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Mad Quickies: edible LEGOs, five bucks a logo, spirograph pancakes and more!

Mad Quickies: edible LEGOs, five bucks a logo, spirograph pancakes and more!

It’s been one heck of an emotional week on this planet—for all sorts of reasons. I’m going to start off here with a very personal share by Jamie Kilstein but then I’m going to serve up some light and bright moments because you all deserve that. Hugs and more hugs, you guys. Comedian Jamie Kilstein writes How Robin Williams Helped Me Out of My Depression. {via Courtney} Know any g... »

Mad Quickies: birthday suits, hidden passions, dystopian landmarks and more

Mad Quickies: birthday suits, hidden passions, dystopian landmarks and more

It’s the Weekend Quickies! Put down that to-do list, you guys… surf’s up! Photographer Lucy Hilmer has taken a self-portrait on her birthday in her underwear for 40 years More images at her website. nsfw {via Brian G.} Wikimedia refuses to remove animal selfie because technically a macaque owns the photo, which means, Wikimedia says, makes it public domain. {via Smashley} Photographers... »

Mad Quickies: domestic soldiers, trash art, bird music, a crafty dog and more.

Mad Quickies: domestic soldiers, trash art, bird music, a crafty dog and more.

You guys, I’m typing this from my studio bunker at the epicenter of a massive, 10-day, free music festival. It’s actually the largest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Thank goodness for the netz. And three bags of coffee. And a freezer full of Twinkies. I have no idea what’s going on outside, but I know some excellent links you might enjoy. And here they are! Artist Lia Cha... »

Mad Quickies: kid conquerors, sloth portraiture, autoconnect, er, correct and more

Mad Quickies: kid conquerors, sloth portraiture, autoconnect, er, correct and more

You guys- I was on a detail that had me casing the galaxy’s perimeter. But I’m back and Quickifying the internet for your convenience. Kudos, thanks and chocolate unicorns to my comrade, Brian, for his generous diligence and incredible Quickies posts! These kids are valiantly fighting the monsters in their bedrooms The series “Terreurs” is by photographer Laure Favel. Lady ... »

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. {... »

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