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Friday: July 8, 2011

Full-scale replica of Carl's floating house from Pixar's UP for sale over in Utah.Full-scale replica of Carl's floating house from Pixar's UP for sale over in Utah.

This is a clever marketing tactic by some savvy real estate developers (with Pixar's blessing). Had this been in New York I would've headed over to it in a heartbeat to tour it with the kids. On a sadder note, the balloons do not come with the house. Although you could get yourself a Golden Retriever, name it Dug, and call it day.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 12:52 PM | Tags (10) | house | sale | up | pixar | carl | ellie | utah | disney | realestate | forsale |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 5, 2010

Meet the brand new world chess champion, a nineteen year old from Norway.Meet the brand new world chess champion, a nineteen year old from Norway.

He's already got a clever nickname, 'Mozart of Chess', and he has no interest in becoming the next Bobby Fisher (in the sense that Bobby Fisher went a little crazy and then disappeared).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 6:59 AM | Tags (9) | bobbyfisher | champion | chess | magnuscarlsen | moves | mozart | nationalpost | nickname | norway |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 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


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