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Behold 3 New Entrants Into Toy Hall of Fame

Wiffle Ball and game of Clue among them

(Newser) - The National Toy Hall of Fame is getting three new entrants, and they're familiar ones: the board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball, and the paper airplane, reports the AP . This year's other finalists were the game Risk, Magic 8 Ball, Matchbox cars, My Little Pony, Pez candy dispenser,... More »

Student Arrested After Paper Airplane Hits Teacher in Eye

The 17-year-old has been charged with assault and battery

(Newser) - Police say a South Carolina high school student accused of throwing a paper airplane that struck a teacher in the eye could end up in jail for up to a month, the AP reports. According to the South Strand News reports that Georgetown County sheriff's deputies arrested the 17-year-old... More »

Inmate Plotted Murder ... via Paper Airplane: Cops

Sent note to fellow inmate, who turned him over to police

(Newser) - A Long Island man accused of rape will now also be charged with conspiracy to murder after what police say was a plot hatched using, well, paper airplanes. Patrick O'Sullivan, 21, had hoped to kill his alleged victim and a witness, police say, and offered a fellow inmate $23,... More »

Paper Plane's Record Flight Causes a Ruckus

Plane's maker used a college quarterback to toss it

(Newser) - In February, the Guinness world record for tossing a paper airplane was broken by television producer John Collins, 51. But controversy erupted over the achievement, as Collins, who designed the paper plane, did not throw it himself but instead recruited a brawny 27-year-old college football quarterback named Joe Ayoob to... More »

45-Foot Paper Airplane Soars in Arizona

12-year-old helps build contraption

(Newser) - Two days ago it was the Bird Man (er, make that the Fake Bird Man ); now the Web's flying sensation is a humongous paper airplane, built in part by a 12-year-old boy. Some 45 feet long with a 24-foot wingspan, it may be the biggest paper plane in... More »

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