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Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Fifteen things about Star Trek that you may not have previously known about.Fifteen things about Star Trek that you may not have previously known about.

I had no idea that a) the main tag line of Star Trek (to boldy go, yadda yadda) was lifted from a White House pamphlet on space exploration and b) the entire sentence is grammatically incorrect. Lets hear it for split infinitives!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 10:55 AM | Tags (11) | grammar | infinitives | infographic | neat | neatogeek | nerdy | pamphlet | space | split | startrek | whitehouse |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 95 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

State of the Union will not interrupt the premier of LOST after all.State of the Union will not interrupt the premier of LOST after all.

The power of the Interwebs was enough to sway White House officials to have President Obama deliver his speech on a different night. Congratulations Interwebs, you make us all very proud.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:26 AM | Tags (8) | whitehouse | state | union | lost | premier | obama | speech | abc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 8, 2010

State of the Union address will not disrupt season premier of Lost says White House.State of the Union address will not disrupt season premier of Lost says White House.

typically delivered in late January, and networks anticipated this year's speech would fall on Jan. 26. The date, however, appears to be in flux, and news that the president may deliver the speech on Feb. 2, the date of the 'Lost' season premiere, set off a flurry of Internet protests.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 3:52 PM | Tags (9) | abc | address | lost | premier | season | state | television | union | whitehouse |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

The White House website code is now open source.The White House website code is now open source.

Having the public write code may seem like a security risk, but it's just the opposite, experts inside and outside the government argued. Because programmers collaborate to find errors or opportunities to exploit Web code, the final product is therefore more secure.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 7:23 AM | Tags (6) | website | web | whitehouse | government | source | open |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

The White House officially has a million plus followers on Twitter.The White House officially has a million plus followers on Twitter.

'What would you like to see more of from this feed? Photos? Quotes? Cowbell? Tell us @whitehouse.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 3:38 PM | Tags (6) | twitter | whitehouse | obama | interwebs | politics | marketing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 31, 2009

The top ten things overheard at the White House beer summit.The top ten things overheard at the White House beer summit.

5) I don't want to freak anybody out, but I just saw Nixon walking down the hall.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:32 AM | Tags (6) | beer | funny | letterman | summit | topten | whitehouse |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Twitter officially banned for White House staff users.Twitter officially banned for White House staff users.

A little strange given the fact that the White House already has an active Twitter account.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:47 AM | Tags (4) | twitter | whitehouse | banned | staffers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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