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Origami (, from ori meaning "folding", and kami meaning "paper" (kami changes to gami due to rendaku)) is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. In modern usage...

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Ever heard of 3d origami that's made out of tiny little triangles and put together to form one of these cute little guys? Do you think you have the patience for this?

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This self-made mini-table is loaded with a month's work of origami. I spent all hours of the day working on this school project.

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Origami is easy once you learn the basics bases and techniques. This video will help in the long run if you are a beginner

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A video on how to make an origami flower! This is cute idea for anything.

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Why go out and buy flowers when you can make them yourself!

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I used to think origami was just a bunch of paper folding, but not any more. There are researchers all over the world that are finding solutions to critical problems by using origami. A few examples would be getting a large telescope into space, creating solar sails, holding open a blocked artery, and fitting airbags into tight compartments.

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A video of the SetPaper Origami Competition, which has competitors use 9 foot paper to make their creations. And you thought folding a tiny square was tough.

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Here is a tutorial on how to make Origami Rose Cubes! These are so cool! I've made some for my mom, my sisters, and my boyfriend!

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song was kind of weird but this has got to be the coolest origami I have ever seen !

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Watch this video if you really want a challenge. Think you can make a dragon?

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Awesome origami "spike ball" to make!

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