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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.

Pinky And The Brain Theme - Postmodern Jukebox (ft. Emily Goglia, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche)

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:23:11 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqMs9WsJg2k

'Postmodern Jukebox jazz cover of "Pinky and The Brain" from Animaniacs
ft. Emily Goglia, Rob Paulsen & Maurice LaMarche.'

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EU Moves Forward With Agreement To Fundamentally Change The Internet From Open To Closed

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:22:17 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190213/12071341588/eu-moves-forward-with-agreement-to-fundamentally-change-internet-open-to-closed.shtml>

"Despite the fact that even the staunchest supporters of Article 13 were
asking for it to be dropped from the final version of the EU Copyright
Directive, that didn't happen. In the final trilogue negotiations

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Jeff Carlisle: Another Night at the Warp Core Cafe

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:20:56 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://jeffcarlisle.com/node/514?size=_original

"Born in the town of Shelby, OH (Birthplace of the seamless tube
industry in America), Jeff Carlisle grew up in the bustling metropolis
of Columbus, OH. There, he attended public school without being shot or

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Buy organic food to help curb global insect collapse, say scientists

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:56:41 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/13/buy-organic-food-to-help-curb-global-insect-collapse-say-scientists>

"Buying organic food is among the actions people can take to curb the
global decline in insects, according to leading scientists. Urging
political action to slash pesticide use on conventional farms is

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Study Reinforces How Much The Internet Has Enabled Content Creators To Make Money

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:55:40 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190213/17391941590/study-reinforces-how-much-internet-has-enabled-content-creators-to-make-money.shtml>

'The internet has been an amazing platform for creators to make money --
and that includes millions of people who probably wouldn't have made any
money in the past. The gatekeepers, such as the RIAA labels and its

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Weezer - Take On Me (Official Video)

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 22:54:46 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7RwDnZI7Tw

"Aha! The Take On Me video is here! Starring Calpurnia: Finn Wolfhard,
Ayla Tesler-Mabe, Malcolm Craig, Jack Anderson"

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Climate and economic risks 'threaten 2008-style systemic collapse'

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:29:29 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/12/climate-and-economic-risks-threaten-2008-style-systemic-collapse>

"The IPPR report, which launches a wider 18-month project on this topic,
urges policymakers to grapple with these risks as a priority, to
accelerate the restoration of natural systems, and to push harder on the

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My disabled son’s amazing gaming life in the World of Warcraft

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:28:30 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.bbc.com/news/disability-47064773

"Robert and Trude mourned what they thought had been a lonely and
isolated life for their disabled son. But when Mats died, they
discovered that people all over Europe lit candles in his memory."

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True Survivor (from Kung Fury) - The Cybertronic Spree

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 23:27:36 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlaoJIL6sDg

"The Cybertronic Spree perform True Survivor, the hit single by
David Hasselhoff. Inspired by the cult classic film, Kung Fury, these
rockstars in disguise pay tribute to David Sandberg's over the top style."

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Smash and Grab | Pixar SparkShorts

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 04:56:59 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4-G7YpSFb4

"Smash and Grab, directed by Brian Larsen and produced by David Lally,
is about two antiquated robots who risk everything for freedom and for
each other after years of toiling away inside the engine room of a

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