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Origami-inspired robot gripper

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Researchers at MIT have taken inspiration from origami and created this robot gripper that can safely pick up and hold delicate objects, as well as heavier objects that are 100x its own weight. Read more...More about Technology, Mashable Video, Robot... ...

Letterlocking: the long-lost art of using paper-folding to foil snoops

"Letterlocking" is a term coined by MIT Libraries conservator Jana Dambrogio after she discovered a trove of letters while spelunking in the conservation lab of the Vatican Secret Archives; the letters had been ingeniously folded and sealed so that they couldn't be opened and re-closed without revealing that they had been read. Some even ...

How to wrap a gift without tape

The best part of this marvelous guide is the "draw the rest of the owl" moment halfway in where you must perform an act of origami with a single hand that must simultaneously hold a corner down—and then are told you must next do two corners simultaneously. That said, I'm going to practice ...

Foam Sheet Glasses Case: Arts and Crafts Ideas

11.08.2009 · Posted in Arts And Entertainment Article

Are you a camp director, teacher, or homeschool mom looking for a rnrnnew arts and crafts idea for your kids? Or maybe you are a recreation rnrndirector at a senior centre or day care and could use a rnrnnew project. Either way, this arts and crafts idea will be interesting and rnrnenjoyable for ...