Portal:Origami/DYK/August

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  • ...that Joss papers are sheets of paper that are burned in traditional Chinese deity or ancestor worship ceremonies during special holidays?
  • ...that origami only uses a small number of different folds?
  • ...that wet folding adds curves and life to origami, which is otherwise purely geometric?
  • ...that in the early days of origami, development of new designs was largely trial-and-error?
  • ...that Akira Yoshizawa, considered to be the grandmaster of origami, was the son of a dairy farmer?