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Mad Quickies: Stolen Paintings Recovered, Data Visualization of Crying, Coincidence Photography and More!

Uhhhhhh sorry the Quickies are late today. I’ve only just stopped sobbing from last night’s episode of Game of Thrones. Let’s all cheer up a bit. If we can. Speaking of crying, Robin has been tracking and quantifying different aspects of her life. Here, she records and uses data to …

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Mad Quickies: Secret Cryptid Skeletons, 12 Year Old Skateboard Wizard, Art Crimes and More!

Hey gang, It’s Wednesday already and it’s time for your mid-week Quickies. Do you want ants? Because this is how you get ants (you’ll see). Onward! Here’s your weekly art crimes. When ants work together in large groups, they behave like liquids and it’s mesmerizing. (See? That’s how you get …

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Mad Quickies: How To Hire A Science Illustrator, Femojis, Cut Paper Illustration and More!

No, no, no. It’s not Wednesday. I know you usually see me on Wednesdays, but as Donna mentioned earlier this week, we swapped days. Take a deep breath. It’s Friday and I’m here to usher you into the weekend with some Quickies Wow! Gorgeous cut paper editorial illustrations by Eiko …

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Mad Quickies: Bowie’s Blackstar in Sunlight, The Woman Card Is Real, Art Crimes and Way More!

Hey kids, we’ve made it to the middle of the week and there’s so many cool stories to share. So let’s dive right in, shall we? David Bowie is the gift that keeps on giving – it turns out that if you leave the gatefold artwork of his last album, …

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Mad Quickies: Beyoncé Lemonade GIFs, Prince Video Game From the 90s, Art Crimes and More!

Oh hello, gang. I’m about to eat a whole bunch of ice cream. Because I can. You know what else I can do? Share the mid-week Quickies with you! And so… Did you know that Prince had an interactive video game back in the 90s? Well now you do. -Via …

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Mad Quickies: Pigment Libraries, Millennium Falcon Kites, Art Crimes and More!

Hey kiddos, I’ve had to deal with non-stop presidential primary coverage here in New York, so these Quickies I’ve cooked up are a real respite. Please indulge with me. Art. Criiiiiiiiiiiimesssssssss. Futurist architecture recreated in the medium of… chewing gum? Yep. Photographer Sam Kaplan has got us covered. A popular …

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heroine complex cover. a woman fights tiny monster balls with teeth.
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Mad Quickies: 2D Fightin’ Scientists, Heroine Complex Novel, Starship White Noise, Art Crimes and Way More!

Hello there my loves. It’s Wednesday and your old pal Brian has cooked up a batch of mid-week Quickies, just for you. Lots of great links this week, sent in by some of my favorite people. Let’s? ART CRIMES. Remember how you’ve always wanted a 2D fighting game that pits …

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Mad Quickies: Fading Van Goghs, Gluten-Free Art, Beyoncé, Art Crimes and More!

Okay. Buckle up gang. There’s *so much* cool stuff that I don’t even know what to show you first. Let’s go! Let’s begin with some ART CRIMES. Photographer Helena Price shows us the faces of those who are underrepresented in the tech field. -Via Dr. Ray Some Van Gogh paintings …

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