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Friday: October 30, 2009

A thorough debunking of laser usage in selected Hollywood movies.A thorough debunking of laser usage in selected Hollywood movies.

Lightsabers violate the rules of physics in several important respects. For one thing, laser light is continuous so it wouldn't be possible to make it end in a tip to form the blade.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 5:37 PM | Tags (10) | darthvader | hollywood | lasers | lightsabers | mechanics | movies | myths | popular | science | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 2, 2009

The truth behind ten great video game myths.The truth behind ten great video game myths.

No, you really can't revive Aeris after Sephiroth takes her out in Final Fantasy VII.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:14 AM | Tags (5) | crispygamer | gaming | mario | myths | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 91 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

Five YouTube myths debunked courtesy of Google.Five YouTube myths debunked courtesy of Google.

Even though we're not drafting big rigs, or getting shot by 20,000 paintballs, we like to do a little myth busting as well. Too often, stories dredge up issues about YouTube products, metrics, or the state of our business that we thought were settled a long time ago

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 7:34 AM | Tags (4) | google | youtube | myths | debunked |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Some speeding ticket myths that you probably want to know about.Some speeding ticket myths that you probably want to know about.

Good to know, if you happen to get caught that is.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:48 PM | Tags (4) | cars | myths | police | speeding |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

Microsoft would like you to have all of the facts when choosing a web browser.Microsoft would like you to have all of the facts when choosing a web browser.

Right, this seems to be fair and balanced. Even includes a 'mythbusting' section!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:54 AM | Tags (6) | browsers | chrome | firefox | microsoft | myths | safari |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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