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12/13/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpovwbPGEoo A cool physics demonstration video of the Ruben's tube.
http://www.oppositionart.com/sphere.htm It's a giant ball of cameras and screens that lets you see through to the other side.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/6161480.stm A plaque has been placed to honor Sir Edward Corey, a bacon pioneer.

12/2/06 Gil's LotD

http://reluctantnomad.blogspot.com/2006/09/insults-they-just-dont-make-them-as.html Great insults from historical figures.
http://www.nanowrimo.org/ It's already over, yes the queue is quite long, but for all of November there was a promotion to get people to write a novel in a month.

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11/30/06 Gil's LotD

http://davidnaylor.org/blog/2005/02/all-16777216-rgb-colours/ A picture of all the different colors you can get in a 24 bit color image.
http://www.glumbert.com/media/roadblock A funny video of drivers getting stuck when trying to sneak past road barriers.

11/25/06 Gil's LotD

http://libremap.org/ Remember that website that was raising money to buy all the USGS topo maps as computer images? Well, this is the site they are all hosted at. Enjoy!
http://rottingawaysoftly.ytmnd.com/ Time lapsed photography of a watermelon rotting.

11/24/06 Gil's LotD

http://lario3.splinder.com/post/9696866/Vampiri+BUUU!
http://adoptamicrobe.blogspot.com/ A blog of drawings and a short story about a specific microbe.

11/12/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkbJs1XwdS0 New England gangsta rap. Check it out.
http://www.electricstuff.co.uk/cdzap.html Pictures of what happens when you heat a CD in a microwave then put it on a Tesla coil.

10/23/06 Gil's LotD

10/21/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.chem.ox.ac.uk/curecancer.html Oxford's distributed computing program to find molecules suitable for curing cancer. They also have a site on their page which lets you draw up a molecule, then they will test to see if it may be a possible cure.
http://macenstein.com/default/archives/category/mac-chick-of-the-month/ The Mac Chick of the Month.

10/17/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-407636/A-spot-sun.html Amazing photo of the International Space Station being silhouetted against the sun.
http://www.jonathancoulton.com/ Jonathan Coulton is a freelance musician who writes satirical songs accompanied by guitar.

10/10/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.headlesshistoricals.com/ Dolls of historical figures who were beheaded.
http://www.i-hacked.com/content/view/189/48/ Using the aluminum from a beer can to make a pick which can open Masterlock combination locks.
http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/19/10scientific-frauds-that-rocked-the-world/ A top ten lists of scientific frauds.

9/12/06 Gil's LotD: Loud speakers, USGS maps

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94KzmB2bI7s Cool experiment that uses speakers to lift things.
http://ransom.redjar.org/ All of the USGS topographical maps were bought by this guy and were sent over to the Internet Archive so soon you shall be able to download them for free. Check back for updates. This is cool.
http://mcmcweb.er.usgs.gov/drc/dlgv32pro/ USGS mapviewing software.

9/7/06 Gil's LotD: Jet engines, Heavy things, Poincaré

http://www.ronpatrickstuff.com/ This guy put a jet engine in the back of his Beetle. It works.
http://www.arcanegazebo.net/2006/08/measurements_of_gravity_using.html A story about an undergrad in a lab who decides to take a 230 L DeWar flask full of liquid nitrogen down a stairway in a handcar.

9/1/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.wickedlasers.com/ Lasers powerful enough to start fires. Be sure to see the videos.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FccTXjqQrs Crazy music video.

8/28/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.john-drury.com/blog/?p=8 5 AWESOMELY GREAT APPLICATIONS FOR MAC USERS ONLY ROFLCOPTER
http://www.mic-ro.com/metro/metroart.html This page is about subway stations and the art inside of them around the world.
http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/tired_weight/index.html Calculate a car's weight by measuring its area touching the ground and tire pressure.

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