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Tuesday: December 29, 2009

Some of the best and worst patent applications of 2009 according to The Register.Some of the best and worst patent applications of 2009 according to The Register.

There are actually some pretty funny patent application entries listed here from some notable companies. I'm curious if IBM will ever make good on their 'check for awkward silence on conference call' patent which would make for potential comedy gold during the most inappropriate of times. Awooga!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 9:38 AM | Tags (8) | 2009 | awooga | best | collection | list | patents | register | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

Nine of the worst tech movies according to CNN.Nine of the worst tech movies according to CNN.

OK, I can agree with most of the choices on this list but said list could have easily been doubled due to the amount of silly technology that has appeared in movies over the years. Case in point: Independence Day. In which Jeff Goldblum's character manages to hack an alien computer... using Mac OS 9.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:10 AM | Tags (8) | bad | cnn | hackers | mac | movies | silly | tech | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A list of the best and worst identities of the 2009 calendar year.A list of the best and worst identities of the 2009 calendar year.

Only five months later Kraft Foods unveiled a revised logo that was supposed to be an improvement. You know the expression “Putting lipstick on a pig”? This is like switching the lipstick from the pig’s mouth to the pig’s you-know-what.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 8:16 AM | Tags (9) | brands | branding | identities | best | worst | 2009 | advertising | image | underconsideration |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 3, 2009

Eleven of the worst movie posters from the eighties for you to gawk at.Eleven of the worst movie posters from the eighties for you to gawk at.

Ah, memories.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:32 AM | Tags (5) | eighties | funny | movies | posters | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 76 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

The twenty worst album titles of 2009 thus far.The twenty worst album titles of 2009 thus far.

Bravo, Willie Nelson. Bravo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Music @ 2:30 PM | Tags (6) | 2009 | albums | music | spin | titles | worst |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Sixteen of the worst cartoon theme songs of the eighties.Sixteen of the worst cartoon theme songs of the eighties.

The Gummi Bears theme song was a particular hard melody to shake off.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:59 AM | Tags (7) | eighties | saturday | cartoons | morning | worst | themes | tvmunchies |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 57 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 10, 2009

The French labeled as world's worst tourists.The French labeled as world's worst tourists.

At the other end of the spectrum, French holidaymakers and business travellers were the least open to new languages, ranked last for generosity and readiness to tip, and next-to-last for their overall attitude and politeness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:23 PM | Tags (4) | tourists | french | worst | labels |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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