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Monday: December 7, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to fight those dreary winter blues.A handy tutorial on how to fight those dreary winter blues.

One of the symptoms of winter blues is increased difficulty getting up in the morning, even if you've had plenty of sleep. Plugging a bright, florescent lamp into a timer and having it turn on before your alarm goes off will help simulate an artificial dawn.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 6:41 AM | Tags (6) | blues | depression | health | tutorial | wikihow | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Eight regular expressions you should probably know about.Eight regular expressions you should probably know about.

A good refresher for my fellow development nerds who have to dive into the world of regex every now and again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 2:09 PM | Tags (5) | regular | expressions | programming | regex | development |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


McDonald's seems to be doing quite well selling fancy coffee.McDonald's seems to be doing quite well selling fancy coffee.

A national advertising campaign started in May helped lift McCafe espresso-based drinks to about 5 percent of total sales in the U.S. Low-priced menu items drove sales in the U.K. and France, and longer store hours boosted demand in Australia, McDonald’s said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 1:36 PM | Tags (7) | food | fast | coffee | mcdonalds | mccafe | espresso | profits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Twelve simple ways to impress your boss (and possibly everyone else).Twelve simple ways to impress your boss (and possibly everyone else).

And by simple they mean just follow these twelve steps that may actually be a little bit complicated. Such is life.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:29 AM | Tags (3) | impress | boss | everyone |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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