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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.

Atlas of Prejudice

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:23:58 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://atlasofprejudice.tumblr.com/post/80937352126/20-ways-to-slice-the-european-continent-from-atlas>

"A book series with funny maps and essays about bigotry, paranoia,
politics and prejudice by Yanko Tsvetkov, a leading international
bigotry professional with a taste for unconventional historical studies."

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A Cover of the Song ’99 Red Balloons’ Played With Red Balloons

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:20:01 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://laughingsquid.com/a-cover-of-99-red-balloons-played-with-red-balloons/>

"Musician Andrew Huang has created a delightful cover of the 1980s Nena
hit “99 Red Balloons” using red balloons as his only instruments."

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For democracy's sake, give power to the people

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 03:59:28 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.theage.com.au/comment/for-democracys-sake-give-power-to-the-people-20140831-10akn1.html>

"A radical experiment in democracy has begun at Melbourne Town Hall. But
it does not involve online activism, marching in the streets, or the
Occupy Movement. Instead it draws on the earliest democratic traditions

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iiNet CEO: The Copyright Agenda Has Been Hijacked By Studios

Sat, 01 Nov 2014 03:58:05 +1100

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

Andrew Pam
<http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2014/09/iinet-ceo-the-copyright-agenda-has-been-hijacked-by-studios/>

"David Buckingham is the new CEO of iiNet. His company recently
published its submission to the government’s copyright consultation
process. In this opinion piece he writes about how the internet has

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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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