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The Glass Wings mailing list and blog is for general idle chit-chat about things we find interesting, especially humor, animation or other subjects relevant to the Glass Wings web site.

Sunday Sweets: Cake of the Doctor

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:20:42 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2014/11/23/sunday-sweets-cake-of-the-doctor.html>

"Happy Doctor Who Day, everyone! Come get some CAKE!"

Kimberly Chapman got featured in this Dr. Who themed Sunday Sweets!

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British Pathé on Youtube

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:19:16 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/user/britishpathe

"Follow us through the 20th Century and dive into the good and the bad
times of the past. Feel free to explore more than 80,000 videos of
filmed history and maybe you'll find stuff no one else has ever seen."

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Two Lands - Greenland | Iceland

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:30:41 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://vimeo.com/112360788

"I spent 4 days shooting in Iceland and 6 days shooting in Greenland.
Greenland locations include the Kangerlussuaq, Ilulissat, Ilimanaq,
Ilulissat Ice Fjord, Russell Glacier, Greenland Icecap, and Disko Bay.

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Winners of the 2014 Interactive Fiction Competition

Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:29:19 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://ifcomp.org/comp/2014

1st Place: "Hunger Daemon", Sean M. Shore

"It's not the end of the world, and you're to blame. Better get on that.

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Neil Gaiman - 'Bad Gaiman Challenge' - Wits

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:38:59 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cK-8jnub5Q

"We asked you guys to submit their worst versions of a Neil Gaiman-style
short story. Hundreds responded to the call.  Here, read by Neil Gaiman
himself, are the worst of the worst."

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Sandra and Woo [0636] Hodge Theater

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:38:02 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.sandraandwoo.com/2014/11/24/0636-hodge-theater/

"Ye Thuza is, of course, reading Shinichi Mochizuki’s infamous paper on
„Inter-universal Teichmüller theory“. According to Mochizuki, it proves
the abc conjecture, one of the most important conjectures in number

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Wish You Had NSA's Cool Spying Toys? Now You Can -- As Low-Cost Open Hardware

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:15:16 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141120/07531829205/wish-you-had-nsas-cool-spying-toys-now-you-can-as-low-cost-open-hardware.shtml>

'Alongside the disturbing revelations of indiscriminate, global
surveillance carried out by the NSA and its Five Eyes friends, leaked
documents have shown another side of modern spying: the high-tech

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The Driving Force Behind America's Warp Speed Decline into an Unequal Society

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:14:01 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.alternet.org/economy/driving-force-behind-americas-warp-speed-decline-unequal-society>

"Corporate power is bad, but the financial industry is behind the
atrocious wealth divide."

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A 1,300-Year-Old Egyptian Book Of Spells Has Been Deciphered

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:46:20 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://io9.com/a-1-300-year-old-egyptian-book-of-spells-has-been-decip-1661596138>

"Do you want to cast love spells? Exorcise demons? Subjugate your
enemies? These and other arcane invocations can be found in the Handbook
of Ritual Power, an 8th-century, 20-page codex that has been translated

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The Nostalgia Nerds Who Rescue Old Games From Oblivion

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:45:34 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://gizmodo.com/the-nostalgia-nerds-who-rescue-old-games-from-oblivion-1660776996>

"Do you remember the first computer game you played? What about the
first program you downloaded? Unless you've just emerged
Brendan-Fraser-in-Encino Man-style from the earth, wholly unaware of

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