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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.

9/9/11 Gil's LotD: Fixing the water supply

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/23/nyregion/23tunnel.html A story on the divers who work around the clock to repair NYC's water mains.

8/10/11 Gil's LotD: Time

http://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2011/5/107699-the-one-second-war/fulltext This article is about the efforts taken to get leap seconds into the clock.

7/2/11 Gil's LotD: French fries

http://aht.seriouseats.com/archives/2010/05/the-burger-lab-how-to-make-perfect-mcdonalds-style-french-fries.html The story of one man's attempt to reverse engineer McDonald's fry production methods.

6/26/11 Gil's LotD: The Secret Service

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/1969/12/inside-the-secret-service/8390/ The Atlantic writes on what the Secret Service does to protect visiting heads of state.

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6/13/11 Gil's LotD: Nature

http://fopnews.wordpress.com/2011/01/27/shape-shifters-debris-basins-and-the-san-gabriels/ Pictures of the debris basins around Los Angeles which protect the city from landslides.

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6/8/11 Gil's LotD: Crocheting math

http://www.cabinetmagazine.org/issues/16/crocheting.php An interview with two professors who crocheted hyperbolic shapes to demonstrate their properties.

5/17/11 Gil's LotD: Give Me Something To Read

http://givemesomethingtoread.com/ 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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