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Aruba folds under Cuban-Venezuelan pressure, releases arrested drugs and terrorist arms trafficker

Just a couple of days after arresting Hugo Carvajal , a drug kingpin and terrorist organization supporter disguised as a high-ranking Venezuelan government official, Aruba and the Netherlands folded like Japanese origami after being pressured by Cuba's puppet dictatorship in Caracas, releasing the fugitive of U.S. justice.

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Related Topix: World News, Aruba, Central America, Terrorism, Life, Hobbies, Venezuela, Colombia, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Honoring Reinvention in Architecture

Steel origami shelters, foundation greenhouses, stronger-than-steel fibers, and a 21st-century phone booth top the newly crowned best and brightest in architectural R&D.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ann Arbor, MI, Canada, Printers

The Straits Times

Dance review: Retrospective by Xavier Le Roy

Like an intricate piece of origami, Xavier Le Roy's Retrospective is simple yet complex.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Life, Hobbies

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NBC Chicago

Meet the Master of Star Wars Origami

NBC 7's Steven Luke speaks with Chris Alexander, an air traffic controller by day, and master of origami by night.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Entertainment

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Comic-Con: Friday's Hot Happenings

The second day of the annual gathering of pop culture aficionados takes a small screen turn as blockbuster series "Game of Thrones" and "The Walking Dead" hit Comic-Con on July 25. Also on offer are tips and tricks for Cosplay beginners, a look at Batman in the '80s and '90s , how to create "Star Wars" origami, the latest from 20th Century Fox, a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, The Walking Dead, Cyanide Studios, Atlus Co., Video Games, Activision, Terminal Reality, Life, Hobbies, Norman Reedus

Eastern Daily Press

Sunshine and lots of laughter

Summer, sunshine and sizzling stand-up. This week offers another extravaganza of great comedy across the region.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

University at Buffalo

Robots, 3-D printing, and how origami can make cars safer

BUFFALO, N.Y. Will every household soon have a 3-D printer? How does origami lead to safer airbags and other innovations? Will robots do more than vacuum your home? Technological advancements plus investment is pushing robots from niche industries into everyday life.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Buffalo, NY, Printers

Lowell Sun

Telling the story of paper through the ages

Today, Massachusetts has 13 operating paper mills, including Crane Paper in Dalton, which makes all the paper used in the printing of U.S. currency.

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Related Topix: Dalton, MA, Life, Hobbies

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inventor Spot

Want This Creative Project? DIY Star Wars Origami

Origami is an ancient and venerated art form from Japan. Most of us have done origami at some point in our lives -- even if it was just folding a paper plane.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

PSFK

Origami Microscope May Revolutionize Healthcare, Education in Developing World

Print-and-fold device costs less than a dollar to make and could be used to detect deadly diseases like malaria and tuberculosis Diseases like African sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis and Chagas plague millions of people around the world.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Health, Medicine, Malaria, Stanford, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lowell Sun

Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander Origami and hand paper making

Michael LaFosse and Richard Alexander are probably the only origami artists in the world today who routinely make custom paper.

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Lowell Sun

Jeannine Mosely Computational origami

Wonder how an MIT-trained electrical engineer who works in 3-D modeling software would approach the art of folding paper? Meet Dr. Jeannine Mosely, one of the pioneers in the field of computational or modular origami.

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TechEBlog

This is Not a Computer-Generated Illusion, Just a Real Immersive Kaleidoscope Tunnel

Japanese designers Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki unveiled Wink Space at the annual Kobe Biennale exhibition.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inhabitat

Trippy Kaleidoscopic Shipping Container Contains 1,100 Mirrors

This shipping container designed and built by artists Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki may look quite ordinary from the outside, but its interior will blow your mind! Like an origami-inspired kaleidoscope , the interior features 1,100 triangular mirrors that bend and reflect light.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Slashdot

Researchers Create Origami Wheels That Can Change Size

This robotic wheel can change its radius to create larger wheels to climb over things, and shrink back to a smaller size to squeeze under obstacles.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology, Robots

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Capital Weekly

Summer Celebration at Michael Good

The public is cordially invited to the annual Summer Celebration party at Michael Good Gallery, downtown at 499 Main St. It will be held Friday, Aug. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m., and complimentary wine and other refreshments will be served.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Deer-Isle, ME

Python

Origami 0.3.2

Easy to add to existing classes - One class decorator and format string, and you're ready to start folding objects.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

A new cellular garbage control pathway with relevance for human neurodegenerative diseases

The newly identified proteins, termed CUET proteins , recognize toxic protein aggregates and target the whole complex to the cellular waste disposal and recycling station, the lysosome.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

IntelliPaper SwivelCards: Business cards with brains

TUAW usually doesn't talk about crowdfunding campaigns until they're live, but in the case of IntelliPaper SwivelCards , I thought I'd make an exception.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

National Public Radio

To Make A Spacecraft That Folds And Unfolds, Try Origami

The solar panels of the International Space Station are just one example of the many kinds of fragile scientific instruments that require inventive packing and deployment tricks.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Inventions

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