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Mad Quickies: Madlove Asylum, Female NASA Minifigs, Wiki Picture Winners, Incognito Savage and More!

As my friend Chris used to say to me, “Quick like a bunny!” And so we go… “All I want is a room with Fabergé eggs and a hammer.” British artist and activist James Leadbitter and collaborator Hannah Hull have conducted workshops and crowdsourced ideas to find out what a …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Female Superhero News, Death Positive-ness, Tortugas Time Lapse, Titanic Menu and More!

Happy Monday, geeklings, and may the day be kind to you. At least you can count on these Quickies for a little joy. Let’s begin, shall we? This is about an outsider artist I’ve never heard of: Exploring the Troubled Mind of Eugène Gabritschevsky, a Russian painter who created most …

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Mad Quickies: Revolutionary Wimmen’s Comix, Tut Space Dagger, Hot Strings DIY and More!

Happy Friday, guys! We made it! And you know what THAT means… Surf’s up! The Radical Story Behind The First All-Women Feminist Comic Book Series. “How “Wimmen’s Comix” turned the boy’s club of underground comix inside out.” Probably nsfw. Via Amy Dylan is a welder. Yes, Bob. That Dylan. No, …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Salina Turda, #dinodinaseries, Cubetto, Cosmic Debunking and More!

You guys- we made it to Wednesday and I must say you are looking happy to be here. I will be your server today but you’ve got Bri on Friday. Right now? I’ve got some Quickies for you- onward! Designed by London-based Primo Toys, Cubetto is a wooden robot play …

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Dr Phil Plait aka The Bad Astronomer Explains Gravitational Waves

Welcome to episode #45 of Mad Art Cast! We were honored to have our good friend, author and expert science communicator, the brilliant Dr. Phil Plait join us! Dr. Phil Plait, famously known as The Bad Astronomer was kind enough to spend some time with us to help us understand …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: The Super Shiny New Year Edition

It’s the first day of 2016! Time to start fresh. Time to make some lists. Time to really dig in and get things done! … But hey, not so fast, you guys, *I’ve* got some lists and other cool link you’ll want to check out first. Onward! The Bad Astronomer …

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Mad Quickies: Deerhoof at CERN, Senior Yarn Bomber, Nameless Paints, Cosmonauts Artifacts, Fire-Breathers and More!

Don’t you love when the internet loses its composure over something really cool? I feel compelled to add to the Martian water craze so I got some nice things for ya’. Onward! “Cosmonauts” Exhibition Offers Rare Look at Soviet Space Artifacts in London. {via Surly Amy} As part of the …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: In which I over-explain Inceptionism, #ComboPhotos, Frozen Food, Sharks for Kids, an Origami Robot & More!

Holy Haleakala™, you guys! I can’t believe the weekend went by as fast as it did. I don’t know about you but I’m not quite ready for this whole “Monday” concept. Don’t mind me while I grab some pop tarts, a latte and my laptop and pull a blankie over …

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