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Friday: November 6, 2009

Twenty-five awesome fast food toys through the years.Twenty-five awesome fast food toys through the years.

Ah, fast food memories. I think I still have some of these beauties laying around somewhere in a box in the attic. On a related note, actual McDonald's burgers seem to age just as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:37 AM | Tags (8) | age | burgers | collection | fast | food | neat | screenjunkies | toys |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 5, 2009

Sesame Street celebrates forty years of being on the air.Sesame Street celebrates forty years of being on the air.

Sesame Street is still in my opinion the best children's programming you can find on television 4,186 episodes later. Looks like Google is getting in on the celebration as well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:41 AM | Tags (5) | sesamestreet | kids | television | episodes | pbs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 2, 2009

Ten applications to boost your beloved media center.Ten applications to boost your beloved media center.

A good list of of booster apps that covers everything from ad scrubbing to plugging Hulu into your copy of Windows Media Center. I still rely pretty heavily on iSquint for some quick Mac video conversions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:41 AM | Tags (10) | lifehacker | media | center | apps | boost | hulu | scrubbing | ads | dvd | ripping |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

Twelve cool ways to donate your computer's spare processing power.Twelve cool ways to donate your computer's spare processing power.

Yes, your computer can actually play a role in a number of life-altering ways such as climate and earthqualke prediction to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The truth is out there.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 5:04 PM | Tags (10) | climate | computer | donate | infoworld | intelligence | predictions | processor | seti | space | spare |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

Twenty amazing pumpkin carvings for you to gawk at.Twenty amazing pumpkin carvings for you to gawk at.

Nothing says Halloween like having the Dark Lord of the Sith greet your trick or treaters in pumpkin form. As an added bonus, make sure this sound effect plays as trick or treaters open the door.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 3:08 PM | Tags (6) | darthvader | design | halloween | pumpkins | starwars | toxel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 74 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

A list of eight programs that can make your computer run faster.A list of eight programs that can make your computer run faster.

A comprehensive post that covers some software you should be using for regular computer maintenance. There is also a list of alternatives to popular software to keep your RAM usage low.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:34 AM | Tags (9) | software | computer | pc | faster | performance | makeuseof | firefox | pidgin | vlc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

A day at Disney World through the magic art of tilt-shift video.A day at Disney World through the magic art of tilt-shift video.

Neat little video for those who happen to like Disney / artsy effects every now and again. There are some spots in the video where the effect doesn't quite cut it but I'll give them an A for effort this first time around.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:18 PM | Tags (7) | artsy | disney | neat | shift | tilt | urlesque | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 19, 2009

A gellery of ten cars that were ahead of their time.A gellery of ten cars that were ahead of their time.

...featured several industry firsts, including seat belts, a third headlight that turned with the wheels, a perimeter frame with integrated roll-bar crash protection and a hemispherical combustion engine. It also was remarkably aerodynamic.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:58 AM | Tags (7) | autos | cars | gallery | photos | time | tucker | wired |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Nine free tools to put the fun back into your photography endeavors.Nine free tools to put the fun back into your photography endeavors.

Lost the desire to break out the old point and shoot? Give some of these tools a spin and get those photographic juices flowing again. Besides, everyone loves a good tilt shift photo.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:19 PM | Tags (8) | artsy | collage | designussion | fun | photography | shift | tilf | tools |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Ten cool modern gaming tables for your viewing pleasure.Ten cool modern gaming tables for your viewing pleasure.

This futuristic pool table uses sensors and an overhead projector to create images that follow balls as they bang around the table.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 5:42 PM | Tags (6) | videogames | gaming | tables | technology | neat | modern |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 5, 2009

Want to know the exact contents in your morning cup of coffee?Want to know the exact contents in your morning cup of coffee?

A list of ingredients besides the obvious that you may not have previously known about.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:37 AM | Tags (7) | wired | anatomy | coffee | ingredients | water | caffeine | acid |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Have a peek at Tim Schafer's application to LucasArts circa 1989.Have a peek at Tim Schafer's application to LucasArts circa 1989.

Since I figured I had blown the interview, I had nothing to lose. So I did my cover letter in the form of a semi-graphic adventure. I drew the pictures on my Koala pad, and printed the whole thing out on my Atari 800 dot-matrix printer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | applications | doublefine | gaming | lucasarts | timschafer | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 75 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 30, 2009

Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.Zipcar pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

You can unlock a reserved Zipcar's car doors and even honk the horn remotely - all with your iPhone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:04 AM | Tags (7) | app | future | horns | iphone | neat | remotely | zipcar |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

A collection of the world's coolest factory tours for your viewing pleasure.A collection of the world's coolest factory tours for your viewing pleasure.

Some of these tours may induce a strong urge to watch Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 1:12 PM | Tags (5) | factory | tours | travel | wonka | brewery |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 25, 2009

Popular logos with hidden symbolism that you may not have previously known about.Popular logos with hidden symbolism that you may not have previously known about.

A great post that will make you smack your forehead when you realize the interesting symbolic bits that have been staring you right in the face (for a potentially long period of time).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:55 PM | Tags (5) | hidden | logos | neat | sixrevisions | symbolism |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 112 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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