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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.

Stunning rediscovered photos show life in Japan 100 years ago

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:07 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://en.rocketnews24.com/2014/03/08/stunning-rediscovered-photos-show-life-in-japan-100-years-ago/>

"A worker pulls a passenger cart over a wooden bridge, Mount Fuji’s snowy peak
rising in the background. Men wear long dark robes as they catch fish from
traditional Japanese boats, and women dive for pearls in the river. Looking at

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Sunday Sweets: Art Nouveau

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:33:20 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2014/3/9/sunday-sweets-art-nouveau.html

"After our Art Deco feature, we figured it was high time for some Art Nouveau
goodness!"

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‘Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game’, A Board Game Based on Hit Video Game Franchise ‘Portal’

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:59 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
<http://laughingsquid.com/portal-uncooperative-cake-acquisition-game-a-board-game-based-on-hit-video-game-franchise-portal/>

"Portal: Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game is an upcoming board game from
Cryptozoic Entertainment based on the critically acclaimed video game franchise
Portal from developer Valve Software. The title may change as development

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The search for the Higgs boson – and why science will defeat stupidity

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:30:17 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.salon.com/2014/03/08/the_search_for_the_higgs_boson_–_and_why_science_will_defeat_stupidity/

'A thrilling documentary makes science look awesome. But does this tremendous
discovery mean "the end of physics"?'

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Happy (WE ARE FROM TATOOINE)

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:29:06 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HvaFhUcm-4

"STAR WARS TUNISIA is a fan club. It aims to gather and inform Tunisian Star
Wars fans, and communicate with others all over the world.
So from Tatooine, welcome everybody :)"

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Step Inside The Wondrous World of Spirited Away With The Oculus Rift

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:27:00 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://kotaku.com/step-inside-the-wondrous-world-of-spirited-away-with-th-1537890759

"Forget typical 3D movies. Using virtual reality, you can now strap on a
headset and walk through famous scenes of your favorite movies—like say,
Miyazaki's fantastical anime film, Spirited Away."

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The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Kickstarter - Projection Mapping

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:42:59 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOa2-6lmvnI

"This time we tell you a little more about the projection mapping technique,
that we will use for the whole game thanks to our backers on Kickstarter."

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"The Easiest Way to Sell Cover Songs & Original Music Online"

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:41:26 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.loudr.fm/

"Cover songs are one of the best ways to gain new fans, celebrate your artistic
influences and have fun while jamming. Loudr is thrilled to be the first
platform to offer streamlined cover song licensing for $0 upfront. We pay the

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The Compassion Gap

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:36:55 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/02/opinion/sunday/kristof-the-compassion-gap.html

"There is an income gap in America, but just as important is a compassion gap.
Plenty of successful people see a picture of a needy child and their first
impulse is not to help but to reproach."

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The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:02:42 +1000

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26260978

"Arunachalam Muruganantham's invention came at great personal cost - he
nearly lost his family, his money and his place in society. But he kept
his sense of humour."

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