Glass Wings Blog: January 2012

The Most Awesome Dalek of them all

Tue, 3 Jan 2012 17:39:48 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
You got love this cute little Dalek.

http://www.etsy.com/listing/89288077/adorable-dalek-bunny

Make pancakes. MAKE pancakes. MAKE PANCAKES!

(More...)

Richard Shilling's Lovely Land Art

Fri, 6 Jan 2012 11:32:54 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Using only natural materials gathered near where his sculptures are made,
artist Richard Shilling creates some of the loveliest land art we've ever
seen. Due to the uncontrollable weather, Shilling sometimes only has a few
minutes to capture his creations before they're swept away by the wind. It's
within this short period of time that he attempts to bring to life "the most

(More...)

Turkish Star Trek

Sat, 7 Jan 2012 14:26:23 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Could this get any weirder?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=Y0z_7bKm258

(More...)

Impressive HDR photography

Sun, 08 Jan 2012 19:00:42 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
Solar Flower - The Giant Robotic Flower of Buenos Aires
<https://plus.google.com/u/0/112884630701584601505/posts/NBjgHopsdEE#photos/105237212888595777019/albums/5623042490481885105/5688248035282484898>

More HDR photos from Trey Ratcliff:
<https://plus.google.com/u/0/112884630701584601505/posts/NBjgHopsdEE#photos/105237212888595777019/albums/5623042490481885105>

(More...)

Dogs Use Subway, Cat Takes Bus and Other Adventures in Animal Intelligence

Sun, 08 Jan 2012 19:03:26 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
I've linked to some of these stories before, but this is a good overview
and interview with researcher and author Eugene Linden:

<http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2012/01/dogs-use-subway-cat-takes-bus-and-other-adventures-in-animal-intelligence/>

(More...)

there are some things in here that made me laugh, I think you will laugh too.

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 11:07:40 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
This TED 20 min lecture is awesome. I love every word this guy uttered.

I did not enjoy most of my education days, so it is sooo nice to hear that
not everyone needs to be an academic and that being one is in no way always
synonymous with intelligence.

(More...)

Tis Film Season

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 18:00:54 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Tomorrow three amazing films are opening at once. I want to see them all. Even
MORE than that I want to see them all with YOU! So this message is about a
show of hands, then narrowing things down to a date.

Tell me which of these films interests you and we will then sort out the

(More...)

some of these paintings are great

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:01:19 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
http://www.lgruger.com/gallery3.htm

(More...)

more inspiring paintings

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 10:09:50 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
http://www.efrossini.com.au/paintings

(More...)

Arrietty and Hugo

Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:55:40 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Arrietty is showing at the Nova Cinema in Carlton. Would people be available
for the 7:10pm showing tomorrow Friday 13 January?

(More...)

more great art

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
http://file-magazine.com/features/otto-gutfreund

i like some of these
http://www.tjasairis.com/

(More...)

Arrietty

Fri, 13 Jan 2012 17:28:33 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
See you 7:10pm at the Nova!

(More...)

How Extraordinarily Subtle Online Self-Promotion Is Done

Sat, 14 Jan 2012 16:49:51 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
...and if you haven't yet read "The Shadow War of the Night Dragons,
Book One: The Dead City: Prologue", no better time than the present!

<http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/01/13/how-extraordinarily-subtle-online-self-promotion-is-done/>

(More...)

Fwd: send u tube video

Sun, 15 Jan 2012 20:47:28 +1100

Kat Achkar <katarinaachkar [at] gmail.com>

Kat Achkar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEBLt6Kd9EY
poor ducklings

(More...)

Awesome Predictions

Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:28:46 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
These days it seems tricky to make predictions more than a few years into the
future, other than that we are legally guaranteed to have hoverboards in three
years’ time. Try to guess a century in advance and you’re on to a tough task.
But one writer in 1900 certainly gave it a shot. In a lengthy article in The
Ladies’ Home Journal , writer John Elfreth Watkins Jr put together a series of

(More...)

Time Cloak Hides Very Brief Events

Mon, 16 Jan 2012 08:33:47 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
For years physicists have been refining invisibility cloaks--physical setups
that cleverly reroute light around a region in space, effectively concealing
any object that might be inside. But now researchers at Cornell University
have built the first temporal cloak, a device that obscures an object or event
not at a particular point in space but at a specific moment in time.

(More...)

Preview of This Year's SciFi-Fantasy Films

Tue, 17 Jan 2012 18:51:16 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Many of these do very little for me...but SOME. I can't wait to see
Frankenweenie and The Hobbit. I MUST see Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.

The one that concerns me is The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Since vampires
sparkle in this world, is "breaking dawn" a euphemism for vampire farts?

(More...)

Amazing Chinese Ad...With Extra Cat

Fri, 20 Jan 2012 07:57:45 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
It's a cat, it's a guy in a suit, it's CGI animation. It's plain silly.

http://youtu.be/6UY-HKyolKk

Have fun!

(More...)

Star Trek TNG Theme done RAGTIME

Sat, 21 Jan 2012 16:36:28 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
The ragtime bit comes at the end, so be patient.

http://youtu.be/5PqM16YLo1g

Rag Trek!

(More...)

Great Art, Great Cats

Sat, 21 Jan 2012 23:15:16 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
A bit of artistic fun with marmalade cats.

http://fatcatart.ru/?lang=en

(More...)

Welcome Moki

Sun, 22 Jan 2012 15:03:01 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
First photos of our new kitten, Moki:
http://www.glasswings.com.au/photos/2012/2012-01-21-Croydon-Moki2.html

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

(More...)

Bohemian Rhapsody...

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:48:21 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
...with SLIDE WHISTLES!

http://youtu.be/z2J2a3UMubM

I don't think you can get any more awesome than that.

(More...)

Good news: Whale and dolphins are friends

Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:22:07 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://boingboing.net/2012/01/23/good-news-whale-and-dolphins.html

Sometimes, you need to start off your week with a dose of happy news.
For instance, this video from the American Museum of Natural History
details two recent instances where scientists have observed a whale and

(More...)

Jim Henson 1963 short film explains "Data Communications"

Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:18:44 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://boingboing.net/2012/01/24/jim-henson-short-explains-da.html

"Jim Henson made this film in 1963 for The Bell System. Specifically, it
was made for an elite seminar given for business owners, on the
then-brand-new topic — Data Communications."

(More...)

Theater der Zeit 10/2011

Thu, 26 Jan 2012 12:05:24 +0900

"yukihiko" <yukihiko [at] s6.dion.ne.jp>

yukihiko
How are you ?
Here is information on special issue, "Theater after the disaster in Japan"
by "Theater for Zeit".

Theater der Zeit 10/2011

(More...)

Cats on Film

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 09:14:17 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Hilarious examination of the many cats in film and their stories.

http://catsonfilm.blogspot.com/

Who knew that in The Third Man they ended up firing the kitten continuity

(More...)

It's a still life

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 12:54:21 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
Or is it? This piece of interactive art is AWESOME!

http://scott.j38.net/work/interactive/still_life/

(More...)

The Trouvelot astronomical drawings

Sat, 28 Jan 2012 13:45:48 +1100

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

Katherine Phelps
The are fascinating depictions of astronomical events done in the 1800s. They
are by no means accurate. However, they are beautiful art nouveau works that
say something about our understanding of space at the time.

http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/dgkeysearchresult.cfm?parent_id=443329

(More...)

Home E-Mail Sponsors Index Search About Us