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Mad Quickies: Guy-Blaché Film Pioneer, Truitt Art Treatise, Okorafor Whitewashed, Babina Archiatric and More!

Hello hello, my friends. We’re still digging out here in the Northeast after a fairly unseasonal blizzard. For my friends in Colorado, this is just, y’know, Saturday. Despite that fact, I’m bringing you some lovely links. Let’s get to it! Hugo-Winning author Nnedi Okorafor on how Hyperion/Disney tried to whitewash …

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Mad Quickies: Venn Piagram, Levitation Pavilion, Project Stardust, Saint Hoax Art, Hipster Snacks and More!

Happy Pi Day which a number of you are celebrating by frolicking through a thundersnow event. And the rest of you can enjoy while watching Vi Hart’s new video at the end of this groovy list. Let’s go! CALL FOR ENTRY: Edited by Françoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman, RESIST! is …

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Mad Quickies: Kristen Stewart Film, Unlikely Dragons, Super Flemish, Martian Potatoes and More!

Good day, my lovelies! It’s 20 degrees in MARCH and soon I have to go take pictures of a parade. [Yep – no climate change here. Nope. Not at all.] Let me leave you to your tasty hot beverages with this interesting bag of stories I collected for you. Br-r-r-r-r. …

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Mad Quickies: Scientist Somerville, NASA Women, Lego NASA Women, Kamala Fan Film, Boland Billboards and More!

Good day, my fellow seekers of truth. I’ve got some wonderful treats for you on this fine, fine International Women’s Day. Let’s start with THIS amazing fact… Meet Mary Somerville: The Brilliant Woman for Whom the Word “Scientist” Was Coined. Yes! It was! “Scientist” was originally used to describe Somerville’s …

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Mad Quickies: #SciArt Storm, RBG Workout, Micro Images, Get Out Significance and More!

Good day, my friends! I have a variegated bag of links for you on this fine weekend. Top o’ my list is the #SciArt storm on twitter. Let’s get to it! Symbiartic is back, baby and they are kicking up a #SciArt tweetstorm at this very moment. Via Amy and …

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Mad Quickies: Moonlight Madness, Paxton Tribute, Midi Unicorn, Paper Pipe Organ and More!,

Good day, mateys! I’ve got some current events and some groovy links for you on this lovely Monday. Let’s get to them! One of the most glorious moments of the Oscars happened right at the start when the night was fresh and free of stupid sketches. Mahershala Ali is the …

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Mad Quickies: Ferris Monsters, Humanitarian Drone, Synesthesia Mask, Logan Review, Nanoamerica and More!

Good day, my friends! Thought I’d drop by to lay a few awesome clicks on ya’…some interesting essays, a humanitarian drone and an engrossing piece on Emil Ferris whose style I cannot get enough of. Have at it! First, Emil Ferris Was Paralyzed. Then Her Book Got Lost at Sea.. …

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Mad Quickies: Art-Less Weekend, Arabic Type Puns, World Press Winners, Vivid Methane and More!

Hello hello, my friends! I bring you some justified distraction to your day—rather amazing items here, I must say. For the duration of President’s Day weekend, The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has removed all works created by or donated by immigrants for their Art-Less initiative and it’s astonishing. Via …

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