Glass Wings Blog: May 2008

Guerilla Gardeners

Thu, 01 May 2008 23:33:37 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Shock gardening troops attack urban eyesores (via Silverblue)
http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/shock-gardening-troops-attack-urban-eyesores/2008/04/30/1209234946109.html?page=fullpage

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Cat Silliness

Fri, 9 May 2008 13:53:37 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
This is fun even if you're not an engineer:

http://www.spike.com/video/engineers-guide-to/2975763

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Zeppelin to fly in California

Sun, 11 May 2008 23:42:42 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.thestandard.com/news/2008/05/09/look-sky-zeppelin-company-airship-ventures-raises-8m

"This fall, if our San Francisco Bay Area readers spot a zeppelin
overhead, don’t worry — you haven’t been caught in a time warp. It will
just mean that a startup called Airship Ventures has succeeded in

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Fractal drawers

Tue, 13 May 2008 12:37:24 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.tmiyakawadesign.com/fractal-2.html

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Nudibranchs

Thu, 15 May 2008 12:43:53 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Nudibranch article from June 2008 National Geographic, with beautiful photos:
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/06/nudibranchs/holland-text

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Frog Migration: Omen to China Earthquake Disaster

Fri, 16 May 2008 01:18:34 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
amazing photo...

http://www.weirdasianews.com/2008/05/13/frog-migration-omen-to-china-earthquake-disaster/

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Fwd: How to sing like a planet (SFChron)

Fri, 16 May 2008 01:22:51 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul


Scientists say the Earth is humming. Not just noise, but a deep, astonishing
music. Can you hear it?
By Mark Morford, SF Gate Columnist

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TED talk: Talks Joshua Klein: The amazing intelligence of crows

Fri, 16 May 2008 01:46:46 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Amazing talk...and video

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/261

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Kyaraben

Tue, 20 May 2008 17:36:10 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
We've looked at amazing artistic bento before, but these are astounding:

http://www.weirdasianews.com/2008/05/10/kyaraben-bento-box/#more-1420

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Birth of a supernova

Thu, 22 May 2008 13:00:26 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"Very, very cool news today: for the first time in history, astronomers
have unambiguously observed the exact moment when a star explodes."

http://www.badastronomy.com/bablog/2008/05/21/birth-cry-of-a-supernova/

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see anything wrong with this image?

Wed, 21 May 2008 21:29:08 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul

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MacDavid

Wed, 21 May 2008 21:37:16 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul

After a short stay in  America , Michelangelo's David returned to  Europe.

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Lost parrot tells veterinarian his address

Fri, 23 May 2008 12:59:43 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
When Yosuke the parrot flew out of his cage and got lost, he did exactly
what he had been taught — recite his name and address to a stranger
willing to help.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2008/05/21/international/i003432D11.DTL&tsp=1

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The "Telectroscope"

Fri, 23 May 2008 13:14:52 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.tiscali.co.uk/telectroscope/

"Hardly anyone knows that a secret tunnel runs deep beneath the Atlantic
Ocean. In May 2008, more than a century after it was begun, the tunnel
will finally be completed. Immediately afterwards, an extraordinary

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Man trains rat to sit on cat to sit on dog

Fri, 23 May 2008 13:20:01 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.boingboing.net/2008/05/22/man-trains-rat-to-si.html

"CNN Story of guy that walks around with a rat on top of a cat on top of
a dog. The guy is pretty funny and goofy, takes in donations, but in
general does it to show that people should be able to get along if a

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Fwd: interesting...

Thu, 22 May 2008 22:38:54 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
These should bring you a smile or something to do in your spare time!   -bill

  <http://www.snotr.com/embed/612>http://www.snotr.com/embed/612

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Japanese cover "We Are The World"

Sun, 25 May 2008 10:47:34 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.boingboing.net/2008/05/24/we-are-the-world-rem.html

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Eurovision

Tue, 27 May 2008 23:24:58 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Did anyone else watch all the glorious silliness that was Eurovision Song
Contest this year? Gracious that was the most joke entries I've seen in the
competition. The Irish turkey puppet was something else.

Ireland-Turkey Puppet

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Books as home decor

Thu, 29 May 2008 11:41:11 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Amusing commentary on Boing Boing:
http://www.boingboing.net/2008/05/28/books-as-home-decor.html

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The Get Out Clause, Manchester stars of CCTV

Wed, 28 May 2008 23:35:15 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Who says surveillance is bad...make the most out of it!  --b

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/1938076/The-Get-Out-Clause%2C-Manchester%27s-stars-of-CCTV-cameras.html

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Revealed: The Antarctic iceberg that looks like a giant humbug

Thu, 29 May 2008 02:23:27 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-536928/Revealed-The-Antarctic-iceberg-looks-like-giant-humbug.html

These are so unreal...especially the first GIANT MINT!

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