Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Pendulum Waves Made From Bowling Balls, Ancient Egyptian Art, Historical GIFs and much more!

Welcome to your Wednesday Quickies, my dears. I’ve got some really nice stuff lined up for you all, so strap in and get gone!

What would your favorite film look like if it was spread out and compiled by the average frame color? The Colors of Motion answers the question you didn’t even know you had, and it’s really neat. -Via Kim

You’ve probably seen a pendulum wave before. But I bet you’ve never seen one that was out in the woods and made of bowling balls.

Oh oh oh! These rad historical photographs have been turned into GIFs by artist Kevin Weir.

Ancient Egyptian art contains the record of past extinctions.

I’ve always loved maps. Here’s a set of maps that shows how bird migration patterns could change in response to climate change.

Holy wow! The Paleoart of Julius Csotony.





This made my day: A cover of Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass, but, like, upright bass. By Postmodern Jukebox featuring Kate Davis.



Featured image from The Colors of Motion by Charlie Clark. This chromatic ‘still’ is from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

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Brian George is an illustrator who lives and works in the Van Beardswick neighborhood of Brooklyn. His fierce love of cheesecake is often (but not always) thwarted by his intolerance for lactose. He will draw and paint for your amusement (‘amusement’ is archaic Etruscan slang for ‘money’). Visit his portfolio, follow his tweets @brianggeorge or on G+

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