Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Star Wars Trickery, Fake Viral Photos, Art Crimes and More!

It’s that time again. Your Wednesday Quickies are here to get you thru the middle of your week. Forthwith:

I admit, I was fooled by some of these – 76 viral images from 2015 that were fake.

Pew Research has determined that just about as many women play video games as men. So why do men overwhelmingly identify as ‘Gamers’? -Via Courtney

Weird grids- Why do some rural roads have strange shifts despite the fact that they continue in the same direction? -Via Chris

Through some photographic trickery, Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimäki makes Star Wars toy ships appear life-sized in our world. -Via A

I’m a sucker for miniatures. So these little dwellings, by Rosa de Jong, that live inside test tubes are right up my alley.

Art Crimes!



Featured image via Vesa Lehtimäki

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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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