Glass Wings Blog: August 2011

Harry Potter as a Teen Comedy

Tue, 2 Aug 2011 11:07:38 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
This is a fan remix. Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince has been turned
into a trailer for a teen comedy. The funny thing is...I would LOVE to see
this comedy.

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

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"Wrap" magazine

Tue, 02 Aug 2011 15:40:04 +1000

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

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

Art magazine that is also designed to be used as postcards and wrapping
paper!  Issue #2 is themed "Animals & Creatures".

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Retro Future Space Art

Tue, 2 Aug 2011 16:27:56 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Will the awesomeness never end? How much space psychedelia can you stand? I
love the fact that they include some Russian scifi art as well.

http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2011/07/retro-future-space-futurism-update.html

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The Blue

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 12:39:57 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://theblu.com/

"The Blu is a global mission to create the ocean on the web. Accessible
as a web app, The Blu is an interactive world where every species and
habitat is a unique work of art created by digital artists and

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Antimatter belt around Earth discovered by Pamela craft

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:19:02 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14405122

"A thin band of antimatter particles called antiprotons enveloping the
Earth has been spotted for the first time.

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Jordan’s $1.5 Billion Star Trek Theme Park to be Powered by Alternative Energy

Wed, 10 Aug 2011 02:28:10 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://inhabitat.com/jordans-1-5-billion-star-trek-theme-park-to-be-powered-by-alternative-energy/>

"There are a lot of famous Star Trek fans out there — Olivia Wilde, Mila
Kunis and yours truly — but none of us are as rich as King Abdullah of
Jordan. The Middle Eastern monarch, who was once an extra in an episode

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5 Scientific Reasons Your Idea of Happiness Is Wrong

Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:17:34 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
"If you're looking for an answer to "How can I be happy?" then the response
from the experts is, "You're asking the wrong question." The better question
is why our idea of happiness is so screwed up that most of us wouldn't
recognize the real thing if we saw it. Well ..."

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Invitation to Senses Places dance-technology Workshop 4

Sat, 20 Aug 2011 11:14:50 +0900

"yukihiko" <yukihiko [at] s6.dion.ne.jp>

yukihiko

How are you ?
Recently, I am collaborating with Isabel Valverde and Todd Cochrane (in New
Zealand).
We will organize the workshop below on 23th.

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"Chap Hop"

Sun, 21 Aug 2011 13:25:17 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
A particularly British form of Hop, brought to you by the two leading
exponents of the art, Professor Elemental and Mr. B the Gentleman
Rhymer.  My personal recommendations:

Baba Brinkman & Professor Elemental - What's Your English?

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A Chat with Mark Oakley

Tue, 23 Aug 2011 14:28:09 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
A fascinating discussion between comics industry veteran Stephen
Bissette and our friend Mark Oakley, with comments from other industry
personalities including Colleen Doran.  I'm honoured that my photo of
Mark was used in part one!

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10 Ways To Alter Your Brain

Mon, 22 Aug 2011 23:18:46 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Doug Engelbart and Karen,

Michael was the guy a couple of years ago that I asked to meet with you and you
never followed through.

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Jack Layton’s final public words: “Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.”

Thu, 25 Aug 2011 01:02:58 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
"Jack Layton, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, died
yesterday. Jack knew he was going, and so he wrote a beautiful, stirring
open letter to Canada, to his party, to his caucus, and to the world."

<http://boingboing.net/2011/08/23/jack-laytons-final-public-words-love-is-better-than-anger-hope-is-better-than-fear.html>

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New album of Muppet covers: "The Green Album"

Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:10:30 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
"The Green Album is a Muppet CD released on August 23, 2011. The album
features covers of Muppet songs by famous bands and singers."

http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/The_Green_Album

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Ecto-88, the geekiest car ever

Fri, 26 Aug 2011 22:38:22 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
"What if Doctor Emmett Brown and Dr. Buckaroo Banzai collaborated with
Knight Industries to create a unique trans-dimensional time vehicle for
the Ghostbusters?"

http://www.ernestcline.com/ecto88/

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35 Amazing Examples Of Long Exposure Photography

Sat, 27 Aug 2011 15:39:29 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
http://www.buzzfeed.com/daves4/amazing-examples-of-long-exposure-photography

Pretty!

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Gamarjobat

Sat, 27 Aug 2011 21:09:42 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
We've actually seen these guys at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. They are a
couple of Japanese punk mimes. I may have posted about them before, but this
new video is good fun. I laughed when the announcer said, "These are the good
versions of dad jokes", because I had just come to that conclusion myself.

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Animal Illustration

Sun, 28 Aug 2011 10:53:33 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
This woman creates stunning animal and scientific illustrations.

http://www.jennyparks.com/

Also fun are her science fiction and fantasy illustrations, such as Dr Mew

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Gothic Fantasy Art

Sun, 28 Aug 2011 14:06:01 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
...with a touch of the surreal. Polish artist Tomasz Maronski creates stunning
illustrations.

"Nearly all of my works shares the theme and atmosphere of fantasy and the
world of mystery. I often try to specify the aim by preparing some pre-

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Women Fighters in Reasonable Armor

Tue, 30 Aug 2011 17:46:00 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://womenfighters.tumblr.com/

"Nothin’ wrong with sexy!

Cheesecake has it’s place.

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Bubbles and Magnets

Wed, 31 Aug 2011 09:21:19 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
"I combined everyday soap bubbles with exotic ferrofluid liquid to create an
eerie tale, using macro lenses and time lapse techniques. Black ferrofluid and
dye race through bubble structures, drawn through by the invisible forces of
capillary action and magnetism."

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Things Could Be Worse

Wed, 31 Aug 2011 10:51:33 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://tragedyseries.tumblr.com/

"Depictions drawn from regrettable accounts of the less fortunate for
purposes of instruction; so that one may avoid similar missteps."

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Fwd: Why we're right to trust our gut instincts: Scientists discover first decision IS the right one | Mail Online

Tue, 30 Aug 2011 23:13:21 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
This looked good enough to share with our NextNow community and friends.  -bill

Begin forwarded message:

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