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Mad Quickies: The Birthday Edition. We are Three!

Mad Quickies: The Birthday Edition. We are Three!

It’s the Weekend Quickies! And what’s more- it’s the weekend of Mad Art Lab’s Third Birthday! Choose Cake and let’s have at it, shall we? “I don’t want a relationship, I want a star ship” is just one of these awesome feminist shirts. {via Surly Amy} From Cake Wrecks: No Dungeons, Just Dragons. Check out the one that spits actual fire! {via SpaRkLecoR... »

Mad Quickies: woodworks, fiber arts, GAYTMs and more

Mad Quickies: woodworks, fiber arts, GAYTMs and more

The Stunning Symbiosis between Math and Knitting. View the slideshow. {via Smashley} SPACE DESK! {via Beth} Gerald and Summer of Elysium Woodworks create cutting boards of gorgeous geekery. {via Cloe} Asking the question: How beautiful is mathematics? {via Jamie B.} Job tip: MinutePhysics is hiring. {via Anne S.} Here’s something to inspire hope in the youngest generation. A four-year-old ma... »

Mad Quickies: bees, x-rays, an interstellar contract and more

Mad Quickies: bees, x-rays, an interstellar contract and more

It’s the Friday Quickies! Now, absolutely LaBeouf-free! Pencils down; surf’s up! Composer Laurie Spiegel, “Harmonices Mundi”, Golden Record, Voyager and The Interstellar Contract. [includes sound] Randall Munroe has a new installment of the brilliant XKCD “What If?” series called Paint the Earth, where he answers a fan’s question—”Has Humanity Produc... »

Mad Quickies: the Valentine edition, actually not so much

Mad Quickies: the Valentine edition, actually not so much

It’s the Friday Quickies! Surf’s up, Valentine! Graphic designer Old Red Jalopy created a series of LEGO movie posters for Best Picture Oscar Nominees. Who owns’ this image? For an artist, commenting on the visual elements of modern life without risking copyright infringement remains an unsolved problem. Mignon Fogarty is doing this awesome thing: Grammar Girls’ Peeve Wars ... »

Mad Quickies: Pussy Riot, Textus, Feeding Hannibal and more!

Mad Quickies: Pussy Riot, Textus, Feeding Hannibal and more!

It’s the Friday Quickies! Pencils down; surf’s up! Pussy Riot’s brave ‘Colbert Report’ interview makes us love them even more. An essay on museums and intellectual property and the case of AMNH and the pterosaur ripoffs. {via Rebecca} Federico Babina illustrated “Archiset”- a wonderfully clever series of retro posters depicting the interiors of classic films. Martin Wong wa... »

Quickies- Einstein, Tesla, Blue Lava, Skeleton Cartoons and More!

Quickies- Einstein, Tesla, Blue Lava, Skeleton Cartoons and More!

It’s the Saturday Quickies! Heck with the chores … surf’s up! Albert Einstein on Long Island circa 1939, a scowling Joseph Goebbels, sexy Nicola Tesla, exquisite Liz Taylor and more realistically colorized historical photos. {via Mary B} Here’s something awesome: Cartoons with skeletons by the wickedly funny and talented Jason Freeny. {via Elyse and Smashley} First of all: ... »

Mad Quickies 1.29

Mad Quickies 1.29

You guys. Where the heck have I been?!? No matter. Here are some Quickies… The fabulous Jennifer Oullette has a new book. Me, Myself and Why: Searching for the Science of Self. How to apply Borg naming conventions to your chickens. As you do. The topography of tears by Rose-Lynn Fischer. In keeping with the timely wave of “holy shit it’s beastly wicked cold!” in most of the... »

Mad Quickies 12.27

Mad Quickies 12.27

It’s the mid-holiday-season Friday Quickies! Nogs down, surf’s up! Ever wonder what a thought looks like moving through a fish’s brain? Wonder no more because this is one of a bunch of the coolest science of 2013 in GIFs. {via the Good Bad Librarian} Some of the best street images were taken by someone who probably never heard of. Read about Vivian Maier and the hidden history of... »

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