Between the Folds of a Pop-Up Book (video)

Whether it unfolds into a computer or a planetarium, everyone loves pop-up books. But have you ever wondered about the design and engineering that goes into making one?

Earlier this month NPR's Science Friday interviewed pop-up designer Matthew Reinhart, and he shows how he goes about  designing a pop-up book with paper cut-outs that can extend to nearly two feet.

You can see more of Reinhart's work on his site.

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Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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