Epson PaperLab

How about a printer that can create new sheets of paper from unwanted documents? Meet Epson’s PaperLab. This innovative system is both a printing and paper-making machine, and here’s how it works: feed the machine waste paper, which it then tears apart and then ‘de-inks’ using a stream of high-powered air. The fibers reassembled into fresh sheets using liquid binders, and a pressure process forms individual sheets of paper into a custom size, thickness, and color, capable of producing 14 sheets of paper per minute. Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone who created a functional R/C plane using an old heater part and styrofoam.