Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: #SciArt Storm, RBG Workout, Micro Images, Get Out Significance and More!

Good day, my friends! I have a variegated bag of links for you on this fine weekend. Top o’ my list is the #SciArt storm on twitter. Let’s get to it!

Symbiartic is back, baby and they are kicking up a #SciArt tweetstorm at this very moment. Via Amy and Robin

The notorious RBG’s workout routine is designed to keep her in her seat. And it’s a doozy. Via Jim
This May Be Our Best Idea of What a Dinosaur Really Looked Like. “By lighting up Jurassic-era bones with lasers, researchers have added even more detail to our picture of the feathered dinosaur Anchiornis.” Via Amy

You’ll want to make some time for this. Completely engrossing commentary by Steven Thrasher on why Get Out Is the Best Movie Ever Made About American Slavery. [And as if that weren’t enough, Thrasher also schools us with a link to the whole story on Henrietta Lacks and the immortal HeLa cells.

Artist Felice House reimagines moments from classic Westerns with female cowboys as leads in her series “Re-Western”.

Scientists Make Art From Objects Invisible to the Naked Eye. “Sophisticated microscopes, satellites and other instruments can create stunning images in experts’ hands”

The Poetics of Protest and Prayer – “Mary Ruefle on the Different Powers of the Voice Raised and the Voice Lowered”.

The surgeon who sculpts – Toby Bell’s double life is explored in a Sculpture By The Sea exhibit.


Something sweet for you from The Animation Workshop

Dark, Dark Woods

Via Critical Dragon

Creepy Critters Befriend a Lonely Princess in Adorable Animated Short Dark Dark Woods.

from the page

Young princess Maria has had about enough of her royal life – it’s all lesson, responsibilities and duties on top of each other, every hour of every day. Overwhelmed, Maria is swept away on an adventure into the monster-filled dark, dark woods.


Featured image is by Felice House and I totally want to be her.



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