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Mad Quickies: Smartflower, SCOTUS Haiku, Freberg for the Fourth, Cocktail Graphic, a Tenacious Mama Raccoon and More!

You guys, we made it! It’s the end of the work week and here in the States, it’s the beginning of the Independence Day holiday for many. [See cocktail line item.] Really, you’ll love this collection of links but if you don’t have any time, just scroll down to the …

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Mad Quickies: Ice Cream Science, Radical Posters, Underground Libraries and More!

Hey gang, it’s mid-week. We’ve made it this far, so I’ve cooked up these Quickies to propel us the rest of the way towards the weekend. Also, I’m missing the US vs. Germany in a World Cup elimination match right now, SO YOU HAD BETTER APPRECIATE THIS. I’ve missed my …

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Mad Quickies: Love Wins, Cartoonists on Race, Vintage LGBT Photos, Karpovsky Short and More!

There is nothing that I can say that can make you any happier than the ecstatic wash of rainbow colors across the White House and the entire United States this weekend. It’s just been tears of pure joy everywhere. Rock on, SCOTUS and Obama. And congratulations and best wishes to …

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Mad Quickies: Minecraft Beetlejuice Rollercoaster, Sculpture Gets A Parking Ticket, Scorched Earth Art and More!

Listen: We are having a hell of a storm in the New York Metro area right now. I got stranded in a bodega waiting out the hail that was falling. Then, once the hail stopped I traipsed my butt the last 3 blocks to my apartment. I got soaked and …

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Mad Quickies: In which I over-explain Inceptionism, #ComboPhotos, Frozen Food, Sharks for Kids, an Origami Robot & More!

Holy Haleakala™, you guys! I can’t believe the weekend went by as fast as it did. I don’t know about you but I’m not quite ready for this whole “Monday” concept. Don’t mind me while I grab some pop tarts, a latte and my laptop and pull a blankie over …

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Mad Quickies: Accidental Renaissance, Black Hole Water Slide, Tesla Art, Space MacGyvers and More!

You Guys- it’s a mean and hateful world out there but when I get really depressed about it, I remember that people make art and people do science and there are very special people who mix the two and produce something so beautiful that it always gives me a glimmer …

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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: Groovy Rolling Pins, Tweeting Potholes, Plantable Books, Weird Research Photos and More!

Hello-o-o-o-o, People of Earth! If you don’t already know this, then I’m happy to report that Philae is alive and well and taking in the scenery again on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. [Props to the Bad Astronomer!] I think it was a matter of turning it off and then on again. I …

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