Glass Wings Blog: June 2011

A Tour of the Future We Still Don't Have

Thu, 2 Jun 2011 17:56:19 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
Okay, it's the future NOW...when do I get my cool geometric fashion?

Pierre Cardin 1970, doing his futuristic thang.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThqnzVymIPg

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Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure

Sat, 04 Jun 2011 14:46:57 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventure, a Flash web game illustrated and
voiced by Cassie Creighton, age 5.

http://www.untoldentertainment.com/games/sissy/

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Maurice Sandalette in Need of Support

Sat, 4 Jun 2011 23:31:50 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
I love the beginning of this steampunk photo-illustrated story of a hapless
Frenchman getting into trouble with monsters, aliens, and time machines.

http://maurice-sandalette.arkham-mecanique.fr/episode

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Historic Pairing: Shuttle Docked to the ISS : Big Pic

Wed, 08 Jun 2011 11:06:43 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://news.discovery.com/space/big-pic-shuttle-endeavour-docked-space-station-110607.html>

"June 7, 2011 -- It's been imaged in artists' renderings, but never
before in actual photos from another spacecraft: the sight of a space
shuttle berthed at the International Space Station. This view of shuttle

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Store Buyout: the Art of Convenience

Thu, 09 Jun 2011 12:46:36 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjEiDhOYuy8
http://www.storebuyout.com/

"Imagine walking into a store and buying everything. On May 20th, 2011
at Hercules’ Fancy Grocery in the West Village of New York City we did

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The Most Awesome Waste of Time - Milk Crate Sea Dragon

Sat, 11 Jun 2011 08:13:22 +1000

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

Katherine Phelps
In the 1970s stop-motion animation was everywhere, and it was a lot of fun.
This bit of silliness with milk crates is hilarious and awesome...bring it on
guys!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlXynI-wiUE

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amazing flight video...

Sat, 11 Jun 2011 03:46:52 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Rick, I saw this and immediately thought about your flight stories...go to the
link and view the video...make it full screen.

http://gizmodo.com/5809436/exclusive-cockpit-video-of-the-craziest-flyby-ever

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Cat On Boat Plays With Dolphins

Sat, 11 Jun 2011 15:02:23 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
http://www.slothster.com/2352-Cat-On-Boat-Plays-With-Dolphins.html
Cat On Boat Plays With Dolphins


                        

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The Tau Manifesto

Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:59:51 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://tauday.com/

Of course, the traditional choice of circle constant is π—but, as
mathematician Bob Palais notes in his delightful article “π Is Wrong!”,
π is wrong. It’s time to set things right.

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