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Monday: May 10, 2010

Sneaking chickens into your school will land you with a suspension plus a felony charge.Sneaking chickens into your school will land you with a suspension plus a felony charge.

And let that be a lesson to all of you kids out there looking to make a name for yourselves with an outrageous senior prank. Chickens (and law enforcement) do not find amusing to be let loose through the halls of your school.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 6:26 AM | Tags (9) | prank | studends | school | chicken | vents | felony | suspension | dumb | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 20, 2010

Cheese sandwiches can also double as punishment sentence for school food fights.Cheese sandwiches can also double as punishment sentence for school food fights.

Ah, food fights - the cornerstone of every good education. Rather than hand out detention for those involved in said food fights, one New Jersey school decided to serve up nothing but cheese sandwiches. They hope this policy will help to reduce further food fight escalations. Keep on fighting the good fight, Jersey.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 12:54 PM | Tags (9) | punishment | newjersey | cheese | sandwiches | silly | school | effective | policy | prison |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Microsoft's top developers prefer old-school coding methods over those fancy modern ones.Microsoft's top developers prefer old-school coding methods over those fancy modern ones.

Graphical programming environments are usable when they are useless, but unusable when they would be useful,' said Jeffrey Snover, another Microsoft distinguished engineer and creator of Microsoft's PowerShell scripting tool for Windows.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 6:43 AM | Tags (6) | microsoft | oldschool | programming | methods | developers | coders |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

A list of eight brilliant inventors who still happen to be in high school.A list of eight brilliant inventors who still happen to be in high school.

Take 18-year-old Philip Streich. His method for untangling carbon nanotubes may well pave the way to the creation of a space elevator. Daniel Asturius’s geothermal energy generator could produce three times as much power as a nuclear plant.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 9:21 AM | Tags (4) | highschool | inventors | popsci | young |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Yes folks, it's never too late to get your high school diploma.Yes folks, it's never too late to get your high school diploma.

Turns out to be a sweet story actually.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:28 AM | Tags (3) | diploma | highschool | elderly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Hundreds of SoCal kids sent to summer school due to clerical error.Hundreds of SoCal kids sent to summer school due to clerical error.

Oops.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 4:45 PM | Tags (4) | summer | school | error | glitch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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