A Slight Improvement to the Traditional Origami Crane

The traditional Japanese origami crane has a fold along the length of each wing, as shown below.

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A Proportionately Accurate Origami Tie Fighter

At my work’s Christmas party for kids, I volunteer to do some origami with kids and adult who want to give it a try. For the seasonally appropriate piece this year, I have chosen a Tie Fighter. More people are celebrating Star Wars than Christmas, after all! Seriously, tru-dat!

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How do You Feel about the Winnipeg Jets’ New Logo and the CF-18 in it? Vote!

So the Winnipeg Jets have decided to keep the name, as the fans had wished that was clear on polls from my site but also from others. The poll on my site was far more resounding (76%) than the poll done in the Winnipeg Sun (58%), and snubbed the mayor’s comment about how the new team wouldn’t be called the Jets (same story as previous). Not good for political media, eh?

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