Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Oceanic XKCD, Cephalopod Celebration, Russian ChemArt, Naughty Fly Bits and More!

Happy Monday, warriors of the work week! And holla to any of you on vacation. I’ve got yer links for more than a few moments of fun and awesomeness. Onward! Christo’s newest project is a glorious saffron-colored walkway in Italy: “The Floating Piers”. Randall Munroe never ceases to amaze me. …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 8.2

Coming to you straight from the sun-kissed Jersey shore… It’s the Friday Quickies! Pencils down… Surf’s up! Infographic of the Day: Europa Report: Jupiter’s Icy Moon Explained. {via Surly Amy} xkcd’s Randall Munroe reveals the backstory of the epic 3,990-panel Time. [Film at the end of this post.] Chef Rhiannon …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 7.13

It’s the Friday Quickies! Dance it out! You say paraskavedekatriaphobia, I say friggatriskaidekaphobia. Here are some actual facts. Randall Munroe’s new “What If” answers wild hypotheticals: Relativistic Baseball and SAT Guessing. Brian Banton created the three-dimensional Heterosis, a kinetic typeface. Lovely and amazing. Vid included. Lighting designer Lindsey Adelman loves …

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