Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Velocipedia, Kissing Politicos, Picturing Particles, Carrie Fisher DGAF and More!

You guyz- I know it’s Tuesday already but I don’t feeeeel tardy. Maybe it’s because I’ve been on the perimeter listening to and looking at art. Oh man I need at least a couple more weeks of this! And I even got to hang with some of my favorite people, …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Blind Side, Small World, Animated Book Covers, Smart Business Cards and More!

You guys, right now I’m at a press check at an undisclosed location. That means that I’m looking at my project’s forms as they come off a massive Heidelberg and make sure the color is on target and that no one has covertly airbrushed mating rhinos into any of the …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 12.14

It’s the Friday Quickies! Surf’s up! This holiday season, check your bauballs. {via Gigi and Beth} You can now watch Decay, the full-length zombie movie made by students and filmed at CERN. {via Anne S.} Reading books makes women sterile…and other weird old myths about women. {via Elizabeth H.} Blake …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 7.6

It’s the Friday Quickies… Surf’s up! Goodbye, Døg of Evil. “I’m outta here, suckers.” Condolences to the FDO and the Evil Queen from all of us at the Lab. CERN badass, Fabiola Gianotti hunts the Higgs boson. {via Rebecca} Fabian Oefner created Millefiori, a micro-series of ferrofluid watercolors suspended in …

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Where’s the Higgs?

Last Tuesday, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) delivered a press conference and presentation that set hearts alight and renewed new hope in the search for the Higgs Boson, the legendary particle—part of the aptly named Higgs Field—that could make or break the Standard Model of Physics. Normally, I detest science-by-press-conference; I have …

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AI: Practical Art

Ever seen the image above? If you’re a particle physicist or have ever been in a college dorm, the answer is definitely yes. The rest of you who don’t fit into my false dichotomy (a good number I’m sure) probably have seen one of these and probably even know what it …

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