Glass Wings Blog: March 2008

A Vending Machine for Crows

Sat, 01 Mar 2008 12:11:11 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
Selling peanuts to crows in exchange for coins:
http://www.wireless.is/projects/crows/

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                *** Xanni ***

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Stirling engine heatsinks for PCs

Mon, 03 Mar 2008 18:35:25 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.tweaktown.com/news/9051/msi_employees_stirling_engine_theory/
http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=newsdesc&news_no=591

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                *** Xanni ***

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Amazing children's writing centres

Mon, 03 Mar 2008 23:25:17 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
826 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping students, ages
6-18, with expository and creative writing.  Several locations offer
unique retail experiences as well.

http://justcauseit.com/articles/conquest-word-masters-826-valencia-expands-its-empire-coast-coast

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Gary Gygax R.I.P.

Wed, 05 Mar 2008 11:44:23 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
The sad news from his company:
http://www.freeyabb.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=4373&mforum=trolllordgames

A close friend:
http://montecook.livejournal.com/134416.html

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Balloon tank

Wed, 05 Mar 2008 14:18:41 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://ingesidee.de/resourceviewer.php?pgid=63&subpage=1&lang=en

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Worth1000: Six Degrees of Puppets 3

Sat, 08 Mar 2008 12:10:41 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://www.worth1000.com/contest.asp?contest_id=18699&display=photoshop

"Puppets. From Howdy Doody to Triumph the Comic Insult Dog. From Kukla
to Kermit. From Lambchop to Team America. They've always been on hand,
but society always kept them on tight strings. What if they were cut

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Dolphin rescues stranded whales

Thu, 13 Mar 2008 00:08:26 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/03/12/nz.whales.ap/

"WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP)  -- A dolphin swam up to two distressed
whales that appeared headed for death in a beach stranding in New
Zealand and guided them to safety, witnesses said Wednesday."

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Journey of Mankind

Thu, 13 Mar 2008 09:53:30 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
Nifty interactive presentation about human migration and ancient rock
art (requires Flash):  http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/journey/

"The Bradshaw Foundation, in association with Stephen Oppenheimer,
presents a virtual global journey of modern man over the last 160,000

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Video of BigDog Quadruped Robot Is So Stunning It's Spooky

Sat, 22 Mar 2008 02:42:51 -0700

Bill Daul <bdaul [at] pacbell.net>

Bill Daul
Video of BigDog Quadruped Robot Is So Stunning
It's Spooky – (Gizmodo – March 17, 2008)
<http://gizmodo.com/368651/new-video-of-bigdog-quadruped-robot-is-so-stunning-its-spooky>http://gizmodo.com/368651/new-video-of-bigdog-quadruped-robot-is-so-stunning-its-spooky
With $10 million funding from DARPA, Boston
Dynamics keeps working on their BigDog quadruped

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musical prodigy

Wed, 26 Mar 2008 15:52:10 -0700

Linda Page <lightlady27 [at] gmail.com>

Linda Page
/*This is a 5 year old girl who is blind, an incredible musical prodigy, not a
dry eye in the house
*/

*/ /*

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bears playing with dogs

Wed, 26 Mar 2008 16:05:18 -0700

Linda Page <lightlady27 [at] gmail.com>

Linda Page
http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/polardog.asp
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JE-Nyt4Bmi8
   I thought these were most cool.
   :o)
   Linda P

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Percussion Table Makes for Musical Chairs

Fri, 28 Mar 2008 13:12:35 +1030

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

Andrew Pam
http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/03/27/percussion-table-mak.html

"Tor Clausen makes these fantastic Musical Rumba Series tables in his Olympia,
Washington studio, each one topped with interchangeable percussion instruments
that lock into a flat grid. Prices start at $800 for a 2-by-2 configuration,

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