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20 hrs ago | The Times of India

MH370 mystery: 58 'hard objects' found in Indian Ocean

Origami paper cranes hang on a board offering prayers and condolences to the Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17 victims and their families at a Chinese bereavement centre in Kuala Lumpur, on September 9, 2014. KUALA LUMPUR: The Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian Flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, World News, Malaysia, Australia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Rock Researchers Study Nanotechnology

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa., Sept. 12 -- Slippery Rock University issued the following news release: Timothy Samec, a Slippery Rock University physics major from Drums, can relate to Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman's famous declaration that "there is plenty of room at the bottom."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Slippery Rock, PA, Physics, Science, Life, Hobbies, Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Philadelphia Weekly

PW's Weekend Picks

A young man navigates a magical forest populated with fantastical creatures. 7:30pm.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Life, Hobbies, Theater, Arts, The Roots, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, York, PA, City University of New York

She Knows

Turn those old leather scraps into a cute hanging planter

Debbie Wolfe is a mom of two rambunctious boys, wife, and work-at-home mom from Georgia. In her free time , she is in the garden or hidden away reading the latest post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama! As interests,... What do you get when you combine an ancient form of Japanese paper cutting art and a 1970s knot craze? No, not an old hippie in a kimono.

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Los Angeles Times

Review: 'Animals Out of Paper' at David Henry Hwang Theater is touching

The delicate art of origami provides both metaphor and motor for "Animals Out of Paper" at the David Henry Hwang Theater, and it enfolds the viewer with deceptive simplicity and considerable craft. Rajiv Joseph's engrossing 2008 dramedy receives an elegant production as the opening show of East West Players' 50th anniversary season.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

'What I Learned in Paris' at the Colony Theatre

It's appropriate that Pearl Cleage's "What I Learned in Paris" should have had its 2012 world premiere at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. The action of the play centers on the real-life character of Maynard Jackson - the first African American mayor of a Southern city - on the night of his historic 1973 victory in the Atlanta mayoral race.

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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Researchers Create World's Largest DNA Origami

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world's largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics. "These origami can be customized for use in everything from studying cell behavior to creating templates for the nanofabrication of electronic components," says Dr. Thom LaBean, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at NC State and senior author of a paper describing the work.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Duke University, North Carolina State University, Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Materials Science, Science, Printers

The Advocate

Triple J puts pen to Burnie's paper history in poetry slam | AUDIO

BURNIE'S old paper factory and cityscape are chronicled in spoken-word poetry performed by Triple J's breakfast show team this morning. BURNIE'S old paper factory and cityscape are chronicled in spoken-word poetry performed by Triple J's breakfast show team this morning.

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New York Family

Weekend Planner: Fun Family Activities In NYC

Grab your family for a fun fall trip to one of these nearby orchards and farms for some apple or pumpkin picking! Celebrate the season! The start of autumn means a whole new host of things to do, places to go and experiences to enjoyhere are a few from our hit list this year. Fall fun! Check out the 88th annual Feast of San Gennaro in historic Little Italy.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, New York, NY, Coney Island, NY, Crafts, Mount Sinai, NY

Louisville.com

Where to Go and What to Do in Louisville This Weekend

Attendees must be 21 and up after 7 p.m. September 12, 8 10 p.m. 4th Street Live 400 South Fourth Street Louisville, Kentucky 40207 www.4thstlive.com no number given $5 presale, $10 day of show Louisville Dragon Boat Festival at Louisville Waterfront Park For the first time ever, dragon boats will set sail across the Ohio River! This race introduces Louisville to a historical practice within the Asian culture, yet, it marks the beginnings to a long-lasting tradition within the city.

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New Times SLO

SLOMA screens PBS documentary about origami, Between the Folds

No matter where you went to school as a kid, you more than likely encountered origami. Whether it was building leapfrogs for fun or cranking out 1,000 paper cranes in a factory-like fashion for a very off-kilter teacher who shall remain nameless, folding paper was commonplace around the ages of hot lunches and watching Spongebob Squarepants .

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Awful Audiobook Shops - This Fake Web Store Pits Actual Books vs....

When you're on the go, listening to an audiobook can be extremely convenient, but Pulp Books wanted to put an end to the books vs. audio book debate. The physical book retailer set up a mock audiobook site called 'Audiobookery,' which featured free audiobooks.

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VentureBeat

4moms carts in $41M for its robot strollers and other baby gear

4moms , which just closed $41 million in a second round of funding, don't just keep your child occupied and entertained: Its Origami stroller's rear-wheel generator can charge your iPhone . And of course, the stroller folds itself with the push of a button - because that's what high-tech baby gear can do.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

USA Today

Dutch experts: Outside objects caused MH17 crash

Dutch experts: Outside objects caused MH17 crash Dutch investigators on Tuesday released a preliminary report about Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 that crashed over Ukraine in July. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1omTe0N Origami paper cranes hang on a board offering prayers and condolences to the Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17 victims and their families at a Chinese bereavement center in Kuala Lumpur on Sept.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Yale Herald

Countdown to Iphone 6

Apple is set to release a brand new version of the iPhone tomorrow, and as per usual, the world awaits with bated breath. Will it boast a Tupac hologram feature? Perhaps this new version will fold into a tiny Origami swan! What would REALLY be sick is if they put old school Snake back on that puppy.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

She Knows

3 Kid-friendly origami tutorials

The best part? Almost no mess to clean up. Try these three simple craft projects that incorporate origami paper folding techniques the next time you need a boredom buster: a spinning paper pinwheel, a charming bouquet of hearts and cute animal finger puppets.

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This is Local London

PICTURED: Greenwich origami enthusiast makes art from books

India Ram, 43, of Banning Street, Maze Hill, uses the traditional Japanese art of paper folding to create art from books after a friend got her into it. Her quirky creations include owls, moustaches and ships after taking a year to perfect her folding techniques from watching videos to reading about the nature of paper.

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News Shopper

A meditation tutor from Greenwich has turned her love of origami into an exciting new art career.

India Ram, 43, of Banning Street, Maze Hill, uses the traditional Japanese art of paper folding to create art from books after a friend got her into it. Her quirky creations include owls, moustaches and ships after taking a year to perfect her folding techniques from watching videos to reading about the nature of paper.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

KDWN

Jason Wua s designs are inspired by 2 actress muses

Jason Wu says he was inspired by strong women for his Spring 2015 collection, and he had two in particular in mind: Actresses Charlotte Rampling and Diane Kruger. "They have impeccable style," Wu says of the actresses, 30 years apart in age.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Motor Trend

Bored? Build Your Own Papercraft Toyota With These Printable Kits

If you're like many Americans celebrating Labor Day, chances are you've got some free time on your hands today.

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