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Mad Quickies: Arctic Banks, NASA Contest, Palette Portraits, Kubrick Supercut and More!

Mad Quickies: Arctic Banks, NASA Contest, Palette Portraits, Kubrick Supercut and More!

Happy Monday, my little Earthlings! Take five and grab your coffee/tea/soda/almond-milk and surf your cares away. In moments, it will feel all better… Attention Environmental Designers and Space Nerdz: NASA’s got a cool $2.25 mill for the winner of their competition to design and build 3D-printed space habitats. Help send Michele Banks aka @artologica to the Arctic for SCIENCE …a... »

Mad Quickies: Cosmic Eggs, Eerie Underwater Art, Free Space Sounds, Gluten-Free Art and More!

Mad Quickies: Cosmic Eggs, Eerie Underwater Art, Free Space Sounds, Gluten-Free Art and More!

Hello hello hello! Spring has finally started to live up to its name in my corner of the planet and I’m feeling darn energetic. I’ve decided to channel my cabin fever into a list of vernal fabulosity, which is so much more fun than spring cleaning. To wit… Crafty Allison Murray of Dream a Little Bigger can show you how to make colorful galaxy Easter eggs. {via Anne S.} Sculptor J... »

Mad Quickies: Yummy Fossil Teeth, Colorblind Eyewear, Frida for Kids and More!

Mad Quickies: Yummy Fossil Teeth, Colorblind Eyewear, Frida for Kids and More!

Good day, my lovelies! Here are excellent clicks to start your day. NASA has 3D models of probes and satellites and you can download files to print them for free! {via Brian G.} #ColorForAll: EnChroma Eyewear Lets Colorblind People See The World With Brand New Eyes. {via Anne S.} Mulder and Scully are back! The X-Files is coming back to television as a six-episode limited series. {via Surly Amy} R... »

Mad Quickies: Exoplanet Travel Posters, Surreal Pairings, Wool Specimen Art, Stephen Hawking Animation & More!

Mad Quickies: Exoplanet Travel Posters, Surreal Pairings, Wool Specimen Art, Stephen Hawking Animation & More!

#JeSuisCharlie is a hashtag that has shaken the world with the galvanized unity that it voices and the horrific events that created it. You guys, I don’t think there is anything I can add to the conversation going on right now. Certainly nothing more profound than the photos of solidarity that had surfaced. However, I did see an excellent essay calling for an end to artist exploitation. It&#... »

Detail from Infrared image of the pillars of creation from the hubble telescope

Mad Quickies: Charlie Brown and the Smiths, Daily Routines of Famous Creative People, 2,400 MS-DOS Games Now Available and More!

Hey gang, it’s super cold here in Brooklyn. It’s also pretty damned cold over most of the country. But I’m here to warm you up. Let’s sit on the couch with a nice whiskey or some hot chocolate, a warm blanket, and fire up these here Wednesday Quickies! Last week we had Bowie lyrics and video games. This week let’s do Smith’s lyrics invading The Peanuts. – ... »

Zero Gravity Day 2015

Zero Gravity Day 2015

The following twitter image has been making the rounds accompanied by what appear to be fully credulous reports. Most of the internet has already figured out that the very notion is absolute bullshit but it is amazing what a little Photoshop and a falsified press release can do. The stated explanation for the cessation of gravity is an alignment between Jupiter and Pluto, which would actually have... »

That time we went to NASA

That time we went to NASA

This past weekend, Nasa Ames had an open house to celebrate their 75th anniversary — something that hasn’t happened in 17 years. It was amazing, and some of you probably couldn’t make it on account of not being in the bay area (or not being up all night the night they released tickets). We went, and took some pictures! »

Mad Quickies 12.21

Mad Quickies 12.21

Happy Winter Solstice! Here, have some nice Quickies. Bloody, Bloody Boudoir Ladies: artist Jessica Harrison turns kitsch ceramics into horror. {via Anne S. and Daniela} Omigosh you guys…Otter artistes. {via A Kovacs} The science of comic strips. A programmable tattoo system. Ha ha. Not really. {via @vincenzof} Krystal Higgins created Game of Thrones-themed snowflakes and is sharing them as ... »

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