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Monday: September 21, 2009

Watch some footage of Disney pulling the curtain back on Star Tours 2.Watch some footage of Disney pulling the curtain back on Star Tours 2.

The newly revamped Star Wars theme ride will be opening back up in 2011 and will make use of 3D projection technology. Here's to hoping those 3D podraces won't make you too sick.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:40 PM | Tags (10) | announcement | darthvader | disney | imagineers | revamp | sequel | startours | starwars | video | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

A list of the top ten college towns in America.A list of the top ten college towns in America.

It's nice to see my alma mater squeak in at number ten. I'm long overdue for a slice of pizza from Antonio's.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:55 PM | Tags (7) | amherst | antonios | college | mass | pizza | towns | umass |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 68 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Want to know why today's date is so special? Yahoo is here to help.Want to know why today's date is so special? Yahoo is here to help.

As the final numeral, the number nine holds special rank. It is associated with forgiveness, compassion and success on the positive side as well as arrogance and self-righteousness on the negative, according to numerologists.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:11 AM | Tags (8) | 999 | date | significance | yahoo | rank | numbers | numerals | numerologists |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

Amazon makes nice to Kindle owners regarding recent deleted books snafu.Amazon makes nice to Kindle owners regarding recent deleted books snafu.

They are offering up legitimate copies of said deleted books or a thirty dollar gift card as an alternative.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:33 AM | Tags (5) | amazon | deletions | giftcards | kindle | returns |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

A visual tour from the recent Pinball World Championship over in Pennsylvania.A visual tour from the recent Pinball World Championship over in Pennsylvania.

For the 2,000 fans and nearly 400 competitors that will stream through the doors over these four August days, this obscure warehouse is the center of a vibrant, competitive pinball subculture that is far from dead. This is the story of just some of those people.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:22 AM | Tags (5) | championship | crispygamer | pa | pinball | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Dunkin' Donuts to introduce some toffee with your coffee. Yum.Dunkin' Donuts to introduce some toffee with your coffee. Yum.

Jeff Hager of Hoover, Ala., had won top honors for 'Toffee for Your Coffee,' which is described as 'a sour cream cake donut topped with glaze and chopped Heath Bar' bits.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:10 AM | Tags (6) | donuts | coffee | food | toffee | bakeoff | creative |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Papa John's founder reunited with muscle car, offers free pizza to camaro owners.Papa John's founder reunited with muscle car, offers free pizza to camaro owners.

The car will be displayed at the company headquarters in Louisville, replacing a replica Schnatter commissioned while he searched for his original car. In honor of the reunion, Papa John's planned to offer all Camaro owners a free pizza at stores on Wednesday.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:53 AM | Tags (5) | camaro | free | papajohns | pizza | reunion |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

Eight people who accidentally found a fortune.Eight people who accidentally found a fortune.

After reading this article I now have a sudden strange urge to go clean out my attic.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 9:07 AM | Tags (5) | accidental | attic | fortune | lucky | oddee |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Treadmill named after Stephen Colbert to be launched into space this Monday.Treadmill named after Stephen Colbert to be launched into space this Monday.

Post also contains the priceless video of Colbert getting the news about said treadmill being named after him.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:20 PM | Tags (4) | nasa | space | stephencolbert | treadmill |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Eleven things you probably didn't know about pinball history.Eleven things you probably didn't know about pinball history.

If you watch a movie or TV show that was either produced or takes place during this period, virtually any time pinball makes an appearance, it is for the purpose of portraying to the audience that a particular character is a rebel.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:48 AM | Tags (4) | history | neat | pinball | popsci |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Your iPhone packaging can also double as a makeshift docking station.Your iPhone packaging can also double as a makeshift docking station.

A pretty swanky way to make an iPhone dock on the cheap.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:29 PM | Tags (7) | apple | iphone | diy | dock | station | glue | makeshift |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


One hundred fun and weird college courses you can take online for free.One hundred fun and weird college courses you can take online for free.

I've always yearned to more learn about gastrointestinal pathophysiology. Haven't you?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:54 AM | Tags (5) | college | courses | free | neat | presurfer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 67 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 18, 2009

A writeup on how colors may affect your productivity and success.A writeup on how colors may affect your productivity and success.

Certain colors and color relationships can irritate, cause headaches, or make you feel sick. Other colors and color combinations are healing and soothing. Consequently, the appropriate use of color can maximize productivity, minimize visual fatigue, and relax the whole body.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:28 AM | Tags (5) | colors | moods | productive | success | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Thirteen mainstream products originally invented for space travel.Thirteen mainstream products originally invented for space travel.

Software that was created to handle multiple onboard systems -- that is, being able to recognize data coming from different sources and identifying those sources -- is the basis for the strip technology that can be found on most credit and debit cards.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:35 AM | Tags (4) | space | products | travel | future |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Cassette tape USB hub, anyone?Cassette tape USB hub, anyone?

Now you too can enjoy retro memories whilst plugging in your modern devices.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:28 AM | Tags (4) | cassette | usb | hub | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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