Glass Wings Blog: June 2009

WikiMedia Commons Picture of the Year 2008

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 23:05:35 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
The Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2008 competition is now over
and the winner has been selected.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2008

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Sound of Music | Central Station Antwerp (Belgium)

Wed, 03 Jun 2009 23:42:32 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EYAUazLI9k

More than 200 dancers were performing their version of "Do Re Mi", in
the Central Station of Antwerp. with just 2 rehearsals they created this
amazing stunt! Those 4 fantastic minutes started the 23 of march 2009,

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Turbo Heather & Turbo Heather Extreme

Fri, 5 Jun 2009 10:39:38 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Fashion-packed dirt-racing monsters. The RC world will never be the same:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0b7zL_Jorr4&feature=fvst

Drive real southern belles!

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This will really get you thinking and appreciating : must MUST MUST see - Fwd: This is amazing

Sun, 7 Jun 2009 15:25:39 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Begin forwarded message:

From: carmen mauk <carmenmauk@gmail.com>

Date: June 7, 2009 9:50:55 AM PDT

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pulling out the stops looking for a connection with Duncan or Catherine Roads, Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Editor NEXUS Magazine

Mon, 8 Jun 2009 18:14:21 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Gang,   

I am writing to all of you because you are connected or may be connected with
Australia and we are looking for someone that can connect us with Duncan or
Catherine Roads (see below).

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Let Sleeping Koalas Lie

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 23:17:11 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://amanda.dd.com.au/stories/comics/koalas.html

"Let Sleeping Koalas Lie", created for the Comikaze 24 Hour Comic
Challenge 2009 with the requirement that it must include the words
"impelling", "whirlwind" and "embalm".

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Dance Off with the Star Wars Stars!

Sat, 13 Jun 2009 15:19:20 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
I don't know why I've recently turned into the silly-dance dance queen, but
what the heck.

2008 Disney Star Wars Weekend Dance Off
This is definitely the best of the series. Prepare to ROFLROFLROFL.

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Obama like you have never seen him before, as Ash from Army of Darkness!

Sat, 13 Jun 2009 11:43:47 +0000

campbell_hewston [at] ekit.com

griffin.png
I know he is the President but.

"Blasting first through the gate is President Evil"

http://www.antarctic-press.com/html/version_01/index.php

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A Study of Movement (The Evolution of Dance) -puppetry final

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 13:18:30 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
This is an exceptional demonstration of Bunraku and funny as well. Puppet
getting down to pop music, priceless:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq4xNM9jyJM&NR=1

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Fwd: John Kao: Can Governments Till the Fields of Innovation? (NYT)

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 00:41:51 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul

UNBOXED
By STEVE LOHR

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Fwd: A message for you? from Me? 5 minutes of you time to MAKE your day

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 04:13:14 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Please take 5 minutes out of your day for this...

--bill

Begin forwarded message:

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Music Making Otter

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 23:44:44 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/unleashed/2009/06/otter-keyboard-cure-for-the-blues.html

"The good folks at the Monterey Bay Aquarium were looking for a way to
extend mealtime for little Dua, an Asian small-clawed otter, while also
providing him with an interesting pastime to keep him occupied."

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Fwd: Amazing Dancing Dog!

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 12:38:19 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
I think you will enjoy this.  -bill

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Subject: Fwd: Amazing Dancing Dog!

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Fwd: mishasky sent you a video: "Stavros Flatley - Britain's Got Talent - Sho...

Wed, 24 Jun 2009 01:47:24 -0700

Bill Daul <Bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
I am still laughing at this!   What a great little act!  --bill


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35m Mythbusters interview at RSA conference 2009

Thu, 25 Jun 2009 00:22:28 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
An entertaining interview with Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage:
http://media.omediaweb.com/rsa2009/mediaplayerVO.htm?speaker=4_2

The giant codewheel prop featured in the video is now for sale:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150354123492&ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:US:1123

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Sarychev Peak eruption photos from the International Space Station

Thu, 25 Jun 2009 16:51:27 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Stunning pictures of the volcano that blew a hole in the sky as
astronauts witness eruption from International Space Station

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1195215/Stunning-pictures-hole-clouds-astronauts-witness-volcano-eruption-International-Space-Station.html

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Pet Capybaras

Thu, 25 Jun 2009 19:35:54 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
The Fantastical Capybara: An Interview with Melanie Typaldos About Her
Caplin Rous
http://www.jeffvandermeer.com/2009/06/24/the-fantastical-capybara-an-interview-with-typaldos-about-caplin-rous/

(via Silverblue)

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Innovations to Improve Television Watching

Fri, 26 Jun 2009 07:45:24 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Bad language? Depressing images? More shows for the whole family? LG has some
innovations that will improve your TV watching.

DANGER: This video should not be watched while drinking milk.
Snort factor: 8

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Maglev toy train

Sat, 27 Jun 2009 15:11:27 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.boingboing.net/2009/06/26/maglev-toy-train.html

"Fun video of a toy train that floats about the track using a liquid
nitrogen-cooled superconductor."

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Hello Kitty Kat-astrophe

Mon, 29 Jun 2009 07:51:39 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
Anyone remember my Hello Kitty birthday party with just enough Hello Kitty to
make you laugh?  I have a great tolerance for Hello Kitty when the company
puts out goth and punk kitties through which you can gleefully insert safety
pins. But the below just turns the thing into an extreme sport.

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Hello Kitty's Best Friend

Mon, 29 Jun 2009 07:59:03 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
It's "Hello Kthulhu"!

Huggable elder god. she has sweet red eyes, 4 face tentacles, arms and legs as
well as wings.

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