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12/9/06 Gil's LotD: Faux pas, Desktops

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_faux_pas A Wikipedia directory of internation etiquette.
http://thefairest.info/top.html View and vote for the best images. Check this site out!

11/22/06 Gil's LotD: Trucks, Google, Personals

http://dieselsweeties.com/archive.php?s=1564 Torpor lifts things when asked nicely.
http://www.googlism.com/ Be sure to check this out: enter a name or thing and see what Google has to say about it.
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=29&art_id=iol1162206220395W643 An article about some of the funniest personals.

11/10/06 Gil's LotD: Animations, Flooding

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3JCESdFNyw This is a must see video. It's a compilation of all the psychedelic little animations this animator has done. It's amazing.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-411346/The-tree-forest.html This is an aerial photograph of runoff which looks like a tree.

11/3/06 Gil's LotD: Explosions, Nachos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1flVlL4Mf8k Incredible video of a depth charge being set off by the Navy. Huge explosion, be sure to see this video.
http://www.oed.com/learning/word-stories/nachos.html The story of the etymology of nachos.

10/13/06 Gil's LotD: Hipsters, Fish homes

http://www.myspace.com/katkonnection A Myspace profile is a LotD? OMGWTFBBQ. Check it out, its a cool local band.
http://www.fishloft.de/aufbau.html Check out the Fishloft. Instructions on how to make a plexiglass tube that goes in a pond and uses atmospheric pressure to keep itself full of the pond water, creating a loft for fishes. This is cool.

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.

9/5/06 Gil's LotD: Food

http://www.thesneeze.com/steve-dont-eat-it/ More from the blog that gave the bunny in the previous LotD, these are stories about eating things barely considered food. This is a link you must read.

8/21/06 Gil's LotD: Graphing Calculator, iPods

http://www.pacifict.com/Story/ A great story about the graphing calculator program that was included with all PPC macs.
http://www.yamipod.com/main/modules/home/ YamiPod is a program for Mac and Windows which lets you copy music to and from iPods without the iTunes program.

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.

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