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Monday: March 15, 2010

Have a gander at twenty-six gigapixels worth of Paris, France.Have a gander at twenty-six gigapixels worth of Paris, France.

Turns out that twenty-six gigapixels can make for some interesting aerial photography with some astounding details. For instance, try zooming in on that speck off in the distance, it's probably a building.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:19 AM | Tags (7) | gigapixels | paris | france | zoom | photo | photography | artsy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 7, 2010

Reindeer droppings apparently make for some festive ornaments and jewelry.Reindeer droppings apparently make for some festive ornaments and jewelry.

The zoo had such success last year selling Christmas ornaments made of the reindeer droppings that they started making jewelry this year. The droppings are dime-sized, dehydrated, sterilized and spray-painted with glitter. They're called 'Magical Reindeer Gems.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 7:07 AM | Tags (6) | reindeer | droppings | zoo | ornaments | zoo | jewelry |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

Seven of the most inexplicable character additions to television shows.Seven of the most inexplicable character additions to television shows.

...the writers some how thought it made perfect sense to introduce a futuristic floating green alien into the town of Bedrock. Add in the fact that only Barney, Fred, Pebbles and Bam-Bam can see or hear the alien, and the Great Gazoo essentially amounts to an imaginary friend.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:07 AM | Tags (7) | television | characters | guyism | media | strange | silly | gazoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 70 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Chicago woman decides to sue local zoo over splashing dolphins.Chicago woman decides to sue local zoo over splashing dolphins.

Officials 'recklessly and wilfully trained and encouraged the dolphins to throw water at the spectators in the stands, making the floor wet and slippery', the court documents stated.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 8:14 AM | Tags (6) | dolphin | lawsuit | chicago | zoo | splashing | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

Photoblog: Non-Polar Bear
Non-Polar Bear

Photo taken on a hot day while strolling through the Bronx Zoo. Polar bear looked a little unenthusiastic about his surroundings.

Location:

Bronx, NY

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 12:29 PM | Tags (6) | zoo | bronx | polar | bear | sleeping | hot |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1 Click | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 5, 2009

Ohio family decides to visit fifty-two zoos in fifty-two weeks.Ohio family decides to visit fifty-two zoos in fifty-two weeks.

...she got the idea while trying to think of an adventure that would feel like traveling the world and seeing exotic creatures but on a budget. The family's 22,000-mile tour ended Saturday with a visit to their hometown Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Taviano plans a book about their journey.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:40 AM | Tags (6) | life | neat | ohio | tour | trek | zoos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: May 4, 2009

The top ten signs that you're at a bad  zoo.The top ten signs that you're at a bad zoo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:31 AM | Tags (3) | letterman | topten | zoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 452 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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