Glass Wings Blog: September 2006

Horrified B-Movie Victims Figure Set

Sat, 02 Sep 2006 17:35:26 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.entertainmentearth.com/prodinfo.asp?prod=1&number=AU11642

"Oh, the horror! Complete your movie dioramas with this amazing 8-piece
set of horrified b-movie victims. (One of them is a couple-- so it's
like getting a 9th victim free!) Dressed in bowling shirts, or armed

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O RLY owl soft toy!

Sat, 02 Sep 2006 22:50:57 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
We mentioned Rahball last year:

http://www.glasswings.com.au/blog/2005-04/16-035246.html

Here's her latest idea:

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Deeply Scary Rabbit

Wed, 6 Sep 2006 11:30:51 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Who doesn't want this?

Nabaztag Wifi Smart Rabbit

This bunny likes to nibble on WiFi

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"Open Life: The Philosophy of Open Source"

Wed, 06 Sep 2006 16:44:50 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://openlife.cc/thebook

Are French farmers a bunch of mean-spirited creeps? Are all nerds
courageous, and laziness a virtue? Why did Stephen King leave a horror
story unfinished? What business models survived the Internet bubble?

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Glow in the Dark Bubble Bath

Sat, 09 Sep 2006 19:17:19 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.latestbuy.com.au/glow_bubble_bath.html

"You sink into a warm bath, the scent of vanilla and honey wafts through
the air, pleasuring your senses – you sip your glass of champagne and
bask in the soft glow of the candles. Hang on a minute...you didn't

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The Geek Travel Guide

Sat, 09 Sep 2006 19:28:02 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
I've just added the Pinball Hall of Fame to our Geek Travel Guide:

http://www.sericyb.com.au/geek-travel.html

(Look under "Nevada".)

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Fwd: cat fun

Sun, 10 Sep 2006 09:07:49 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
From: "Melinda" <goddessdancing@optusnet.com.au>
To: "Katherine Phelps" <muse@glasswings.com.au>

very cute video of a cat amusing himself!
http://www.glumbert.com/media/cattoilet.html

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Tomoe Shinohara and Robin Williams

Tue, 12 Sep 2006 23:30:03 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
While Muse was checking YouTube for the music video to Tomoe Shinohara's
song "Ultra Relax", she found this clip of an episode of her TV show
"Love Love Aishiteru" with Robin Williams during the "Bicentennial Man"
publicity tour in 2000:

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The ultimate food geek

Wed, 13 Sep 2006 00:02:59 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Using ink-jet printers and lasers in the kitchen may seem like a
futuristic vision but at Moto restaurant in Chicago, it's already a
reality.

http://www.firstscience.com/SITE/ARTICLES/food.asp

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Monkey Loves Cat

Wed, 13 Sep 2006 11:57:48 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EWWmxYh_xE

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Reddish Studio

Wed, 13 Sep 2006 12:05:54 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://reddishstudio.com/

Interesting works - be sure to check out the lights, the
"Hanukit" (under "Tabletop"), the Cuckoo Clock (under "Wall Climbers")
and the "Buttercup" (under "Things").

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Update on new Dark Crystal and Fraggle Rock films

Thu, 14 Sep 2006 16:53:32 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Fraggle Rock film in development

New movie slated to begin filming in 2006 and will feature the main
Fraggles traveling to "outer space".

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InAnimate character stickers

Thu, 14 Sep 2006 21:35:18 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Peel some InAnimate stickers and place 'em on your stapler, decorate
your pencil holder, jazz up your morning java, personalize your mouse…
then bring on the smiles.

http://www.perpetualkid.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=1849

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Explore Banned Books

Thu, 14 Sep 2006 22:59:29 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://books.google.com/googlebooks/banned/

Google Book Search is our effort to expand the universe of books you can
discover, and this year we're joining libraries and bookstores across
the country to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Banned Books Week – a

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The Museum of Scientifically Accurate Fabric Brain Art

Thu, 14 Sep 2006 23:22:38 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://harbaugh.uoregon.edu/Brain/index.htm

The museum exhibits the world's largest collection of anatomically
correct fabric art, inspired by research from neuroscience and
dissection.

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Talk Like a Pirate Day 2006

Sat, 16 Sep 2006 18:24:21 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
This year I will combine two great things we've previously featured
separately:  Web Zen and Talk Like a Pirate Day!

yo ho ho! pirate zen 2006
http://www.chaoskitty.com/webzen/archive.php?choice=57.15.06

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Cruel 2 B Kind

Sat, 16 Sep 2006 18:39:52 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Cruel 2 B Kind is an experimental game.  Will innocents be caught in the
cross-fire? Oh, yes.  But when your secret weapon is a random act of
kindness, it’s only cruel to be kind to other players...

http://www.cruelgame.com/

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The elephant in the room

Sun, 17 Sep 2006 22:10:52 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Controversial artist Banksy makes a metaphor into reality as part of his
new art show, complete with heated discussion about animal welfare:

http://blogging.la/archives/2006/09/the_banksy_outrage_continues.phtml

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Dr. Seuss Art

Tue, 19 Sep 2006 11:21:56 +0930

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

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

"Seuss single-handedly forged a new genre of art that falls somewhere
between the Surrealist Movement of the early 20th Century and the
inspired nonsense of a precocious child’s classroom doodles."

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Giant Anglepoise lamps

Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:39:49 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
To Celebrate the 70th Birthday of the Original 1227 Anglepoise Lamp we
have created a three times life size version of the lamp which is
handmade in England.

http://www.anglepoise.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=96&bc=no

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Amazing pixel art from Taiwan

Fri, 22 Sep 2006 16:05:03 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Amanda Penrose
The BEST pixel pic I've ever seen. Mind blowing...
http://www.lovepixel.idv.tw/
AJ

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Fwd: FW: How was I born?

Fri, 22 Sep 2006 01:44:09 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul

A little boy goes to his father and asks, "Daddy, how
was I  born?"

The  father answers: Well son, I guess one day you

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White and Nerdy

Mon, 25 Sep 2006 06:30:23 +0000 (UTC)

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

Amanda Penrose
Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mBGODdzzVw
Sad or proud (both!) to say I identify with almost all of this!
AJ

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Steam Powered Bicycles

Mon, 25 Sep 2006 17:59:23 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Look at these bicycles:

http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2006/09/steam_bicycles.html?CMP=OTC-0D6B48984890

I mean how cool is that!

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PermaKittens

Mon, 25 Sep 2006 18:07:35 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Kinda horrible, kinda weirdly fascinating:

Permakittens. Everybody loves kittens. The only thing wrong with them is that
they turn into cats. So we’ll make genetically modified cats that never get
big. I’ve bounced this off a couple of honest-to-goodness biologists who

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[Fwd: Know anyone who would enjoy exploring Oxford's dreaming spires for a few months?]

Tue, 26 Sep 2006 10:19:26 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
-------- Forwarded Message --------
From: Marlene Mallicoat
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 15:45:14 -0400

Dear Friends --

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Fwd: DAMN those terrorist to hell

Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:48:47 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul

I know Homeland Security and the Bush administration won't admit it.
They don't want to curtail the stuffed bear industry but I KNOW it
is the terrorist behind this...   ---bill

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Fwd: [hyperscope-dev] multi-touch screens

Wed, 27 Sep 2006 00:48:18 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Folks will be interested in this clip from TED earlier this year on
multi-touch screens.  THIS IS SO COOL...you should really watch the
whole thing and think about the ramifications  ---bill

http://www.eekim.com/blog/2006/09/26/multitouchscreen

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Zombie Rights march, Austin Texas + Pirate protest

Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:15:10 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
zombie rights march to city hall that was protested by pirates
sept. 22, 2006 : : austin, tx

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shannou/sets/72157594301611254/

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Turbosonic Tokyo - vintage Boom Boxes

Thu, 28 Sep 2006 23:26:10 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
RADIOCASSETTE, RADIO, ACCESARY, T-SHIRT..
'70〜'80年代の日本製中古ラジカセの店。
(Translation: '70s-'80s vintage Japanese radio-cassette player shop)

http://www.geocities.jp/turbosonic59/turbosonic.html

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The Family Guide to Digital Freedom

Fri, 29 Sep 2006 00:23:06 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
The quality of our life depends every day more by which software is used
around us and how. This is true even for those of us who can still
afford to live without ever touching a computer, including children.

http://digifreedom.net/

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Peace Party

Fri, 29 Sep 2006 12:05:34 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Wanna know what a Native American super-hero comic would look like? Take a
peek here:

http://www.bluecorncomics.com/

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The Atomium, Belgium

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 01:46:39 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Designed by the engineer André Waterkeyn for the 1958 International
Exhibition of Brussels, the Atomium is a structure that is half way
between sculpture and architecture, symbolising a crystal molecule of
metal by the scale of its atoms, magnified 165 billion times.

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Mood Beams

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 09:18:30 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Certain things in life are curiously captivating: open fires, tropical fish
tanks, washing spinning round in the machine and, of course, George Galloway
in a red leotard. But as far as ambient mood lighting goes we've never seen
anything quite as mesmerising as Mood Beams.

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PAC-MAN BIKE SPOKES

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 09:23:30 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
It's very nerdy, but strangely cool. This is a DIY kit that gives retro gaming
life to your tired old bike wheels. Passers by will watch in awe as you zip
through the streets with your  bike wheels illuminating a yellow circle
chasing a blob ( better known as pac man )

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FLASHFLIGHT COLOR FRISBY

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 09:30:32 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Allow your inner-TRON to be expressed with the FlashFlight Color Frisbee
brought to you by Zero Toys. This cool toy is available in blue, red or green
and we are sure will provide hours of fun and make-believe for everyone
involved. The ultra-brite LEDs are safely enclosed within this flying disc
and provide visibility from any angle. You might want to warn your neighbors

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Evil Mad Scientist Labs: Bat Costume

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 12:56:16 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Halloween is coming right up, so it is time to post one of our favorite
costumes to help get everyone in the spirit. This is a darned good
looking bat costume you can make from a hoodie and an umbrella.

http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/UmbrellaBatCostume

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Suissa Computers: Expensive designer wood-case PCs

Sun, 01 Oct 2006 00:59:13 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Exclusive designs handmade in Canada.
Available in a selection of fine woods.

http://suissacomputers.com/

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Junkfunnel Labs: Art and Technology

Sun, 01 Oct 2006 01:01:02 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Art and Technology by Casey Smith
Junkfunnel Labs is a collection of my work in art and technology and
resources for other artists and engineers working in this field.

http://junkfunnel.com/

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