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Mad Quickies: ASL Keyboard App, Tate Sensorium, Trees Type, Balloon Cloud and More!

Good day, my friends, and happy September! I’ve got some fairly random Quickies for you, but all super cool. Here’s what… Sadly, we bid goodnight to Oliver Sacks, a brilliant neurologist and writer. Just as important as his pioneering work is the fact that he was so relatable and readable …

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Mad Quickies: Lost LEGOs Wash Ashore for 18 Years, More Furiosa, Art Crimes and Much More!

I just want to let you know, that there are no links to Banksy’s Dismaland in this edition of the Quickies. I don’t know how you feel about that, but here we are. Let’s do this. Here’s your weekly art crimes blotter, which has pretty much become my favorite thing. …

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Mad Quickies: Bycatch, Banksy, Buddhists Battle Art Theft, Super Planet Crash, Sisterhood of the Traveling Armor and More!

Hey hey! You guys, I can’t get enough of Dismaland. If there were some way I could go right now, I would be typing this to you on my flight to the UK. But sadly, I can only offer you this… Here’s a peek inside the galleries and a playlist …

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Mad Quickies: Banksy Bemusement, Geek Parent Advice, Surgical Wall Repair and More!

Hey- don’t look now but the weekend is actually here. YASSSS! I say, chores down and surf’s up! Welcome to Dismaland! This is a first look at Banksy’s new art exhibition housed inside a dystopian theme park in the UK with works by 50 artists from around the world . …

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Mad Quickies: Art Crimes, Red Sprites, New Boroughs and More!

There’s some really good art crimes to read about today, so let’s just jump right in to the mid-week Quickies, shall we? What happens when your artwork that was lost in transit turns up on an auction website? Artist Cal Lane found out the hard way. Here is your weekly …

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Mad Quickies: Night Tube, Emotional Colors, Pretty DNA, Little People in a Big World and More!

Welcome to the working week, all y’all. I have some Quickies for you. Let’s get to it! The map design of the London Underground—or “The Tube” as it’s known— is so influential that it’s been the benchmark for metro maps worldwide. And now, there is a map of the Night …

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Mad Quickies: Sound Sculptress, Massive Animal Projections, Spicy Longevity, Code Doodles and More!

Surf’s up, you guys! Let’s dive right in… With a degree in mathematics and music, Delia Derbyshire was a pioneer in electronic music in the 1960s and 70s. Now there are two documentaries about the “Sculptress of Sound.” On August 1, 2015, Louie Psihoyos, director of “Racing Extinction” and Travis …

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Mad Art Cast: Lady Viagra Quickie

Recently, something the media is calling “Viagra for women” was in the news, and is on it’s way to being approved by the FDA for use. This week’s quickie episode has us (well, mostly A) all ranty about it. No, seriously, this is your fair warning — A uses the f-word a lot. …

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