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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Real-Time Lightning Tracker, Golden Ratio Viewfinder, Art Crimes and More!

Oh hi there, dear readers. Yr pal Brian has some real good treats for you today. Do grab a beverage to sip, get comfy and delight in the wonderment that is the Wednesday Quickies. Let’s peruse today’s ART CRIMES. A neural network that uses “Machine-learning techniques that mimic human recognition …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Ancient Lost Cities, NSFW Hump Day GIFs, Art Crimes and More!

Well hey there gang, your old pal Brian has got your mid-week Quickies all ready to go for you. There’s no time to lose because there’s hidden cities to be read about! Go! Your weekly ART CRIMES. As promised (by me), archaeologists have discovered medieval cities hidden by the jungle …

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Mad Quickies: Starry Night In A Bowl of Water, Mars Exploration Posters, Art Crimes and More!

Hey pals, I know these Quickies are a day plus a few hours late. I know that. But I’ve cobbled together some great stuff to make up for it. Indulge. This is pretty unbelievable. Von Gogh’s Starry Night reproduced in a bowl of water. -Via Donna These NASA posters for …

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Mad Quickies: Felted Specimens, The Anatomical Venus, Art Crimes and More!

Well hey there gang. It’s yr old pal Brian. It’s been hot here in Brooklyn and I wish I could tell you that I haven’t had to use the A/C yet. But I can’t do that. But you know what else would help cool us off? Some Quickies. Soak in …

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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

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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