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Origami rose device can filter water for houses in remote locations using solar power
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Origami rose device can filter water for houses in remote locations using solar power

The device looks like a black rose and is portable, lightweight and inexpensive costing less than two cents.

Origami-inspired material absorbs force of landing, could help make rockets reusable
science

Origami-inspired material absorbs force of landing, could help make rockets reusable

Rocket legs made from this material could make odds of their reusability much higher.

Origami's many marvels: Artist Himanshu Agarwal demonstrates the paper folding art
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Origami's many marvels: Artist Himanshu Agarwal demonstrates the paper folding art

Have you ever made a paper boat, fan or plane? A tipi-tipi tap? Knowingly or unknowingly, we’ve all done origami sometime in our lives. Derived from the Japanese words, Oru and Kami, which literally mean paper folding, origami’s premise is pretty simple: you start with a square or rectangular sheet of paper and transform it, through folding techniques, into a sculpture. It could be a swan, crane, violin, headphones, a fictional character… anything! It is, essentially, a craft that has been developed into an art, says Himanshu Agarwal, a Mumbai-based origami artist. The idea of origami is not restricted to a certain kind of paper, size or technique. Though the use of glue and cuts is often used to make larger and more intricate designs, it is discouraged in modern origami. Agarwal feels that it is more of a test than discouragement. He says, “It’s like a challenge, can you make it (origami) from a single sheet of paper.”

Origami's many marvels: Artist Himanshu Agarwal demonstrates the paper folding art
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Origami's many marvels: Artist Himanshu Agarwal demonstrates the paper folding art

Knowingly or unknowingly, we’ve all done origami sometime in our lives. Derived from the Japanese words, Oru and Kami, which literally mean paper folding, origami’s premise is pretty simple; you start with a square or rectangular sheet of paper and transform it, through folding techniques, into a sculpture.

MIT researchers develop universal algorithm to provide origami designs for any 3D shape
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MIT researchers develop universal algorithm to provide origami designs for any 3D shape

The algorithm will be implemented in an updated version of Origamizer, a free software for generating origami patterns.

Google doodle honours origami master Akira Yoshizawa
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Google doodle honours origami master Akira Yoshizawa

The Google Doodle today honours origami grandmaster Akira Yoshizawa on his 101th birthday.

Google doodle honours origami master Akira Yoshizawa
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Google doodle honours origami master Akira Yoshizawa

The Google Doodle today honours origami grandmaster Akira Yoshizawa on his 101th birthday.

Sony To Launch Its Origami UMPC ?
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Sony To Launch Its Origami UMPC ?

Ever since the Origami Platform was launched at Cebit it has gathered its share of attention. A lot of print has gone into speculating if the device w...

Microsoft Almost Tapped VIA For Origami
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Microsoft Almost Tapped VIA For Origami

DigiTimes is <a href="http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20060419PR210.html">reporting</a> that Microsoft's latest baby, Origami,<a href="http://arstechni...

Samsung To Unveil UMPC on May 1
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Samsung To Unveil UMPC on May 1

Samsung is all set to launch its version of the UMPC on May 1 in San Francisco. The UMPC is of course the device that made a lot of waves in <a href="...