Chinese Man Finishes Voyage in Paper Boat Using His Ping-pong Paddles

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Here’s a novel way to reduce our exploitation of the planet’s resources, that is, no iron or steel use and no need for fossil fuels.

A Chinese chemistry teacher built a boat out of paper, took it on an 800-meter voyage propelled by nothing but ping-pong paddles. He made the boat from everyday paper and used cooked flour soup for glue. Ah, no pollution….

paper boat voyage 1 Chinese Man Finishes Voyage in Paper Boat Using His Ping pong Paddles

Now, if he can just figure out where to haul the 1,000 cruisers and 1,000 staff that might want to take a voyage with him, we are in business. Don’t forget the gallery, the entertainment area, and the library and the whole bunch of them. How do people come up with these kinds of ideas, I wonder.

“Whatcha gonna do today, Wang?”
“Well, I think I’ll make a boat out of paper, get my ping-pong paddles and go for a mini-cruise.”

paper boat voyage 2 Chinese Man Finishes Voyage in Paper Boat Using His Ping pong Paddles