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Mad Quickies: Oceanic XKCD, Cephalopod Celebration, Russian ChemArt, Naughty Fly Bits and More!

Happy Monday, warriors of the work week! And holla to any of you on vacation. I’ve got yer links for more than a few moments of fun and awesomeness. Onward! Christo’s newest project is a glorious saffron-colored walkway in Italy: “The Floating Piers”. Randall Munroe never ceases to amaze me. …

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Mad Quickies: The Pluto Edition – All Pluto, All The Time

My birthday isn’t until Friday. But I got an early present from NASA today (yesterday, as you read this). We’ve been waiting years for the New Horizons probe to reach the Pluto system and on July 14th, the waiting was over. We’ve made no secret about our giddiness here at …

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Mad Quickies 5.29

Pin-Up Queens: Three Female Artists Who Shaped the American Dream Girl. Excellent story, superb images. nsfw {via Anne S.} Tasting Words; DNA Art; Neuroscience on the Small Screen. Art and science topics of note at the NYT. {via Surly Amy} This 3-D printed Robohand helps children born without fingers. XKCD’s …

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Mad Quickies 7.13

It’s the Friday Quickies! Dance it out! You say paraskavedekatriaphobia, I say friggatriskaidekaphobia. Here are some actual facts. Randall Munroe’s new “What If” answers wild hypotheticals: Relativistic Baseball and SAT Guessing. Brian Banton created the three-dimensional Heterosis, a kinetic typeface. Lovely and amazing. Vid included. Lighting designer Lindsey Adelman loves …

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Mad Quickies 10.7 Lite!

It’s Friday and we’re not gonna lie—it’s been one hellaciously rough week. Right? We’re not going to tax your lobes, so we’re goin’ easy on you. Enjoy this grab-bag of nonsense. Now if you’ll excuse us, we have a cocktail menu to peruse. Sign Dining Apparently, baseball has nothing on …

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Science is Wonder-ful

Steve alerted us to the awesomeness of today’s XKCD: Read more…

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