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Mad Quickies: Goodbye Mr. Pratchett, Sound Science, Simpsons Conspiracy, Planetarium Book, Fun at MOMA and More!

Mad Quickies: Goodbye Mr. Pratchett, Sound Science, Simpsons Conspiracy, Planetarium Book, Fun at MOMA and More!

Hello, fellow art nerds! This is such a glorious day! … unless, of course, you’re a triskaidekaphobe … and then you’re just hiding out until Pi Day dawns tomorrow. Herewith for you end o’ the week enjoyment are a few links I think you’ll like. Sorry for the sadness here but we need to say a fond goodnight, Terry Pratchett and thanks for all your fantastic words.... »

Mad Quickies: #SciArt Storify, Hackaball, Surreal Ceramics, Book Tank, Peeback Time and More!

Mad Quickies: #SciArt Storify, Hackaball, Surreal Ceramics, Book Tank, Peeback Time and More!

Dear Marian Call, Alaskan Extraordinaire- how DO you deal with this weather? Because, hello from the still-frozen Northeast. I’d wave, but my fingers have been wrapped around this mug of tea for three months now. I kid. I put the mug down long enough to tap out these Q-Q-Q-Q-Q-Quickies. Science writer and cancer biology PhD, Beckie Port, assembled her choice of 75 of the best #SciArt in this... »

Mad Quickies: Vulcan Musings, Everyday Levitation, Mosul Rampage, Book Domino Record-breaker and More!

Mad Quickies: Vulcan Musings, Everyday Levitation, Mosul Rampage, Book Domino Record-breaker and More!

Hello, friends- by now we’ve all tried to process the passing of Leonard Nimoy, whose last tweet will surely go on record as one of the best of famous last words. There are some cultural icons whose death feels like a real marker of mortality and change and some hit harder than most. [An earlier example was Steve Jobs, at least it was for me.] Nimoy’s death is one of those: larger-than... »

Mad Quickies: Window Sandwiches, Math Music, Surreal Letterforms, a Kinetic Tie Machine and More!

Mad Quickies: Window Sandwiches, Math Music, Surreal Letterforms, a Kinetic Tie Machine and More!

Holla, you guys! We’re one day into the work week and it’s not so bad after all, is it. Here, have a cookie and a soothing hot beverage and have some Quickies, too. You’ll be right as rain before you know it. Artist Dustin Yellin has encased three-dimensional figurative collages in multiple layers of glass—a serires he calls Psychogeographies— for a commissioned installation for ... »

Mad Quickies: Mummy Buddha, Metamorphabet, Brusspup compilation, Anderson’s love of analog design and more!

Mad Quickies: Mummy Buddha, Metamorphabet, Brusspup compilation, Anderson’s love of analog design and more!

Winter is coming? No ho ho I’ve got yer Winter right here. However- I have no interest in elaborating on the frozen conditions here at my shop in PA during The Winter That Never Ended … [warms hands on mug of tea] … or how I am wearing little hobo gloves and more scarves than Stephen Tyler’s mic stand while I type this. Let’s get to it, shall we! A CT scan revealed th... »

Mad Quickies: Astro Cosplay, Skytrail Studies, Neuroscience of Harry Potter, Wire Animals & More!

Mad Quickies: Astro Cosplay, Skytrail Studies, Neuroscience of Harry Potter, Wire Animals & More!

You guys, I am thisclose to starting a bonfire in my studio. It’s like eleventy hundred degrees below zero. Not really. But here’s something interesting: I’m in Pennsylvania and my friends are visiting Copenhagen and it’s TWENTY DEGREES WARMER there. However, a month ago they lived in Arizona so the weather math becomes an algebra problem right about here. Where was I? Oh r... »

Mad Quickies: Magical Cosplay, Color Thesaurus, 3D Illo Charmers, Wanderlust Sewn Up and More!

Mad Quickies: Magical Cosplay, Color Thesaurus, 3D Illo Charmers, Wanderlust Sewn Up and More!

Seriously, you guys. It’s Friday and as much as I love to love every day for its own wonderfulness, I can’t deny that YAY HURRAY AND HOLY HAND GRENADE OF ANTIOCH, FRIDAY IS WHERE IT’S AT! [ahem] So without further delay, PENCILS DOWN AND SURF’S UP! Bibbidi bobbidi damn! Have one minute? Watch the most magical cosplay ever! Props for the superior work go to Bubbly Bee Cospla... »

Mad Quickies: Bauhaus Hijinks, Blinged-out Skeletons, Fata Morgana, Stephen Fry and more!

Mad Quickies: Bauhaus Hijinks, Blinged-out Skeletons, Fata Morgana, Stephen Fry and more!

You guys, I keep getting distracted because SNOW! Well, some snow. Lots of slush. Occasional sleet and freezing rain. Question: am I the only one who thinks “Wintry Mix” sounds like a snack? Okie doke then, onward… We have definitive proof that NOBODY did costume parties like the Bauhaus. Video included. {via Brian G.} We’ve featured photographer Paul Koudounaris before. He... »

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