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Sketchnoting Adventures: Higgsmania!

Sketchnoting Adventures: Higgsmania!

Since July of this year, the blogosphere, twitterverse, and various other media outlets have been abuzz with excitement surrounding the discovery of an elusive and special particle called the Higgs Boson. Or at least of something that very certainly resembles the Higgs Boson. »

Fun with Hexaflexagons

Fun with Hexaflexagons

Another video from Vi Hart has left me fumbling around with paper and pens for a much larger amount of time than I had anticipated. In her latest creation, she introduces us to hexaflexagons. Go on, check it out! With multiple hidden sides and nifty fold away sections, these strange, flexible hexagons immediately caught my attention as perfect secret message holders! Once I figured out how to make... »

Sketchnoting Adventures

Sketchnoting Adventures

Earlier this month I met up with a bunch of fellow Mad Art Lab-ers at Dragon*Con. In addition to the exhausting, wonderful, and crazy shenanigans that always occur at such events, those wonderful humans reminded me just how much I’ve missed out on during my not-so-brief hiatus from Mad Art Lab. It didn’t take long for them to convince me to return, so I’m back! All ready to help ... »

Happy Birthday Tesla

Tesla Was Robbed

Today is Nikola Tesla’s 155th Birthday! Tesla was a scientist and inventor, who among other things, played a key role in the adoption of alternating current, heavily influenced the field of electromagnetism, and gave Thomas Edison a run for his money in the war of currents. »

Science Is Beautiful

Science Is Beautiful

Hello Mad Art Lab! My name is Katy and I wanted to take just a few minutes to introduce myself. »