5/27/06 Gil's LotD

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2134266654801392897# Videos of three alkali metals reacting in water (for those who have forgotten chemistry, they explode).
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3795273284666354708# From the video description: Every New Year's Eve, a group of friends gather to light a pickle. 120 volts of house current is passed through a pickle to create a dazzling show of light, sound, and smell.
http://www.zompist.com/phrases.html Another handy phrasebook for travelling overseas.
http://www.verbatimmag.com/Gorman.html An essay about a very poorly translated English phrasebook.