Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 10.4


It’s the late night Friday Quickies! Cocktails down- surf’s up!


Tim Minchin gives a commencement address

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Tim Minchin, the former UWA arts student described as “sublimely talented, witty, smart and unabashedly offensive” in a musical career that has taken the world by storm, is awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Western Australia.


Specially dedicated to “all the great women in my life”, an exceedingly beautiful piece by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

The Most Human Activity
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“We spend the first year of a child’s life teaching them to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There’s something wrong there.” Neil deGrasse Tyson

MUSIC: Move – Jonathan Elias
NARRATION: Neil deGrasse Tyson – Science is in Our DNA, Want Scientifically Literate Children & Be Yourself (BigThink)


Featured image is an excerpt from the final frame of zenpencils’ adaptatin of Phil Plait’s “Welcome to Science.”



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