The Origami Simulator depicts prefolded paper on screen, all ready to go: to fold it into a beautiful bird, crane or geometric monstrosity, all you have to do is manipulate a slider. There are plenty of preferences to explore, too, including a VR mode and the option of having a young, slightly menacing Edward Olmos come around your house and place the origami knowingly on a table or desk.
Jo Nakashima has made a few improvements on his origami dragon design for 2020. It's great because he now shows the illustrated diagram while doing the folding: In this tutorial you'll learn how to make an origami Dragon step by step. This new version of my origami dragon has not only a better shape, but… READ THE REST
Endless cards and cubes are a fun papercraft project to do at home, and Elde Art shows how using some fabulous Dragon Ball Z illustrations in the sample. If you've never made an endless card, I'd start with that: Image: YouTube / Elde Art READ THE REST
YouTuber CGMatter loves this origami illusion of a T Rex that can be printed and folded, but he wanted a digital version. That turned out to be a significant challenge in blender, but he prevails in the end. The digital one looks great superimposed on a street scene! Image: YouTibe / CGMatter READ THE REST
If your summer found you sweltering somewhere, from your house to your garage to your RV to a tent in the forest, now's the time to start considering your plan for next year. Baking in some tiny unventilated space is no way to spend your time, even during a pandemic. Air conditioning units don't have… READ THE REST
You can never have enough power. While that sounds like a line from Niccolo Machiavelli, it's also the regular refrain from pretty much anyone with a mobile device. It seems like no matter how long you charge up before you leave the house, it doesn't take more than a few minutes of texting, map directions… READ THE REST
"Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." That century-old quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson (sort of) is just as true today. If you build a better product, offer a better service or create a better infrastructure for customers, then with a bit of time and attention, the world… READ THE REST