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11/20/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.macgeekblog.com/ A blog about MacOS X on regular x86 PCs.
http://yosemiteoutside.com/m/Blogs/02EA4A6B-8893-4F3E-87A8-C1E4B24C3AAB.html Make a solar panel charger for your iPod while backpacking.

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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.

10/2/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.dirtycarart.com/DCAGallery/ Pictures drawn in the dust of dirty cars.
http://osxbook.com/book/bonus/chapter5/panic/ Instructions on how to change the kernel's kernel panic error message screen to any picture you want, even the BSOD.
http://www.photomann.com/japan/machines/index.htm Pictures of different Japanese vending machines.

9/21/06 Gil's LotD

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Shock_2 Wikipedia on System Shock 2.
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/download-accelerator-for-linux-command-line-tools.html Axel is a command line download accelerator which works like wget. I got it to compile and run fine under MacOS X.

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.

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.

8/19/06 Gil's LotD

http://mekentosj.com/designawards/ Information about a prize glowing cube Apple gave to some student programmers.
http://www.roadgladiator.com/2006/08/paper_shredders_for_business_t.html Nine bladed scissors for paper shredding.

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8/2/06 Gil's LotD

http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/07/ipod/index_01.htm The 10 oddest iPod accessories.
http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/07/19/google.logo/index.html A story about the guy who draws the different logos for Google.

8/1/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.macworld.com/article/46543/2005/08/fullscreen.html How to get movies to play in full screen in QuickTime without paying for QuickTime Pro.
http://www.opendns.com/ A free alternative DNS service which has very speedy servers and blocks some phishers, typosquatters, and spammers. I like the service a lot, I configured our home router to use it for DNS so now the whole network here uses their service.

7/24/06 Gil's LotD

http://lowendmac.com/sable/06/0706.html Benchmarks run comparing the old System 6 with modern PCs.
http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/reference/biosp.htm Default and backdoor passwords for many BIOSes.
http://www.tuaw.com/2006/07/05/seismac/ Turn your Mac's motion sensor into a seismograph and detect earthquakes!

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7/17/06 Gil's LotD

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.

6/10/06 Gil's LotD

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4134446112378047444# This is Bill Gates talking about a demo of the next version of Windows, called Vista, only the screen has been replaced with MacOS X to show that the competition already has all of the features.

5/28/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.afterapple.com/adam-knight/blog/2006/05/applecared-my-life-inside-apple-and-applecare A blog post of a guy's reflections about working in Apple's support division.

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4/2/06 Gil's LotD

http://www.mikeash.com/?page=software/gpulife/index.html A MacOS X screensaver which runs the game of live in a OpenGL shader, which means that the entire screen is being drawn by the graphics card. You can use this as a sort of benchmark for Mac graphics cards.
http://www.spikedhumor.com/articles/19017/Pacman_Running_Around_Library.html Pacman takes a trip to the library.

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