Glass Wings Blog: February 2012

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Wed, 01 Feb 2012 16:10:57 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://vimeo.com/35404908

A beautiful Buster Keaton-inspired short animated film about books using
miniatures, 2D animation and 3D CGI.  Winner of this year's SIGGRAPH
"Best in Show" and deservedly nominated for an Academy Award.

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unlikely animal friendships

Sat, 4 Feb 2012 09:46:09 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/gallery/2012/feb/03/unlikely-animal-friendships-in-pictures#/?picture=385447494&index=0

it was really lovely looking at these photos with The Beatles Here comes
the Sun playing in the background.

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Stunning Footage From Space

Sat, 4 Feb 2012 13:12:54 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
So PRETTY! Ooooooh!

http://youtu.be/KDEmtWLwMOM

Pictures of the Aurora Borealis, lightning, cities, all from the International

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The artist David Choe

Sun, 5 Feb 2012 09:43:32 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
http://davidchoe.com/

i like his art (he has done stuff for facebook and some
famous musicians)... his website layout/style is lovely too.

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Groundhog vs Bieber

Tue, 7 Feb 2012 13:19:39 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
I'm not that much into Twitter, but I AM INTO GLOVE AND BOOTS! Help them
to beat Justin Bieber DJ in Twitter's Shorty Awards. Watch the video for
more details.

http://youtu.be/P63T5ei9n68

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New Australian Book Review Site

Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:26:21 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
http://www.australianwomenwriters.com/

Australian Women Writers website and 2012 Reading and Reviewing Challenge
was created by Elizabeth Lhuede to address the gender bias debates of
2011, to participate in the National Year of Reading, and to raise

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Kitteh Wants to Play...

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 07:41:46 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
...football!

You guys call yourselves THE CATS right? I'm the real thing!

http://youtu.be/MSBkK2B6AfI

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The Scale of the Universe

Sat, 11 Feb 2012 15:47:19 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://htwins.net/scale/

Interactive Flash view of the scale of the Universe, allowing you to
zoom smoothly from the planck length up to the estimated size of the
entire universe showing some selected highlights along the way.

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Incidental comics

Sat, 11 Feb 2012 15:50:53 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://thoughtballoonhelium.blogspot.com/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Trash Cans as Art

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 10:54:19 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Okay, this just makes me want to go out an paint my rubbish bin.

http://weburbanist.com/2012/02/07/trash-can-art-28-garbage-cans-that-belong-in-a-gallery/

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Amazing Scifi Crossover

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 10:58:32 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
An official Dr Who / Star Trek cross-over.

Amazing!

http://www.bleedingcool.com/2012/02/10/scoop-doctor-who-star-trek-official-crossover/

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Space Stallions

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 11:51:50 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
A parody of 80s animated series. BUT I WOULD SO WATCH THIS!

http://youtu.be/5Otaq2tmNMM

*hehehe*

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Cats as Fonts

Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:36:17 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
You knew it had to happen...meow!

http://icanhascheezburger.com/2012/02/16/funny-pictures-cats-as-fonts/

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CD-ROM Sculptures

Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:07:46 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
These are just stunning. I love the sparkly rainbow colours.

The sculpture of Falkor seems particularly appropriate. I like the blue wrens
and the hummingbird the best.

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Astronomy Geekiness

Sun, 19 Feb 2012 11:20:24 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
See how the Keck Observatory in Hawaii works set to cool music.

http://vimeo.com/36442707

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MC Frontalot - Stoop Sale

Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:05:24 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
Nerdcore and puppets!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFOPwL32UvI

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Open tools: Booktype and PlayFic

Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:09:01 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
Booktype, an open source platform to write and publish print and digital
books
http://lwn.net/Articles/481687/

PlayFic: an online toolset and community for easily making

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Love Labyrinth?

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 09:43:09 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
This is a stunning cover of As The World Falls Down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9rdXOrLrHI

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Pun Hunting at the Grocery Store

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 10:50:46 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
This is a case of EXTREME cute, which includes many groans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWOr-Hff3SU

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Forget Crop Circles!

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 09:48:24 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Snow art is da bomb!

https://www.facebook.com/snowart8848

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