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Monday: July 11, 2011

A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own mixtape flash drive.A handy tutorial regarding how to make your very own mixtape flash drive.

Have a couple of old analog cassette tapes in the basement just laying around that you don't know what to do with? Why not bring them into this century's (or last depending on who you ask) technology by adding a hidden flash drive. Think of all the conversation starters this little gem will result in when you bust this out at the local coffee shop.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:03 AM | Tags (9) | mixtape | instructables | flash | drive | cassette | retro | tape | analog | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 23, 2010

Ten things that the iPod generation will unfortunately never experience.Ten things that the iPod generation will unfortunately never experience.

Ah, the lost and forgotten art of the classic mix tape, the effect just doesn't seem to be the same with a burned CD or a USB stick. Also, high speed dubbing added a fun factor of plus one to the overall experience.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 7:08 AM | Tags (13) | ipod | generation | cds | mix | mixtapes | tapes | recordings | records | inserts | liners | dubbing | high | speed |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 64 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Turns out having ten pythons taped to your body can get you arrested.Turns out having ten pythons taped to your body can get you arrested.

'He told us he was crazy about reptiles,' the head of the local customs office, Helge Breilid, said. The unusual load was discovered during a body search after customs officials found a tarantula in the man's luggage.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:41 AM | Tags (10) | pythons | spiders | tarantula | strange | abc | reptiles | arrest | travel | taped | body |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 21, 2009

New Zealand stockbroker manages to tap his way into the record books.New Zealand stockbroker manages to tap his way into the record books.

The gentleman in question can tap 1,056 times a minute which is about seventeen taps a second on average. However, he can beat that average easily and is able to tap a whopping twenty-three times per second.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 8:29 PM | Tags (8) | abc | dance | guiness | newzealand | records | stockbroker | stocks | tap |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Mini-Stonehenge recently discovered a couple miles away from original Stonehenge.Mini-Stonehenge recently discovered a couple miles away from original Stonehenge.

I love how National Geographic not only references Spinal Tap in the article, but they do so in the very first sentence.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:11 PM | Tags (6) | discovery | interesting | mini | natgeo | spinaltap | stonehenge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Top ten surprises on the NASA moon landing tapes.Top ten surprises on the NASA moon landing tapes.

9) Buzz Aldrin won $20 bet by eating a pound of moon dust.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:29 AM | Tags (7) | landing | letterman | lunar | nasa | space | tapes | topten |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

A neat tutorial on how to build your very own minty catapult.A neat tutorial on how to build your very own minty catapult.

Be careful that you don't take someone's eye out.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:50 AM | Tags (5) | catapult | mint | pocket | shooter | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

Tap Tap Revenge pulls the curtain back on iPhone push notifications ahead of Apple.Tap Tap Revenge pulls the curtain back on iPhone push notifications ahead of Apple.

You'd think someone over at the app store would have wanted this feature to be held back until the new firmware is officially available to the public.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 9:55 AM | Tags (4) | iphone | notifications | push | taptaprevenge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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