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3 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

Summer of 1000 Origami Yodas

People of Cumberland County: you are amazing! At the beginning of June, Cumberland Public Libraries asked you to help us fold 1,000 origami Yodas by the end of August.

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11 hrs ago | Dataisnature.com

Encoding Process - Robert J Lang's Origami Crease Patterns

Origami crease patterns, plans containing intersecting lines, symmetries, and spatial subdivisions, are mnemonic guides of encoded information used to create complex origami forms.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

GreenBuildingAdvisor

Origami-Inspired Homes

When designers create sprawling houses with multiple bump-outs, it's difficult for builders to create an uninterrupted air barrier This fine example of pastiche architecture would be a challenge for any experienced tradesperson responsible for insulation and air-sealing details.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Hispanic Business

Scientists fold RNA origami from a single strand

RNA origami is a new method for organizing molecules on the nanoscale. Using just a single strand of RNA, many complicated shapes can be fabricated by this technique.

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The Wave

'Origami Yoda' author hasMission Viejo visit in fold

New York Times bestselling children's writer Tom Angleberger will visit Mission Viejo on Sept.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Colombo Page

Japanese cultural exhibition in Sri Lanka

Aug 26, Colombo: The Embassy of Japan in Colombo in cooperation with the Japanese Language Teacher's Association of Sri Lanka will hold a Japanese Cultural Exhibition this weekend in Colombo.

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Hyperallergic

NASA Explores the Potential of Origami in Space

The future of space flight may be founded on the traditions of art. Using the techniques of origami, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is examining how to use the craft of paper-folding to compact solar panels for space travel.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nanodot

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.

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

Boston.com

Globe photos of the week, Aug. 22, 2014

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

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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.

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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.

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R & D

Programmed to fold: RNA origami

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

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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.

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Asbury Park Press

Origami class at LBI Arts FoundationOrigami class at LBI Arts...

Origami class at LBI Arts Foundation Origami class has fun at LBI Arts Foundation Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1oRUsWN 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.

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OpEdNews

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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stanford

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.

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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.

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Joplin

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.

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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.

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