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Competitive wood planing in Japan

How do you make toilet paper from a wooden plank? You go to Japan, where apparently competitive wood planing is a sport. How thin do these sheets of wood get? How about 9 microns thin!

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It’s going to happen anyway so I don’t understand why Apple didn’t just go ahead and release the thinner 27″ Thunderbolt Display today too.

Ziba JumpSeat Auditorium Seating from Ziba Design on Vimeo. A new stadium seat that requires very little tooling and can hold up to 600 pounds of weight. The chairs of modeled after the human vertebrae and can fold much flatter than traditional theater/stadium seats because of its slim profile and makeup. [via]

Made essentially of elastic headband material, the Slim wallet is meant to really store credit cards and plastic in order to make your wallet as thin as possible. It looks like a lot of people are buying into the idea because even with 28 days to go, they’ve already raised over $10,000. Slim – The […]

Japanese magic in a bowl. What are these things called? If I go to Japan, how do I ask people there to help me find these things? [via]