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Doctor Who Disproves Evolutionary Psychology!

Doctor Who Disproves Evolutionary Psychology!

This was a very clever study and a very cute result. In short: in order to test whether the increased attentiveness and distraction associated with phobias was related to an evolutionary advantage of quickly sensing threats, or if it was due to the increased emotional significance of, say, spiders to arachnophobes. If increased attentiveness was a result of a need to detect threats, then arachnoph... »

Mad Quickies 4.1

Mad Quickies 4.1

Fully Dressed Redesigns of Superheroines. (via Beth) Eight Doctor Who Crafts. Adam Kennedy’s “From Rusty Fire Hydrants to Imaginary Planets“. Batman logo coffee table Raiders of the Lost Ark brainstorming transcript. Turn Ikea stools into a scooter. Apollo 11 in 100 seconds. Floating ripple vase. (Featured image via Adam Kennedy)   Robot Dragonfly   Magnetic Putty Eats ... »

Mad Quickies 2.11

Mad Quickies 2.11

Lego-compatible coffee mug.     Giant, glow-in-the-dark googly eyes.     Deer antler lamp.     Tenth Doctor pinafore.     Hot coffee USB charger.     Ziggy Stardust action figure.     Aerogel Valentine.     Stretchy skull sculpture (via Donna).  &nbs... »

Mad Quickies 1.11

Mad Quickies 1.11

It’s the Friday Quickies! Surf’s up! Lulz. Honest titles for Oscar nominated movies. Author of Unveiling the Universe Within Neil Shubin guested on the Colbert Report. {video} Sad news about Game of Thrones actor Wilko Johnson. {via Elizabeth H.} Chris Hadfield has captured the ‘most significant’ photo recently taken from space. An exhibition of generative and computer art pioneer Manf... »

Mad Quickies 12.31

Mad Quickies 12.31

Gingerbread fossils. Frozen waterfall. Dark Knight bookcase. The spoken word, repeatedly played back and re-recorded in a room. Mashed potato snowmen. A food cart that prints chocolate things. TARDIS ring box and pendant. Jellyfish lamps. A clockwork caterpillar. New Year’s resolution statistics. (via Donna) Featured image via Wing It Vegan. »

Mad Quickies 12.17

Mad Quickies 12.17

Chewbacca bathrobe. Also Spock and 4th Doctor. Ancestor necklace. Unrelated look-alikes. Best damn Christmas ever. O Chemistree! (via Melissa) Doctor Who cookies. Plastic objects as sea creatures. Gingerbread Weasley’s Burrow. Classic carps. Rorschach placemats. (Featured image via Kim Preston) »

Mad Quickies 11.12

Mad Quickies 11.12

R2D2 engagement ring. Weeping angel Barbie. 3D printing photo booth. Lego & duct tape camera. Green army men style zombies. Edward Scissorhands plush. »

Mad Quickies 9.17

Mad Quickies 9.17

Fourth Doctor & K9, Wallace & Gromit style* Call of Snoophulhu Toy capsule chandelier How do humans sketch objects? (video link) (also demo app downloads) SpiderFab – 3D printing IN SPAAAAACE! Augmented reality laser tag phone app Beauty gets a new beak Hungry hungry koopas Relay timer for art projects Custom disks for toy record player Graduated cylinder stemware *You’re singi... »