Glass Wings Blog: March 2007

I want this to draw on my walls!

Fri, 2 Mar 2007 02:05:53 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
http://www.flixxy.com/digital-drawing-tools.htm

"Drag & Draw" is a new light-emitting pen that will let you make
crazy illustrations on any surface, so you can unleash that fantasy
of scribbling up your bedroom wall -- without doing any permanent

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interestin

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 14:30:11 -0800

Linda Page <lightlady27 [at] sbcglobal.net>

Linda Page
This guy has some voice, dunno if you've heard the "Whip Somebody's Ass" song
yet, but here's a video about the song and the extremely cool and interesting
guy who wrote it:
http://www.zefrank.com/theshow/archives/2007/02/022807.html

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Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music

Sat, 03 Mar 2007 15:23:47 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
A very comprehensive guide to electronic music, including over five
hours of samples in 180 genres:
http://www.di.fm/edmguide/

Warning: strong language, requires Flash and a fast connection.

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Barbie Scoops Poop, Dog Desperately Hungry

Sun, 4 Mar 2007 22:13:46 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
The toy world is now nuts too...like the real world...this is REALLY
a toy...  ---bill

http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/gadgets/barbie-scoops-poop-dog-desperately-hungry-218310.php

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Star Wars cloak sells for £54,000

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 01:03:56 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6421695.stm

The brown cloak worn by Sir Alec Guinness in Star Wars, which went
missing for 30 years, has been sold for £54,000 at an auction of cinema
and TV outfits.

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Robot ethics

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 12:11:05 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
An ethical code to prevent humans abusing robots, and vice versa, is
being drawn up by South Korea.

The Robot Ethics Charter will cover standards for users and
manufacturers and will be released later in 2007.

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if the robots win...

Thu, 8 Mar 2007 00:10:04 -0800

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
on the robotic theme...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxZJYbVd1hE

enjoy...

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Gummi Bear Chandelier

Fri, 09 Mar 2007 18:25:30 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.yayachou.com/sculptures/gummi_chandelier.htm

Share and enjoy,
                *** Xanni ***

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HTML Tags Jokes

Fri, 9 Mar 2007 19:16:50 +1100 (EST)

drjon [at] pacific.net.au

Gravatar
http://static.iftk.com.br/mt/2007/02/html_tags_jokes.html
Photos with HTML tags

Damn I'm missing my linkfrenzy.

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Kids, the Internet and the end of privacy

Sat, 10 Mar 2007 13:54:39 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://nymag.com/news/features/27341/
Say Everything
As younger people reveal their private lives on the Internet, the older
generation looks on with alarm and misapprehension not seen since the
early days of rock and roll. The future belongs to the uninhibited.

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Um, yes, well...

Tue, 13 Mar 2007 08:14:21 +1030

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

Katherine Phelps
Enjoy Gorgeous Tiny Chicken Machine Show!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YQmkDDCyXQ

This is a mock Japanese interview show, but it does have the spirit of the

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Fwd: SU: wildcard

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:27:21 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
get a load of this site!  have fun.  --bill

<http://www.stumbleupon.com>
lottiez (bdaul@pacbell.net) has sent you a site!

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Stereo Eclipse

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 23:31:17 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2007/12mar_stereoeclipse.htm

"What an extraordinary view," says Lika Guhathakurta, STEREO Program
Scientist at NASA headquarters. The fantastically-colored star is our
own sun as STEREO sees it in four wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet

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Moscow: Futuristic Concepts from 1900 (!)

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 23:45:23 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://thrillingwonder.blogspot.com/2007/03/moscow-futuristic-concepts-from-1900.html

This is a rare glimpse of how Moscow might have evolved, if communists
had not come to power in 1917 (and the laws of physics had been more
forgiving)...

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for the thrill of a lifetime...maybe not

Thu, 15 Mar 2007 15:07:33 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
http://blog.scifi.com/tech/archives/2007/03/15/bikepowered_rol.html

Do you like… danger? Wait, let me be more
specific. Do you like danger that's wrapped in a
dorky package smothered in a antiseptic gloss?

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I know you have better things to do than watch video but...this is all about a viral hypertext world...thought you might appreciate it

Thu, 15 Mar 2007 23:16:02 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] nextnow.net>

Bill Daul
Not quite as good a Shakira video...but for something about
hypertext...it is hot!  :-)  --bill

http://www.viralvideochart.com/youtube/web_20__beyond_etext_2nd_draft?id=6gmP4nk0EOE

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apple at it's best... :-)

Thu, 15 Mar 2007 23:25:25 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
http://www.viralvideochart.com/youtube/madtv__irack?id=KM_MkWgbt3k

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Crystal Cave of Giants in Mexico

Tue, 20 Mar 2007 23:54:33 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.crystalinks.com/mexicocrystals.html

The Naica Mine of Chihuahua, Mexico, is a working mine that is known for
its extraordinary crystals. Naica is a lead, zinc and silver mine in
which large voids have been found, containing crystals of selenite

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Map of relationships among scientific paradigms

Wed, 21 Mar 2007 12:17:17 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.seedmagazine.com/news/2007/03/scientific_method_relationship.php

This map was constructed by sorting roughly 800,000 published papers into 776
different scientific paradigms (shown as pale circular nodes) based on how
often the papers were cited together by authors of other papers.

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It's got mame it's got Linux and the Who factor

Thu, 22 Mar 2007 10:08:34 +0000

campbell_hewston [at] ekit.com

griffin.png
A Tardis mame console.

This is a guy with a plan power tools and MDF to spare

Part 2 is the mame console

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Tool silverware

Sat, 24 Mar 2007 14:05:41 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.everythingcarz.com/shop/Tool-Silverware-m158.html

I also like the Brake Disc Coasters and the Big Bore Exhaust Ear Plug
Container:

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Robotic Sculptures

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 09:31:55 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
These robotic sculptures are amazing. Combining naturalism with a steampunk
aesthetic and loads of bronze:

http://knuttz.net/hosted_pages/Pierre-Matter-20070313

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Some women may see 100 million colors, thanks to their genes

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 09:47:17 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/06256/721190-114.stm

A tetrachromat is a woman who can see four distinct ranges of color,
instead of the three that most of us live with.

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Bento Art

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 11:15:46 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
These look so good, I could just eat them up:

http://justinspace.com/blog/?cat=31

Look out iron chef French! Someone here is the Delacroix of Japanese cuisine.

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Fwd: A brief depiction of much time in history

Sun, 25 Mar 2007 00:36:12 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul


Allow this a minute to load - it is well-done, illuminating, and
somehow frightening, as we watch empires, colonies, and states come
and go at such speed.

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Tolkien Jr completes Lord of Rings

Tue, 27 Mar 2007 01:24:42 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/books/news/article2390834.ece

The first new Tolkien novel for 30 years is to be published next month.
In a move eagerly anticipated by millions of fans across the world, The
Children of Húrin will be released worldwide on 17 April, 89 years after

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Happy tapir receives massage -- exclusive video

Tue, 27 Mar 2007 13:28:56 +0930

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

Andrew Pam
"I took my 3-year-old daughter to the LA Zoo yesterday and we were treated to
the spectacle of a very relaxed tapir receiving a body rub by a gentle
zookeeper. I videotaped the procedure with my digital camera:"

http://www.boingboing.net/2007/03/26/happy_tapir_receives.html

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Tron meets Monkey

Thu, 29 Mar 2007 10:22:04 +0930

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

Katherine Phelps
This is a bit of video fun:

Seven Oh Five - Zappka in the Quest to Rock

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot5DtISEceU

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