Best of LotD

5/12/06 Gil's LotD: Stormtroopers, Domo-Kun, DRM A Star Wars parody about stormtroopers in the style of COPS. Domo-Kun of Bel-Air. This video is a must see. Tips on breaking the DRM in some PDFs. Tips on ripping a DVD to MPEG-4.

5/4/06 Gil's LotD: Poetry, Stick figures, Music video Poems about the odd words in English, they are very cool. is hiliarious... a disco in an elevator. This is a must see. Photos taken of stick figures... in peril. This is pretty funny. A bunch of Polish kids made a music video to this catchy song. Warning, innuendo.

5/2/06 Gil's LotD: Solar eclipse, Puppies What a solar eclipse looks like from space, this is really cool. A litter of puppies doesn't know how to take on a single cat.

4/24/06 Gil's LotD: Foshata

The original website for this LotD has been discontinued. However, a clone is available at

4/20/06 Gil's LotD: Roosters, Serial numbers, Car stunts, Stop motion Roosters set to the Imperial March. This will take a Mac's serial number and break it down for you. This is a compilation of Isuzu commercials from the 80s that were all pulled off by stunt drivers. This is pretty cool. An amazing stop motion animation video, this is a must see.

4/17/06 Gil's LotD: Zelda, The Internet, Homebrew clocks Old ad for the original NES Zelda game. A map of the backbone routers of the Internet. This is pretty cool. A homemade clock which uses a single LED in a circle of LEDs to represent hour, minute, and second hands.

4/15/06 Gil's LotD: Pretty Good, Bug spray, Wikipedia pictures A music video to the song Pretty Good For Now. Crazy old commercial for Super Timor, a bug spray. Be sure to see this one. A list of the featured pictures on Wikipedia.

4/14/06 Gil's LotD: Katamari, Bum wine

4/12/06 Gil's LotD: Accents, Lighting, Hey Jude, Skunks This program tries to give examples of English accents from around the world. BMW has created custom lighting for Airbus, looks cool. A person sings Hey Jude, possibly drunk. This is pretty funny. Skunk attack! Skunks are the new cats.

3/23/06 Gil's LotD: Hardcore alarm clarks, Driving pranks An alarm clock which has a puzzle on top you need to solve in order to stop its alarm. Drivers go the speed limit which blocks off all traffic. A good, short documentary.

3/21/06 Gil's LotD: Snowflakes, Physics, Finance How to preserve snowflakes in superglue. A very entertaining and informative video about the double slit experiment. You should see this video. A website which lets individuals buy and sell small loans.

3/13/06 Gil's LotD: Balls, Falling Sand game, Slime molds A ball physics simulator in Javascript. The Falling Sand game. Scientists have attached a slime mold to a robot's sensors and motors. Slime molds in Nethack.

3/3/06 Gil's LotD: Apple commercials, Best Buy sales A ton of Apple's commercials and videos. The story behind the numbers by the Best Buy register.

2/21/06 Gil's LotD: The Cool Ones, Gorillaz The trailer for the 60s movie The Cool Ones. It's a seizurefest. Music video for Gorillaz - 19-2000

2/10/06 Gil's LotD: How to make a shiny ball out of mud, Socratic method How to make a shiny ball out of mud. Teaching third graders with the Socratic method.

1/28/06 Gil's LotD: Grandaddy, Photoshop

Gil's LotD A tutorial on making a fake dust in the light effect. A music video for Jed's Other Poem by Grandaddy. Definitely check this out.

1/23/06 Gil's LotD: The PeachWaves, Top music videos

Gil's LotD A music video by a NYC band called The PeachWaves. Highly recommended. A list of the top 50 music videos from 2005.

1/20/06 Gil's LotD: Robot crank calls

Gil's LotD Use this web service to call any phone number and leave a computer message.

1/17/06 Gil's LotD: Games

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This is by the same guy who made yesterday's Falling Sand Game. Also look on the right of the page for a game called Cat Cannon which is a lot of fun.

1/16/06 Gil's LotD: Falling Sand game

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This game is incredibly fun, but don't forget to turn off the namakujii at the bottom if you want to build stuff. He's a slug and will eat through walls and anything else!
One cool thing to do is to fill a big part with the spout, then make a plant web through it. If you burn the plant, water will drip down and more plant will grow, so it becomes and endless cycle!

1/4/06 Gil's LotD: Schizophrenia

Gil's LotD The progression of schizophrenia within Louis Wain's artwork. Unfortunately, it's fictional.
I personally think this link is really cool.

12/10/05 Gil's LotD: Kansas

12/10/05 Gil's LotD From the Annals of Improbable Reseach: A study showing Kansas is flatter then a pancake.

11/15/05 Gil's LotD: Tinfoil hats

11/2/05 Gil's LotD: Matrix dancing

11/2/05 Gil's link of the day A cool video of all kinds of tricks done in a gym.
Be sure to see this one all the way though, there are bloopers at the end as well as a scene where about 5 guys run up a wall together.

10/29/05 Gil's LotD: Cultural maps

10/29/05 Gil's LotD A nifty project to create maps of the US in terms of spheres of cultural influence.

10/4/05 Gil's LotD: Worst album covers

10/4/05 Gil's LotD,,5-2005380599,00.html A list of the worst album covers ever.

9/20/05 Gil's LotD: Rock Paper Scissors

Gil's LotD Rock Paper Scissors is RPS 3. This is RPS 15

7/13/05 Gil's LotD: Muffin Films

Gil's LotD A dozen short films on muffins

7/4/05 Gil's LotD: Oprah

5/7/05 Gil's LotD: Games, Star Wars scripts

Gil's LotD This game is pretty addictive, and my little brother is hooked on the sequels Warning: Supposedly this is the script to Star Wars Episode III. I don't think it is the real deal, but we link to it, you decide. Gil's in-house Star Wars professional has condemned this as a fake.
PWNED- It's actually a pretty accurate script.