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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 22, 2009

A list of one hundred things that your kids might never know about.A list of one hundred things that your kids might never know about.

Some of my favorites: high-speed dubbing, the scream of a modem connecting, and Han shoots first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 1:23 PM | Tags (9) | dubbing | gadgets | han | kids | life | modem | parenting | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 72 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Ten gaming gadgets that will make us hurt ourselves.Ten gaming gadgets that will make us hurt ourselves.

The new game in the popular skateboarding series will be the first to include an actual skateboard peripheral. This sounds like a great idea, but then again, isn’t the whole point of skateboard games to avoid the injuries that real skateboarders endure?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:36 AM | Tags (5) | wired | gaming | gadgets | videogames | accidents |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

One hundred geeky places to take your kids this summer.One hundred geeky places to take your kids this summer.

Yes folks, there is still some time left  this summer to enjoy these fine geeky attractions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 1:17 PM | Tags (7) | wired | neat | geeky | nerdy | summer | places | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Ten weird ways in which to distribute music.Ten weird ways in which to distribute music.

Industry execs may fret about declining traditional sales, but some enterprising artists and labels have devised new ways to sell music that give fans something to collect, even in an age when the music itself can be infinitely duplicated for free.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:38 AM | Tags (4) | music | distribution | wired | weird |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Ten ways to get involved with NASA.Ten ways to get involved with NASA.

A wide variety of different things for different ages for those interested.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 3:37 PM | Tags (4) | nasa | neat | space | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 6, 2009

Go on a digital treasure hunt through a newly wired-up city of Venice.Go on a digital treasure hunt through a newly wired-up city of Venice.

Interesting way to celebrate Venice getting wired up for this century. So long unsightly antennas!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:45 PM | Tags (6) | hunt | travel | treasure | venice | wifi | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

The top ten raw deals and ripoffs for video gamers out there.The top ten raw deals and ripoffs for video gamers out there.

I have to admit that I was not happy about shelling out an extra hundred bucks for something that comes standard on the Wii and PS3 (wifi capability).  That little tidbit somehow didn't make it onto the article.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:22 PM | Tags (8) | gaming | ps3 | ripoffs | wifi | wii | wired | wireless | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

Ten Internet memes you can share with your kids (and a bunch you can't).Ten Internet memes you can share with your kids (and a bunch you can't).

Yes, rickrolling can in fact be fun for the whole family.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:47 PM | Tags (7) | internet | memes | mentos | parenting | rickroll | viral | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

The top ten more ways in which to provoke a geek.The top ten more ways in which to provoke a geek.

Jar-Jar Binks was so funny, I wish he’d been in the original trilogy, too!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 4:01 PM | Tags (3) | geeks | provoke | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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