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FEBRUARY 24, 2009

The plane! The plane!
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“New York Paper Airplane Flight”

Sam Fuller had a straightforward idea: Toss a paper airplane from the 31st floor of a New York City office building just to see what would happen. The outcome, however, was sublime.

Fuller’s two-minute clip never lets the plane get out of our sight: At first it appears on course for the Brooklyn Bridge and the East River. Then it veers left and begins a slow, graceful descent. Somehow the trip manages to be nerve-racking and soothing at the same time.

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