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Wednesday: November 11, 2009

Twenty-five of your favorite video games recreated as dioramas.Twenty-five of your favorite video games recreated as dioramas.

I would seriously purchase some of these just to have them on my desk at work. There is an untapped gaming diorama business that someone is missing out on right at this very moment. Hey, wait a minute...

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:58 AM | Tags (7) | diorama | games | gaming | kidicarus | neat. mario | papercraft | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Fifteen things worth knowing about your beloved cup of coffee.Fifteen things worth knowing about your beloved cup of coffee.

An awesome (as always) illustrated list from TheOatmeal revealing some coffee factoids that you may not have previously known about. Did you know that coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | caffeine | coffee | history | illustration | neat. commodity | theoatmeal | traded |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 6, 2009

Twenty-five awesome fast food toys through the years.Twenty-five awesome fast food toys through the years.

Ah, fast food memories. I think I still have some of these beauties laying around somewhere in a box in the attic. On a related note, actual McDonald's burgers seem to age just as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:37 AM | Tags (8) | age | burgers | collection | fast | food | neat | screenjunkies | toys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Twelve of the coolest MP3 players you'll see today.Twelve of the coolest MP3 players you'll see today.

Your PEZ dispenser, while serving as a great vessel for your sugary candies, can also double as a 512 megabyte MP3 player. Want one of your own? Turns out thet PEZ people found out that selling candy was more profitable than candy-dispensing MP3 players. Oh well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:33 PM | Tags (8) | mp3 | players | cool | oddee | interesting | neat | devices | gadgets |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 3, 2009

A gallery containing eighteen of the world's strangest bridges for your viewing pleasure.A gallery containing eighteen of the world's strangest bridges for your viewing pleasure.

The bridge, which is about 900 feet long, is illuminated by an array of LED lights each night to bolster its snake-like presence in the midst of two national parks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 12:46 PM | Tags (9) | architecture | bridges | neat | panels | strange | structures | support | transportation | unique |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

A tutorial on how to make your very own LEGO costume from recycled materials.A tutorial on how to make your very own LEGO costume from recycled materials.

You'll need a box, some bowls, and some paint to bring the whole ensemble together. Bonus points if you can figure out how to make interlocking pieces.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 8:11 AM | Tags (7) | costumes | halloween | instructables | legos | materials | neat | recycled |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.

Yes, it turns out that your drinking straws are a creative masterpiece just waiting to happen. Are you still using your straws for just drinking liquids? Live in the now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:57 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | gallery | neat | photos | straws | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 106 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

A day at Disney World through the magic art of tilt-shift video.A day at Disney World through the magic art of tilt-shift video.

Neat little video for those who happen to like Disney / artsy effects every now and again. There are some spots in the video where the effect doesn't quite cut it but I'll give them an A for effort this first time around.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:18 PM | Tags (7) | artsy | disney | neat | shift | tilt | urlesque | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Yes, multiple Rubik's Cubes can make for some awesome pixelated art.Yes, multiple Rubik's Cubes can make for some awesome pixelated art.

That version of the Mona Lisa displayed in the thumbnail only took 315 Rubik's Cubes to complete.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:42 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | pixelated | rubiks | cube | toys | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Disney pulls the curtain back on DIY roller coaster experience.Disney pulls the curtain back on DIY roller coaster experience.

The new ride over at EPCOT called 'The Sum of all Thrills' lets users create their own roller coaster track digitally. You can then ride on your newly created track virtually. You'll probably want to pick up a fast pass for the line.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 8:00 AM | Tags (12) | attraction | cnn | digital | disney | diy | epcot | fun | neat | ride | rollercoaster | thrills | virtual |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Some Kindle tricks and features that you not have previously known about.Some Kindle tricks and features that you not have previously known about.

Yes, it's quite possible to take screenshots and play games with your beloved Kindle. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:52 AM | Tags (9) | amazon | kindle | tricks | tips | secrets | ars | weird | strange | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Ten cool modern gaming tables for your viewing pleasure.Ten cool modern gaming tables for your viewing pleasure.

This futuristic pool table uses sensors and an overhead projector to create images that follow balls as they bang around the table.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 5:42 PM | Tags (6) | videogames | gaming | tables | technology | neat | modern |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 30, 2009

Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

You can unlock a reserved Zipcar's car doors and even honk the horn remotely - all with your iPhone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:04 AM | Tags (7) | app | future | horns | iphone | neat | remotely | zipcar |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Popular logos with hidden symbolism that you may not have previously known about.Popular logos with hidden symbolism that you may not have previously known about.

A great post that will make you smack your forehead when you realize the interesting symbolic bits that have been staring you right in the face (for a potentially long period of time).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:55 PM | Tags (5) | hidden | logos | neat | sixrevisions | symbolism |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 112 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

A visual tour from the recent Pinball World Championship over in Pennsylvania.A visual tour from the recent Pinball World Championship over in Pennsylvania.

For the 2,000 fans and nearly 400 competitors that will stream through the doors over these four August days, this obscure warehouse is the center of a vibrant, competitive pinball subculture that is far from dead. This is the story of just some of those people.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:22 AM | Tags (5) | championship | crispygamer | pa | pinball | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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