Lauren Berrios

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You can build real-life 'Minecraft' creations that work with the game

<i>Minecraft</i> is all about the act of creation, but littleBits wants to help players forge into a new frontier: the real world.<p>The DIY electronics …

How Modern Cartographers Marry Math and Art

‘Turtle Bay Resort Map, 2014,’ O’ahu, HI, USA, by James Niehues. (Photo: All images from <i>Mind the Map</i> © Gestalten 2015)<p>Old maps get a lot of love, and …

This Stop-Motion Video of a Child’s Imagination Took 1.5 Years to Make

PermaGrin Films just released this new short film titled “Imagination.” It’s a mind-bending stop-motion journey that follows a child through his …

Stop Motion

#ILookLikeAnEngineer challenges stereotypes

SAN FRANCISCO — Sexist responses to an ad featuring a female engineer have turned into a rare opportunity to highlight the contributions of women and people of color to the technology industry.<p>Isis Wenger says she faced an unexpected backlash after appearing in an ad as part of her company's …

Tech Industry

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The “gifted” system in US schools is broken, racist, and completely fixable

In many places around the US, low-income and minority children are significantly underrepresented in gifted and talented programs. This seems to be the case whether the process for identifying gifted children relies on teacher referrals for screening, or on evaluations arranged and paid for …

Education

Dartmouth's robotic tackling dummy is a mechanized Weeble-Wobble

Robots are replacing humans in a lot of roles. At Dartmouth, a robot may soon replace tackling dummies during football practice. Designed by engineering students at the Ivy League school, Mobile Virtual Player (MVP -- yes, really) gives training sessions a more realistic feel over those regular ol' …

Robots, drones and heart-detectors: How disaster technology is saving lives

<i>Watch "Katrina: The Storm that Never Stopped</i>" Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Robots with cameras, microphones and sensors searched for victims stranded in flooded homes and on rooftops. They assessed damage and sent back images from places rescuers couldn't get.<p>It was August 31, 2005, two days …

Gulf Coast

How to Make an Origami Cube ( Sobone Unit

Introduction: How to Make an Origami Cube ( Sobone Unit<p>I love making modular origami, and one of my all time favorites is the origami cube. This cube …

This foldable, paper-thin battery runs on dirty water, costs 5 cents

Let’s play a game. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word origami? Probably a bunch of paper cranes or flowers, right? …

HOWTO make retractable origami ninja stars

These colorful shuriken (retractable ninja stars) by YouTuber ProudPaperOfficial are surprisingly easy to make.<p>Designed by Robert Neale, …

How-To's

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How to Make Origami Fireworks

Introduction: How to Make Origami Fireworks<p>Being that is was just July Fouth, and this model is awesome, here is how to make origami fireworks.<p>You …

This Origami-Inspired Strechable Battery Could Live in Your Smartwatch's Wristband

Chinese and American researchers redesigned the ubiquitous lithium-ion battery to fold, expand, and contract, allowing it to go where no battery has gone before<p>The technology inside this rechargeable battery is nothing new—it's lithium-ion setup could be used to power your smartphone, digital …

This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape

Eat your heart out, GI Joe Bridge Layer. A team from the Graduate School of Engineering in Hiroshima University has developed a temporary and portable bridge design that unfolds itself like an accordion across damaged or missing spans. It's being touted as the "fastest, largest, strongest and …

Scientists are using origami to build nanobots

One of the world’s oldest art forms could inspire some particularly futuristic technology. In a paper published in Nature today, a team of scientists from Cornell University showed how origami influenced designs for atom-thick graphene objects that could one day be used in nanotechnology.<p>The …

Nanotech

These incredible origami sculptures will blow you away

Forget paper planes, this is some next level origami.<p>From magical unicorns to popular cartoon characters, Ross Symons has got the art of folding …

Make a cute and simple origami chopstick rest with nothing but the wrapper they come in 【Video】

So you’ve mastered the use of chopsticks and can proudly turn down the offer of a fork when you go to your favorite Asian restaurant. Many upscale …

Crafting

Texas Sisters Raise $655k for Clean Water Charity by Selling Origami

When Katherine and Isabelle Adams learned that millions of girls around the world missed out on receiving an education because their days were spent …

This Fuel-Efficient Military Shelter Is Inspired By Origami

The flat-pack design could reduce energy demand drastically compared to a standard canvas structure.<p>The U.S. military spends a lot of money transporting fuel around the world and it puts a lot of troops in harm’s way doing it. It therefore has every incentive to invest in more energy-efficient …

Learn How To Turn Paper Into Art With Origami Fun For iPhone

Different people prefer different types of instructions. Some of us like watching videos while others like learning with diagrams and written …