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Mad Quickies: Virus Trading Cards, Map Monsters, Meow Wolf, Far Future Timeline, Trudeau Physics and More!

My fellow nerds, you know that the internet—in its best moments—can be a completely wondrous place. So wondrous in fact that I cut short the sun in my Sunday to bring you these gems of delight on Monday. It’s a veritable cavalcade of Quickies! Please to enjoy… Animated Virus Trading …

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Mad Quickies: Bullwhip Scientist, Rocket Girls, Blacklight Posters, Food-Scanned Spacescapes and More!

Happy Record Store Day, you guys! Go out and buy some vinyl and support! In the meantime, while you gear up for the outside world, take a look at these here Quickies. Enjoy! The Rise of Rocket Girls: The Untold Story of the Remarkable Women Who Powered Space Exploration “How …

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Mad Quickies: Fukushima Photos, Bacteria Book Cover, Screenplay Dataviz, Cactus Trap and More!

Happy Monday, geeksters! Here- have a warm cup of delicious Quickies and slowly ease into your day. Yummmmmmm! We’ve featured Rafael Araujo’s gorgeous work before but I’m happy to report that thanks to a wildly successful kickstarter, his Golden Ratio Coloring Book looks like it will become a reality. This …

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Mad Quickies: Weed Nuns, Ice Crystal Consultant, Mary Sue Justice and More!

Hey you guys, it’s snowing in my city. In the Northeast. On the budding trees. In April. I’m huddled in my bunker of a studio, tapping out these Quickies, wearing my little hobo gloves, trying to distract myself from all this seasonal confusion. Please take a few minutes and enjoy …

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Mad Quickies: Spirograph in Wood Gears, Art in The Danish Girl, Puppetry in Movies, Comics in the Classroom, Weapons in Space and More!

Welcome to the working week, my fellow geeksters. Grab a cup of joe/tea/chai/pomegranatejuice/kelpsmoothie and ease into things with these Quickies. Have at it! “While some artists are ambivalent about being viewed through the lens of gender, the all-women’s group show, which fell out of favor in the ’80s and ’90s, …

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Mad Quickies: Dame Hadid, Environmental Art, Avocado Anomaly, Lytro Camera and More!

Surprise, you guys! Quickies have appeared and you now have a justifiable distraction because you’re reading these things for science or art or because you want to buy some excellent whiskey glasses. Onward! Perhaps you’ve seen various stories around the internet on the architect Zaha Hadid and her brilliant work …

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Mad Quickies: Escher-esque Tessellations, Walk Cycle Animation, Vintage Book Jewelry, Female Cartographers and More!

My little chickadees, I hope you’ve recovered from whatever springtime bacchanal you’ve enjoyed over the [long] weekend. Here, have something that is not chocolate-covered and yet so very, very tasty. Yumz! Thousands of people have enjoyed her work and yet they’d never recognize the name “Es Devlin.” She’s the world’s …

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Mad Quickies: Stroboscopic Eggs, Recolorized Van Gogh, Film Truthiness, New Museum Experiences and More!

How can Good Friday be bad when 1- lots of you have off from work, 2- there is an inordinate amount of chocolate for sale everywhere, 3- some of you have Monday off too, 4- you’re probably enjoying that chocolate right now with a tasty adult beverage, 5- you’ve got …

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