Fact #270

Izhar Gafni used origami principles to create a $9 cardboard bicycle that is low-cost, fire-resistant, water-resistant, and can support 400 pounds. He folds cardboard multiple times to give it structural strength and then combines it with empty plastic bottles and used car tires.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/06/27/israeli-inventor-builds-cardboard-bikes.html

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