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4/16/13 Gil's LotD: Adjective order

http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/1155/what-is-the-rule-for-adjective-order The adjective order in English is surprisingly complicated.

3/10/13 Gil's LotD: Floating islands

3/5/13 Gil's LotD crap: Colors

2/20/13 Gil's LotD: Babysitting co-op

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitol_Hill_Babysitting_Co-op This babysitting co-op makes for an excellent example of how monetary and fiscal policy work.

2/17/13 Gil's LotD: NYC Subway Design Manual

http://thestandardsmanual.com/ The design manual created for the NYC subway by Vignelli.

1/23/13 Gil's LotD: Distinguishing Bolts from Screws

http://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/legal/informed_compliance_pubs/icp013.ctt/icp013.pdf The Federal Government's official document on distinguishing bolts from screws.

12/31/12 Gil's LotD: Scrabble distribution

http://blog.useost.com/2012/12/30/valett/ Rethinking the Scrabble point distribution.

12/24/12 Gil's LotD: Signals and syscalls

http://lwn.net/Articles/528935/ Al Viro on how signals are handled during syscalls in Linux.

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12/14/12 Gil's LotD: Rubber rooms

http://scriptunasimages.wordpress.com/2012/11/23/inside-nasas-rubber-room/ NASA built a shock-proof rubber room underneath each launch platform.

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