Glass Wings Blog: August 2009

Tights Were Made for Dancing

Sun, 2 Aug 2009 08:47:09 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
wheeze-gasp Nothing like people bouncing around in spandex to bring a tear
to the eye. Go superheroes of all shapes and sizes!

http://thatcostumegirl.com/2009/07/15/tights-were-made-for-dancing

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Bobby McFerrin at the World Science Festival 2009

Sun, 02 Aug 2009 12:12:10 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of
the Pentatonic Scale
http://vimeo.com/5732745

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Improvises A Cappella

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Catcerto for Nora The Piano Cat™ and orchestra

Wed, 05 Aug 2009 23:42:46 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.catcerto.com/cat_video.htm

"The CATcerto is the current project of the Lithuanian conductor,
composer and artist Mindaugas Piečaitis. The world premiere was
performed by Klaipėda Chamber Orchestra in the Klaipėda Concert Hall in

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Hey! What's That in the Backpack?

Sat, 08 Aug 2009 08:35:31 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
ZOMG ! Backpacker kitteh!

http://cuteanimals.todaysbigthing.com/2009/07/15

Okay, maybe not all of you are into cats, but the set up for carrying

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Ernie Kovacs - Kitchen Symphony

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 14:35:59 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
This is a fun little animation made for Ernie Kovacs' Kitchen Symphony.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX5khYGqjPY

I love lounge jazz. The animation has the most provocative banana

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Ultra Deep Field in 3D: The most profound animation in history

Fri, 14 Aug 2009 19:14:17 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Bonnie, take a look reminds me of the geodome visualizations!!!!  Pass it on.  
It is HD so let it load before you play!

http://dvice.com/archives/2009/08/ultra-deep-fiel.php

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Fwd: quite wonderful

Mon, 17 Aug 2009 02:46:13 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Something pretty unique - art/message wise!  --bill


Here is something very creative!

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Sand Animation

Thu, 20 Aug 2009 02:31:01 -0000 (UTC)

muse [at] mail.glasswings.com.au

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This is the winner of the Ukraine's Got Talent competition this year.
Stunningly beautiful animation done in real time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=518XP8prwZo

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56 Geeks Project

Thu, 20 Aug 2009 03:11:35 -0000 (UTC)

muse [at] mail.glasswings.com.au

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This is a fun bit of art developed to portray the many types of geek.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/scottjohnson/sets/72157601200807582/

and here's the complete poster:

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Czech Roll'd

Mon, 24 Aug 2009 10:42:14 -0000 (UTC)

muse [at] mail.glasswings.com.au

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I have no idea what these guys are singing, but the dancing and
instrumentation is plenty funny in its own right. They are a Czech Spike
Jones.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahU49yDHeUU

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High-Speed Robot Hand Demonstrates Dexterity and Skillful Manipulation

Mon, 24 Aug 2009 20:38:25 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.hizook.com/blog/2009/08/03/high-speed-robot-hand-demonstrates-dexterity-and-skillful-manipulation

"[This video] shows the manipulator dribbling a ping-pong ball, spinning
a pen, throwing a ball, tying knots, grasping a grain of rice with
tweezers, and tossing / re-grasping a cellphone!"

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Rep Rap disruptive technology

Sat, 29 Aug 2009 00:38:20 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Thanks John...so cool!!!  We should all have one or two!  --bill


On Aug 28, 2009, at 4:47 PM, John Kelly wrote:

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Museum of Animal Perspectives

Mon, 31 Aug 2009 17:21:26 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
Videos taken by cameras on the heads of various animals:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/museumofanimalperspectives/

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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