Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: True Size, Hear Hear, Ghostbusters Shade, Your Brain on Stories and More!

Holla, geeksters! I’m on my third coffee and you know what that means… QUICKIES! Let’s get to it…

Thanks to Madfishmonger’s post, now I know about Chiara Bautista’s disturbingly beautiful art.

My fellow Americans: Need some help getting through this election cycle? Then we’ve got a very important article for you. Via Courtney

Interactive map find: The true size of countries. Via Ryan

Scientists at the University of California explored what happens to your brain when it hears a story. Read the post or just check out the interactive semantic brain map.

507,610 thumbs down votes and Why the ‘Ghostbusters’ Trailer Is the Most ‘Disliked’ Movie Trailer in YouTube History. Via Courtney

If you haven’t seen the hubbub on twitter about this, you might want to know that the hallowed Hugo’s 2016 finalists include Chuck Tingle and his dinosaur porn. Via Ryan

Hear, the iPhone’s trippiest app has has to be heard to be understood. Via Courtney

And from the Drop-A-Pin-On-The-Map Dept.: The Truro Daily News has this piece about a resurgence of botanical art and the work of Botanical Artists of Nova Scotia Association (BANSA) in Nova Scotia.


GHOSTBUSTERS – Official Trailer


Whether you’re done with Game of Thrones or not, there’s a good chance that you still love Brienne of Tarth. This is a really cool bit on your favorite and mine:

IMDb Exclusive #6 – Gwendoline Christie

Found at Laughing Squid.


Featured image is Brienne of Tarth by Rory Phillips.



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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