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Sunday: December 9, 2012

Tim Cook appears on NBC's Rock Center for an exclusive interview with Brian Williams.Tim Cook appears on NBC's Rock Center for an exclusive interview with Brian Williams.

If you happen to be an avid fan of all things Apple (such as myself) then this video will most likely appeal to you. Watch as Tim Cook and Brian Williams take a stroll through some of the Manhattan retail stores and discuss everything from recent battles with Samsung to the long rumored Apple television. Oh, and if you didn't already know - Apple will also start making a Mac line here in the States next year too (belated spoiler alert). 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:45 PM | Tags (8) | apple | brianwilliams | ceo | nbc | products | rockcenter | rumors | timcook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 7, 2011

James Spader to take over for Steve Carell for next season of The Office.James Spader to take over for Steve Carell for next season of The Office.

It's official: The employees of Dunder Mifflin are getting a new CEO and his name is Robert California. James Spader’s ultra-confident and sexually charged character featured briefly in the NBC hit’s May finale is set to join the cast of the show's upcoming eighth season, NBC confirmed. 'James will reprise his role as Robert California, this uber-salesman that has a power to convince and manipulate, like a high-class weirdo Jedi warrior,' said Paul Lieberstein, one of the series executive producers and a series regular. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 9:05 AM | Tags (9) | dunder | jamesspader | mifflin | nbc | neat | office | stevecarell | television | tv |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Scientists discover that colossal squid is actually just a lazy pink blob.Scientists discover that colossal squid is actually just a lazy pink blob.

The researchers found that the colossal squid would have had a slower metabolism and so moved slower than expected, waiting for prey rather than running it down. 'Everyone thought it was an aggressive predator, but the data suggests otherwise,' Rosa told LiveScience.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:08 PM | Tags (10) | blob | colossal | discovery | hunter | lazy | msnbc | research | science | scientists | squid |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: May 10, 2010

Ten cool gadgets you can't buy in the United States just yet.Ten cool gadgets you can't buy in the United States just yet.

This particular list is rife with iPad and iPhone alternatives (all of which seem to be running some flavor of Android).  The two lone and notable exceptions in my opinion seem to be this tiny camera, pictured in thumbnail to the left, and the ever peculiar Ant Watch (fifth slide in).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 3:24 PM | Tags (8) | camera | gadgets | msnbc | pcworld | slideshow | small | unavailable | unitedstates |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 71 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 24, 2010

A list of bathroom tech advancements that you may not have previously known about.A list of bathroom tech advancements that you may not have previously known about.

MSNBC uncovers sixteen new tidbits of technology and gadgets spe cifically for your beloved throne room (aka the bathroom).  Some are interesting while some are just plain wacky - unless heated toilet seats are of particular interest to you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:21 PM | Tags (10) | bathroom | gadgets | msnbc | ridiculous | silly | strange | techie | heated | toilet | seat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: January 5, 2010

Ten surprising ways in which to live longer according to MSNBC.Ten surprising ways in which to live longer according to MSNBC.

Turns out that sniffing lavender (or rosemary) and flossing daily can add years to your pitiful life. Why are you reading this? You should be flossing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 3:12 PM | Tags (5) | floss | lavender | life | longer | msnbc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: December 30, 2009

The top nine Internet memes of 2009 according to MSNBC.The top nine Internet memes of 2009 according to MSNBC.

Covers everything from Kanye to the Internet's unflinching love of all things bacon. Now if you'll excuse me there is a three wolf moon shirt that needs to be washed before not venturing out on New Year's Eve.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 2:26 PM | Tags (12) | 2009 | bestof | dumb | fads | interwebs | kanyewest | memes | moon | msnbc | silly | wolf | year |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 65 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 29, 2009

Facebook and Twitter responsible for most of the weird stories in 2009.Facebook and Twitter responsible for most of the weird stories in 2009.

MSNBC covers a handful of said weird stories all the way from tweeting at the altar to the balloon boy hoax. I'm looking forward to telling to my kids how I found out that Michael Jackson passed via Facebook status updates.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 4:14 PM | Tags (5) | facebook | interwebs | msnbc | twitter | weird |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Exploded star blast is now the most distant space object ever seen.Exploded star blast is now the most distant space object ever seen.

The star in question actually would've had to exploded about thirteen billion years ago to be visible to our telescopes. So technically, that means that this star would've exploded a long time ago in a galaxy far, far, away (golf clap).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | cosmos | distant | explosion | msnbc | space | star | visible |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

The ten funniest people currently on Twitter according to MSNBC.The ten funniest people currently on Twitter according to MSNBC.

Sometimes fake celebrities are actually more interesting than their real-life counterparts (at least on Twitter anyway). Fake celebrities aside, theme accounts (a la Meeting Boy)  are just awesome.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 1:37 PM | Tags (6) | busey | comedy | funny | list | msnbc | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 41 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 9, 2009

A list of America's best hikes brought to you by MSNBC.A list of America's best hikes brought to you by MSNBC.

I often wonder what would happen if you happen to come upon a conundrum whilst hiking in Conundrum Hot Springs, Colorado. The answer? NOTHING. Thank you, I'll be here all night.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 2:41 PM | Tags (5) | hikes | msnbc | outdoors | travel | walking |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

A list of the ten riskiest foods in America brought to you by MSNBC.A list of the ten riskiest foods in America brought to you by MSNBC.

The presence of salmonella and E. coli in potato dishes could indicate cross-contamination from raw or cooked ingredients or possibly from raw meat or poultry during handling and preparation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 3:30 PM | Tags (8) | bacteria | contamination | ecoli | food | health | ingredients | msnbc | risks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Ten outer space antics that you may not have previously known about.Ten outer space antics that you may not have previously known about.

Turns out that there is tons of fun to be had whilst visiting outer space. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 2:04 PM | Tags (6) | antics | fun | hi-jinks | msnbc | silly | space |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 22, 2009

Want to know why fall colors vary between continents?Want to know why fall colors vary between continents?

A team of researchers has a new idea as to why the autumnal colors differ between the continents, one that involved taking a step back 35 million years in time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 3:31 PM | Tags (9) | fall | foliage | autumn | research | unitedstates | europe | msnbc | study | continents |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

Fifteen of the biggest Wikipedia blunders for your community-edited pleasure.Fifteen of the biggest Wikipedia blunders for your community-edited pleasure.

...and the real lesson to learn here is that anybody can have a fake death sooner or later on Wikipedia.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:18 AM | Tags (7) | blunders | community | death | edits | fake | msnbc | wikipedia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 53 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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