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### How can this shape perfectly cover a cube?

The shape Using this, we can make a guess for how the cube might be folded: Once that fold is done, the shape looks more like this: A drawing of the finished product: And an animation of the whole ...
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### A Weapon or a Toy?

First the nonogram solves like this: Then We see Then we So we
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### Can you perfectly wrap a cube with this blocky shape?

This seems to work: Below, I printed out the shape, and cut off the excess. The white parts are for glueing; if everything works out as planned, all of them will be covered by the coloured bits ...
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### Can you perfectly wrap a cube with this blocky shape?

The shape can be folded like this
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### Create a 3 inch measurement

I can do it in folds, by
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### Folding paper into corners

I managed to make Like so:
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### The Folding Maze

My Answer: Red lines are where you would go, yellow lines indicate moving over the fold.
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### How to make someone open an origami?

Why not open with a short riddle to start withâ€”perhaps a couplet? For example, on the ears, you could write in suitably mysterious type: Here you are at number one To start, undo what has been ...
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### Two chunky pixelated X's locked in mortal combat!

The combined area of the X's is The solution:
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Phew! To start, After much trial and error, I got a net that looks like this:
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### How to make someone open an origami?

You could have a small part of the QR code visible on the folded origami. Just small enough that it's not immediately obvious what it is at first.
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### Two chunky pixelated X's locked in mortal combat!

Here's a diagram showing both the parts of the shape that make up each face of the cube in its own colour, and trying to give some indication of how they meet up when folded.
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### Ernie and the Lock-down Puzzle

Ernie's jigsaw puzzle isn't as straightforward as it seems, as it's actually: One way of assembling the pieces legally is: How will you know when you have succeeded? PS Ernie definitely has a sense ...
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### Folding to One Triangle

I know that the answer has already been accepted, but the question doesn't appear to require that the "single equilateral triangle" is the same size as one of the "10 equilateral ...
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### Folding to One Triangle

With some "creative reading of the rules", I managed to create a single equilateral triangle folding only Like so:
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### Wrap a squashed, bullet-riddled lowercase lambda around a cube

Here is the cube I made: Update:
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### The Folding Maze

Well, you beat me by 30 minutes, but I worked hard on this so I'm posting it anyway :)
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### Cover a cube with four-legged walky-squares!

The cube can be covered by
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### Can you cover a cube with copies of this shape?

This can be done To figure out how to do it, Here are some images of the covering:
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### Fold a standard paper to get a Rhombus

I can do it in just three folds and a single unfold. Proof that this is a rhombus:
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### A Slightly Moth-Eaten Integral Sign

I made folds like this: These puzzles are getting harder and harder. In this case it was impossible for me to eyeball where any face would be, and it only started to make sense once I started cutting ...
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### Two chunky pixelated X's locked in mortal combat!

As I don't have a camera handy, I have had to unfold my (pink) cube before I could show it to you. Its sides are $\sqrt{52} = \sqrt{4^2+6^2}$ units long.
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### Turn two cubes into one!

I have found several solutions. There are three cube nets that cover the same-shaped half of the larger cube surface, so you can choose any two copies of those (the same or different) and combine them ...
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### Folding paper into corners

I have managed to come up with Following are the images of the paper with each fold.
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### Early 1900's Paper Puzzle - Release the Key and Live Forever

It could be done with some slight folding of the paper, be careful though.
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### Create a 1 meter measure

I can do it in just: Initial configuration: First: We have: Now: We get the mark: Finally: You get: And the required distance is: Why this works:
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### Ernie and the Superconducting Boxes

First, we need to figure what is the minimum amount of superconductor that we'll lose when making the cut. Optimally, we can cut the large cube net into two smaller cube nets without any waste at all. ...
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I'm posting my own solution as a self-answer here because it's quite different from the solution posted by AxiomaticSystem. It seems worthwhile to have both of them recorded for posterity. (But ...
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### Wrapping a Galaxy Around a Cube

The galaxy should be folded like this This is a crude model I made of the cube, with the joins highlighted (might have missed one).
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