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High Density Origami Pineapple Tessellaton  »  Deep First Thoughts for the Day
I discovered the pineapple tessellation during a routine google search for origami tessellations. I believe the original designer is Ilan Garibi. The design and accompaning instructions are featured at the Origami USA websiteIt's actually really easy to fold. It's basically two steps after the intial precreases. This version is a 4x4 high density model. But it can be folded as a single module, denser, less dense and with or without borders between the modules. For a fairly simple design, it has a complex and impressive appearanceIt requires a single sheet of paper. The requirements for the size of ...
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Posted:  8/21 7:49am
The Making of "Race Appeal"  »  This Week in Race
Temple University Press recently ran a two-part blog wherein we explained the inspiration for and process of researching and writing our new book, Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns. In case you missed it, we're reprinting those for you below. Enjoy!StephenIt would only be a slight overstatement to say that my life changed when I met Charlton McIlwain in 2000. My world wasn’t shaken in the way that it was when I met my wife or witnessed the birth of my children, but my professional life over the past decade would certainly ...
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Posted:  8/17 5:15am
Or Maybe Not  »  Depressed Single Mother
I'm starting to get worried now. Maybe I shouldn't go to this group. There's the lesbian mother's group, and they meet on a Saturday afternoon, which I can't do because I've no babysitter. But there's another one called Rainbow Families that I could do, because it's for the children rather than the adults. They go on outings and such. So I'd be taking The Boy with me.I know it'd be good for The Boy. I know I'm a bad mother for even considering not going. But I feel ill. I can't stop shaking! I want to hide away. I think ...
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Posted:  8/16 11:30pm
'The language of shirkers and scroungers?' Talking about illness, disability and coalition welfare reform - Disability & Society  »  Through Myself and Back Again
Picture: protesters at today's 'Hardest Hit' march, carrying a sign which is partly written in Braille. It reads "We're being ---- by the government." Someone has written a translation of the Braille word below it: "shafted". Photo copyright Lisa Egan.Yesterday's discussion on the BBC's You and Yours was about disability, cuts and welfare reform, and featured Where's the Benefit's own Bendy Girl. Some contributors' comments offered a clear example of how attitudes to disability haven't really changed much since Victorian times - if not before. Some academic research recently published has been talking about how these ...
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Posted:  8/15 11:15am
An impressive Indonesian male model  »  Hot Asian Guys - hot Asian males, hot Asian studs, Asian male models, Asian male celebrities
Priyagung Luhur Wicaksono defined himself as an experienced model from Jakarta, Indonesia. He was one of L-Men 2011 contestant, didn't win at high position but he is truly the man that I was most impressed. 175cm height, 70kg comes with well-proportioned body, he should be an Indonesian guy who owns the most beautiful body I've ever seen. His advantage, as you see here and after, is photogenic face, that make every picture of him become beautiful with gorgeous handsome face. Chest, shoulder, 6 pack and his sexy legs, each of them I could give for 9/10 at ...
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Posted:  8/15 10:30am