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Don’t Dress as Slave Leia Redux

Don’t Dress as Slave Leia Redux

A year and a half ago, I wrote this article about the folly of dressing as Slave Leia. After a year of attending cons, meeting new people, and reading the internet, I have some additions and revisions. It’s a bit long, so here’s a quick summary: Don’t Dress as Slave Leia… »

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Mad Quickies 1.14

Escher cookies! Kerntype – a kerning game. Single line portraits. Googly eye fridge magnets. Identifying Anachronisms in ‘Lincoln’ & ‘Mad Men’ How many seagulls do you need to carry a giant peach? Minimalist phone case. Control a flying robot with your mind. Scrabble fridge magnets. Star Wars taxidermy. GM labeling, for informed consumers. (featured image via Inst... »

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 12.10

Mad Quickies 12.10

Art Nouveau Amy, Rory, River and Doctor, and an Art Deco Doctor. Crocheted Firefly dolls. Christmas Story leg lamp cookie cutter. Star Wars terrariums Wondermark calendar part 1 and part 2. Animated Lego Nyan cat (autoplay). Thundercloud lamp. Transforming robot/car. Two image sliding card. Illustrations of Snowflakes (via Donna) And a photograph of a snowflake (via Charl) (featured image via Rich... »

Mad Quickies 12.3

Mad Quickies 12.3

Facehugger ski mask What DNA really looks like (via Charl) Portal turret desk defender MoMA’s video game collection Gigapixel Difference Engine A unicorn inside a narwhal How much we care about Star Wars, as a function of time. 500 years of science illustrations (via Donna) (featured image via kozyndan) »

Mad Quickies 11.19

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 his own skull (via Brian) Sheet portraits ... »

Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies

BOO! And a Happy Halloween to you! The call was coming from the basement. Unlike that game you had as a kid, this Operation game costume actually works! {via Steve D.} PREDATOR SHOES! Impostrophes, small decapitation and other typographic horrors. Steve reported on Small World in his 10.29 Quickies. Ars Technica examines a few of their favorites and explains stuff. Embiggening provided. The prehis... »

Mad Quickies 10.10

Mad Quickies 10.10

Peter McFarlane makes circuit board fossils. The Lab’s Ryan and his cohort Polly were boingboinged! {via Steve D.} The Where, the Why, and the How – 75 artists illustrate the wonders of science. {vid after the jump} This just in: Satan replies to Rep. Paul Broun: “Hell is not the source of science.” {via @BadAstronomer} Thomas Allen’s exhibition Beautiful Evidence features ... »

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