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Monday: May 10, 2010

Video of Conan O'Brien at Google for those who haven't seen it already.Video of Conan O'Brien at Google for those who haven't seen it already.

...ribbing Google VP of Engineering Vic Gundotra about the company's infamous aloofness: 'You guys are so power mad here at Google, You're such entitled A-holes. Hey, Conan's in the area, make him come by... Do a dance.' 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:33 AM | Tags (7) | google | conanobrien | talk | video | tour | visit | headquarters |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 30, 2010

Apple posts several guided tour videos for the soon to be released iPad.Apple posts several guided tour videos for the soon to be released iPad.

Want to know just whats it like to read a e-book on the new iPad? Want to know how you'll be checking your email? Apple now has eleven videos online that demo pretty much everything you need to know and they show off a great deal of the interface and overall aesthetic of the device.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 5:57 AM | Tags (7) | guided | tour | apple | ipad | gadget | video | aesthetic |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 24, 2010

Original cast of MST3K on tour and riffing movies in front of a live audience.Original cast of MST3K on tour and riffing movies in front of a live audience.

Cinematic Titanic, the new feature-length movie riffing show from the creator and original cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000, continues the tradition of riffing on t he unfathomable, the horribly great, and the just plain 'cheesy' movies of the past.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 4:32 PM | Tags (7) | audience | cast | cinematic | movies | mst3k | riffing | tour |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: February 9, 2010

Take a video tour of the International Space Station in HD thanks to YouTube.Take a video tour of the International Space Station in HD thanks to YouTube.

Always wanted to know what life would be like aboard a working space station? This seven minute video will give you a good indication of just that. Enjoy, future space travelers.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:08 AM | Tags (7) | iss | space | station | tour | hd | highdef | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 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


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 3, 2009

Cirque du Soleil founder planning next show from space.Cirque du Soleil founder planning next show from space.

He will pay $35 million for the 11-day trip, becoming the seventh private citizen to be a 'space tourist.' Cirque du Soleil operates innovative circus shows.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Space @ 7:26 AM | Tags (5) | space | tourist | show | circus | cirquedusoleil |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Star Tours ride over at Disney World might be getting a giant overhaul.Star Tours ride over at Disney World might be getting a giant overhaul.

I've heard rumblings that said revamp will have multiple variations. Riders will get a different experience every time. About bloody time since the ride hasn't been updated since oh, 1987.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:57 PM | Tags (7) | attraction | disney | overhaul | ride | startours | starwars | themepark |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 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


Friday: July 10, 2009

The French labeled as world's worst tourists.The French labeled as world's worst tourists.

At the other end of the spectrum, French holidaymakers and business travellers were the least open to new languages, ranked last for generosity and readiness to tip, and next-to-last for their overall attitude and politeness.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 4:23 PM | Tags (4) | tourists | french | worst | labels |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 26, 2009

Plan your future sight-seeing trips with Google Maps.Plan your future sight-seeing trips with Google Maps.

Neat little project to come out of Labs, calculates routes and directions for major tourist attractions in a given city (only from the current available selections). Added bonus: lists off the operating hours of said major tourist attractions.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 3:55 PM | Tags (8) | city | directions | google | labs | routes | sights | tourists | tours |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 25, 2009

Tourists welcomed to NYC via seven mile police chase.Tourists welcomed to NYC via seven mile police chase.

What a way to start a vacation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Strange @ 9:39 AM | Tags (6) | chase | manhattan | nyc | police | tourists | vacation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Google to help give Mexico an archaeological tourism boost.Google to help give Mexico an archaeological tourism boost.

The plan uses several elements of the Google platform, including placing maps of archaeological sites and directions to them on Google Earth.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 12:23 PM | Tags (3) | google | mexico | tourism |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Take a photographic tour of Facebook's new campus over in Palo Alto.Take a photographic tour of Facebook's new campus over in Palo Alto.

Looks like a fun place to work.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 3:27 PM | Tags (4) | facebook | headquarters | workplace | tour |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 129 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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