Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: High-Tech Tractors, SciFi Standouts, Bad Black Friday Deals, Nifty Gifts, OK Go Hijinks and More!

Howdy, y’all! I hope your weekend is super relaxing or productive, whichever your jam. I have your justified diversion right here- some smart, sassy Quickies for you. Let’s go!

Who knew my moment of zen with my morning coffee today would be this. Hypnotic videos of high-tech tractors. That tulip topper, tho.

These paintings are fan art homage to Studio Ghibli and are truly gorgeous.

Gift find: Know a designer/artist/writer/maker? For ten bucks, you can be their hero. Via Jim

Scientists and artists team up for The Nanorestart, a project to produce 3D-printed artworks in order explore how modern art can be best preserved.

Gift find: Game of Thrones Clue, Name a Star Kit, and a Higgs Boson watch are three of the 22 great gifts for science geeks list at LiveScience. Via Critical Dragon

You can debate this list that io9 calls Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn’t Have) but I’m here to tell you that “The Lobster” and “Midnight Special” are definitely worth your consideration. Scuse me while I go watch “Synchronicity” on netflix.

Well this is refreshingly droll. At Gizmodo: The Worst Black Friday Deals We Could Find.

Gift find: A brilliant idea! And none too soon… STACK – a modular surge protector from inventor Michael Ma.


OK Go’s wild new video

More about this at the Squid.


The making of OK Go’s wild new video


Featured image is “Laputa Guardian meets Totoro” by Loruko.



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