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Mad Quickies: The Earth Day Edition

Good day, my lovelies, and HAPPY EARTH DAY! I hope you can celebrate by marching today FOR SCIENCE or recycling or beautifying your neighborhood or hiking a beautiful trail or visiting a state park or contacting your local politicians or donating to an environmental cause or doing fun science experiments …

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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 7.5

It’s the Friday Quickies! Pencils down! Surf’s up! July 5, 1934 Obituary: Mme. Curie Is Dead; Martyr to Science. Just a little reminder that Brian wrote this great thing about the extraordinary Maki and his Kickstarter for “Sufficiently Remarkable”. Go show Maki some love! NEUROKNITTING! It’s a thing … thanks …

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Mad Quickies 11.16

It’s the Friday Quickies! Surf’s up! Stellar. Breathtaking. Go now. The interactive 100,000 Stars. {via KatieH.} With no permanent museum space, Kinetica Museum creates dynamic exhibitions in varied environments. Lucky Brits. So we read the amazing Scalzi’s When Gut-Boys Attack. And then @TreeLobsters made The Grand Imperator of Nerddom. Plus …

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