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Monday: August 15, 2011

Ten games that take minutes to learn and a lifetime to master.Ten games that take minutes to learn and a lifetime to master.

While chess is often thought of as a mathematical game, experts say the real contest is often a psychological one, in which players scrutinize one another for subtle cues and tendencies that predict behavior and reveal weaknesses. As Soviet chess trainer Mark Dvoretsky once noted: 'The opponent makes an apparently innocent move, but for some reason or another, he rouses our vigilance and promptly we discover the cunning that is concealed.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 2:10 PM | Tags (6) | howstuffworks | games | minutes | lifetime | master | nerdy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 82 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 9, 2010

A review of the Final Fantasy XIII experience, thirty minutes in.A review of the Final Fantasy XIII experience, thirty minutes in.

After reading this quick review I now find myself sitting here staring at my newly purchased copy of of Final Fantasy XIII and asking the box questions I know it can't answer. I'll let you know how this all turns out.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:23 PM | Tags (8) | finalfantasy | gaming | hellforge | linear | minutes | review | rpg | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

How to write your very own Facebook application in under five minutes.How to write your very own Facebook application in under five minutes.

I'll have to try this one out today so if you see a lame GLM app on Facebook later today don't be surprised. Maybe people would comment more if I integrated directly with Facebook Connect. Yay or nay?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | app | application | development | facebook | labnol | minutes | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Twenty-three movie plots that could have been solved in minutes.Twenty-three movie plots that could have been solved in minutes.

A collection of Photoshop jobs from the readers of Cracked. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 3:34 PM | Tags (6) | funny | movies | cracked | plots | solutions | minutes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 68 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Why exactly are there only sixty minutes in an hour?Why exactly are there only sixty minutes in an hour?

Some intersting history lessons within regarding this interesting question.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:19 AM | Tags (5) | time | minutes | hours | science | clock |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 58 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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