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Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Find out just how well you know your eighties movie plots.Find out just how well you know your eighties movie plots.

'I've seen that girl, she wears like these braids. What do they call them? Corn husks?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:03 PM | Tags (5) | eighties | mentalfloss | movies | plots | quiz |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Apparently cargo ship cruise vacations are all the rage these days.Apparently cargo ship cruise vacations are all the rage these days.

And often with less than 10 passengers, you'll likely get very personal attention including sharing meals with the ship's crew and personal tours of the 'guts' of a working freighter.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 5:12 PM | Tags (4) | cargo | cruise | ships | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Les Paul, guitar legend, passes away at 94.Les Paul, guitar legend, passes away at 94.

...the guitarist and inventor who changed the course of music with the electric guitar and multitrack recording and had a string of hits, many with wife Mary Ford, died on Thursday.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 1:37 PM | Tags (5) | electric | guitar | inventor | lespaul | music |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A complete guide to Facebook's new privacy features just for you.A complete guide to Facebook's new privacy features just for you.

Quite handy for those who don't know anything about setting up Facebook with privacy in mind.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 8:00 AM | Tags (6) | facebook | privacy | security | settings | guide | mashable |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Animals in disguise through the costumed eye of Photoshop.Animals in disguise through the costumed eye of Photoshop.

Believe it or not, animals are just like us humans whereby they also suffer from the feeling of not fitting in... being the odd one out.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | disguises | manipulation | photoshop | worth1000 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Have a look at some leaked screens from a Geek Squad certification test.Have a look at some leaked screens from a Geek Squad certification test.

Wow, thats scary. Certification tests for this type of position shouldn't include poorly used Internet memes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | geeksquad | bestbuy | certification | dumb | quiz | gizmodo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 242 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 10, 2009

Yes, your old compact discs can double as makeshift exercise equipment.Yes, your old compact discs can double as makeshift exercise equipment.

Popular Science shows how you can pull this one off via five minute video tutorial.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 8:09 AM | Tags (6) | cds | discs | equipment | exercise | popsci | weights |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 7, 2009

See how well you fare at InfoWorld's technology news quiz.See how well you fare at InfoWorld's technology news quiz.

Not terribly hard but a good distraction from whatever it is you don't want to be doing right now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:52 AM | Tags (3) | quiz | infoworld | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of the top ten craziest guitars of all time.A list of the top ten craziest guitars of all time.

Six-neck guitar and The Matterhorn suspiciously not included on this list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 11:45 AM | Tags (6) | crazy | guitars | matterhorn | music | strange | trey |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

A short but useful guide to creativity just for you.A short but useful guide to creativity just for you.

A lnice ittle list of things to do to help get those old creative juices flowing again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:48 AM | Tags (4) | creativity | tutorial | fyi | guide |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

NYC woman who can't find a job decides to sue college she went to.NYC woman who can't find a job decides to sue college she went to.

Let's see how many people attempt this if it actually works.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:44 AM | Tags (5) | college | lawsuit | jobless | newyorkcity | manhattan |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Full setlist for Guitar Hero 5 surfaces online. Meh.Full setlist for Guitar Hero 5 surfaces online. Meh.

For some reason I find none of these songs seem to be compelling enough to make me want to buy another Guitar Hero game. Although it is nice to see a Gov't Mule tune making the list.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:24 PM | Tags (7) | gaming | guitarhero | meh | mule | phish | setlist | songs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 28, 2009

Three short tutorials for photographers and photography lovers.Three short tutorials for photographers and photography lovers.

Neat little batch of quick tutorials ranging from panorama stitching to gothic portraits. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 2:54 PM | Tags (8) | enthusiast | photography | photos | photoshop | quick | tutorial | psd | psdtuts |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


IBM buys analytics firm SPSS for a mere $1.2 billion.IBM buys analytics firm SPSS for a mere $1.2 billion.

Chicago-based SPSS develops statistical software for survey and scientific research along with marketing, government and educational purposes. The all-cash offer is $50 a share, a 42% premium to SPSS's closing price Monday. The deal is expected to close by year-end.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 10:18 AM | Tags (6) | ibm | spss | analytics | acquisition | stats | statistics |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Sprint decides to up and acquire Virgin Mobile for about $483 million.Sprint decides to up and acquire Virgin Mobile for about $483 million.

Welcome to the Now Network, Virgin Mobile.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:15 AM | Tags (7) | acquisitions | buyout | merger | mobile | sprint | stocks | virgin |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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