• helicopter

    The most awesome waste of time ever on YouTube

    As a kid, I always wanted to do particularly dangerous things with otherwise harmless toys, like putting gasoline in waterballoons or attaching tacks to the end of NERF darts.  Clearly, I was thinking inside the box. David Windestål strapped a camera and a Roman candle to his RC helicopter,...
  • balloon

    Ambitious litterbugs drop 200 paper planes from upper atmosphere

    For most of us, paper airplanes are a somewhat entertaining waste of time and paper.  For Project Space Planes, which seeks to grab a world record for the longest flight by a paper plane, they are quite serious business indeed. From an altitude of 36,500 feet over Germany, two...