Glass Wings Blog: May 2006

LITTLE-KNOWN LITERARY FACTS

Mon, 1 May 2006 10:28:08 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
LITTLE-KNOWN LITERARY FACTS

by David Lubar

 As those of you who've recently been in a greeting card store probably know,

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Teddy Bear Gun

Wed, 3 May 2006 12:18:36 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Gun-shaped teddy bear crackers ready to liven up wedding receptions

IMABARI, Ehime -- A paint firm here is hoping to add color to wedding
receptions in Japan with a new device it has jointly developed -- a
gun-shaped party cracker that shoots out a teddy bear.

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Artistic changes of scale

Wed, 3 May 2006 12:33:15 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
The small made large:
http://www.oldenburgvanbruggen.com/lsp.htm

And the large made small:
http://ueba.com.br/html/Venice-in-Lego

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Unusual perfumes

Thu, 4 May 2006 13:25:44 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Scents include "Apple Pie", "Birthday Cake", "Brownie", "Cannabis Flower",
"Celery", "Chocolate Chip Cookie", "Condensed Milk", "Cucumber", "Dirt",
"Dust", "Earthworm", "Fruit Cake", "Funeral Home", "Glue", "Grass",
"Laundromat", "Lettuce", "Mildew", "Mushroom", "Paint", "Paperback",
"Sawdust", and the 50th anniversary limited edition Play-Doh perfume:

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Unusual Perfumes

Thu, 4 May 2006 17:22:40 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
In honour of Play-Doh's 50th anniversary Demeter Fragrance is putting out
Play-Doh scented perfume

Eau de PLAY-DOH?

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Easter bunny name

Thu, 04 May 2006 20:54:24 -0700

Linda Page <lindapage [at] earthlink.net>

Linda Page
http://www.quizopolis.com/easter_bunny_name.php
Flopsy cottonball
   aka
   Linda P

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When bugs fly

Fri, 5 May 2006 21:05:21 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Auto geek hits highway for surreptitious runs in jet-powered VW
San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, April 30, 2006

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2006/04/30/MNGJGII7BB1.DTL&type=printable

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Improv Everywhere

Sat, 6 May 2006 14:05:04 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
"We Cause Scenes"
A New York performance art group that makes very strange things happen
in public places:

http://www.improveverywhere.com/

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Computer desk folding bed

Sun, 7 May 2006 22:13:42 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Add a decent office chair, and you may never need to leave your room again:

http://www.flyingbeds.com/14.Euro_BunkBed/Euro-ComputerBed.htm

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Melbourne Zombie Shuffle 2006

Mon, 8 May 2006 14:43:51 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
The Melbourne Zombie Shuffle will be held on Saturday, the 20th Of May.
Meet in the Carlton Gardens [near the Exhibition Building] at 2pm in
zombie gear and prepare to shuffle, lurch, and stumble through the city
[respectfully!] on a designated route.

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The Sultan's Elephant

Wed, 10 May 2006 03:46:46 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
French puppeteers Royal de Luxe performed their giant robotic
puppet show in London over the last few days:

http://www.thesultanselephant.com/

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For Mother's Day

Thu, 11 May 2006 09:32:43 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
You guys need some ideas for Mother's Day?

Why not get your mother a carnivorous flower? Some of them are quite lovely
and will say heaps about your relationship with her.

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Weird Foods

Thu, 11 May 2006 10:28:48 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Make your diet more diverse:

http://www.weird-food.com/index.html

Hang on! How did Vegemite get onto this list?

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Free eBooks

Fri, 12 May 2006 05:29:01 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Free books for download:

http://manybooks.net/
http://www.baen.com/library/
http://www.gutenberg.org/

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Vintage cartoons

Fri, 12 May 2006 05:57:03 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
There are 27 Betty Boop cartoons, 11 Felix the Cat cartoons, and 3 Krazy
Kat cartoons…

http://drawn.ca/2006/05/10/vintage-cartoon-round-up/

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"Electronic Road Signs and Me"

Fri, 12 May 2006 08:38:36 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Near Mt. Rainier:

Electronic road signs are annoying. I don't have a problem with these
signs warning me about road construction, except when they're left up --
flashing their stupid warnings -- well after the work is completed.

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Space Colonies

Sat, 13 May 2006 02:31:58 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
NASA Ames Space Colony Art from the 1970s:
http://www.nas.nasa.gov/About/Education/SpaceSettlement/70sArt/art.html

The Space Studies Institute Don Davis “High Frontier” Artshow:
http://ssi.org/?page_id=18

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Fantasy Architecture

Sat, 13 May 2006 02:40:16 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Hirst Arts Fantasy Architecture Inc.
Cast Your Own Blocks - Build Your Own Castles

http://www.hirstarts.com/

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brain computer interface

Sat, 13 May 2006 19:40:25 +0900

"Yukihiko YOSHIDA" <yukihiko [at] s6.dion.ne.jp>

Yukihiko YOSHIDA
Here is Brain Computer Interface Project's webpage:
http://www.ece.ubc.ca/~garyb/BCI.htm

Warmest Regards,
Yukihiko YOSHIDA

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World Telepathy Cup

Tue, 16 May 2006 22:01:56 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Anyone want to give this a go?

World Telepathy Cup
http://www.worldtelepathycup.com/

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Sports product of the Year - NuMetrex Heart Rate Monitor Sports Bra

Tue, 16 May 2006 07:04:54 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
http://www.numetrex.com/

Welcome to the NuMetrex.com

Sports product of the Year - NuMetrex Heart Rate

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Experiments in folding

Wed, 17 May 2006 17:30:22 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Paper (and pewter) sculpture using folding and slicing:
http://www.richardsweeney.co.uk/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Go-Go Godzilla

Thu, 18 May 2006 08:51:40 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Ohmigosh!

Godzilla plushies!

<http://www.toyvault.com/Godzilla/>

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Fwd: Fw: Ask a ninja

Fri, 19 May 2006 01:28:38 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Fun little video...I never knew how much a ninja knows!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpTaBulIL_w

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Zombie Shuffle

Sun, 21 May 2006 22:59:33 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
This Saturday Andrew, Scott, Amanda, and I were all in the Zombie Shuffle
along with quite a few other friends. Here are some photos of the event.

http://s83.photobucket.com/albums/j313/cefiar/ZombieShuffle/?start=all

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Fwd: Ugliest dog competiton

Mon, 22 May 2006 17:26:36 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
----------  Forwarded Message  ----------

Subject: Ugliest dog competiton
Date: Monday 22 May 2006 16:40
From: "Melinda"

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Inflatable buildings

Tue, 23 May 2006 13:35:51 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Inflate Design:

http://www.inflate.co.uk/
http://www.inflatable-buildings.co.uk/

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Katherine's Super Face Paint Recipe

Tue, 23 May 2006 16:40:30 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
I thought that I would share the amazing face paint recipe that I used for the
Zombie Shuffle.

Face Paint Recipe

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Kaiju Big Time Wrestling!

Wed, 24 May 2006 09:45:46 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Kaiju Big Battel is an American performance entertainment troupe, founded by
David and Randy Borden, whose performances are parodies of both professional
wrestling and the tokusatsu kaiju movies of Japan. Their performance events,
called Big Battels, are performed in the style of professional wrestling
events, with the costumed "wrestlers" playing the roles of giant monsters

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Towel Day 2006

Thu, 25 May 2006 17:44:09 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
You sass that hoopy Douglas Adams? Now there's a frood who knew where
his towel was. You are invited to join your fellow hitchhikers in
mourning the loss of the late great one. Join in on towel day to show
your appreciation for the humor and insight that Douglas Adams brought
to all our lives.

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Ars Electronica Prix 2006

Thu, 25 May 2006 21:41:27 +0900

"Yukihiko YOSHIDA" <yukihiko [at] s6.dion.ne.jp>

Yukihiko YOSHIDA
The winners of this year's Ars Elecronica has announced.
http://www.aec.at/de/prix/winners2006.asp

I worked for this competition for a member of Digital Community
International Advisory Board:

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Wired.com: future books

Fri, 26 May 2006 13:25:10 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Found artifacts from the future by Joanna Pearlstein:
http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.06/images/found.jpg

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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how about these monkeys?

Sat, 27 May 2006 13:36:33 -0700

"Linda Page" <lindapage [at] earthlink.net>

Linda Page
http://www.usatoday.com/tech/2006-05-03-monkey-cellphones_x.htm
    :o)
    Linda P

Be the change you want to see in the world.  -Ghandi

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Your zombie shuffle photos

Sun, 28 May 2006 12:58:37 +1000 (EST)

Annie Smith <broken_dreams_bvd [at] yahoo.com.au>

Annie Smith
My name is Annette and I've been enjoying your photos from the Zombie Shuffle
last week. I was there too but unfortunately not in one of the more memorable
outfits. Anyway I only had my boyfriend's camera phone and I don't know how to
get the pics from it to the internet so I have no pics of my own to play with
in photoshop or PSP. I was wondering if you would allow me to use some of

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The Doctor Sings

Mon, 29 May 2006 13:59:15 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
For fans of Tom Baker.  Especially if you liked William Shatner's
latest album!

http://www.thedoctorsays.co.uk/thedoctorsings/index.htm

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streaming visual image of Japanese dance

Thu, 1 Jun 2006 00:04:06 +0900

"Yukihiko YOSHIDA" <yukihiko [at] s6.dion.ne.jp>

Yukihiko YOSHIDA
My friends and I start streaming visual images of Japanese dance.
http://www.dance-streaming.jp/index.en.html
It works with only Mac OS X.

I will keep uploading additional images by artists in Japan.

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interesting stuff on here

Wed, 31 May 2006 16:15:52 -0700

Linda Page <lindapage [at] earthlink.net>

Linda Page
From USA Today
http://www.patentlysilly.com/
   :o)
   Linda P

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