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Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Strange summer jobs of twenty-three famous people.Strange summer jobs of twenty-three famous people.

Rod Stewart also made a decent living as a grave digger. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | celebrities | famous | jobs | life | summer | celebrity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

The top ten tactics for productive travel.The top ten tactics for productive travel.

Covers everything that the geek variety of traveler would need from phone tethering to carrying an Altoids-tin survival kit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | lifehacker | tactics | tips | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

Five features that would be nice to see in a future version of Firefox.Five features that would be nice to see in a future version of Firefox.

Memory management, memory management, memory management. Did I mention memory management? Also, please fix the whole 'Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 8:07 AM | Tags (6) | browsers | features | firefox | interwebs | lifehacker | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Have an Internet Addiction Disorder? There's a clinic for that over in Washington.Have an Internet Addiction Disorder? There's a clinic for that over in Washington.

The mission of this innovative program is to help adults, addicted to video games and the internet, detach from their high-tech distractions, find balance, and reconnect to the real world.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:47 AM | Tags (7) | addiction | center | clinic | health | internet | interwebs | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Life expectancy reaches all time high in the United States.Life expectancy reaches all time high in the United States.

Good news everyone! Seventy-eight years is the new magic number.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 1:10 PM | Tags (3) | expectancy | life | msnbc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five things that you can probably learn from being offline for a week.Five things that you can probably learn from being offline for a week.

After checking email and responding to the important ones and doing whatever online business like bill paying that needed to be done, there wasn’t a heck of a lot that really grabbed me. YouTube of guy teaching a poodle to rollerskate? Nah.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 8:10 AM | Tags (4) | learn | life | offline | week |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Twelve surprising signs that you'll live to see a hundred.Twelve surprising signs that you'll live to see a hundred.

Start liking rasberries in your cereal and pretend to be thirteen years younger than you actually are.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:42 AM | Tags (4) | age | life | msnbc | signs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Saturday: August 15, 2009

Top ten tricks for creatively hiding your stuff.Top ten tricks for creatively hiding your stuff.

Writing useful information on book edges. That's a new one for me.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 3:09 PM | Tags (5) | tricks | tutorial | hiding | stuff | lifehacker |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 90 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Five key ingredients in the search for happiness.Five key ingredients in the search for happiness.

To find happiness is a lofty goal and takes a dedication that most of us aren’t willing to give, even though it’s in our own best interests. Instead, we continue to try to shape the world outside us, rather than trying to fix the inside.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 2:36 PM | Tags (4) | ingredients | happiness | search | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Five classic ways to boost your note-taking abilities.Five classic ways to boost your note-taking abilities.

Covers various methods, one of which just may be the right one for you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:31 AM | Tags (6) | tutorial | lifehacker | boost | notes | ability | retention |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Seven life lessons for geeks that can be learned from John Hughes movies.Seven life lessons for geeks that can be learned from John Hughes movies.

In Hughes’ comedies, geeks weren’t just the nasally opposite of jocks, but rather, as regular kids who were maybe a little smarter and hornier than everyone else. So in honor of his passing, let’s look at seven pieces of wisdom we geeks can take away from the films of John Hughes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:24 PM | Tags (5) | geeks | johnhughes | lessons | life | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

New study suggests that people get happier as they age.New study suggests that people get happier as they age.

They found older adults generally make the best of the time they have left and have learned to avoid situations that make them feel sad or stressed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | aging | age | happy | life | older | study |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to stop taking things so personally.A handy tutorial on how to stop taking things so personally.

Quite handy indeed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:43 AM | Tags (6) | tutorial | sensitive | life | wikihow | things | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ohio family decides to visit fifty-two zoos in fifty-two weeks.Ohio family decides to visit fifty-two zoos in fifty-two weeks.

...she got the idea while trying to think of an adventure that would feel like traveling the world and seeing exotic creatures but on a budget. The family's 22,000-mile tour ended Saturday with a visit to their hometown Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Taviano plans a book about their journey.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:40 AM | Tags (6) | life | neat | ohio | tour | trek | zoos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 31, 2009

Eight places to satisfy your chicken and waffle cravings.Eight places to satisfy your chicken and waffle cravings.

Apparently these two foods go really well together for some people. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:39 AM | Tags (4) | chicken | waffles | cravings | life |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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