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Friday: August 28, 2009

The five best video game console wars of recent history.The five best video game console wars of recent history.

Relive the epic battles between Nintendo and Sony (and occasionally Sega). TO THE DEATH!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:11 AM | Tags (5) | consoles | wars | gaming | videogames | gamepro |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Watch a twenty minute developer walkthrough of Star Wars: The Old Republic.Watch a twenty minute developer walkthrough of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Everything you ever wanted to know about this gigantic Star Wars MMO. Be warned, videos include many a spoiler.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:14 AM | Tags (5) | gaming | mmo | oldrepublic | starwars | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

A step by step guide on how to make your very own origami Star Wars X-Wing.A step by step guide on how to make your very own origami Star Wars X-Wing.

May the folds be with you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 12:42 PM | Tags (7) | folding | neat | nerdy | origami | paper | starwars | xwing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The top ten signs you're watching a bad war movie.The top ten signs you're watching a bad war movie.

9. When you buy ticket, Moviefone guy says, 'Really?!?'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:45 AM | Tags (4) | letterman | movies | topten | war |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

A guide to all of the epic flaws that can be found in the Star Wars universe.A guide to all of the epic flaws that can be found in the Star Wars universe.

Yes, we can afford slapstick oil and tasers, but we'll never get a 30-cent voice chip past accounting. That's just madness.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 2:45 PM | Tags (5) | starwars | flaws | epic | guide | movies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of concerts with highest numbers for record attendance just for you.A list of concerts with highest numbers for record attendance just for you.

3.5 million people in one place? Way to go, Rod Stewart.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 10:04 AM | Tags (5) | music | rodstewart | concert | attendance | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Star Tours ride over at Disney World might be getting a giant overhaul.Star Tours ride over at Disney World might be getting a giant overhaul.

I've heard rumblings that said revamp will have multiple variations. Riders will get a different experience every time. About bloody time since the ride hasn't been updated since oh, 1987.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:57 PM | Tags (7) | attraction | disney | overhaul | ride | startours | starwars | themepark |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of the top twenty darkest moments from Star Wars.A list of the top twenty darkest moments from Star Wars.

The number one moment from said list still haunts me to this very day.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 11:30 AM | Tags (6) | starwars | dark | moments | vader | skywalker | ewoks |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


You can blame global warming on ancient farmers says new study.You can blame global warming on ancient farmers says new study.

Ruddiman said that starting thousands of years ago, people would burn down a forest, poke a hole in the soil between the stumps, drop seeds in the holes and grow a crop on that land until the nutrients were tapped out of the soil. Then they would move on.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:24 AM | Tags (5) | ancient | environment | farmers | globalwarming | study |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 17, 2009

Wired takes a first look at Windows 7, ends up very happy with what they see.Wired takes a first look at Windows 7, ends up very happy with what they see.

Yet another positive review for Microsoft's upcoming operating system. Whoever picked the standard selection of wallpapers should be given a medal.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 10:12 AM | Tags (6) | firstlook | microsoft | preview | software | windows | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

Apple rolls out Mac OS X 10.5.8 software update.Apple rolls out Mac OS X 10.5.8 software update.

This latest release includes general operating system fixes that will enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your beloved Mac.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:51 AM | Tags (8) | bugs | compatibility | fixes | mac | osx | security | software | update |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A Star Trek versus Star Wars debate to stir up your geek juices.A Star Trek versus Star Wars debate to stir up your geek juices.

So why should we debate about which is better? Because we’re geeks, and that’s what geeks do! So, in the finest tradition of completely unnecessary geeky arguments, let’s create a preposterous hypothetical situation that requires you to choose between the two.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:44 AM | Tags (4) | debate | startrek | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Climate change seems to be having some interesting effects on Sahara Desert.Climate change seems to be having some interesting effects on Sahara Desert.

Scientists are now seeing signals that the Sahara desert and surrounding regions are greening due to increasing rainfall. If sustained, these rains could revitalize drought-ravaged regions, reclaiming them for farming communities.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 12:12 PM | Tags (7) | climate | desert | farming | global | greening | sahara | warming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Proof emerges that George Lucas is really an evil genius.Proof emerges that George Lucas is really an evil genius.

By the time I came home from work they were not only talking like Jar Jar but also writing phrases as Jar Jar would speak them, and talking animatedly with each other about how funny Jar Jar was.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 3:16 PM | Tags (5) | lucas | wired | genius | evil | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 29, 2009

A gallery of extremely rare Star Wars photos for your viewing pleasure.A gallery of extremely rare Star Wars photos for your viewing pleasure.

Sure to please every Star Wars fanboy. Enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:55 AM | Tags (9) | chewbacca | han | leia | lucas | luke | photography | photos | rare | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 113 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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