Now, whereas Lisp is beautiful, those who cannot C are blind. This page contains some various programs I've hacked together in C and other profane languages.
How about a Quine written for /bin/cat? Download this, chmod +x it and try it out. It will print itself.
Here is a very, um, interesting algorithm for sorting integers in c. (I got the idea from "bogo-sort" in the Jargon File.) Benchmark: When I try to sort more than 6 elements my computer runs out of memory.
Also check out my vim coding page.