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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


Wednesday: March 10, 2010

World's first jetpack for consumers officially on sale over in New Zealand.World's first jetpack for consumers officially on sale over in New Zealand.

Welcome to the future, here is your jetpack. Oh, we'll need to make sure that your check in the amou nt of $86,000 clears before we can let you just fly away. Buy now and get a free a ballistic parachute with purchase.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 3:19 PM | Tags (8) | commercial | consumers | flight | future | jetpacks | newzealand | parachute | personal |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 55 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 9, 2010

Toy Story attraction over at Disney adapts for seasons and/or new movie releases.Toy Story attraction over at Disney adapts for seasons and/or new movie releases.

That's right, when you go inside to ride Mania after Toy Story 3 opens there will be whole new games to enjoy. The Imagineers have created a whole new collection of things to shoot with those pull string cannons for you to enjoy.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 3:38 PM | Tags (13) | adapt | attractions | disney | florida | games | mania | midway | movies | orlando | releases | ride | sequel | toystory |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: March 5, 2010

Man finishes LEGO Star Wars space ship from scratch after just two years.Man finishes LEGO Star Wars space ship from scratch after just two years.

This model was completed using approximately 30,000 pieces of LEGO and remarkably without the direct use of a licensed LEGO instruction manual. That's right - this Droid Control Ship was assembled using only schematics from a book of Star Wars space ships. That's some impressive architectural dedication right there.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:25 PM | Tags (7) | completion | droids | legos | pieces | ship | space | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 178 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 2, 2010

Nine cool home aquariums that you may not have previously known about.Nine cool home aquariums that you may not have previously known about.

No home is truly complete unless you have an aquarium sink. For some reason I have the stange urge to watch old episodes of Pee-wee's Playhouse after looking at some of these aquariums. Not sure why.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:13 AM | Tags (8) | home | fish | aquarium | aquatic | sink | cool | neat | spotcoolstuff |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 25, 2010

Fifteen house plants that you can also use as air purifiers.Fifteen house plants that you can also use as air purifiers.

The Areca has the ability to  maintain your office or home moist throughout dry periods as well as continually removing chemical toxins from your air. In the course of the winter season, it’s so effective at putting moisture back in the air that you could switch off your electric humidifiers!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:36 AM | Tags (5) | house | plants | air | oxygen | purifiers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: February 19, 2010

American gold medalist may might get her own Ben & Jerry's flavor.American gold medalist may might get her own Ben & Jerry's flavor.

And this is all due toher giving a shoutout to her home state of Vermont upon winning the gold. So let this be a lesson to all successful Vermont residents, don't forget where you came from. The results may be delicious.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:44 AM | Tags (7) | icecream | ben | jerry | gold | medalist | olympics | kmov |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 17, 2010

Ten of the world's most amazing natural arches for your viewing pleasure.Ten of the world's most amazing natural arches for your viewing pleasure.

The Sahara Desert abounds with natural arches and stone bridges. Aloba Arch may be one of the best known but the above bipod arch in Algeria is worth special mention due to its unusual beauty and exquisite fragility.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:03 AM | Tags (7) | arches | largest | geological | weburbanist | neat | rainbow | bridge |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


A hundred and one reasons why you should play more Sudoku.A hundred and one reasons why you should play more Sudoku.

36. Experts say that solving Sudoku game is based on the neural pathways and even the computers that are most powerful cannot replicate.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:28 AM | Tags (9) | sudoku | reasons | time | consumption | games | puzzles | brain | nueral | computers |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 9, 2010

Netflix streaming to get a 1080p boost with an added helping of surround sound as well.Netflix streaming to get a 1080p boost with an added helping of surround sound as well.

A limited number of titles will be available to view in 1080p format (just six percent according to source article) - but hey it's a start. This is good news for the resolution-obsessed-quality console gamer such as myself.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:42 AM | Tags (10) | netflix | streaming | highdef | hd | 1080p | dolby51 | kotaku | ps3 | xbox | 360 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: February 8, 2010

Heinz pulls the curtain back on brand new ketchup packet design. Behold!Heinz pulls the curtain back on brand new ketchup packet design. Behold!

Say goodbye to those hard to open splatter-prone ketchup packets. Say hello to the totally redesigned peel-back-BBQ-sauce-like-dipping-style design. Wait, it took them this long to figure this one out?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:28 AM | Tags (8) | ketchup | packets | design | food | fast | sauce | bbq | tomatoes |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: January 29, 2010

A collection of radical subversive urban rooftop dwellings for your viewing pleasure.A collection of radical subversive urban rooftop dwellings for your viewing pleasure.

LoftCube: an all-in-one dwelling designed to be easily dropped into place on a rooftop via a crane. This modern design lets in plenty of natural light and would look perfect atop a tall building.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:10 AM | Tags (10) | weburbanist | radical | subversive | rooftop | homes | dwellings | newyorkcity | london | tokyo | southafrica |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 26, 2010

Twelve unique and creative sofas for your viewing pleasure.Twelve unique and creative sofas for your viewing pleasure.

No house is truly complete unless you own a LEGO sofa. Although for all intensive purposes that couch can't be very comfortable to actually sit in - probably quite functional though. Painful, but functional.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:56 AM | Tags (6) | sofas | furniture | creative | unique | toxel | lego |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: January 13, 2010

Ten cool products inspired by puzzles just for you.Ten cool products inspired by puzzles just for you.

Although it would be cool to look at a puzzle rug on most days something tells me that a puzzle rug would not be able to provide that much warmth. It's a probably a bitch to vacuum said puzzle rug as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:28 AM | Tags (10) | artsy | design | flooring | neat | pieces | products | puzzle | rug | toxel | vacuum |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

New York Times takes a peek at Netflix queues around the country.New York Times takes a peek at Netflix queues around the country.

A great visualization with some interesting data as to the kind of Netflix patterns from different metropolitan areas. Everyone seems to love The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Cadillac Records - not so much.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 2:51 PM | Tags (9) | metro | movies | netflix | nyt | nytimes | popular | rental | trends | unpopular |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 35 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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