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.
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://www.sbnation.com/2014/1/30/5351052/breaking-madden-super-bowl-broncos-seahawks Pushing Madden 25 to its limits.
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/03/17/us/the-last-e-mail-goodbye-from-gwb-to-his-42-buddies.html George W. Bush kept a mailing list of friends right up until he won the presidency.
https://www.trustwave.com/spiderlabs/advisories/TWSL2013-020.txt Satis smart toilets have a hard coded password allowing anyone to flush and lift the lid remotely.