Admit it, when you were a kid, every time you launched a paper airplane you imagined what it would be like to actually pilot it. It’s been quite a few years since you were a kid, though, and it turns out the technology to realize such a fantasy finally exists.
Antoine Terrieux’s art installation at La Maison Des Jonglages in La Courneuve near Paris, France utilizes hair dryers in such a way that there has to be some sort of magic sprinkled on them. You’ll see the hair dryers levitating balls and string in the air, hair dryers creating a fire tornado, hair dryers making a…
It doesn't matter what side of the debate you're on when it comes to using 3D printers to make guns, how could anyone being against using the technology to build a machine gun that folds and fires an endless barrage of paper airplanes?
As kids, we all wondered what it would be like if you could climb on top of a paper airplane and coast into the sunset. Well, if you watch the latest video from GoPro—shot atop the world's largest paper plane—you'll know.
You can spend a lot of time on model-building or paper airplane folding, but Italian architect Luigi Prina does both. His flying models hang from the ceiling of his small studio as a reminder of his 20+ year design hobby.
The trick to make a paper airplane fly forever isn't in the quality of the paper or the intricacy of the folding, it's in using an electric stove to keep the paper airplane afloat in constant motion. Just watch the video above, the paper airplane keeps going in circles and circles and circles over the stove. Of…
You usually have to choose between passing grades and being a mischief maker in grade school. But with this brilliant Lego contraption created by NXTLOG member hknssn13, you can be both. It automatically grabs a sheet of paper from a stack, folds it into a paper airplane, and then launches it towards your target.
We've all done our fair share of chucking paper airplanes at friends. And maybe, if you're a real engineer, you've made some clever, paper-folding modifications that let your plane do a loop—or better yet actually land on target. Joerg Sparve has turned his eye towards those paper aircraft, and needless to say, the…
Looking for an unusual coffee table? This one created by Irish designer Lorraine Brennan is made out of 2mm folded steel. Certainly not lighter than air, but this plane might lighten up that plain living room of yours.