Glass Wings Blog: February 2009

Fwd: Very Funny Ad of the Day: Welcome a little fun with this classic

Thu, 5 Feb 2009 11:20:29 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Very creative ad from COKE...the kind you LIKE to watch!


--bill

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Jumbo Hostel in Stockholm

Fri, 06 Feb 2009 19:19:24 +1030

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

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

"Welcome to one of the world's coolest hostels! Here you can spend the
night onboard a real jumbo jet – on the ground! Our different room
categories can accommodate one to three adults in comfort as well as a

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Wm. Shakespeare's Five and Twenty Random Things Abovt Me

Mon, 09 Feb 2009 13:04:30 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.ListAll&friendID=401633472

"1 Sometimes I Feele so trapp’d by iambic pentameter... Does that make
me a Freake?

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Heidi Kenney

Wed, 11 Feb 2009 01:33:07 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
Caterpillar pancakes (and other arts & crafts):
http://www.mypapercrane.com/blog/?p=1050

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Satellites collide

Thu, 12 Feb 2009 12:59:05 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
An Iridium satellite and a defunct Russian satellite have collided in
Earth orbit:

http://news.google.com.au/news?ei=6YWTScvrGtXLkAX717DzCw&resnum=4&ncl=1303405535

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Harnessing Hamster Power with a Nanogenerator

Thu, 12 Feb 2009 16:44:52 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/22103/

"Sunlight, wind, and waves aren't the only sources of renewable energy.
For researchers hoping to power nanoscale devices, there's also muscle
power."

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Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

Thu, 12 Feb 2009 17:28:47 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
I should warn you that this is definitely PG...and side-splittingly funny.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymtqziKIJ8g

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Guerrilla Innovation...

Wed, 11 Feb 2009 23:48:52 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Have fun at this site and in your city...

http://www.guerrilla-innovation.com/

Guerrilla Innovation...

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Valentine's Day chocolate beetles

Sat, 14 Feb 2009 11:35:28 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://altjapan.typepad.com/my_weblog/2009/02/honey-i-rub-you.html

"Celebrate Valentines Day the Japanese way: with chocolates shaped like
kabuto-mushi beetles!"

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Happy 1234567890 day!

Sat, 14 Feb 2009 12:42:10 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.1234567890day.com/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Shopping Cart Hero

Sat, 14 Feb 2009 19:07:31 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
Flash games:
http://www.monkeywantbanana.com/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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International Silliness

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 14:04:34 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
Just so you know silliness can be found anywhere including Europe.

German dancing in 1970
(Do you remember dancing like that? I don't remember dancing like that)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSyhDbV9wHo

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STRONG LANGUAGE ALERT!

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 23:04:08 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
This is delightful even with the saucy language. You probably don't want to
view it at work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E13L9ljaGjA

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Man builds his own prosthetic arm

Tue, 17 Feb 2009 04:37:11 +0000

campbell_hewston [at] ekit.com

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$80,000 bolt in his self built prosthetic arm

http://www.themercury.com.au/article/2009/02/13/55201_tasmania-news.html

-cam

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Water jetpack can fly for hours

Wed, 18 Feb 2009 00:48:40 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.jetlev-flyer.com/

"Depending on pilot weight, a standard JETLEV-FLYER could reach an
altitude of 10 m, top speeds of 65 km/h and has a cruising duration of
1-2 hours."

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The Onion

Tue, 17 Feb 2009 23:21:59 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
MY sick sense of humor...I love THE ONION!

Women's move forward

http://www.theonion.com/content/video/east_timors_first_female_dictator?utm_source=a-section

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Nuns Having Fun

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 11:48:45 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
This looks like a mash up of Father Ted and The Full Monty...oh dear!

http://www.robertpopper.com/?p=419

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Giant bear fursuit/sleeping bag/art

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 13:37:28 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
Artist Eiko Ishizawa created this "Great Bear" soft sculpture -- a huge,
plush bear fursuit you can sleep in and pretend to have been devoured by.

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/02/19/giant-bear-fursuitsl.html

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check any of his videos out!!! gorgeous...

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 04:36:51 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul


If you like imagery...check this out...if you have HiSpeed
connection...if this doesn't come up in HiDef...make sure to click
on the "HD is off" button to turn it on...just lovely images

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Singing Tesla Coils

Sat, 21 Feb 2009 19:15:28 +1030

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

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

"These high tech machines produce an electrical arc similar to a
continuous lightning bolt which put out a crisply distorted square wave
sound reminiscent of the early days of synthesizers. The music consists

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Cave home for sale

Sat, 21 Feb 2009 19:31:35 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem=&item=330306913609

"Historic, regionally famous cave: 15,000 square feet, divided into
three main chambers.

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Roundup of bento blogs

Sun, 22 Feb 2009 01:42:45 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
Pikko of "Adventures in Bentomaking" links to her favourite bento blogs:
http://www.aibento.net/2009/02/an-online-bento-evolution/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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Funny Nazis

Sun, 22 Feb 2009 12:22:55 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
I was just reading an article about how it's an urban myth that most comedy
shows use canned laughter (most have live audiences) and was reminded of
these shows. I don't believe they are showed in the US except on the BBC
cable channel.

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Felt Synthesisers

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 14:33:52 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6852312

"I have put much time and love into these little things and tried to
make them as close i could to the real versions. I hope you like them as
much as i do."

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The Shanzhai of China

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 19:16:51 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?p=284

"The shanzhai of China are a tech trend to keep an eye on. Typically
dismissed by popular press as simply the “copycat barons from China”, I
think they may have something in common with Hewlett and Packard or Jobs

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Gummi Bears Cake!

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:35:37 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.lindie.net/wp-content/gallery/girls-boys/gummi%20bears.jpg

Thanks to Cake Wrecks Blog:
http://cakewrecks.blogspot.com/2009/02/sunday-sweets-visits-80s.html

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Sean Williams' "The Crooked Letter" free download

Sun, 01 Mar 2009 02:04:56 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://ladnews.livejournal.com/112580.html

"For those who aren't familiar with it, The Crooked Letter is kinda
urban New Weird on a massive scale. It's been compared to China
Mieville, Philip Pullman, Ursula K Le Guin, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman,

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