Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Frida’s Flowers, Simple Machines, Vintage Hacks, Science Instagram Tips, Bellypaint and More!

Mad Quickies: Frida’s Flowers, Simple Machines, Vintage Hacks, Science Instagram Tips, Bellypaint and More!

Hey hey HEY, you guyz- Like a bouquet of happiness and glittery butterflies, I give you this extravaganza of Friday Quickies. Pencils down, y’all. Surf’s up! “Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” is an installation at the New York Botanical Garden. It features both the plants she cultivated in her own garden and a small exhibition of her paintings. Recently, the awesome Glendon ... »

A bridge made from sheets of paper

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 is a new book by one of the top data visualization studios. Check. It. Out. -Via Donna Just how hardcore were ... »

Mad Quickies: Arctic Banks, NASA Contest, Palette Portraits, Kubrick Supercut and More!

Mad Quickies: Arctic Banks, NASA Contest, Palette Portraits, Kubrick Supercut and More!

Happy Monday, my little Earthlings! Take five and grab your coffee/tea/soda/almond-milk and surf your cares away. In moments, it will feel all better… Attention Environmental Designers and Space Nerdz: NASA’s got a cool $2.25 mill for the winner of their competition to design and build 3D-printed space habitats. Help send Michele Banks aka @artologica to the Arctic for SCIENCE …a... »

Censored Picasso Painting

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 week, my local Fox News affiliate here in NYC chose to blur the breasts of the figures in the painting. However, they left the... »

Mad Quickies: MAD for You, Scratch-Off Map, Kaneria Supercut, Real GoT and More!

Mad Quickies: MAD for You, Scratch-Off Map, Kaneria Supercut, Real GoT and More!

Holla, Earthlings! My friend and colleague, Brian, has been working feverishly on all things Mad Art Lab. I had to step in and give the fella a break. He’ll be back on Friday. Today, though, you are mine! MWAHAHAHAHAHA. Sorry. WAY too much coffee… Here. Have some Quickies. If kinetic art and automata are your jam, then hop a plane right now and visit The MAD Museum at Stratford upon Av... »

Mad Quickies: Lace Collages, Einstein Font, Cool NOVA Project, Rotoscoped Pins and More!

Mad Quickies: Lace Collages, Einstein Font, Cool NOVA Project, Rotoscoped Pins and More!

Happy Monday, darlings! Whether you’re starting your work week or ending a long weekend shift, it’s time to take a break and indulge in a little surfing. And you’re in luck- I have a hodgepodge of cool and curious things for you. Developed by the Life on Earth Project at Harvard’s School of Engineering, NOVA’s Evolution Lab is an interactive crash course on the histor... »

Mad Quickies: Gorey Etiquette, Lost Beastie Species, Homophobe Selfies, Alien Zoos and More!

Mad Quickies: Gorey Etiquette, Lost Beastie Species, Homophobe Selfies, Alien Zoos and More!

Hello my lovelies and welcome to the weekend! Doesn’t it feel like big, comfy bunny slippers? Snuggle up and enjoy these warm and fuzzy Quickies. And a hearty Happy Mother’s Day to all you people who are nurturing beings. We salute you! Hyacinthe Phypps offers the “right thing to say on every dubious occasion” in The Recently Deflowered Girl. You too can own these words of ... »

empathy card by emily mcdowell

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 of at least 10 Roman mosaics at the Hatay Archaeology Museum in Turkey. It looks as if the mosaics have... »

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