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Thursday: October 8, 2009

Have a peek at the world's largest pumpkin.Have a peek at the world's largest pumpkin.

At one point in August, the massive pumpkin was growing 33 pounds a day, Christy told Fox News. She kept it going by plying the soil with a mix of compost, coffee grounds and cow manure, though seeds with good genetics are also key.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 8:13 AM | Tags (5) | pumpkin | records | world | largest | dailynews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

World record for most people doing 'the robot' in unison broken over in Australia.World record for most people doing 'the robot' in unison broken over in Australia.

After the first official attempt failed - some who signed up had turned into wallflowers - they broke the record on the second attempt.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:31 AM | Tags (7) | dance | daning | guiness | melbourne | robot | unison | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

World record for longest handshake now stands at twelve hours.World record for longest handshake now stands at twelve hours.

That's a lot of handshaking and somehow Hulk Hogan managed to get involved with this as well. WATCHA GONNA DO WHEN THE HANDSHAKE RUNS WILD ON YOU? Believe it, brother.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:39 AM | Tags (5) | abc | guiness | handshake | hulkhogan | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Fifty of the world's best foods and where you can actually eat them.Fifty of the world's best foods and where you can actually eat them.

The world's best Texas barbecue happens to be in Texas. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Food @ 7:21 AM | Tags (4) | food | best | world | guardian |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 14, 2009

World record for Pac-Man recently broken by Ohio resident.World record for Pac-Man recently broken by Ohio resident.

To nail a perfect Pac-Man score, a player must 'eat every dot, bonus prize and blue ghost across all 256 levels.' At that point, a glitch in the original game code results in an unplayable stage, effectively ending the experience with a score of 3,333,360.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:24 AM | Tags (7) | namco | ohio | pacman | points | records | videogames | worldrecords |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

See how well you fare at a programming IQ test.See how well you fare at a programming IQ test.

Some of these questions are just flat-out evil. Good luck.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 11:28 AM | Tags (5) | infoworld | iq | programming | quiz | test |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Five species that seem to want to take over the world.Five species that seem to want to take over the world.

You read that right: the world's leading nomura scientist just said that they cannot be stopped. But more surreal and terrifying is the reason why: when you try to kill one, it literally gives birth to millions of offspring first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:49 AM | Tags (5) | cracked | domination | funny | species | world |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

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


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


Thursday: August 6, 2009

Ten iPhone annoyances and how to fix them.Ten iPhone annoyances and how to fix them.

Readers sent in said annoyances, PCWorld offered up solutions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:58 AM | Tags (6) | annoy | annoyances | apple | fixes | iphone | pcworld |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 27, 2009

Some more strange ice cream flavors from around the world just for you.Some more strange ice cream flavors from around the world just for you.

The most shocking one, though, is no better—but perhaps no worse—than the thought of a real-life Monkeys 'n' Cream: raw horseflesh, which can be found in at least one ice cream shop in—yes, Tokyo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 12:22 PM | Tags (6) | flavors | strange | world | icecream | horse | monkeys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

Skinny-dippers looking to break world record.Skinny-dippers looking to break world record.

Clark Griswold approves of this.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in World Records @ 7:47 AM | Tags (5) | dipping | records | silly | skinny | world |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Have a peek at the latest additions to the UN Heritage list of world wonders.Have a peek at the latest additions to the UN Heritage list of world wonders.

Article has a link back to last year's additions as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:51 AM | Tags (8) | artsy | heritage | list | photography | photos | un | wonders | world |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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