Glass Wings Blog: April 2009

Coming to Melbourne

Thu, 2 Apr 2009 22:21:34 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
For those of you in Melbourne I shall be visiting there this weekend for the
Jeez Louise Funny Women's Forum. I will be available evenings and part of
Monday and Tuesday. Monday I shall probably be hanging out at the city branch
of Laurent.

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Plants vs. Zombies

Sat, 04 Apr 2009 09:29:54 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
PopCap Games have released a cute sing-along music video to promote
their forthcoming "tower defense" style game:

http://popcap.com/games/pvz

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Art for nerds and nurseries by Tiffany Ard

Wed, 08 Apr 2009 15:37:34 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Artwork & nursery decor for serious science nerds:
http://www.tiffanyard.com/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Songsmith fed with Stock Charts

Sun, 12 Apr 2009 08:12:55 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Remember that advertisement I sent around a few months back for the Microsoft
Songsmith program? Makes everyone a composer!

Here's what it does when fed with various graphs:

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Peeps-A-Boo!

Sun, 12 Apr 2009 09:11:53 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Around Easter in the US these blobby marshmallow candies called Peeps are
sold. They are covered in hyper-coloured sugar and maybe kind of look like
bunnies and chicks.

Well the Washington Post has been running a Peeps diorama competition that's

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Writer for a Cartoon

Sun, 12 Apr 2009 16:12:31 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
I thought I would pass onto you some bits of the animated show on which I
worked.

This is the poster:

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Two from the LA Times

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 14:41:08 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"The image taken by Lunar Orbiter 1 had never been seen at its full
resolution until its retrieval by an Ames Research Center team.
Pictures from the mid-1960s Lunar Orbiter program lay forgotten for
decades. But one woman was determined to see them restored."

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Make My Logo Bigger Cream

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 00:34:29 +0930

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

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

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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one of the most wonderful inspirational "sings" - start your day by watching this whole 7 minutes

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 04:20:02 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
This is so touching.  It shows how shallow we view many of the people
around us.  Beauty is so much deeper than we imagine.

  http://tinyurl.com/c49rgl

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how to make Totoro cream puffs

Thu, 16 Apr 2009 23:47:11 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"anna the red" strikes again:
http://annathered.wordpress.com/2009/04/07/
http://annathered.wordpress.com/2009/04/09/

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[Have to share this 3:55 animation with you...THANKS BONNIE D. for sending it to me!]

Fri, 17 Apr 2009 00:30:58 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Bonnie DeVarco sent this to me.  It is one of those UNIQUE viral-type
video animations.  Worth starting your day with...no heavy
message...just somebody with great creativity and focus.

-enjoy and THANKS Bonnie.

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オオカミはブタを食べようと思った。Stop motion with wolf and pig

Sat, 18 Apr 2009 11:26:15 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmkLlVzUBn4

"At first I photographed stop motion animation. And I displayed the
photographs in my room and photographed it again. Enjoy a connection
with the world of the room and the world in the photograph.

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The Future--The Apple

Sun, 19 Apr 2009 09:07:07 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Wanna see what the future looks like? Here it is: 1994 when we are all mind
controlled by ruby diamonds in our foreheads as predicted in 1980.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0BY9cvgrP1c

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Great way to get yourself in shape and start every day! :-)

Mon, 20 Apr 2009 02:41:42 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
enjoy,  --bill

http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2559551/amazing_stuntman/

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Autotune...The News!

Fri, 24 Apr 2009 19:15:01 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
The news sounds just great with Autotune:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bduQaCRkgg4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBb4cjjj1gI

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MUST watch this...diversion

Sun, 26 Apr 2009 01:33:13 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
This video is so short and fun...you must need a 4:57 second
diversion.  It amazes me how creative people can be.  Check out the
other short he has done (column on the right).  Enjoy...

This is the coolest Notebook you will ever see.  Thanks to Robert

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How False Rumors Can Cost Lives

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:18:39 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"I have said that spreading false rumors in time of epidemic costs
lives. People have asked me how."

http://canonical.org/~kragen/costs-lives.html

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Circuitry Snacks

Thu, 30 Apr 2009 14:01:49 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"Here we present what is arguably the tastiest way to design and learn
about electronic circuits: make circuitry snacks!"

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

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