Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Ethical Photographer, LEGO Inferno, 3D Haiku and More!

You guys! If you’re American and reading this, you survived Thanksgiving, although for the rest of you, it’s pretty much Friday. As for me. I’m using my day off wisely. What am I doing? Glad you asked! I’m hard at work putting the finishing touches on the 2015 Skepchick and Mad Art Lab Gift Guide. This group of items is shaping up to be a thing of beauty, oh I tell ya’. It will go live tomorrow morning. In the meantime, I’m giving you these tidbits to amuse you. Cheers!

Acclaimed photojournalist Yunghi Kim is paying it forward with $10,000 from copyright infringers.

Romanian artist Mihai Marius Mihu recreated Dante’s ‘Inferno’ With LEGO Bricks.

The 30 best voice performances in Pixar movies is such a fun and wonderful list, complete with little bits on each choice. Like any list, you can debate the rankings, but the real problem is that it will make you long to see all those movies again, like right now [well, maybe not “Cars”].

The Unseen Art Project now has an indiegogo. This is such a worthy crowdfunding effort.

Water-painted thoughts. What is unseen becomes words. This is real magic.

“Souvenir, holy relic, tragic flaw…” Jerry Saltz explores the Strange (and Often Wonderful) Things We See When Celebrities Paint. And there’s a little quiz, the kind of thing that gets me every time, dammit.


David Tennant explains Einstein’s Theory of Relativity
Via Julie M.
Read the details at Laughing Squid.

from the page
A short film celebrating the centennial of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity.
EOIN DUFFY – Animation (
WESLEY SLOVER – Sound Design
ANAIS RASSAT – Writer / Science Outreach / Communication (
JAMIE LOCHHEAD – Writer / Producer

A Windfall Films production for the Science & Technology Facilities Council


Featured image is “Gluttony” by Mihai Marius Mihu.



Geologic Universe, vault-keeper. Sheer Brick Studio, principal. Empty Set, designer. Bethlehem Mounties, media. WDIY 88.1FM NPR station programmer. Skepchick.

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