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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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Mad Quickies: Groovy Rolling Pins, Tweeting Potholes, Plantable Books, Weird Research Photos and More!

Hello-o-o-o-o, People of Earth! If you don’t already know this, then I’m happy to report that Philae is alive and well and taking in the scenery again on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. [Props to the Bad Astronomer!] I think it was a matter of turning it off and then on again. I …

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Mad Quickies: Glass Cells, Wire Maps, Clumsy Robots, Breathtaking Spacescape Video and More!

Hello, hello! Don’t look now, but a new week is upon us. Let me make this a little easier on the eyes with these groovy Quickies. To begin… Inspired by cell division, artist Jiyong Lee creates translucent glass sculptures. {via Neil H.} The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America …

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Mad Quickies: Silver Hubble, Gamergate Booth Booted, Secret Music, Meteors, Moira and More!

Hey guys- happy mid-week and all that. You look like you need a little snack. I asked the fabulous Brian if we could switcheroo today and Friday so I will be your server today. Here ya’ go- have some tasty Quickies! The Bad Astronomer sez: Happy 25th anniversary, Hubble! and …

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Mad Quickies: Pretty Pitties, raptor trike, UV voodoo, Kahlo cookies and more!

Happy Weekend, everyone! I’m eating raw almonds and drinking diet grapefruit soda. I’m pretty sure I’m doing this snack thing wrong. But I’ll tell you what’s right- I’ve got a bunch of awesome Quickies! Enjoy! Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution is an exquisitely poignant photo series by Sophie …

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Mad Quickies: edible LEGOs, five bucks a logo, spirograph pancakes and more!

It’s been one heck of an emotional week on this planet—for all sorts of reasons. I’m going to start off here with a very personal share by Jamie Kilstein but then I’m going to serve up some light and bright moments because you all deserve that. Hugs and more hugs, …

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Mad Quickies 10.2

The Bad Astronomer reports: By Odin’s Beard! Natalie Portman and Thor Inspire Girls to Study Science. And Marvel is holding a contest: Seeking the next Jane Foster. Artist Mica Angela Hendricks draws faces and lets her 4-year-old draw the bodies. The result is awesomely weird! You can buy the prints. …

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Mad Quickies 3.27

Does it feel like Friday or is it just me? We’ve got some hella great stuff here, so let’s begin… The Lenape made a damn fine potato chip. Unfortunately, it was also kind of toxic. Maggie Koerth-Baker wrote The case of the poison potato. {via Elizabeth F.} Hey, the Bad …

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