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11 of the Coolest Builds By Bored People With a Lot of Lego Bricks

There are a lot of reasons why Lego remains one of the world’s most popular toys, over 3,700, in fact: the number of unique Lego pieces that have been created over the decades. It allows everything from Batmobiles, to excavators, to Kessel running space ships to be built from plastic bricks, but Lego can be used to…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Cranes, Artificial Intelligence, Lego, Guinness World Records, Lord Of The Rings, Neural Networks, Bugatti, Nerf, Bugatti Chiron, Pinball, Rubiks Cube, Blasters, Kessel, Lego Bricks

Introduce Your Kid to This Database of Paper Airplanes  

Making paper airplanes isn’t just a great low-tech boredom killer—it’s highly educational, too. Yep, all that time you spent folding spiral notebook paper into cool gliders in 11th grade economics, you were actually getting a lesson in design engineering. Neat, huh?Read more...
Tags: Kids, Activities, Lifehacks, Paper Airplanes, Family Activitis, This Database of Paper Airplanes

Paper airplane designs

Fold N Fly is a website that neatly categorizes and ranks paper airplane designs, with easy-to-follow and crystal-clear instructions for making each one. You'll need US Letter size paper! A4 won't do! [via]
Tags: Post, News, US, Www, Origami, Paper Airplanes

How to fold World Record-setting paper airplanes

John "The Paper Airplane Guy" Collins shows us how to fold "Suzanne," the aircraft that set a 2012 world record for flying 69.14 meters. "I bring paper airplanes into classrooms and start talking about complicated ideas involved with fluid dynamics and using paper airplanes to explain it," Collins told Wired. "If you can have a group of middle schoolers and high schoolers that don't look at their phones for 45 minutes while you're doing a demonstration, you've hit success," he says.
Tags: Video, News, Paper, Collins, Suzanne, Aerodynamics, Paper Airplanes, Folding, Guy Collins

Watch a Paramotorist Catch a Paper Airplane While Flying 2,000 Feet in the Air

If you’re looking for a relaxing way to run out the work clock on a Friday afternoon, I highly recommend Tucker Gott’s flying videos on YouTube. He takes to the air using a parachute and a propeller strapped to his back, which gives him the freedom to try fun stunts like launching and catching a paper airplane in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Flying, Paper Airplanes, Tucker Gott, Paramotorists, Paramotorist Catch

How to fold a World Record-winning paper airplane

John Collins holds the Guinness World Record for designing the farthest flying paper airplane. The plane, folded from a single piece of A4 paper, flew 69.14 meters in 2012. Harvard University made this video of Collins folding his masterpiece during a recent visit with Harvard's design engineering graduate students. More designs at The Paper Airplane Guy.
Tags: Video, News, Flight, Harvard, Harvard University, Collins, John Collins, Paper Airplanes, Folding

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A new video demonstrates the steps required to fold your own version of this record-setting paper-based aircraft. Read more...
Tags: Science, Design, Flight, Physics, Ergonomics, John Collins, Aerodynamics, Paper Airplanes

Fire a Barrage of Paper Planes With an Origami Machine Gun

Stick 200 sheets of A5 paper into the back of this machine gun and instead of firing bullets when you pull the trigger, it will unleash a barrage of up to 120 paper airplanes every minute.Read more...
Tags: Science, Guns, Weapons, Paper Airplanes, Machine Guns

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake, Paper Airplanes in NYC and Have a Happy Weekend!

Happy World Photo Day. A beautiful collection of paper airplanes found in NYC. Wish list. Getting ready in the 19th century.  And look at these shoes! Happy birthday, Princess Anne! If I were getting married this year, these totally would be on my registry! Grilled strawberry shortcake combines everything that’s wonderful about summer.  This burgundy cross body is perfect for fall. Congrats Oh Happy Day!  Your studio is so perfectly you. Enamel pin of the week! This post contains affiliate li...
Tags: Wedding, Anne, Weekend Round-Ups, Paper Airplanes

How Arts & Crafts Created a Space to Talk and Heal

Today’s guest blogger is Emily Townsend, an Elementary School Counselor at Lowrie Primary School in Wilsonville, Oregon. Last year I worked daily with a fourth grade student whose father passed away right before Christmas break. He grieved mostly internally, and became increasingly distant, disengaged, and behind in school. After feeling like I had tried almost all the tools in my toolbox, I remember setting a velvet poster in front of him – one of the Melissa & Doug Sea Life Reveal posters I p...
Tags: Art, Drawing, School Counselor, Grieving, Art Therapy, Wilsonville Oregon, Inspiring Stories, Paper Airplanes, From Educators For Educators, Your Stories, Arts And Crafts, Draw What! Doodling Book, Kids Art Series: How to Draw, Melissa & Doug, Melissa & Doug Sea Life Reveal, Emily Townsend

This Lego Paper Airplane Factory Is Wonderfully Over-Complicated

We’ve covered Arthur Sacek’s brilliant Lego creations before, but none have been as wonderfully complicated as this machine that turns a single piece of paper into a folded airplane. The contraption even launches the plane at the end of the assembly line, sending it off on its maiden test flight.Read more...
Tags: Toys, Planes, Lego, Arthur Sacek, Paper Airplanes