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  1. Oakdale Origami instructor vying for Guinness recordRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An Oakdale man who has taught the art of origami for years, is now trying to beat a Guinness world record. We first met Jayson Merrill back in 2001, while he was teaching origami to McNeese Leisure Learning students.

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  2. Joaquin Phoenix plays a disturbed hit man taking on sex traffickers in You Were Never Really HereRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

    ... a savage, bloody campaign to liberate a 12-year-old prostitute from her pimp. Like a maddening work of cinematic origami, Taxi Driver folds the moral ambivalence of the era - post-Watergate, post-Vietnam, pre-Reagan - upon itself until it blossoms ...

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  3. Get your 'Bend and Snap' on at the King's Theatre with Legally Blonde The MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Evening Times

    ... screening room, dealers hall, two Artist Alleys! workshops, panels, demonstrations, manga drawing, prop making, origami, sewing and polymer clay art take over the city. Buy tickets at atticevents.squarespace.com. Dumped by her boyfriend for a more ...

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  4. Artist weaves Japanese tradition into Western-style garments at OKC Festival of the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... kimono, it's always 14. "And because it is a woven fabric, they never cut the selvages. They fold the selvages like origami. The collars are even 14 inches wide and folded so it feels like interfacing," she said. Kimonos were worn in Japan as early ...

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  5. This spiraling sculpture can absorb the emissions of 90,000 carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inhabitat

    ... material uses the natural flow of air to purify the surrounding environment. Created from 120 hand-folded origami " Breath " panels (each 1.2 meters by 1.2 meters), Kuma's spiraling work is about six meters tall. The installation's 175 square meters ...

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  6. How Nintendo Labo Reflects Japanese CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kotaku

    ... papercraft is part of the culture. Many children grow up getting packets of beautiful folding paper and detailed origami books to make increasingly complex creations. Even hopefuls aiming to become Japanese astronauts are required to fold paper ...

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  7. M&N Hour 3 Golf Grilling! 4/24/18Read the original story

    Yesterday | WAAF-FM Brighton

    ... kit for your Nintendo switch and comes in like. It's almost like Lagos. Or an erector set. It comes with cardboard origami and the idea behind it is you actually build stuff. I guess. To go along with whatever game you're gonna play of the switch. ...

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    Tuesday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Murray State faculty, staff, and students are completing 1,000 origami cranes to offer support to those affected by the Marshall County High School shooting that happened earlier this year. The initiative was led by Murray State University's Japanese outreach coordinator, Airi Yamamoto.

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  9. Graphene origami as a mechanically tunable plasmonic structure for infrared detectionRead the original story

    Tuesday | Science Daily

    ... frequency of a filter in infrared goggles simply by controlled mechanical deformation of the filter (i.e., graphene origami), and not by replacing the substance on the goggles used to filter a particular spectrum of colors. Mechanically tunable ...

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  10. MSU scientists rolled 2-D cadmium telluride up into nanoscrollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 22 | EurekAlert!

    ... 2D materials and nanoparticles. The folding effect came as a surprise for us. It resembles the process of making origami, but in this case the sheets are one nanometer thick. Knowing how to change spatial shape of nanoparticles, we could use them in ...

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  11. I thought we were destined for lasting happiness. WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 21 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a pristine vista overlooking Avalon harbor, I bent to one quivering knee and asked her to marry me. I offered her an origami dollar bill folded into a ring in just such a way that the word "one" While I was catching a plane to Copenhagen for work, ...

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  12. Accordion-style unfolding building takes top prize in skyscraper design competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | Mail on Sunday

    Origami-style 'flatpack' skyscraper concept that can be folded up and moved to disaster zones could help house hundreds of homeless It folds up like an accordion to be transported to disaster zones across the globe and offer support to locals Other designs include an 'Urban Lung' that sequesters carbon in the air and a tower that uses the power of a waterfall to generate energy An origami-inspired skyscraper that folds up like an accordion could help provide temporary shelter to hundreds of people left homeless in disaster zones. Designed by a group of Polish architects, the Skyshelter.zip concept could be packed into a box and carried underneath a helicopter to almost any site.

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  13. Supercharged Pedal Strike Play High-Velocity Bike-PunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | LA Weekly

    ... stunningly astral heights. Without missing a beat, he'll produce a piece of paper from his pocket, fold it into an origami headdress, pull a small wooden crate from behind an amp and proceed to go through a series of gravity-defying handstands ...

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  14. Ukiah Library announces The New Book Festival on May 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... Along with the many new books, The New Book Festival will feature live entertainment by The Back Porch Project, Origami paper folding taught by Louise Yale, other crafts, tasty snacks, and fun prizes. There will be a table set up for creating new ...

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    Wednesday Apr 18 | North Country Now

    One thousand paper origami cranes made by Hermon-DeKalb middle schoolers will be displayed for a year at the Childrens' Peace Monument in Hiroshima, Japan. See story for more details.

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  16. It's spring fever with an annual blossom festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Kent Online

    ... A Japanese calligrapher and artist will be demonstrating the ancient art, and visitors can have a go at the art of origami or try on a kimono. Kent Language School will be hosting activities and games based around the Japanese language and Kent ...

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  17. PHOTOS: Origami in the GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 15 | Powhatan Today

    Origami sculptures made of bronze, steel or aluminum by Santa Fe artist Kevin Box are on display at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Sunday, April 15, 2018. One of 21 origami sculptures by Santa Fe artist Kevin Box is displayed below the Conservatory at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

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  18. 1,000 paper cranes made by Hermon-DeKalb students will be displayed at Hiroshima memorialRead the original story

    Monday Apr 16 | North Country Now

    One thousand paper origami cranes made by Hermon-DeKalb middle schoolers will be displayed for a year at the Childrens' Peace Monument in Hiroshima, Japan. They are a tribute to adako Sasaki, a Japanese girl who died from radiation poisoning as a result of atomic bombs the United States dropped on her country in 1945.

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  19. Dance to light up stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 16 | Iol.co.za

    ... 11 with leukaemia as a result of the Hiroshima bombing when she was two years old. According to legend, folding 1000 origami (paper sculpture) cranes brings good luck and goodwill. According to Sasaki's friends and family she folded beyond 1000 ...

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  20. Mimicking nanoscale natural movements with the help of DNA OrigamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Science, Industry and Business

    Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems together with researchers at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Stuttgart use a technique called DNA origami to mimic a multitude of vital movements seen in nature, such as the sliding motion exerted by protein motors during cell division. Their invention, which is a thousand times smaller than a human hair, features a preliminary attempt to construct nanoscale analogues of the mysterious natural machines in living cells.

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