Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 2.18

Judith Ann Braun paints using fingertips and charcoal. Castles made from icicles. Images of nebulae, animated to show their 3D structure. Web-controlled puppet. A micrograph of layers of paint from a theater wall. Autodesk’s 123D Creature. SLR camera lens pendant lamp. Astronaut duvet and pillow case. Keyboard wine stoppers. Elements …

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FoodGeekeryPainting

Edvard Munch: The Snack That Screams Back

I wanted some “Edvard Munch” snack crackers because… well, just because. I figured they should be something like Goldfish but shaped like the face in “The Scream“. I found a DIY Goldfish recipe and got to work… OK, first thing, I needed a cutter. This one’s made from a piece …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 2.11

Lego-compatible coffee mug.     Giant, glow-in-the-dark googly eyes.     Deer antler lamp.     Tenth Doctor pinafore.     Hot coffee USB charger.     Ziggy Stardust action figure.     Aerogel Valentine.     Stretchy skull sculpture (via Donna).    

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 2.4

Bugs made from electronic components.     A titanium utility ring.     Personalized Pez dispensers.     Shark face sushi tray.     Tentacle toilet plunger.     Printing buildings… on the Moon.     Magnetic modular shelving.     Pulp-O-mizer pulp magazine cover generator. (via la bibliotequetress)     Liam Has a New Hand Have you seen Paperman yet?

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Overly-Honest Product Stickers

I was reading the “Sunday Secrets” on Post Secret recently and saw one that said: “my family thinks I only buy organic produce… but sometimes I just put ‘organic’ stickers on the packages”. I really liked that idea. Strictly speaking, they weren’t wrong in doing that – all food is …

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RoboPuppet

A couple weeks ago Charles sent me a link to a video from a company that makes a bunch of animatronic products. They’ve got a remote-controlled bird puppet that moves its beak and turns its head side-to-side. It sells for… NINE HUNDRED DOLLARS!? And that’s their cheapest product. I suggested …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 1.28

Still life with space food. Shintaro Ohata creates combined 2D and 3D paintings. Plush balloon animals. 3D-printed modular action figures. Penguincam! (video autoplays) Lego lenscap saver. Octopizza. Corner Stourmet DIY booklet stapler. (featured image via ModiBot)

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 1.21

Symbols.com – an index of signs and ideograms Making music from the sun (via Maki) Nucleobase plushies High speed photography of individual snowflakes. Pig lamp with a CFL tail Animated 3D study of Melotte 15 Giant glider rocket launch vehicle Cardboard tube construction kit

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