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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: 3D Minecraft, Crocheted Dry Leaf Art, Periodic Table Soap and More!

Holy Moly, gang. I have some really great stories for you today. Like, just check this stuff out. I can’t tell you how happy I am about these. Have you ever imagined actually being inside the world of Minecraft? I have. Like, a bunch of times. Well we don’t have …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Orchestral Hip Hop, Amelia Earhart, Ceres in Motion and More!

Hey gang, it’s your old pal Brian here to help you get thru the rest of the week with some top notch Quickies. As a sidenote, I’m listening to the band Chastity Belt while writing this. You should get on that. Thank me later. As the New Horizons probe nears …

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Mad Quickies: 10-Story Urban Playground, A Child’s Cosplay Documented, 19th Century Glass Menagerie and More!

Hey gang, It’s time for your Wednesday Quickies. While there’s usually nothing I’d rather be doing, I implore you to check out the article below about the 10-story urban playground and tell me you’d rather do anything but play there for the rest of your lives. Seriously. Look at that …

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Mad Quickies: Crocheted Animal Skeletons, T-Rex Autopsy, Bill Nye Cussing and More!

Hello friends, We’ve come to the middle of the week and I’ve come to bring you these Quickies. Read them, experience them, share them. Oh wow. Philly artist Caitlin McCormack uses crochet to make these gorgeous animal skeletons. -Via Smashley A T-Rex autopsy? Okay, sure. -Via CriticalDragon When I have …

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Mad Quickies: A Bridge Made From Paper, The Stuntwomen of Mad Max, Walking Through a Van Gogh Painting and More!

Hey, look: We’re halfway through the week and I have what you need to get you to the other side. WEDNESDAY QUICKIES. Holy hell! Courtesy of environmental artist Steve Messam, a small English river now has an arched bridge made from 22,000 sheets of bright red paper. OCR Journal #001 …

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Mad Quickies: Censored Picasso, Robin Williams Nesting Dolls, Realistic Animal Lollipops and More!

Hey gang, I’m here on this lovely Friday to bring you the Quickies that you need. Big thanks to Donna for covering for me on Wednesday. She’s the very best and we all know it! While reporting on a Picasso painting that set a sales record at auction earlier this …

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Mad Quickies: Ruined Mosaics, Empathy Cards, Amy Schumer and More!

Hey gang, we got up to 80 degrees Fahrenheit here in Brooklyn yesterday, so I guess we’re just skipping right over Spring. But you know what we won’t skip? Your Wednesday Quickies! Dig in. Uh oh. We’ve seen this sort of thing before: There is an investigation over the condition …

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Mad Quickies: Sesame Street/Avengers Parody, Botanical Mazes, Out-of-Control Russian Spacecraft and More!

Hey gang, let’s take a moment to marvel at some wonderful things midway thru this hell-week. Shall we? One thing that I’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t yet, is wander my way through a botanical maze. Here’s a bunch of them for you to wish you were trapped in. …

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