Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Kinematic Frock, Phone Hack, Medieval Mars, Banksy and More!

Boy howdy, do I have a metric ton of Quickies for you. No time to dawdle- let’s go!

Actresses Phillipa Soo, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones, the women of “Hamilton”, sing feminist quotes. Via Jamie

Art director Kyle Bean and photographer Aaron Tilley were tasked with visualizing images that would bring the viewer apprehension and a consequent spike in adrenaline. Hence their series: In Anxious Anticipation.

If you’re like me, then you are also a sucker for those space travel posters. I love these Minimalist Space Destinations by Fabled Creative. Affordably, you can get The Solar System Destination Collection Poster that aggregates all 60 designs in one print.

The Kinematic Petals Dress, created by those geniuses at Nervous System, is made up of over 1,600 pieces connected by more than 2,600 hinges and requires zero assembly. It’s custom-fit 3D-printed clothing. Watch the video! [included below] Via Robin

Guatemalan hip-hop artist Rebecca Lane calls out abuse against women in her music. Video. Via Courtney.

A group advocating for abortion access in Prince Edward Island has adopted a new iconic figure for their posters. Anne of Green Gables. Via Jim T.

Goodnight, Robert Redbird, iconic Native American artist. His work will look familiar to you since he heavily influenced modern Native American art. Via Amy

Banksy unmasked?

Hey fans of Eleanor Lutz of Tabletop Whale—I mean, besides me—she has a new infographic and it’s a doozy! What Mars Would Look Like Mapped by Medieval Cartographers. Via Critical Dragon

Computer Science researchers Kai Cao and Anil K Jain Have proven that a phone’s fingerprint sensor can be hacked in 15 mins with $500 worth of inkjet printer and conductive ink. Via Amy

Truly out of this world: NASA shares 45 images from Scott Kelly’s #YearInSpace.

Artist Diego Sanches designed pixel art animations for Space Kombat, an upcoming fighting game. Could use more diversity fer crying out loud but it’s a swell idea.

DIY, you guyz: This is the most super-cool upcycling I’ve seen in some time. And totally do-able! How To Make An Epic Lamp From Cheap Action Figures.




Featured image is courtesy of Aaron Tilley and Kyle Bean.



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