Do Want: A Modular, Programmable Robot Made Of Paper And Cardboard

ZURI is a DIY, programmable "Paperbot" system, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like: The parts are built with paper and cardboard. Plus, the design is modular. By combining leg- and body-types, users can create a range of robotic bauplans. » 11/07/14 8:40am 11/07/14 8:40am

The Papercraft Enterprise is the coolest paper Starship there is

Alex Manfredi's paper model of the NCC-1701 is hands down the neatest starship made out of processed wood pulp you'll see today. » 9/07/14 7:10pm 9/07/14 7:10pm

The Hobbit Would Look Amazing As A Papercraft Animation

This digital animation of The Hobbit's Smaug is styled to look like a series of animated papercraft sculptures. It feels like it popped right out of a storybook. » 5/01/14 6:30pm 5/01/14 6:30pm

The separation of Pangea, explained in an animated pop-up book

In this lovely new animation from TED-Ed, educator Michael Molina uses a pop-up book to explore the science of tectonic plates, the manner by which their shifting led to the breakup of the supercontinent of Pangea, and how their movement continues to affect the drift of Earth's continents. » 2/05/14 8:40am 2/05/14 8:40am

The lifecycle of a water droplet, depicted by a stop-motion popup book

"Revolution" is a lovely depiction of a water droplet's life cycle combining a custom-made popup book with stop-motion animation. » 1/23/14 11:40am 1/23/14 11:40am

This Amazing Life-Sized Mass Effect Party Member Is Made of Paper

You might not be able to have conversations or go into combat with this papercraft version of Jack made by tankball, but you've gotta admit, it's pretty freakin' cool. » 8/17/13 10:26am 8/17/13 10:26am

Striking papercraft illustrations celebrate CERN and the Higgs Boson

As part of their 2012 retrospective, French newspaper Le Monde commissioned design studio Zim & Zou to create a series of papercraft illustrations as part of an article on CERN's advancements in seeking the Higgs Boson. The cover illustration gives us a lovely interpretation of particle collision based on the Large… » 1/19/13 11:30am 1/19/13 11:30am

Make Your Own Hellboy Gun

This is the Samaritan gun, the big-barreled shooter that Hellboy uses only after muttering "Ohhh crap." When you're fighting elementals or underworld devils, you'll want one of these at your side. And now you can make one - out of paper. ToyCyte calls our attention to the amazing papercraft design for this gun, which… » 11/21/08 12:19pm 11/21/08 12:19pm

Feed Your Watchmen Action Figure Addiction on the Cheap

We were trolling one of our favorite Watchmen » 9/12/08 2:20pm 9/12/08 2:20pm sites recently and noticed that the movie’s action figures are available for pre-order at about 20 bucks a piece. Because we are itching to reenact, say, the Doc Manhattan fighting in ’Nam scene , we naturally need them all—and, well, that’s gonna add up. So instead of…