Glass Wings Blog: September 2009

Ice Cream Gyoza

Thu, 03 Sep 2009 19:19:54 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/icecreamgyoza

"Gyoza, or Japanese potstickers, are not normally served with chocolate
fudge sauce, but ice cream gyoza are!

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The architectural art of Tatzu Nishi

Fri, 04 Sep 2009 00:22:26 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.blumandpoe.com/tatzunishi/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Open-source camera could revolutionize digital photography

Fri, 04 Sep 2009 12:47:02 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://news.stanford.edu/news/2009/august31/levoy-opensource-camera-090109.html

"Stanford scientists' open-source camera could change photography by
giving programmers anywhere the power to change camera features and
create new possibilities."

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The history of visual and special effects

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 11:39:23 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Video tour through the history of SFX
http://www.boingboing.net/2009/09/03/video-tour-through-t.html

Greatest Visual and Special Effects and Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI)
http://www.filmsite.org/visualeffects.html

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42nd birthday party invitation!

Sun, 06 Sep 2009 20:56:33 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
It's that time of year again!  I'd like to invite you all to my 42nd
birthday party at Yamato Japanese Restaurant, 28 Corrs Lane Melbourne at
6pm on Saturday 26 September 2009.  Please RSVP so I know how many
people to book for!  It's a very small (cosy!) restaurant.  Please do
come as I'm flying down to Melbourne for the weekend especially for the

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Fwd: Street art

Mon, 7 Sep 2009 02:36:16 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SNYtd0Ayt0

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Time Titties - TV Pitch Promo Reel

Wed, 9 Sep 2009 00:03:01 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Please support Time Titties

<glasswings.com.au/timetitties>

Made in the same state as Italian Spiderman,

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I'm Too Busy To Date Your Avatar!

Wed, 9 Sep 2009 02:33:24 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Someone has too much spare time but still too busy to date my avatar! Fun 5
minutes...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S6gMw0X4gg&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hypergridbusiness.com%2F2009%2F09%2Fmachinimators-too-busy-to-date%2F&feature=player_embedded#t=135

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‘Lucky Dragon’ fire-breathing boat in Osaka

Thu, 10 Sep 2009 21:36:49 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.pinktentacle.com/2009/09/lucky-dragon-fire-breathing-boat-in-osaka/

"Named “Lucky Dragon,” the 15-meter (49-ft) long aluminum cruise boat is
outfitted with a 7-meter (23-ft) tall mechanical dragon that moves its
neck and wings, spits fire and water, and flashes glowing red eyes.

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Giganto Rubber Duckie

Tue, 15 Sep 2009 08:24:20 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Not only is the rubber duckie HUGE, it's also really cool to watch it getting
blown up. Reminds me of a story I once wrote :).

http://cuteoverload.com/2009/09/14/rubber-duckie-youre-so-huge/

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Pirate Cats (and a rover)

Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:52:45 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.misscellania.com/miss-cellania/2008/9/19/pirate-cats.html
http://twitter.com/MarsPhoenix/statuses/927294986

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Fwd: Gin the Dancing Dog (Incredible)

Wed, 23 Sep 2009 21:27:31 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul



Okay all you animal lovers,

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For you cat owners with senses of humor...

Wed, 23 Sep 2009 23:50:26 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
http://www.catsthatlooklikehitler.com/cgi-bin/seigbest.pl

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Honda's U3-X Personal Mobility Device

Fri, 25 Sep 2009 10:10:10 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Japan's Honda unveils futuristic unicyle
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5j97dvzUgH-giRA2Mz9cIf-z8iyAQ

Honda's U3-X Personal Mobility Device is the Segway of unicycles
http://www.engadget.com/2009/09/24/hondas-u3-x-personal-mobility-device-is-the-segway-of-unicycles/

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Hobbit advance payment fraud letter

Sat, 26 Sep 2009 00:03:31 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"Dear MR BAGGINS, Fellow Conspirator,

I am Thorin Oakenshield, descendant of Thrain the Old and grandson of
Thror who was King under the Mountain. I am writing you to discuss our
plans, our ways, means, policy and devices for rescuing our treasure

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Carl Sagan _ A Glorious Dawn

Sat, 26 Sep 2009 08:59:45 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
You don't get songs much geekier than this:

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

Actually quite tuneful. Uses auto-tune to turn Carl Sagan's speech into a

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Fwd: This Guy paints himself!!

Fri, 25 Sep 2009 22:36:19 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
look for the guy...the last one is the most difficult!

-bill

Begin forwarded message:

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Back Slowly Away from the Ronald

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 08:31:41 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
This is an early Ronald McDonald:

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

As creepy as he is, he's not in need of a straightjacket and a Hannibal Lecter

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Songs of the 86 Tram

Wed, 30 Sep 2009 08:39:10 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
And I should add, I saw the Bedroom Philosopher (songs of the 86 tram) at
the comedy festival. Well worth seeing if you can get tickets. A lot of fun.

Chris

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