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8/18/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.flickr.com/photos/art_treyu/sets/72157594227666274/ Engrish pictures.
http://cre.ations.net/creation/the-time-fountain This is a video of water dripping in a strobe light. The result is water that looks like it's frozen in time.

8/13/06 Gil's LotD

http://freshpics.blogspot.com/2006/04/amazing-lego-art-in-legoland.html The city of Venice sculpted in legos.
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/08/japan_ticket_gates.php Japan is trying out generators installed in turnstiles that will generate electricity when people walk through them.

8/6/06 Gil's LotD

http://basangpanaginip.blogspot.com/2006/07/worlds-most-photorealistic-vector-art.html Very realistic vector art, which is a type of digital art that takes a long time to do very accurate details like the ones in these pictures.
http://www.airliners.net/photo/0421834/M/ Cool photo of space launch.

7/15/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.jimmyr.com/blog/hearingloss.htmlTest how high of a pitch you can hear. I can hear 16000 Hz but not 17000 Hz.

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7/14/06 Gil's LotD: Birds, Google, Windows

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3433507052114896375# This video is about a bird that is able to mimic the sounds it hears around it, including sounds of people. This is an amazing video.
http://blogoscoped.com/archive/2006-06-15-n22.html An interview with a Google employee.

7/10/06 Gil's LotD

http://balloons.space.edu/habp/project_4/airphotos.html Photos from a high altitude weather balloon.
http://www.hangingtestdummy.com/ Skip the intro to go to the main site. This site has a video feed of a crash test dummy glued to the ceiling, and you can fire tennis balls at it using the website.

7/6/06 Gil's LotD

http://embraceubuntu.com/2006/06/01/the-meaning-of-ubuntu-explained-by-nelson-mandela/ A video clip of Nelson Mandela explaining the concept of Ubuntu.
http://www-pw.physics.uiowa.edu/space-audio/ This is a collection of sound clips recorded of different space bodies by sattelites.

7/5/06 Gil's LotD

http://episteme.arstechnica.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/8300945231/m/397003349731 Run Internet Explorer 6 under MacOS X using WINE.
https://publicaffairs.llnl.gov/news/news_releases/2006/NR-06-06-02.html Scientists recently found explanations for some unsolved mysteries about Plutonium.

6/28/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.mexicanpictures.com/headingeast/2006/06/motion-sensing-and-isight-hacks-on-mac.html All of the programs that take advantage of the motion sensors in the latest Mac laptops, very cool.
http://www.micom.net/oops/ The Oops list of crashed vehicles.
http://eepybird.com/dcm1.html Another Diet Coke and Mentos video.

6/27/06 Gil's LotD

http://photowebs.blogspot.com/2006/03/transparent-butterfly.html Pictures of a butterfly which has transparent windows in its wings.

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6/26/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.canyonsworldwide.com/crystals/index.html Photos of a cave that has enormus crystals.
http://jacksonpollock.org/ A cool flash app which uses the mouse to make Jackson Pollock style paintings on the screen.

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6/24/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Cannon_1/ Instructions on how to make a vacuum cleaner into a cannon.
http://www.primitiveways.com/fire_from_ice.html Starting fire with a lens made of ice.

5/18/06 Gil's LotD

http://spinraccoonaround.ytmnd.com/ Gil's LotD is back.
http://www.sonnyradio.com/brainwave.htm An optical illusion.
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/pharmaceuticals/index.html Pictures of common drugs that have been dissolved and made to grow into crystals and then photographed.

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