12/13/06 Gil's LotD A cool physics demonstration video of the Ruben's tube. It's a giant ball of cameras and screens that lets you see through to the other side. A plaque has been placed to honor Sir Edward Corey, a bacon pioneer.

12/2/06 Gil's LotD Great insults from historical figures. 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.


11/30/06 Gil's LotD A picture of all the different colors you can get in a 24 bit color image. A funny video of drivers getting stuck when trying to sneak past road barriers.

11/25/06 Gil's LotD 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! Time lapsed photography of a watermelon rotting.

11/24/06 Gil's LotD! A blog of drawings and a short story about a specific microbe.

11/12/06 Gil's LotD New England gangsta rap. Check it out. Pictures of what happens when you heat a CD in a microwave then put it on a Tesla coil.

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10/21/06 Gil's LotD 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. The Mac Chick of the Month.

10/17/06 Gil's LotD Amazing photo of the International Space Station being silhouetted against the sun. Jonathan Coulton is a freelance musician who writes satirical songs accompanied by guitar.

10/10/06 Gil's LotD Dolls of historical figures who were beheaded. Using the aluminum from a beer can to make a pick which can open Masterlock combination locks. A top ten lists of scientific frauds.

9/12/06 Gil's LotD: Loud speakers, USGS maps Cool experiment that uses speakers to lift things. 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. USGS mapviewing software.

9/7/06 Gil's LotD: Jet engines, Heavy things, Poincaré This guy put a jet engine in the back of his Beetle. It works. 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 Lasers powerful enough to start fires. Be sure to see the videos. Crazy music video.

8/28/06 Gil's LotD 5 AWESOMELY GREAT APPLICATIONS FOR MAC USERS ONLY ROFLCOPTER This page is about subway stations and the art inside of them around the world. Calculate a car's weight by measuring its area touching the ground and tire pressure.


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