Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Girl-Powered Projects, Glitterbomb Comic, Talking Fish, Mirror Spiders and More!

You guys- ever feel like your entire day is one long listicle. Yeah- that. Upside? Today is Saturday! And there are Quickies!

“Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy” is a super cool book with fun female-positive projects by the unstoppable Bonnie Burton.

In Glitterbomb, an Out-of-Work Actress Gets Bloody Revenge on Hollywood Bullshit. Whoaaaaa. Intense.

The Sound of Fish Talking Is Weird as Hell. Robert McCauley explains. Sound examples included, obvs.

Retail find: La Petite Onze.

It’s time for this year’s Ig Nobel Awards!

Am I the last to know that mirror spiders are a thing and not a craft project? Because holy what the what?! Look at these gorgeous little arthropods that photographer Nicky Bay captured.

Caroline Framke posits that these are The 7 best new TV comedies of the fall. It’s a great list. Clips included.


Schroedinger’s Cat Molecules Give Rise to Exquisitely Detailed Movies

More at Gizmodo.

from the page

One of the most famous mind-twisters of the quantum world is the thought experiment known as “Schroedinger’s Cat,” in which a cat placed in a box and potentially exposed to poison is simultaneously dead and alive until someone opens the box and peeks inside.

Scientists have known for a long time that an atom or molecule can also be in two different states at once. Now researchers at the Stanford PULSE Institute and the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have exploited this Schroedinger’s Cat behavior to create X-ray movies of atomic motion with much more detail than ever before.


Featured image is by Aaron Zenz and his kids.


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