Thursday May 16
School children learn about Japan
Pupils at Goddard Park Community Primary School enjoyed learning the arts of Origami - paper folding - and calligraphy, as well as sampling Japanese cuisine and dressing up in traditional costumes of the country.
Wed May 15, 2013
Charleston City Paper
Philip Durst gets therapeutic with convenience store castoffs
Philip Durst started making art as a way to escape from the pressures of the courtroom; he's even worked on pieces during depositions What do you get when you fold hundreds of Dum Dum wrappers into origami boats and glue them to the pages of old legal texts? Austin-based artist Philip Durst knows, because he's done it.
Peace Officer Memorial Day: Have You Said Thank You?
According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund website, May 15 was proclaimed National Peace Officers Memorial Day by President John F. Kennedy.
Tue May 14, 2013
UC San Diego
Top Origami Artist to Shed Light on Modern Science of Origami at May 22 Talk
To many of us, origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding, is an artistic novelty, resulting in a cute miniature crane, frog, elephant or even a boat or a box.
Trend Hunter Magazine
Origami Inspired Kitchen Accessories - The Foldable Bucky Bowl by...
Entitled 'Bucky', this clever and foldable bowl design by Peter Hils pays homage to the Japanese paper art of Origami.
Mon May 13, 2013
LA Daily News
On Mother's Day, mini heat wave grabs a lot of attention
Jackie Cisneros and her daughter Samantha, 7, created origami flowers for Mother's Day at the Japanese Garden in Van Nuys on Sunday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Small Business Trends
What is 3D Printing?
Most 3D printers create objects in plastic. Some use ceramic, metal or other materials.
Sat May 11, 2013
Origami crane sculpture touches chord with teacher
Martin Swist of Tokyo, Japan, left, and Ray Horvath, a teacher in the before and after program at Sandy Hook Elementary School, hold a sculpture of 1,000 origami cranes, made and donated to Sandy Hook by families in Tokyo and students at The American School in Japan, Monday, May 6, 2013.
Thu May 09, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Peter Bromhead: Origami in a plane seat
I could never haul myself up ropes, jump over gymnasium horses or manage press-ups - no matter how many times a fearful instructor barked at me.
Origami in Space
Mechanical engineering PhD student Shannon A. Zirbel is shaking things up with a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship worth up to $198,000. For her second summer now, Zirbel will ship out to NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab, home of the Mars rover team, to apply origami in space.
Wed May 08, 2013
Paper has never been so beautiful
The Crocker Art Museum announces "Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami," an engaging, thought-provoking and interdisciplinary look at the modern advances of origami through contemporary artworks, inventions and videos.
Book review: The Crane Wife
There is a moment in The Crane Wife when you will cringe and think "oh no, don't say that". Actually, there are several moments like that, but it's not in the way you think.
Washington Square News
Traditional Asian clothing create chic fusion with modern styles
The clothes and accessories we wear on a daily basis usually follow the same trend and oftentimes come from an ancient tradition or specific cultural style.
Tue May 07, 2013
LADIES!!! Wanna see Tim Mcgraw shirtless?? He is in his new video
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Bent out of shape on the plane? Try yoga at 30,000 feet
When the airplane seats are too narrow and the flight is too long, yoga can provide relief for aching backs and stiff hips.
We normally think of electronic components as being inflexible but researchers in Japan are challenging this concept by reinventing paper.
Miami New Times
David Rodriguez Caballero's Metal Sculptures Mesmerize
David Rodriguez Caballero moves with the grace of a jaguar through a Wynwood gallery.
Sun May 05, 2013
Education: Best days of our lives?
Students from Shanghai's Fudan University donate money to the parents of Huang Yang, who died from poisoning in April.
Rocking homework projects
Something I'm proud of, but maybe shouldn't be, is how much I participated in my kids' homework over the years.
Sat May 04, 2013
Striking a yoga pose above the clouds
A seasoned yoga instructor shares poses for the seat or aisle so you can leave the plane not tied in knots.