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9/8/14 Gil's LotD: Inside the Soviet Army

http://militera.lib.ru/research/suvorov12/index.html Written by a Soviet defector this book gives a great insight into the Soviet leadership's mindset.

12/9/11 Gil's LotD: Famous fan makers

http://www.fanmakers.com/text.aspx?id=21 The Worshipful Company of Fan Makers has prepared a list of history's most famous fan makers.

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10/26/11 Gil's LotD: Nestorian Stele

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nestorian_Stele The Nestorian Stele records the ancient history of Christianity in China. It was buried in 845.

10/19/11 Gil's LotD: Civil War stories

http://civilwarstoriesofinspiration.wordpress.com/2008/09/20/rebel-snowball-wars-fighting-winter-boredom/ Historical accounts of a snowball battle between northern and southern armies in the Civil War.

9/10/11 Gil's LotD: Cold War security

http://www.ginandtacos.com/2011/06/03/npf-infiltration/ During the Cold War a teenager was able to fly his plane into Russia and land in Red Square.

6/6/11 Gil's LotD: Facial hair

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidents_with_facial_hair Wikipedia's list of presidents with facial hair. You can sort the table by sideburns!

5/18/11 Gil's LotD: Reincarnation

http://www.johnadams.net/ John Adams has come back from the dead and is writing books! Amazing!

3/20/11 Gil's LotD: Permanent Court of International Justice

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permanent_Court_of_International_Justice The Permanent Court of International Justice was the international court of the League of Nations.

9/29/10 Gil's LotD

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2/17/07 Gil's LotD

http://blag.xkcd.com/2007/01/29/washingtons-farewell-address-translated-into-the-vernacular/ The URL says it: Washington's Farewell Address translated into the vernacular.
http://www.gellibaff.co.uk/ Powder to turn your bathtub into slime!

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