Glass Wings Blog: June 2005

Annoying backgrounds

Fri, 3 Jun 2005 13:08:07 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://j-walk.com/other/annoying/index.htm

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Squashed Philosophers

Fri, 3 Jun 2005 13:20:00 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.btinternet.com/~glynhughes/squashed/

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Animal Antics

Fri, 3 Jun 2005 18:45:04 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Animal antics
June 3, 2005 - 5:30PM

When ordinary animals do extraordinary things, Japan goes gaga.

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Journey to the centre of the Earth

Sun, 5 Jun 2005 00:09:04 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
David Adam in Yokohama
Saturday June 4, 2005
The Guardian

Japanese scientists are to explore the centre of the Earth. Using a giant

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Researchers Pinpoint Brain's Sarcasm Sensor

Sun, 05 Jun 2005 13:26:31 +1000

Amanda Penrose <amanda [at] dd.com.au>

Amanda Penrose
Oh yeah, right!
No, it's true -- many of you don't go a day without dishing out several doses
of sarcasm. But some brain-damaged people can't comprehend sarcasm, and Israeli
researchers think it's because a specific brain region has gone dark.

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[IP] CNN: The machine that can copy anything

Sun, 5 Jun 2005 22:46:13 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
----- Forwarded message from David Farber <dave@farber.net> -----

From: David Farber <dave@farber.net>
Subject: [IP] CNN: The machine that can copy anything
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 07:47:36 -0400

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Mom's Cancer.

Mon, 06 Jun 2005 15:05:53 +1000

Amanda Penrose <amanda [at] dd.com.au>

Amanda Penrose
Mom's Cancer.
This is AMAZING.
Read it now because he'll probably take it offline again after the Eisner
awards.

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In Tokyo, a Ghetto of Geeks

Wed, 8 Jun 2005 04:37:35 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
In Tokyo, a Ghetto of Geeks
Self-Described 'Nerds' Put Their Own Stamp on Famed Electronics Retail
District

By Anthony Faiola

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Fraggle Rock!!!

Thu, 09 Jun 2005 11:29:26 +1000

Amanda Penrose <amanda [at] dd.com.au>

Amanda Penrose
"Rejoice, you children of the eighties, your day is here at last! Fraggle Rock,
Season One, is finally out on DVD. After years of buying stray episodes on VHS
for outrageous prices, we can all sit back and enjoy what was arguably the
greatest children's show of all time."

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Japanese robots and exoskeletons

Thu, 9 Jun 2005 14:37:55 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Shall we dance? Robots offer a hand on the ballroom floor
Sun Jun 5, 4:36 PM ET

CHINO, Japan (AFP) - Ballroom dancing is no longer just for the
romantic. Japanese researchers have developed a robot capable of taking

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maid cafe

Thu, 09 Jun 2005 14:56:14 +0900

Yukihiko Yoshida <yukihiko [at] sfc.keio.ac.jp>

Yukihiko Yoshida
Here is some example of Maid Cafe in Akihabara.
http://www.mailish.jp/
http://pinafore.jp/
http://ousyou.daa.jp/a-news/book/
http://usagihouse.pinky.ne.jp/

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Fiordichthys slartibartfasti

Fri, 10 Jun 2005 15:16:34 +1000

Amanda Penrose <amanda [at] dd.com.au>

Amanda Penrose
New Zealand is .. a land of ... peculiar indigenous fauna, from its official
emblem, a small brown fowl that lays gigantic eggs in dark burrows, to the
little-known bythitid, a nocturnal, crevice-dwelling fish with a secretive
lifestyle, quite recently discovered in the shallow sea beneath a thick layer
of dark, tannic-stained freshwater in Milford Sound, a spectacular South Island

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The state of the art in androids

Wed, 15 Jun 2005 14:32:28 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Photo in the News: Ultra-Lifelike Robot Debuts in Japan

June 10, 2005—Quick, which one is the robot?

Repliee Q1 (at left in both pictures) appeared yesterday at the 2005 World

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The Forbes Fictional Fifteen

Wed, 22 Jun 2005 15:56:12 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Rank    Name                    Net Worth
1.      Santa Claus             $ ∞
2.      Richie Rich             24.7 billion
3.      Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks 10 billion
4.      Scrooge McDuck          8.2 billion

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Cute point-and-click puzzle games

Wed, 22 Jun 2005 21:30:57 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Very cute games (require Flash):

http://www.3wish.com/

Mr. Zhong parts 1 & 2 are the easiest, No. 5 parts 1 & 2 are harder and

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2nd gig

Fri, 24 Jun 2005 18:26:33 +0900

Yukihiko Yoshida <yukihiko [at] sfc.keio.ac.jp>

Yukihiko Yoshida
Here is 2nd Gig Webpage:
http://www.kokaku-s.com/root.html

Yukihiko YOSHIDA

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Dogs successfully reanimated

Tue, 28 Jun 2005 13:46:44 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Boffins create zombie dogs
By Nick Buchan of NEWS.com.au
June 27, 2005

SCIENTISTS have created eerie zombie dogs, reanimating the canines after

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Space Ring Could Shade Earth and Stop Global Warming

Tue, 28 Jun 2005 13:47:24 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Space Ring Could Shade Earth and Stop Global Warming
By Robert Roy Britt
Senior Writer
posted: 27 June 2005
02:14 pm ET

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Slinkies

Fri, 1 Jul 2005 08:12:21 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Slinkies
Charlie@wciservices.org (Charles Oakes)

Some people are like Slinkies...
Not really good for anything,

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Yay!

Fri, 1 Jul 2005 09:24:35 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Today I am helping with the MAKE POVERTY HISTORY campaign being run by Oxfam
in association with Bob Geldof's Live 8.

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what_you_can_do/campaign/mph/index.htm

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