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Design Diaries – Skull Sporran

This week I discus my love of skulls and how I like to hit them with hammers.

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Does the Size of Your Skull Affect Your Taste in Music?

A few weeks ago, a group of scientists from William Paterson University came together to ask an incredibly novel, yet incredibly obvious question: since skulls of different sizes have different resonant frequencies, does the size of your skull account for the music you like? It’s one of those questions I …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 3.4

Cymascope visualizes the bubble of sound generated from a note played on a piano. Alice Finch made a 400,000 brick Lego Hogwarts castle. Alligators, wizards, balloons and other alternate uses for an, erm, anatomically-suggestive cake pan. You can now get a full-body scan and make 3D gummi replicas of yourself …

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Mad Quickies

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).    

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 11.19

Furiosity – a pattern-figure-outering game Steamboat Han Suffering from Hostess withdrawal? Scoochmaroo comes to the rescue with some copycat recipes Marshmallow Entertainment System – Raspberry Pi game console Bicycle taxidermy Telephoto lens thermos Vampire ketchup dispenser Drawing in smoke using Silk H. R. Giger mouse Man makes 3D print of …

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Happy Skull Appreciation Day!

We were recently informed by @hi_im_monkey that today, June 4, is Skull Appreciation Day. Let’s celebrate! Skull Appreciation Day is the brainchild (skullchild?) of Noah Scalin of Skull-a-Day, a fantastic exploration of skull art and pareidolia that everyone should check out. If you live in Richmond, VA consider attending the …

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