Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Buddhist Activist, Gender Pay Gap Graphic, Solar System Timelapse and More!

Happy weekend, you guys! Pencils down. Surf’s up!

Buddhist artist and social activist Bettina WitteVeen creates anti-war installation in Brooklyn. Watch the documentary. {via Courtney}

In between the pillaging and the conquering, turns out the Roman soldiers left something nice behind in Germany. The remnants of board game pieces were found at a military fort. {via Surly Amy}

At Information Is Beautiful: The Gender Pay Gap in the U.S..

Here’s a little gift from NASA to you, but really to my friend, Bri. New Horizons releases heavenly new photos of Pluto. {via Surly Amy}

Super Fantastic Gift Find: The Badass Feminist Coloring Book by Ijeoma Oluo. {via Beth}

Filmmakers Alex Gorosh and Wylie Overstreet created the first timelapse of the Solar System to scale and it is AMAZING. {via Ryan}

Twitter find: SuperDames Comics by D.M. Higgins. Here’s the website.


A film by Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh

To Scale The Solar System

from the page

On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.


MinutePhysics explains the mathematics behind why pianos can’t be perfectly tuned.


Featured image is by D.M. Higgins.



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