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9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

Crafty woman shares love of paper with others

Lim, 46, has authored a blog called Sharon It With You since 2008 that shares her skills at different crafting projects.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Scrapbooking

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Recent cases of 'accessible' high-tech: Open source chips & Origami robots

Nanotech promises more commonplace access to advanced technology as material and fabrication costs fall and traditional barriers to innovation are removed.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Laptops/Notebooks, Printers, UC Berkeley

Globe photos of the week, Aug. 22, 2014

Alison Keir was filming video footage from the historic schooner Roseway in Boston harbor.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Boston, MA, Chinatown (Boston, MA), Newton, MA, Tewksbury, MA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

El Observador

New Technologies are Making Busy Parents' Lives Easier

Being a parent in today's technological age means having to keep your kids safe in so many new spaces.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Universe Today

Space Shapes: Watch This Origami Solar Array Prototype Unfurl

From paper cranes to solar sails, looks like the Japanese art of origami is making its way into the space world.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology, Space, Brigham Young University, NASA

R & D

Programmed to fold: RNA origami

Researchers from Aarhus Univ. and Caltech have developed a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Minnesota Monthly

Handmade Treasures

My first locally designed garment was a white silk and cotton dress with an orange and black zigzag hem, festooned with a black county fairstyle silk ribbon.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Red Wing, MN, Faribault, MN, Minnetonka, MN

Asbury Park Press

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Origami class at LBI Arts Foundation Origami class has fun at LBI Arts Foundation Check out this story on Dan Harrison, 6, gives his granddad, Harvey Harrison, a few pointers on making origami folds at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Ocean County, NJ


Self-Assembling Robots Assembling Human Selves: No Dissembly Required

Watching Rob Wood and Sam Felton from the Wyss Institute at Harvard explain the power and the glory of origami robots brings on some serious chord changes in one's lyrical thinking.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Entomology, Science, Printers, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Foldscope inventor named one of the world's top innovators under 35 by Technology Review

Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash , PhD, has said that he wants to make high-tech science available to the developing world.


Related Topix: Inventions, Life, Hobbies, Family, Kids

Valley Voice

One Fold At A Time: Bringing Origami To 180 Libraries Across The State

Origami is an ancient art form and creative process where color, paper, creativity, patterns and symmetry converge with each new fold bringing discovery and allowing the process of play.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Libraries, Inventions, Science / Technology, Vermont, Bristol, VT


Old South Church sends prayers, cranes to Missouri congregation

Nearly 200 pairs of hands were raised inside Old South Church on Sunday as the clergy and congregation blessed 1,000 delicate origami cranes bound for a Missouri church working to heal a fractured community.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Cool Tools

Plastic Bone Folder

"Bone folders" made of real bone are classic, but I prefer a plastic one. The one I use for making crisp folds in origami, for bookmaking, folding cards, and paper construction is molded to the hand for extended ergonomic use.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Leather Origami Accessories - Etsy's Brick + Arrow Shop Creates...

These geometric jewelry pieces come to us from Etsy's Brick + Arrow shop. The hand-painted leather bangles are inspired by the traditional Japanese art of Origami and resemble traditionally sculptural pieces that are hand-crafted out of wood or paper.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

University at Buffalo

Media advisory: The Internet in your car, how origami leads to...

The conference will include up to 2,000 engineers who work for Fortune 500 companies and startups, as well as higher education, government and other organizations.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, SUNY Buffalo, Science, Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science / Technology, Computers, Robots

Africa: Solar Power, Origami-Style

As a young student at a study program in Japan, Brian Trease would fold wrappers from fast-food cheeseburgers into cranes.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Pasadena, CA, Science / Technology, Space, Brigham Young University

Sun Aug 17, 2014


These solar arrays fold up like origami flowers

Sending stuff up to space is no easy task - even 45 years after Apollo 11. Size, weight, and cost are all massively important, so some researchers are turning to advanced origami to fold up solar arrays.


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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Pope makes strong, silent anti-abortion statement

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and that he'd rather emphasize other aspects of church teaching.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Hobbies

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Voice of America

Tiny Robots 'Swarm' Themselves Into Shapes

Scientists at Harvard University's Microrobotics Lab are taking the art of paper folding to a new dimension with origami inspired designs that robots can follow to assemble themselves Scientists have created an army of small robots capable of taking the shape of various objects.


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


Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space

Most solar panels aren't much to look at. They're flat and functional, not the sort of thing you would display in an art gallery.


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