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4/16/13 Gil's LotD: 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 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 The design manual created for the NYC subway by Vignelli.

1/23/13 Gil's LotD: Distinguishing Bolts from Screws The Federal Government's official document on distinguishing bolts from screws.

12/31/12 Gil's LotD: Scrabble distribution Rethinking the Scrabble point distribution.

12/24/12 Gil's LotD: Signals and syscalls Al Viro on how signals are handled during syscalls in Linux.


12/14/12 Gil's LotD: Rubber rooms NASA built a shock-proof rubber room underneath each launch platform.


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