9/10/11 Gil's LotD: Cold War security During the Cold War a teenager was able to fly his plane into Russia and land in Red Square.

9/9/11 Gil's LotD: Fixing the water supply A story on the divers who work around the clock to repair NYC's water mains.

8/10/11 Gil's LotD: Time This article is about the efforts taken to get leap seconds into the clock.

7/2/11 Gil's LotD: French fries The story of one man's attempt to reverse engineer McDonald's fry production methods.

6/26/11 Gil's LotD: The Secret Service The Atlantic writes on what the Secret Service does to protect visiting heads of state.


6/13/11 Gil's LotD: Nature Pictures of the debris basins around Los Angeles which protect the city from landslides.


6/8/11 Gil's LotD: Crocheting math An interview with two professors who crocheted hyperbolic shapes to demonstrate their properties.

5/17/11 Gil's LotD: Give Me Something To Read A blog full of lengthy, often interesting articles. I've been following it for the past year or so and it's given me a few future LotDs.


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