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Mad Art Cast

Mad Art Cast: Tsimané and What Makes Music Good

Sorry for the lateness of this companion post gang! Our brains are clearly in Summer-Mode. In this episode of the ‘cast, we talk about the universality of music. Specifically, the idea that particular chords and melodies are universally ‘sad’ or ‘happy’ to all cultures. Scientists and musicians have had differing …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: NYPL Emoji Bot, NASA Gift, Vogue Insensitivity, Lennon Acid Trip and More!

Welcome to the working week, my friends. Here’s something that I hope will make re-entry easier. We’re go for Quickies in 5…4…3..2… Follow NYLPEmoji, the New York Public Library’s Emoji bot, and they will send you emoji-inspired image from the archives. You can thank the creators, digital producer Lauren Lampasone …

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Fiction

Canadian Content

Up beyond the Wall in the wilds of Canada, we have strict rules. 35% of all content must be Canadian. That includes literature, so we have our own Canadian canon. Stories about dogs, snow, prairies, and crap weather mostly. Now Adam Brady, a cunning soul decided to test our literary …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Lovelace Lego, Stranger Type, AquaSonic Concert, Spider-Gwen, Vintage Heart of Glass and More!

You guys, we made it! End of the week huzzahs and yippees! Let’s exit the work mode with some Quickies. Onward! Activist and artist Zoë Quinn is making a Chuck Tingle FMV game. Via Jim T. Interactive content manager Stewart Lamb Cromar created a monochromatic LEGO set based on the …

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Mad Art Lab at Dragon Con!

Mad Art Lab will be invading Dragon Con next week! That’s right, Dragon Con is next week. *commences flailing and trying to sew all the things at once, ends up in a ball of fabric, worbla scraps, and disgruntled cats in front of the computer* For those of you who …

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Geekery

Late Night Cage Fight

Sometimes we receive interesting requests. Hello, My name is Diego. I’m working for a production company in LA that is casting people for a TV Pilot that aims to explore the conversation about some current and relevant topics. One of those topics is the existence of God. We were wondering …

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Wither: The Many Triumphs and Long Fall of Nuclear Physicist Harriet Brooks. (Women in Science 71)

Reading the life of Harriet Brooks is like watching the gradual, inevitable unfolding of a horror movie.  There’s that same idyllic, promising beginning that suddenly gives way as the heroine puts her hand on the basement door of Ancient Contained Horrors and, no matter how much you shout or plead, …

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Mad Art Lab at Dragon Con!

Mad Art Lab will be invading Dragon Con next week! That’s right, Dragon Con is next week. *commences flailing and trying to sew all the things at once, ends up in a ball of fabric, worbla scraps, and disgruntled cats in front of the computer* For those of you who …

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The Naked Trump

A few nights ago, five statues appeared in cities around the US, ostensibly showing off everything a particular presidential has to offer. Yes, five statues of a nude, ball-less, Donald Trump were put in place, an art protest organized by INDECLINE, an activist group. The exhibit is called called The Emperor Has …

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Wither: The Many Triumphs and Long Fall of Nuclear Physicist Harriet Brooks. (Women in Science 71)

Reading the life of Harriet Brooks is like watching the gradual, inevitable unfolding of a horror movie.  There’s that same idyllic, promising beginning that suddenly gives way as the heroine puts her hand on the basement door of Ancient Contained Horrors and, no matter how much you shout or plead, …

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Pretzel Roll: The Musical

In which we have far too much time on our hands on a road trip, and get a series of songs about food out of it. Variations On the CONvergence Theme: How Do We Get There? Two Days in a Car with Canadians Starring: Ryan Consell and Jim Tigwell Also Appearing: …

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