Marie Curie

Mad Quickies: make love or art or science, not war.

Mad Quickies: make love or art or science, not war.

Artist Alejandro Guijarro asks what do you see in this Quantum Mechanics’ class chalkboard? {via Mindy T.} Paging John Cage. The indie band Vulfpeck is funding a tour by streaming silence on Spotify. {via Brian G.} io9 sez: These science books deserve to become documentaries. {via CriticalDragon1177} Make love, not war. {hat tip to @OxbloodRuffin} The Hungarian photographer Sarolta Bán uses ... »

Mad Quickies 9.2

Mad Quickies 9.2

Hey kids- Miss Emily is busy being fabulous as, well, whatever persona she chooses to inhabit. She’ll be back soon. In the interim, here are some Quickies for ya’. This is possible scientific proof why Thomas Kinkade sucks. {via Jennifer Oullette by way of Brian} Artist Lauren Redniss tells the story of Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout through cyanotype... »

Paper dolls available in the Skepchick party room at CONvergence. Photo by @christina39ap.

A Sandbox of Scientist Paper Dolls

Did you miss SkepchickCON? Wish you could have been there with us? We wish you could have been there too! So we’ve brought a little piece of SkepchickCON back home to you: our Geek Art workshop, full of scientist paper dolls. The whole set is here, and we’re already plotting to make more. Who are we missing? Who would you love to see as a paper doll? Let us know in the comments; we may... »

Mad Quickies 2.13

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 Rebecca. Character Elements. Thomas Edison was a power-nappe... »

Madame Curie: Now With 100% More Haz-Mat Protection!

Madame Curie: Now With 100% More Haz-Mat Protection!

Below the fold is my contribution to the Mad Art Lab Paper Doll Craze of 2011 (Summer Edition). I was really happy to work on this project together with my fellow MALers. To give you an idea of how much back and forth we’ve had on this subject, there is a thread on our Super Secret Back Channel with almost 100 posts. That’s a lot of chatter! »