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Awareness of the Ivory Crisis is Taking Shape

John F. Calvelli | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
John F. Calvelli

In recent years, African nations with large elephant populations such as Kenya, Mozambique, and the Republic of Congo have made powerful statements by...

The Origami Algorithm And C3 (Common Core Confusion)

Alan Singer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

Common Core math, for better or worse, is no longer about calculations; it is about reading.

Range Rover Crosses Paper Bridge in Suzhou, China, But the Old Still Charms as Much as the New in This Magical City

Rita Cook | Posted 02.19.2017 | Travel
Rita Cook

A paper bridge in China, well you can expect just about anything in China can't you?

Origami Animals Spring To Life From One Piece Of Paper

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts

It's like the tale of a superhero: By day, Gonzalo García Calvo is a musician in Madrid, but by night, he's an amateur origami artisan. You might be...

Rebuilding Nepal, One Shelter at a Time

Tina Hovsepian | Posted 11.13.2016 | Impact
Tina Hovsepian

Although the Nepal Earthquake has left the 24 hour media cycle and for the rest of the world it is out-of-sight out-of-mind, the repercussions are still wreaking havoc on poor developing villages all over the country.

Taylor Swift Fans Fold 1,989 Cranes For Singer's Mom In Light Of Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News

Taylor Swift's been known to give back to her devoted followers. But this time, two of her fans turned the tables and did something sweet for the supe...

Saving American Industry by Disrupting It

Pat Choate | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Pat Choate

The U.S. economy has lost more than a third of its industrial base over the past 20 years and with it more than six million good-paying jobs. This loss is the real cause of the rising economic inequality that now plagues our nation.

Use A Napkin For The Cutest Party Trick This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

After the initial hellos, a few glasses of champagne and the exchanging of white elephant gifts, holiday parties can experience a bit of a lull. The n...

This Next-Level Origami Will Wow Your Socks Off

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts

Every day, self-described “paper shaper” Ross Symons posts a new work of origami on his Instagram page. Every day, they are different and every da...

12 Origami Artworks That Will Put Your Paper Crane To Shame

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts

In 1959, the famous origami exhibition, "Plane Geometry and Fancy Figures," was held in the United States, taking place at The Cooper Union in New Yor...

Origami Artist Wants To Create A Life-Size Elephant From One Single Sheet Of Paper

Posted 12.11.2013 | Arts

His name is Sipho Mabona, he's a professional origami artist and he wants to create a life-size replica of an elephant from one single sheet of paper....

A 14-Year-Old's $250 Million Idea

Forbes | Karsten Strauss | Posted 12.02.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: All Isabella “Bella” Weems really wanted was a used car. That desire set in motion a chain of events that led to the Arizona teenager s...

A Day With the Hawaii Origami Club

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 11.17.2013 | Hawaii
Brandon Suyeoka

Who knew you could turn an ordinary dollar bill into a work of art! The other books they had in their possession also had instruction for many other things like butterflies, bugs, birds and even what looked like an Aloha shirt.

LOOK: Origami Artist Creates Incredible Shapes

Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

Hanoi-based origami artist Nguyễn Hùng Cường has a real knack for turning delicate handmade papers into intricately folded creatures. From goril...

Giant Origami Crane Spotted In Logan Square Yard

Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago

Story by Victoria Johnson, via DNAinfo Chicago: LOGAN SQUARE — Logan Boulevard "Christmas House," meet your match — a 10-foot tall origami cran...

A Journey of 1,000 Cranes

Kate Ryan Williams | Posted 12.08.2012 | Parents
Kate Ryan Williams

I got to see Chicago for the first time a few weeks back. It is a beautiful city -- full of old trees and old buildings. Right up my alley. It was a journey of almost 1,000 miles. Nine hundred, actually. From Texas to Illinois. We drove. We survived. Wanna know our secret?

No More Chip Clips: Origami Chip Bag Folding Trick

Posted 09.20.2012 | Taste

There's a reason we find ourselves eating a whole bag of chips in one sitting. It's not because we're gluttonous (couldn't be) or because of a bad gen...

Balloon Interpretations Of Masterpieces

Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts

What do you get when you mix sculpture, puppetry and origami? Rochester, New York duo Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle have developed 'Airigami,' the not-...

When Paper Makes Waves

Posted 04.12.2012 | Arts

Italian artist Daniele Papuli makes site-specific installations out of thousands of strips of paper, transforming the medium into something soft and i...

New Google Doodle Honors Origami Master

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 03.14.2012 | Technology

Google's home page on March 14 featured a colorful doodle resembling folded paper, honoring what would have been the 101 birthday or origami master Ak...

WATCH: Light-Up Jellyfish Take Over Aquarium!

Posted 02.26.2012 | Arts

A recent installation at the Vancouver Aquarium from Tangible Intervention and artist Joseph Wu brings the wildlife outside of their constructed habit...

WATCH: Crazy, Choreographed Stop Motion Animation!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Stop motion animation has experienced a renaissance in a big way, thanks to artist-driven sharing websites, such as vimeo. With this influx of content...

Origami and Fractals: Shadowy Worlds Between Art and Mathematics

Jane Chafin | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

I watched two short documentaries this week about visuals that exist in the shadowy world between art and mathematics. The first film is from the PBS's "Nova" series, Fractals, Hunting the Hidden Dimension. The second is Vanessa Gould's 2009 documentary Between the Folds, a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the world of paper folding.

Craft Of The Day: Origami Bats

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.05.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flickr photo by paperfacets When it comes to Halloween mascots, bats are probably the least appealing. We think it's why they've been reduced to si...

From Printer Paper...To Spiky Ornament

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

In Random Recast, we find other uses for ordinary things. This week: White paper. White paper is the start of anything from contracts to doodle...