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The Glass Wings mailing list and blog is for general idle chit-chat about things we find interesting, especially humor, animation or other subjects relevant to the Glass Wings web site.

Americans have no idea how much water they’re using

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:26:17 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/03/americans-have-no-idea-how-much-water-theyre-using/>

"They also think everyone else should be efficient while they simply
conserve."

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Irma Gruenholz Clay Illustration

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:25:17 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.deplastilina.com/

Lovely!

Via Muse.

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Space Pioneer

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:23:27 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
A shame this game didn't make their Kickstarter funding goal, but
they're going to keep working on it anyway with funding from direct
pre-orders: http://spacepioneer.org/

One interesting idea is they plan to have in-game radio stations, and

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Adorable Robots

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:44:42 +1000

Katherine Phelps <muse [at] glasswings.com.au>

Katherine Phelps
You have to see this guy's robots. They are so QUTE! I would love to see
a stop motion movie with these.

https://www.behance.net/SteveTalkowski

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Stunning rediscovered photos show life in Japan 100 years ago

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:07 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://en.rocketnews24.com/2014/03/08/stunning-rediscovered-photos-show-life-in-japan-100-years-ago/>

"A worker pulls a passenger cart over a wooden bridge, Mount Fuji’s snowy peak
rising in the background. Men wear long dark robes as they catch fish from
traditional Japanese boats, and women dive for pearls in the river. Looking at

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Sunday Sweets: Art Nouveau

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:33:20 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2014/3/9/sunday-sweets-art-nouveau.html

"After our Art Deco feature, we figured it was high time for some Art Nouveau
goodness!"

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‘Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game’, A Board Game Based on Hit Video Game Franchise ‘Portal’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:59 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
<http://laughingsquid.com/portal-uncooperative-cake-acquisition-game-a-board-game-based-on-hit-video-game-franchise-portal/>

"Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game is an upcoming board game from
Cryptozoic Entertainment based on the critically acclaimed video game franchise
Portal from developer Valve Software. The title may change as development

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The search for the Higgs boson – and why science will defeat stupidity

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:30:17 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.salon.com/2014/03/08/the_search_for_the_higgs_boson_–_and_why_science_will_defeat_stupidity/

'A thrilling documentary makes science look awesome. But does this tremendous
discovery mean "the end of physics"?'

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Happy (WE ARE FROM TATOOINE)

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:29:06 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HvaFhUcm-4

"STAR WARS TUNISIA is a fan club. It aims to gather and inform Tunisian Star
Wars fans, and communicate with others all over the world.
So from Tatooine, welcome everybody :)"

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Step Inside The Wondrous World of Spirited Away With The Oculus Rift

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:27:00 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://kotaku.com/step-inside-the-wondrous-world-of-spirited-away-with-th-1537890759

"Forget typical 3D movies. Using virtual reality, you can now strap on a
headset and walk through famous scenes of your favorite movies—like say,
Miyazaki's fantastical anime film, Spirited Away."

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