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This Machine Gun Folds and Shoots Paper Airplanes

D-briefBy Carl EngelkingOct 9, 2014 7:54 PM

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The art of disrupting social studies class just went high-tech. A man in Germany has invented the world’s (unofficial) first paper airplane machine gun. This shotgun-sized apparatus is every study hall supervisor’s nightmare. The gun self-folds each sheet of paper and launches the resultant paper airplanes into the air with assembly line efficiency.

(Screenshot from YouTube) The man’s wordless airplane-shooting demonstration in this video makes sure all the attention is devoted to the beauty of his invention. According to the video’s description, the gun was assembled using 3-D printed parts and is powered by a cordless drill. If this paper airplane gun ever goes on sale, we preemptively offer our sympathies to the substitute teachers out there.

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