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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.

Heroine Boys and Princely Girls: How Nozaki-kun is Challenging Gender Roles in Fiction

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:57:07 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.themarysue.com/gekkan-shoujo-nozaki-kun-anime/

"Simultaneously very funny and sneakily brilliant, it’s one of those
rare beasts that can provide smart satire without coming across as
pretentious or bitter. While it does play with anime/manga tropes quite

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Michael Palin to narrate Clangers revival

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:49:44 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.comedy.co.uk/news/story/000001598/michael_palin_narrator_clangers_2015/>

"Clangers originally launched on the BBC in 1969 and are pink,
long-nosed, inventive and loveable mouse-shaped creatures who live on a
small blue planet, out in the starry stretches of space, not far from

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Fireball Fennec Fox at San Diego Zoo

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:22:22 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2014/09/fireball-fennec-fox-at-san-diego-zoo.html>

"The Children’s Zoo exhibit, of San Diego Zoo, has a dynamic new
inhabitant, a three-month-old Fennec Fox cub!"

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The Search for Silverspear - Teaser trailer

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:20:19 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NGI7VyVjPs

"From 1987 to 1989, a teenager made an animated feature on Super-8 Kodak
film. This long-lost fantasy epic is now being remastered for its 25th
anniversary."

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Dragon Wing Creation

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:02:40 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10152671568064577&fref=nf

'This is a video of my "dragon style" wing. I will be offering them in
any color you choose with foam protective tips - with any scale color
you wish. This model is black fabric with red scales and silver spikes.

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CUTE: Loyal puppy camps out in operating room during surgery on cheetah companion

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:01:05 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAO27eDoILw

"Loyal Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy, Raina, accompanied cheetah cub
companion, Ruuxa, during surgery on Wednesday. Just adorable! Report by
Andrea Lilly."

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SIR JARLSBERG - Teach Thee How to Curtsy

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:51:00 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b5qmqXbYLY

Period Rap!

Via Muse.

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A German Guy Wants to Give You a Bunch of Money for Nothing

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:49:44 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.vice.com/read/a-german-guy-wants-to-give-you-a-bunch-of-money-for-nothing>

"What would happen if we didn't have to worry about making a living
anymore? Would people just sit on their asses all day or actually do
something meaningful with their lives? Michael Bohmeyer, a 29-year-old

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How to see into the future

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:44:37 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/3950604a-33bc-11e4-ba62-00144feabdc0.html

"Billions of dollars are spent on experts who claim they can forecast
what’s around the corner, in business, finance and economics. Most of
them get it wrong. Now a groundbreaking study has unlocked the secret:

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Monterey Bay Aquarium live webcams

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:43:23 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals-and-experiences/live-web-cams

Via Boing Boing.

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