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The making of Obi Wan Tenobi

Have you ever had a clever idea that has spun terribly out of control? That happened to me this year.It started with a tiny seed, and a bit of opportunity. I have wanted to make a replica sonic screwdriver for some time. I’ve also wanted to make a lightsaber for …

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Mad Art Cast Episode #70 — A Has Questions

Ashley, Brian and A are still without their fearless leader this week, but hatch a plan for A, our resident non-creative, to get the answers she wants about creativity (but only after checking in with the boss.) http://traffic.libsyn.com/madartcast/70_Mad_Art_Cast_Episode_70___A_Has_Questions.mp3

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Trump Words

So, I don’t know if you realized this, I mean it was barely covered by the media and no one was talking about it on twitter or anything, but there was a Presidential debate last night. Like the rest of this election cycle it was pretty stressful to witness, but …

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Witch Please Podcraft and Review

Witch Please is excellent. It is fun, clever, thought provoking, funny, and broadly entertaining.  Their tagline, “A fortnightly podcast about the Harry Potter world by two lady scholars,” while literally true, does not do it justice. It is a fancast, at its heart, but you do not have to be …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Vegetable Orchestra, Doglogbook, Ferry Memorial, Rollercoaster Rx and More!

You guys- I’m not sure what happened. There was a weekend… and all of a sudden it was Tuesday. Oh well, I got yer Mad Quickies for you. Have at it! “Design by Utopia“ is the theme of the London Design Biennale which is soon to wrap up this month. …

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WIP Weekend: Death Eater

For the next installment of “My Friends Make Cool Stuff,” this Death Eater mask styled after the ones from the later Harry Potter films is just one part of what will eventually be a full costume.

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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 …

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Geekery

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CosplayCraftingGeekery

The making of Obi Wan Tenobi

Have you ever had a clever idea that has spun terribly out of control? That happened to me this year.It started with a tiny seed, and a bit of opportunity. I have wanted to make a replica sonic screwdriver for some time. I’ve also wanted to make a lightsaber for …

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Mad Art Cast Episode #70 — A Has Questions

Ashley, Brian and A are still without their fearless leader this week, but hatch a plan for A, our resident non-creative, to get the answers she wants about creativity (but only after checking in with the boss.) http://traffic.libsyn.com/madartcast/70_Mad_Art_Cast_Episode_70___A_Has_Questions.mp3

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Monarch of Crystallography: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin and the Structure of Large Molecules. (Women in Science 73)

Two scientists. Two crystallographers. Both successful, but one died young after her most significant discovery was snatched from her, while the other lived to a ripe old age after a string of ground-breaking discoveries and a Nobel Prize.  The former, Rosalind Franklin, is a household name.  But the latter, in …

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Music

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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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