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11/30/14 Gil's LotD: The colors of chemistry

http://jiahao.github.io/julia-blog/2014/06/09/the-colors-of-chemistry.html A step-by-step tour on how to derive the visible spectra from absorption and emission spectra.

3/28/12 Gil's LotD: Wind map

http://hint.fm/wind/ See America's wind currents overlaid over the country.

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11/25/11 Gil's LotD: Green flash

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_flash You can see a tiny bit of green light when the sun sets. Wikipedia has some pictures.

9/24/11 Gil's LotD: Solving laundry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caVo6EJFV8s Berkeley researchers have designed robots and software capable of folding laundry.

9/1/11 Gil's LotD: Teratoma

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teratoma Teratomas are the creepiest tumors. Warning, creepy images.

8/29/11 Gil's LotD: Electrolysis

http://www.camp-cook.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1720 You can use electrolysis to clean up rusted cast iron. Scroll down for followup pictures.

8/22/11 Gil's LotD: Charcoal

http://www.nakedwhiz.com/burntimetest/lumpcompare.htm An attempt to measure and compare charcoal brands.

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8/8/11 Gil's LotD crap: Testosterone

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12659241?dopt=Abstract After 7 days of no ejaculations male testosterone levels hit a high peak.

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7/27/11 Gil's LotD crap: Einstein

http://www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton/teaching/HPS_0410/chapters/index.html Einstein for Everyone is a freely available accessible textbook on the work of Einstein.

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7/10/11 Gil's LotD: Earthquakes

http://gps.alaska.edu/ronni/sendai2011.html Visualizations of the GPS data from the 2011 Japanese earthquakes. Pretty cool.

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