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Monday: June 22, 2009

New study shows postive thinking usually ends up being negative.New study shows postive thinking usually ends up being negative.

Bummer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 11:13 PM | Tags (4) | negative | positive | study | thinking |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Sunday: June 21, 2009

Ten of the most diabolical fish presently on Earth.Ten of the most diabolical fish presently on Earth.

Apparently much worse than that killer dolphin with rabies.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:13 AM | Tags (3) | fish | diabolical | earth |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

You might be able to travel via supersonic jet again by the year 2015.You might be able to travel via supersonic jet again by the year 2015.

The stunning planes with their signature droop noses now sit on display in museums, but the notion of commercial supersonic flight is far from shelved.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:35 PM | Tags (4) | commercial | jets | supersonic | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


First spaceport ever expected to begin construction this Friday.First spaceport ever expected to begin construction this Friday.

Officials from the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) have scheduled a formal groundbreaking ceremony of Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built commercial spaceport, for Friday, June 19. Event organizers plan on inviting key dignitaries and officials, and will announce additional details on planned events shortly.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:37 AM | Tags (3) | space | spaceport | construction |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

The Muppets are moving on over to Long Island City.The Muppets are moving on over to Long Island City.

According to the broker, Jim DeLuca of Cushman & Wakefield, incentives were key for the Creature Shop -- which designs and constructs all the Muppets like Kermit the Frog and Elmo -- and they were able to cut $6 a foot off the low-$20s a foot rent.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 1:23 PM | Tags (3) | lic | muppets | nyc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Barcodes could be used to reveal extended information about your food's credentials.Barcodes could be used to reveal extended information about your food's credentials.

Most manufacturers already use barcodes or RFID chips to track their products. But with the help of cheap cellphone and internet access it is becoming possible to collate data from remote locations around the world and make it available to the people who are actually going to eat the food.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:35 PM | Tags (4) | barcodes | data | food | rfid |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Universal Music and Virgin Media team up for download deal.Universal Music and Virgin Media team up for download deal.

Another monthly subscription type of partnership for downloading music. One big difference though: the actual music files will be free of copyright protection.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 10:11 AM | Tags (6) | music | universal | virgin | copyright | downloads | subscription |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

6 disgusting ways in which animals can actually improve your health.6 disgusting ways in which animals can actually improve your health.

With the advent of modern antibiotics, Maggot Therapy declined in use but doctors never took it off the table entirely and, thanks to an increase of ultra-badass anti-biotic resistant bacteria, it's been making a notable comeback.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 7:37 AM | Tags (2) | animals | health |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

Subway systems of the world all presented on the same scale.Subway systems of the world all presented on the same scale.

New York City doesn't seem all that complex after looking at other said systems.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | subways | scale | complex |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 387 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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