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Wednesday: May 12, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to make your very own vinyl record bookends.A handy tutorial on how to make your very own vinyl record bookends.

Another  awesome quick four-step tutorial from the fine folks over at Instructables. Simply boil up some of your old vinyl records and bend them, mold them, shape them into retro bookends. Really, when you were going to listen to those old polka albums anyway?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:06 AM | Tags (13) | vinyl | record | bookends | tutorial | instructables | neat | retro | water | boil | bend | shape | mold | polka |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 14, 2009

Five technologies that will continue to shape the web in 2010.Five technologies that will continue to shape the web in 2010.

The browser wars is in full force, and unlike the preceding browser wars where Internet Explorer dethroned other browsers to take hold of a majority browser share, IE is shaping up to being the 'dethronee' this time around.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:29 AM | Tags (7) | web | sixrevisions | design | technology | shape | 2010 | interwebs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Always wanted to make your very own ferrofluid? This post is for you.Always wanted to make your very own ferrofluid? This post is for you.

Controlling the shape of ferrofluids and then 'freezing' them in place could be another tool for inexpensive desktop fabrication. Combining two unusual uses of magnetic fluids invites further empowerment for the maker.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:50 PM | Tags (7) | popsci | ferrofluid | tutorial | magnets | shapes | freezing | fabrication |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 90 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Ten amazing cloud shapes for you to gawk at.Ten amazing cloud shapes for you to gawk at.

Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 3:52 PM | Tags (4) | clouds | shapes | science | air |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 66 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Six intriguingly shaped communities as seen on Google Maps.Six intriguingly shaped communities as seen on Google Maps.

It's amazing the kind of strange things you can observe in satellite pictures these days.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 10:01 PM | Tags (5) | communities | odd | shapes | maps | satellite |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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