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Mad Quickies: armored Barbie, bittersweet geometry, a tiny monster and more

Mad Quickies: armored Barbie, bittersweet geometry, a tiny monster and more

Welcome to the mid-week Quickies! Tokyo-based artist Megumi Igarashi was arrested on obscenity charges for sending data that could be used to print 3D models of her vagina. {via Anne S.} Gaming the galaxy – “A new video game is revealing a number of conflicts between its model of the Milky Way and previous astronomical assumptions.” Jim Rodda had a bunch of fans who thought his kicksta... »

Mad Quickies: fractal animations, Duchampian chess, mirror doodles and more!

Mad Quickies: fractal animations, Duchampian chess, mirror doodles and more!

You’ve made it this far into the week. Bravo! Here- have some nice Quickies to celebrate. I’m sure you’ve seen some wonderful fractal animations. But, honestly, this Fractal Experience Part 2 by cross-media artist Eric Söderberg will truly blow your mind. {found via @MrPrudence} Storehouse founder Mark Kawano had been a senior designer at Apple for seven years. Mark talks about 4... »

Mad Quickies: sardine cans, paper microbes, lightning and more

Mad Quickies: sardine cans, paper microbes, lightning and more

It’s the Friday Quickies! Sorry I’m late today, guys. I was busy celebrating Independence Day in the age-old customs of our American ancestors: with cookouts and fireworks. And now for some liberty links… Happy birthday, America! Here are 247 years of American flags, visualized. Get the poster at Pop Chart Lab Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a... »

Mad Quickies: kitty microbes, recipe tattoos, dystopian otters, Khal Aquaman and more

Mad Quickies: kitty microbes, recipe tattoos, dystopian otters, Khal Aquaman and more

It’s the Monday Quickies and it’s smooth sailing. You know what that means. Grab yer favorite morning beverage; surf’s up! Gruesome? Awesome? I submit to you that this is both. Body of a Courtesan in Nine Stages: A 19th century study of decomposition by Kobayashi Eitaku in the 1870′s. {via Brian G.} When Will We Get LGBT Characters in Cartoons? Honestly, it’s way overdue. {... »

Mad Quickies: Jacob’s new dress, the science of booze and many other wonderful things

Mad Quickies: Jacob’s new dress, the science of booze and many other wonderful things

Welcome to the working week. Have some Quickies. This is a really wonderful feature at Boing Boing. Today it’s: A snowflake, an army of pandas, a gang of galaxies, a hot dog, a fashionable gentleman, a giant head, an eyeball, a folk death-saint, and a sleepy puppy. 10 Wonderful Things for Monday. Book find: “Proof: The Science of Booze: Adam Rogers”. {via Surly Amy} Austerely bea... »

Mad Quickies: Augie the adventurer, dinosaur porn, LEGO female scientists and more!

Mad Quickies: Augie the adventurer, dinosaur porn, LEGO female scientists and more!

It’s the Weekend Quickies! To-do lists down; surf’s up! Happy belated birthdays go out to Flying Trilobite and Artologica! The world is a better and more beautiful place thanks to you two! Augie and the Green Knight: A Children’s Adventure Book by SMBC’s Zachary Weiner is an adventure story about a scientifically precocious young girl in a world of fantasy. The illustrative... »

Mad Quickies: Canstruction, quantum mechanics, visual comedy and more

Mad Quickies: Canstruction, quantum mechanics, visual comedy and more

It’s the Friday Quickies! Pencils down; surf’s up! These are the winners of the international 2013-2014 Canstruction competition. The mission of this unique charity committed to hunger relief, collaboration and design is “To feed and inspire the world – one can at a time.” Canstruction has helped raise over 25 million pounds of food since 1992. Einstein cited quantum entang... »

Mad Quickies: Massimo remembered, Reading Rainbow, cheese curls and more

Mad Quickies: Massimo remembered, Reading Rainbow, cheese curls and more

Goodnight, Massimo Vignelli, one of the greatest designers of the twentieth century, and a personal hero of mine. Artist Lauren Wade photoshops women in classic paintings to look like fashion models. Egad, that’s disturbing. Also, nsfw, of course. {via Daniela} Eiko Ojala creates clever cut-paper art. {via Elizabeth F.} From Peter Everett Brown at Ghost Architect: Operation Moonshine aka., M... »

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