Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Pretty Pitties, raptor trike, UV voodoo, Kahlo cookies and more!

Happy Weekend, everyone! I’m eating raw almonds and drinking diet grapefruit soda. I’m pretty sure I’m doing this snack thing wrong. But I’ll tell you what’s right- I’ve got a bunch of awesome Quickies! Enjoy!


The Bad Astronomer is a major favorite of ours at the Lab and his blog is always fascinating. This is no exception: “The Face of Ultraviolet”.

Here’s the video.

This is what you look like in ultraviolet

{via Smashley}

from the page

We showed people what they looked like in ultraviolet, & wondered aloud if they wanted to put on some damn sunscreen already.

Music: ‘Summer in the City – Starcadian remix’ by Freedom Fry

Star Wars Lightsaber Katana

{via @CriticalDragon1}


Bonus: live music employing banjo, accordion, mandolin, stand-up bass — and some anvil for good measure.

Thunderstruck by Steve’n’Seagulls

{via Elizabeth H.}

Found here.

from the page
Finnish band called Steve’n’Seagulls plays AC/DC’s awesome song called Thunderstruck. Recorded by Jaakko Manninen Photography.


Featured image is “Rex” fromt he series “Flower Power” by Sophie Gamand. Happily, Rex was adopted.



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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  1. Donna

    By the way, I really liked the look of those “modern art desserts.” They look good enough to eat, literally!

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