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Monday: August 10, 2009

Nissan comes up with a method for getting rid of bad odors in your car.Nissan comes up with a method for getting rid of bad odors in your car.

It can then release a leafy 'forest' smell, created using essential oils, into the car to combat any lingering nasty whiffs. Once the sensors no longer detect the offensive odour outside, the vents open again to allow fresh air in.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:05 PM | Tags (8) | autos | nissan | odors | smells | air | neat | stench | cars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | 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


Five ways to get the most out of your beloved music collection.Five ways to get the most out of your beloved music collection.

Wasn't aware of the TidySongs app, going to play around with this one today.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:32 AM | Tags (8) | music | applications | apps | collection | itunes | mac | lastfm | tidysongs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 3, 2009

Futurama to return with original voice cast intact.Futurama to return with original voice cast intact.

Good news everyone! New episodes going on as planned and will appear on Comedy Central in 2010.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:29 PM | Tags (7) | bender | cast | fry | futurama | lela | original | voices |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

Nickelodeon to get a logo makeover this Fall.Nickelodeon to get a logo makeover this Fall.

Say goodbye to that familiar orange splat.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:11 PM | Tags (6) | nick | noggin | nickelodeon | branding | makeover | logo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 24, 2009

Preview trailer for Season 4 of Dexter now online.Preview trailer for Season 4 of Dexter now online.

John Lithgow confirmed! Trailer (and Dexter in general) is not for the faint of heart.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 1:24 PM | Tags (5) | dexter | serial | series | showtime | television |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Have a look at some past television commercials from the folks at Pixar.Have a look at some past television commercials from the folks at Pixar.

Shortly before Toy Story, Pixar was forced to create television commercials. The company had been losing money for years and Steve Jobs was hoping to recoop some of the money by having the company produce animated television commercials.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 8:02 AM | Tags (3) | pixar | commercials | television |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

Have a peek at the most advanced soda machine ever made.Have a peek at the most advanced soda machine ever made.

...the Freestyle PurePour system uses ultra-concentrated 46-ounce cartridges to mix drinks and allow for a greater array of flavors, all coming from one spout. There are also RFID tags to keep track of all the different flavors held inside the cabinet and their current status.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 1:26 PM | Tags (7) | soda | coke | machine | vending | flavors | advanced | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 42 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.Grandest wifi spot you'll ever see opens up at the New York Public Library.

The Beaux-Arts room in a 1911 building that houses the library's research collection has seating for 128 people at custom-made black walnut tables. Seating is at brown leather chairs to match the maple wood floor, according to the library.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 11:31 AM | Tags (7) | hotspot | library | manhattan | newyork | newyorkcity | public | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

George Carlin to get some additional Last Words this November.George Carlin to get some additional Last Words this November.

Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, said Tuesday that the comedian's book 'Last Words' will be published in November. Carlin died in June 2008 at age 71 and worked on the book for the last decade of his life. He collaborated on it with author and humorist Tony Hendra.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:42 AM | Tags (5) | book | funny | georgecarlin | november | published |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 15, 2009

New study shows that brighter people (nerds) tend to live longer.New study shows that brighter people (nerds) tend to live longer.

It found that variations in IQ explain about 23 per cent of the survival differences between different social groups. Details of the study are published in European Heart Journal.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:23 AM | Tags (7) | bright | geeks | health | iq | longevity | nerds | study |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Welcome to New York City, a capital of longevity.Welcome to New York City, a capital of longevity.

An interesting read on some interesting health statistics brought to you by the folks over at New York Magazine.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:51 AM | Tags (4) | longevity | manhattan | newyorkcity | nymag |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

Simpsons documentary to be directed by Morgan Spurlock.Simpsons documentary to be directed by Morgan Spurlock.

The documentary will be titled The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D on Ice, and will air on Thursday, January 14th 2010 on Fox. In the tv doc, Spurlock will examine the cultural impact of the longest running comedy in television history, and how the fictional family has seen the world for two decades.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:33 PM | Tags (5) | simpsons | documentary | fox | special | anniversary |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


The top ten tips and tricks for better coffee.The top ten tips and tricks for better coffee.

Turns out decorating lattes not as hard as you might have thought.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:46 AM | Tags (4) | coffee | tips | tricks | lifehacker |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Yes folks, it's never too late to get your high school diploma.Yes folks, it's never too late to get your high school diploma.

Turns out to be a sweet story actually.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:28 AM | Tags (3) | diploma | highschool | elderly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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