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Monday: November 14, 2011

Everything you never knew about Google's top secret lab where they pursue future ideas.Everything you never knew about Google's top secret lab where they pursue future ideas.

According to the article, this magical place (dubbed 'Google X') is where Google may or may not be working on the following futuristic concepts:  1) an internet fridge that orders food when it's low, 2) driver-less cars, 3) space elevators, 4) personal assistant robots for your home, 5) networked coffee pots and gardening tools and finally 6) training monkeys to fly airplanes for special covert operations.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 1:27 PM | Tags (9) | airplanes | dreaming | future | google | lab | monkeys | nytimes | secret | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Some more strange ice cream flavors from around the world just for you.Some more strange ice cream flavors from around the world just for you.

The most shocking one, though, is no better—but perhaps no worse—than the thought of a real-life Monkeys 'n' Cream: raw horseflesh, which can be found in at least one ice cream shop in—yes, Tokyo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 12:22 PM | Tags (6) | flavors | strange | world | icecream | horse | monkeys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

It turns out that monkeys are quite capable of recognizing bad grammar.It turns out that monkeys are quite capable of recognizing bad grammar.

While that study suggested monkeys were deaf to complex communication, the new research shows that tamarins can grasp at least one advanced concept: prefixes and suffixes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:27 PM | Tags (6) | monkeys | grammar | icanhaz | communication | suffix | prefix |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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