence for Benson, the sixty-four pound celebrity carp.

So long, Benny. May you swim with the heavenly fishes and devour them just as you did in life.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 4:32 PM | Tags (6) | benson | carp | celebrity | england | fish | huge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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