Origami (from oru meaning “folding”, and kami meaning “paper”) is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. The goal of this art is to create a representation of an object using geometric folds and crease patterns preferably without the use of gluing or cutting the paper, and using only one piece of paper, or in this case, a single dollar bill, hence the name “money origami.” The creativity of the little critters that people have designed from their currency is astounding: the one-eyed crab below is even borderline frightening.
Archives for May 2009
One of the coolest advertisements we’ve seen lately is for Berger Paints. In a billboard for their campaign titled, Natural Colours, a live painter appeared to be painting the blue of the sky onto the billboard. It was achieved by cutting out strips that are the actual shape and size of the roller strokes.
Cheese chasers risk serious injury for the chance of winning a muddied cheese at the bottom of a slippery hill.Many countries boast bizarre traditions and the annual Cheese Rolling at Cooper’s Hill is one of the most spectacular and hazardous of rural English customs.Several people were sent to hospital during the event, in which the participants roll, slide and tumble down the hill.