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    Paper Bicycle

    An Israeli designer, Izhar Gafni, has designed a bicycle made of cardboard, based on the origami principle that folds multiply strength. There's a video at the end the the article that depicts his process:

    http://www.salon.com/2012/09/18/pape...rce=newsletter

    As the author points out, were this to be able to be mass-produced, the transport possibilities in developing countries could be huge.
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    Hmmm interesting.
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    Interesting! I love learning about how people are working to create positive change. Wish stuff like this was more widely reported.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacMadame View Post
    As long as it doesn't rain.
    Nope, it's coated with waterproof lacquer. Very cool!
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    Ooh, I would like to test drive one of those. Currently I'm riding my mom's coaster bike, fondly known around our house as the "Crapmobile" ... This looks much better!

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