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Mad Quickies: Melania’s Photos, Smith Corona Animation, Jolly Good Sheds, The Chick and the Dead, Twin Peaks Fans and More!

Good day, my lovelies! It’s been a non-stop year this past week. Time for some fun, frolic, self-indulgence and peace. Let’s enjoy… Kate Imbach tweeted: “Melania posted 470 pics to Twitter btw 2013 – 2015. I examined them all and figured out why she’s still in New York.” This is …

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Mad Quickies: Weiwei Writes, Selfie Emoji, Thigh-High Politics, UnReal Estate, History of the World and More!

Happy weekend, my lovelies- The globe still spins and despite the efforts of dark forces, life is indeed still beautiful. Let’s check in on a little bit of wonder. Shall we? … In the NYT: Renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei on How Censorship Works. British scientist, inventor and noted …

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Mad Quickies: Rosa Parks House, Dronestagram, Smiling Assassins, Flight Lapse, Frog Lapse and More!

Good day, my friends! We made it through another week of political anxiety punctuated by spikes of sheer terror. It’s time for some beauty, wonder and lovely human accomplishments. Shall we? … Rosa Parks’ house was saved from demolition by Ryan Mendoza, an American artist in Berlin. I mentioned this …

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Mad Quickies: Museum of Failure, Vandal Wiki Edits, Der Spiegel Cover, Duplicate Declaration, Carrie Tribute and More!

Good day, my lovelies! Even the Resistance has to stop occasionally for a cup of joe/tea/chai/bourbon and take a few minutes to enjoy the beauty/wonder/geekery/humor of the wide world and beyond. Therefore… onward! A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found — in England . The sleuths: …

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Mad Quickies: The Earth Day Edition

Good day, my lovelies, and HAPPY EARTH DAY! I hope you can celebrate by marching today FOR SCIENCE or recycling or beautifying your neighborhood or hiking a beautiful trail or visiting a state park or contacting your local politicians or donating to an environmental cause or doing fun science experiments …

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Mad Quickies: Peeps Dioramas, Kraken Playground, EVE Online and Citizen Science, The Story of Place, Extrapolation Short and More!

My calendar tells me that this is Good Friday. Y’know what’s good about today? Simply the fact that it IS Friday. Bravo to all of you for making it through another work week. I hope you’re all enjoying the weekend/holiday respite no matter what or how you celebrate. And now… …

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Mad Quickies: Art Under Authoritarian Attack, X-Files for Kids, Celia’s Show, Vantablack, Synesthesia Art and More!

Well what do you know, it’s Friday, my friends. Time flies when there are fifteen political outrages every day. Let’s take a moment of self-care and bask in the warmth of these remarkable stories. Grab an umbrella drink and let’s go! Artist Melissa McCracken has the condition synesthesia. She experiences …

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Mad Quickies: TrumpScratch, Zero G Dance, Strange Beasts, Overhead Portraits and More!

Hello, my friends, you look so refreshed! I say, you should continue to kick back and chill with these fine links I’ve gathered for you. Enjoy! Once in a while there’s a moment of justice. Amazon Pulls Castalia House Book for Ripping Off John Scalzi Cover. Painter-turned-sculptor Brian Dettmer trashes …

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