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Mad Quickies: Personal Snowflake, Colossal Bests, Stormchaser Activism and More!

Happy Winter Solstice! I know it’s a day late but I’m still celebrating…which may or may not be why I’m a day late. Nevertheless…onward! Thanks to Tulp Interactive, here’s a sweet little text-baed interactive to make a digital snowflake greeting. The Solar System time lapse to scale, the mummified Buddha, …

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Mad Quickies: Local Etsy, Skate Church, Coconut Octopus and More!

Happy Friday, you guys! If you’re not on your way to see that movie everyone’s talking about, here are some reasons to spend it surfing… A stained glass watertower installation by artist Tom Fruin sparkles along Brooklyn’s skyline. Via Beth Four character posters arrive for the Ghostbusters Team of Melissa …

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Mad Quickies: Soar Video, Lego Math, Bird Mural, Krampus Loot and More!

Happy Monday, my little nerds! I just baked these delicious Quickies for you. Have some! This monumental mural depicting the evolution of birds took 2-1/2 years to create. Thanks to artist Jane Kim, this beauty graces the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Via Charles P. This is genius. Someone wrote a …

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Mad Quickies: Myanmar Punks, NASA Droid Choice, Synchotron Art Show and More!

Surely you have time for some zippy quick Quickies, no? Let’s go! Now THIS is badass. Myanmar’s punk rockers challenge anti-Muslim rhetoric. Via Courtney Margaret Atwood is working on her first graphic novel series. Yes. THAT Margaret Atwood. I mean, it’s not that she’s attempting a new medium but that …

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Mad Quickies: Leigh Brackett, Stormtrooper Elves, Beautiful Video Project, Cookie Icing Machine and More!

Howdy, kids, time to take five and check out these cool links around net town. Let’s go! Happy 100th birthday to Leigh Brackett, the Queen of Space Opera. In which Mad Art Anne’s friend Alvaro planned to attend his Back-to-the-Future themed office holiday party with his own portable flux capacitor. …

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Mad Quickies: Sisyphus Machine, Superhero Cuttlefish, Deep Forger and More!

You guys! It’s the weekend and I’m sure your list of to-dos is super long. That’s the best reason to take five and have some fun. Got you some cool links. Let’s go! Deep Forger ia a very fun artbot that “paints” in the style of the masters. Via Julie …

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Mad Quickies: Paleontologist Rant, Paper Microbes, Art Crime, Apophenia Video and More

Hey there, when you’re tired of cyber shopping [shameless pitch for our gift guide], put down that credit card because surf’s up! Artist Rogan Brown cuts intricate paper microbes. These specimens are both hand- and laser-cut. This will surely delight you. Watch this brief video because there is a reveal …

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The 2015 Skepchick & Mad Art Lab Gift Guide

It’s my pleasure to present to you this year’s official Skepchick and Mad Art Lab Gift Guide! There are a lot of wonderful sciencey and geeky gift items out there in the world and it’s our aim to bring you a sampling of the best and coolest and quirkiest. We …

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