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Wednesday: December 9, 2009

Some images and a synopsis for Tron Legacy surface online.Some images and a synopsis for Tron Legacy surface online.

Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant Quorra (OLIVIA WILDE), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey of escape across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 3:31 PM | Tags (6) | art | heyuguys | hires | movies | synopsis | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

Virgin Galactic to pull the curtain back on long-awaited commercial spaceship.Virgin Galactic to pull the curtain back on long-awaited commercial spaceship.

The long-awaited glimpse of SpaceShipTwo, slated for rollout Monday in the Mojave Desert, could not come sooner for the scores of wannabe astronauts who have forked over part of their disposable income for the chance to float in zero gravity.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 6:27 AM | Tags (7) | astronauts | galactic | gravity | space | travel | virgin | zero |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Nintendo to pull the curtain back on big-screen DSi console.Nintendo to pull the curtain back on big-screen DSi console.

The company expects larger screens will attract elderly people who complained that the existing version is hard to look at, while leading to new applications such as reading electronic books and watching video, it said.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:28 AM | Tags (10) | nintendo | elderly | dsi | large | screens | gaming | videogames | conplaints | electronic | eyes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Twelve fun and creative umbrellas for your viewing pleasure.Twelve fun and creative umbrellas for your viewing pleasure.

Yes, you too can look like an astronaut in the rain. Now go forth and explore brave new worlds.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 3:15 PM | Tags (6) | astronaut | creative | fun | rain | umbrella | umbrellas |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Tron Legacy will be in theaters next December along with... The Smurfs?Tron Legacy will be in theaters next December along with... The Smurfs?

Tron Legacy will hit theaters on December 17, 2010. The movie will square off that weekend against The Green Hornet and The Smurfs. Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde star in the follow-up film.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:09 AM | Tags (5) | movies | release | smurfs | theaters | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Grants handed out to tune of $1.2 billion for digital health record development.Grants handed out to tune of $1.2 billion for digital health record development.

$598 million to set up some 70 health information technology centers to help healthcare institutions acquire electronic health record systems and $564 million to develop a nationwide system of health information networks

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 4:11 PM | Tags (7) | digital | electronic | funding | government | grants | medical | records |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Astronomers stumble upon new type of 'death star'. No, not that one.Astronomers stumble upon new type of 'death star'. No, not that one.

According to Filipovic, it's important to understand how super planetary nebulae form, particularly as they represent the fate of our Sun. 'This is something that will happen to us in about five billion years from now,' he says.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:48 AM | Tags (4) | astronomy | death | research | star |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Turns out the new Tron trailer syncs up to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' pretty well.Turns out the new Tron trailer syncs up to Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' pretty well.

Also interesting that the mashup happened by pure chance. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 12:03 PM | Tags (7) | beat | mashup | michaeljackson | trailer | tron | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Have a peek at the new trailer for Tron Legacy from Comic-Con.Have a peek at the new trailer for Tron Legacy from Comic-Con.

Available in HD goodness as well. Lightcycles!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:26 PM | Tags (7) | comiccon | disney | flynn | lightcycles | movies | trailer | tron |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

Black spot on Jupiter discovered by backyard astronomer.Black spot on Jupiter discovered by backyard astronomer.

...Nasa confirmed Mr Wesley’s discovery and released their own images. The pictures, taken by the American space agency's infrared telescope in Hawaii, show a scar in the atmosphere near Jupiter's south pole.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:26 AM | Tags (6) | spot | black | jupiter | astronomer | telescope | backyard |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 1, 2009

Celebrity aptronyms through the eye of Photoshop.Celebrity aptronyms through the eye of Photoshop.

Aptronym = a proper name that aptly describes the occupation of the person, especially by coincidence.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:53 AM | Tags (4) | photoshop | manipulation | aptronyms | celebrity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

New study regarding peeling stickers may pave the road for stretchier electronics.New study regarding peeling stickers may pave the road for stretchier electronics.

The research team did not have stretchable electronics in mind when they started, but launched the project as an analysis of the wrinkling and delamination of stickers. The small blisters that appear in stickers attached to car windows are a common example of such delamination.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 1:24 PM | Tags (6) | delamination | electronics | research | science | stretchy | study |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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