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Mad Quickies 12.4

Hey gang! I’m really enjoying filling in for the Quickies. Donna is currently conquering the state of Pennsylvania with her army of robotic squirrels. Typical Wednesday. And now… Your Quickies. Face it, you’ve always wanted to eat paint. Therefore, edible chocolate art supplies. – Via Anne You’ve heard of the …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 2.13

“The Unfeathered Bird” by Katrina van Grouw. Amazing zoomable illustrations plus a related story. {via Sarafina} Nerd Approved: Dr. Who Valentines. {via @danicamckellar} Wherein naked early modernists get wet in the name of science! Mrs. Alva Erksine Smith Vanderbilt Belmont had suffragette tea towels. {via Surly} Totally stole this from …

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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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BBC Secret Universe: The Hidden Life of the Cell

So BBC 2 made a documentary about the inner workings of a cell, which also has sweet animations, AND is narrated by a former Doctor Who??? OK, I’m pretending to be excited about that last bit, I’ve never actually seen Doctor Who, but obviously a lot of you all have. All …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 1.6

Surf’s up! It’s time for the Friday Quickies. Ray Guns by the astounding Ed Beals. {thanks to Julianne H} Photographs of alcohol under a microscope. {thanks to Mindy T} Amorphic Robot Works – a collective of artists, technicians, and programmers creating machine-sculptures that interact with their uniquely designed environments. You’re …

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