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Mad Quickies: Goodnight, George. You were a gift we couldn’t keep.

I was a stiletto-heeled punk dj in the ’80s. I claimed my taste was eclectic and it was. I was all about The Swans, obscure surf guitar, Firesign Theatre, Sonic Youth’s homage sendup Ciccone Youth, New Zealand garage and the occasional Bobby Darin tune thrown into the mix. However, at …

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Mad Quickies: Atlas Obscura Gift Guide, The Snowflake Man, Art Forgeries and More!

Happy Winter Solstice, everyone! I still have a ton of holiday prep on my list. Gotta’ dash, but please enjoy these merry links… A Martian Globe, Inkblot Photograph Albums and the Historically Accurate Leech Jar are only a few of the wondrous curios in the The 2016 Atlas Obscura Holiday …

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Mad Quickies: Seneca Village History, Magnetic Space Putty, NatGeo Photo Winners, Creative Etsy Gifts and More!

Well hi there! Great to see you! You’re looking pretty marvy. If you’re interested in an odd collection of diversionary links, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s go! Beauty at Synaptic Stimuli: Desire to taste the deep. Images by multidisciplinary artist Davy Evans. Central Park Was Once Seneca …

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Mad Quickies: John Glenn, Scirens Gift Guide, Cinematic Scientific Realism, #grabyourwallet, Feathery Dino Tail and More!

Good day, my geeksters! I have found some very cool things for you. Let’s get to it! Goodnight and godspeed, John Glenn. Ad astra. You were a steely-eyed rocket man, a pioneering badass, and a true hero. [Three video clips below.] I know you’re poised at your screen to check …

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Mad Quickies: Kehinde Wiley Art, Bibliomania, Infinite Galaxy Puzzle, Scorsese Supercut and More!

You guyz- I hope you’re enjoying your weekend. Let me add a few lovely diversionary moments to it. Here we go! Absolutely stunning and compelling… Gothic and Renaissance art like you’ve probably never seen before by Kehinde Wiley. Via Dr. Ray Here’s something wonderful I found today. “Open House for …

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Mad Quickies: Lunar Mission Film, TSA Instagram, Kafka Animations, Punk Conflagration and More!

How ya’ doing, gang? I hope all y’all had a lovely weekend, or a lovely lo-o-o-ong weekend like my American homefries with the Thanksgiving thing. I’ve got some extra-good links for you. Let’s not delay! Illustrator Maxim Shkret makes elegant dimensional renderings of animals and people. “There is no space …

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Mad Quickies: High-Tech Tractors, SciFi Standouts, Bad Black Friday Deals, Nifty Gifts, OK Go Hijinks and More!

Howdy, y’all! I hope your weekend is super relaxing or productive, whichever your jam. I have your justified diversion right here- some smart, sassy Quickies for you. Let’s go! Who knew my moment of zen with my morning coffee today would be this. Hypnotic videos of high-tech tractors. That tulip …

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Mad Quickies: Resistance Pointers, Gone Home Deal, Rainbow Ammonites, Turkey Truths and More!

Good day, my lovelies! I have some wonderful links for you. Let’s get started, shall we? The Art of the Protest provides good explanations of powerful methods of civil resistance. Via Courtney Gone Home has been bundled with 150 other games to support two great causes: the American Civil Liberties …

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