Sony’s Revolutionary Electronic Paper (3 pics)

Is this young girl just looking at an old calendar? Not exactly. She’s actually checking out Sony’s never before seen prototype of its flexible electronic paper display technology. Showcased at the 2010 Dealer Convention, the electronic paper gives us a glimpse into the future because it uses plastic substate, a new technology that allows it to be bent and rolled up like an actual newspaper. Sony Insider believes that this highly advanced concept could be available within the next year or two. What could this mean for the whole newspaper industry?

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January 18, 2017

Mom and Son Create Public Pantry to Share Groceries With Neighbors in Need

For years now, free little libraries have been popping up on front lawns across the country, promoting literacy and bringing communities together through a unique book sharing system. One Wichita woman, Maggie Ballard, has taken the colorful concept a step further by replacing the books with things like food, toiletries, and other necessities. Referred to as a Blessings Box, the pop-up repository invites members of the community to “take a blessing when you need one, leave [a] blessing when you can.

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January 18, 2017

31 Artists Who Transform Ordinary Paper Into Astonishing Works of Art

Paper is one of the great artistic chameleons. This easily accessible material that’s used in crafting incredible, gallery-worthy works of art is the same that contains crude sketchbook doodles never meant to see the light of day. It’s this fascinating dichotomy that entices creatives to experiment and use paper art as the centerpiece of their work. Depending on technique, paper can look wildly different.

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