http://localsustainability.streamshare.com/posts/13103 The history of cornbread in the South.

http://mainframesproject.tumblr.com/ Mainframe terminals available on the public internet.

http://jasmcole.com/2014/08/25/helmhurts/ Modeling the propagation of WiFi signals in an apartment to find the perfect router location.

http://njgeo.org/2014/01/30/mitch-hedberg-and-gis/ Finding all the La Quintas that are close to a Denny's.

http://jiahao.github.io/julia-blog/2014/06/09/the-colors-of-chemistry.html A step-by-step tour on how to derive the visible spectra from absorption and emission spectra.

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Mar/0272.html The complete history of the X Windows color list.

http://militera.lib.ru/research/suvorov12/index.html Written by a Soviet defector this book gives a great insight into the Soviet leadership's mindset.

http://www.tedunangst.com/flak/post/signal-safe-strcpy POSIX forbids using strcpy in signal handlers. Here's how to get around that.

http://royrapoport.blogspot.com/2011/05/coffee-and-its-effects-on-feature-creep.html Managing coffee orders in the workplace.

Gil's LotD turns 10 today. Thank you to all the readers and all of the contributors/maintainers over the years. I'm proud of this collection and I look forward to seeing another 10 years of great content archived. If you want a trip down memory lane take a look at the Best of LotD!

http://coreperf.com/projects/rejit/introduction.html Rejit is a regular expression engine that uses a JIT for code generation. It also makes use of fancy modern CPU tricks like SIMD instructions.

http://doge2048.com/ The secrets of the universe.

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