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Mad Quickies: Museum of Failure, Vandal Wiki Edits, Der Spiegel Cover, Duplicate Declaration, Carrie Tribute and More!

Good day, my lovelies! Even the Resistance has to stop occasionally for a cup of joe/tea/chai/bourbon and take a few minutes to enjoy the beauty/wonder/geekery/humor of the wide world and beyond. Therefore… onward! A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found — in England . The sleuths: …

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Take Your Broken Heart, Make it into Art

Last night at the Golden Globes award show, Meryl Streep took her moment in the spotlight accepting her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the horribleness of our incoming president-elect. She did this while bringing the room to silence and without mentioning his name. It was beautiful, it …

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Carrie Fisher: Drowned in Moonlight, Strangled by Her Own Bra

I didn’t really realize how much I wanted a brunette princess from Disney until they released Beauty and the Beast in 1991. Hey, yes, a Disney movie featuring a girl with brown hair like me? AND she’s a huge reader? AND she snarks away Gaston like she’s swatting a fly? Excellent, …

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Here comes the General, Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher has meant different things to me over the years. When I was 13, and lying in a hospital bed in my parents’ living room, recovering from a massive surgery to my hips, she was kicking ass and shooting baddies. She was a diplomat and a Princess. She had …

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Mad Quickies: Astralnauts, Ask Carrie, Tattoo Prosthesis, AI Screenwriter, Queen of Bad Bots and More!

Happy Friday, geeksters! No time to waste. We’ve got links to explore. Onward! Here at the Lab, we’re big fans of Carrie Fisher. Leaning on her expansive life experiences, she is writing a teen advice column for the Guardian. Via Jim Tattoo artist JC Sheitan Tenet lost his arm but …

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Mad Quickies: Velocipedia, Kissing Politicos, Picturing Particles, Carrie Fisher DGAF and More!

You guyz- I know it’s Tuesday already but I don’t feeeeel tardy. Maybe it’s because I’ve been on the perimeter listening to and looking at art. Oh man I need at least a couple more weeks of this! And I even got to hang with some of my favorite people, …

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Mad Quickies: Local Etsy, Skate Church, Coconut Octopus and More!

Happy Friday, you guys! If you’re not on your way to see that movie everyone’s talking about, here are some reasons to spend it surfing… A stained glass watertower installation by artist Tom Fruin sparkles along Brooklyn’s skyline. Via Beth Four character posters arrive for the Ghostbusters Team of Melissa …

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