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Mad Quickies: dognition, the baby tree, a phantom limb and more

Mad Quickies: dognition, the baby tree, a phantom limb and more

It’s the Weekend Quickies. Cocktails down; surf’s up! A movement in the making: the unveiling of Iranian women was started by Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad. National Geographic ran a feature eons ago recommending that the answer to furthering cognitive science is pretty much in our own backyard. And here we are: And the Dog Has His Day is a fascinating, extensive piece on the dog&#... »

Mad Quickies: edible experiments, a cool tune and a letter to John Oliver.

Mad Quickies: edible experiments, a cool tune and a letter to John Oliver.

Chemical Reactions Posters – Part 1 and Chemical Reactions – Part 2 were created by the UK teacher who runs Compound Interest. 10 Science Experiments You Can Eat with Your Kids. Explore conspiracy theories with Dominique Byron’s striking new print series. {via Sarah M.} Paper sez: “We asked the guys behind the brilliant Tilda Swinton parody account @NotTildaSwinton to tell us what they... »

Mad Quickies: cobalt blue is awesome and so is feminist burlesque

Mad Quickies: cobalt blue is awesome and so is feminist burlesque

Cousins Mariko and Jillian Tamaki have collaborated on a coming-of-age graphic novel This One Summer about friends Rose and Windy. It’s reaping a lot of critical praise for its beauty and power. Before Pantone existed – 271 years, in fact – there was an artist Who Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book. It is exquisite and you can view the book in its entirety h... »

Mad Quickies: sciencey art installations and illustrative eye candy

Mad Quickies: sciencey art installations and illustrative eye candy

Monday, Monday- Bah! Here, have some Quickies. Turkish industrial designer Deniz Karasahin claims that his 3-D printed cast can heal bones faster. At least it’s pretty classy looking… In the NYT: Science Events: Unusual Vision and D.I.Y. Neuroscience reports that there is an exhibition at the Museum of Mathematics [how cool is that?!] Compounding Visions: The Art of Ryan and Trevor Oak... »

Mad Quickies: a bird’s-eye view of things, a baby dinasaur robot and more.

Mad Quickies: a bird’s-eye view of things, a baby dinasaur robot and more.

It’s the Friday Quickies! Cocktails down; surf’s up! This is a defaced two peso bill from Argentina. Its urpose is to help lower inflation. This Sagan Dolphin is our favorite version of an attempt to take bills out of circulation. Here are some others. {via Daniela} Drafting Darth Vader: Early Drawings From Star Wars Storyboards: The Original Trilogy – This is a cool slideshow of early... »

Mad Quickies: a Maker’s Alphabet, Ray Harryhausen and more

Mad Quickies: a Maker’s Alphabet, Ray Harryhausen and more

You guys- I baked you some delicious Quickies. Enjoy! Maker’s Alphabet by Melody Quintana & Sneha Pai is an ABC book that celebrates creativity. Self-described as “A book that celebrates old and new ways of making. For kids from 1 to 100.”, this is a very special project slated to be kickstarted this week. Linda Holmes unpacks the gender and race implications of Mad Men’... »

Mad Quickies: All rise!

Mad Quickies: All rise!

It’s the Good Friday Quickies! Crosses down- surf’s up! Hydrogene created a set of six minimalist feminist posters of women who made an enormous impact in science. Via The Finch and Pea. It’s the Washington Post’s annual Peeps Show finalists. My vote goes to “Everyone Peeps.” Cannabis Under The Microscope is 170 pages of some damn gorgeous images by Ford McCann.... »

Mad Quickies: Year of the Salamander and 30 days of Street Anatomy

Mad Quickies: Year of the Salamander and 30 days of Street Anatomy

Welcome to the working week… I gotcha’ some Quickies to ease the pain. Art Science Gallery has posted an open call for a group exhibition of artworks inspired by … salamanders! Interested? You can click here and download the information for Year of the Salamander. {via Surly Amy} 2000s, Arial, Bank Gothic, Eurostile, LCD, OCR-A, Swiss 911 … a typographic dissection of ̶... »

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