A random collection of daily links drawn from the depths of the Internet.

5/11/12 Gil's LotD: The Debian Administrator's Handbook

http://static.debian-handbook.info/browse/stable/ The Debian Administrator's Handbook is an ebook now available for free on the web.

Yesterday's Gil's LotD was caught by Google's spam filter. If you didn't get an email you can always read it on the website.

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5/10/12 Gil's LotD: Katawa Crash

http://gilslotd.com/files/katawa_crash_beta_8-36.swf Katawa Crash is the spiritual successor to Nanaca Crash. There's a wiki explaining all the combos. My high score is unbeatable.

5/9/12 Gil's LotD: Loveless remasters

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2012/may/01/my-bloody-valentine-loveless-stream Stream both of the recently released remasters of My Bloody Valentine's Loveless online.

4/28/12 Gil's LotD: Math books

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Mathematics_%28Bookshelf%29 Project Gutenberg has started typesetting out-of-print math books in LaTeX.

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4/24/12 Gil's LotD crap: Panda three-way

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/panda-three-way/ This is an incredibly awkward article about losing your virginity with an older couple.

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4/24/12 Gil's LotD: Frozen cows

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2017999538_apusfrozencows.html The Forest Service considers using explosives to remove frozen cows.

4/15/12 Gil's LotD: Fighting traffic tickets

http://arxiv.org/abs/1204.0162 A physicist's attempt to argue out of getting a traffic ticket.

4/11/12 Gil's LotD: Criticisms of PHP

http://me.veekun.com/blog/2012/04/09/php-a-fractal-of-bad-design/ A comprehensive collection of criticisms of the PHP language and its standard library.

4/9/12 Gil's LotD: Android

http://www.asymco.com/2012/04/02/android-economics/ Google makes more from iPhone services than they do from Android phones.

Salt-packed Roast

Cooking a roast in a dutch oven has been my holy grail. I've also been captivated by the idea of cooking it packed in rock salt - how does that change the roast? Does it help turn out a better roast? How salty is the result? I'm glad to have finally answered these questions.

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