Paper airplanes are coming back, this time with style.

Long the bane of teachers, students at one Japanese high school recently made some powerfully aerodynamic paper airplanes. One such plane made a round-trip journey lasting a total of 24 seconds.

You thought your airplanes were good? Seriously, put your paper down. Whoever made this paper airplane is, indubitably, your superior.

Look not only at the direction the plane travels, but the speed with which it makes it home. It operates partially like a graceful airplane and a little bit like a boomerang, with a touch of “WTF” thrown in. Read more…

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