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Mad Quickies: Everyone’s Penmanship, Epic Art Fraud, Grafitti Homes, Glow-in-the-Dark Food and More!

Mad Quickies: Everyone’s Penmanship, Epic Art Fraud, Grafitti Homes, Glow-in-the-Dark Food and More!

Well, howdy and happy Monday. I’m a little confused about what time it is but I just made a cup of coffee and I say surf’s up now! Enjoy. The Universal Typeface Experiment quests after finding the average of the world’s penmanship. The BIC company is behind this endeavor. After the experiment is over, they will off the typeface as a font for everyone to download. {via Mark H.} WO... »

Mad Quickies: Med Doodles, Monster Chart, Upside Down Comics, a Burrowing Owl and More!

Mad Quickies: Med Doodles, Monster Chart, Upside Down Comics, a Burrowing Owl and More!

We did it! We, as in, all of us- well, probably all of us- definitely MOST of us- okay at least SOME of us- frankly only a COUPLE of us have made it to the middle of the week unscathed. I don’t know about you but I am TOTALLY scathed so don’t include me in that equation. However, not too horribly scathed though that I can’t bring you the Quickies. Your intrepid Mid-Week Guy About... »

Mad Quickies: Auto Doodles, Aerial Bold [heh], Sincerity Machine and more!

Mad Quickies: Auto Doodles, Aerial Bold [heh], Sincerity Machine and more!

You guys, just squeaking in under the wire, I’ve got yer Monday Quickies for you. So grab some cookies and milk if you’re EDT; if you’re GMT, then you likely won’t see this until sunup; and if you’re in Oz, well, sorry I cannot do that time math right now but I think you’ll be reading this in the future. Or something. Here we go… I love minimalist graphics... »

Mad Quickies: Last Gasp Books, Animal Activist Art, Your Privacy, Shakespearean Insults and More!

Mad Quickies: Last Gasp Books, Animal Activist Art, Your Privacy, Shakespearean Insults and More!

You guys, I have no idea where today went but I do have some Quickies to show for it. And I want to share them with you! Fund some truly weird art and get some truly amazing rewards! The “Last Gasp Publishing” Kickstarter clock is ticking. {via @CriticalDragon1177} Fabulous Cat Papers produces anatomically embroidered notebooks. {via @planetx} Asher Jay is trying to save world’s most t... »

Mad Quickies: Crematory Chronicles, Beautiful Chemistry, Kangaroo Fisticuffs and more!

Mad Quickies: Crematory Chronicles, Beautiful Chemistry, Kangaroo Fisticuffs and more!

YOU GUYS, OMIGODZ IT’S THE WEEKEND AND HERE ARE SOME QUICKIES PEACE OUT! [falls to floor] Caitlin Doughty’s “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematory” – a book review by Tonya Hurley. Buy the book! Beautiful Chemistry is a project collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China and Tsi... »

Mad Quickies: transformations, recreations, hidden quotations, easter eggs and more!

Mad Quickies: transformations, recreations, hidden quotations, easter eggs and more!

Whoa- Is it really Monday already? Well, you deserve some treats. Have some Quickies! This serving should make you giggle a little bit. American portrait photographer Sandro Miller and John Malkovich recreate iconic photographs. Artistically amazing and quite confounding. {via Geo} You guys! Make Your Own Invisibility Cloak for Less Than $100! {via Brian, ht Jennifer Ouelette You can simply enjoy ... »

Mad Quickies: parasite specimen, oldest icosahedron, the ancient chicken/egg conundrum and more

Mad Quickies: parasite specimen, oldest icosahedron, the ancient chicken/egg conundrum and more

Just squeaking in with the Monday Quickies here. If you haven’t yet acclimated to your new week, here- this might help. Fighter pilot turned Avenger, Carol Susan Jane Danvers headlines her hundredth issue in the Marvel Universe. Here are Captain Marvel’s 10 Definitive Issues. Is this the oldest d20 on Earth? because if it is, that’s damn awesome. The Metropolitan Museum of Art ow... »

Mad Quickies: making art from harassment, anxiety, myths, child sketches and more

Mad Quickies: making art from harassment, anxiety, myths, child sketches and more

Hey, kids, have a spoonful of Quickies to make this Monday go down much easier. “A Woman’s Room Online: An immersive experience of the daily harassment women face online” is by our very own chief, Amy Davis Roth, and it is an extraordinary art installation. Check out the site for the live feed of the gallery. Also, thanks to the super-awesome Dr. Phil Plait for his post Harassment as A... »

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