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ping-pong

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Try to destroy this 3D-printed ping-pong ball. Just try

The classic table-tennis ball gets a high-tech makeover with a new design and 3D printing to make it happen.

By June 11, 2014

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Bazooka shoots ping-pong balls at Mach speed

A professor who once worked as an aeronautical engineer creates the ultimate ping-pong ball cannon to help students learn about dynamics.

By February 12, 2013

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65,000 ping-pong balls turn pool party into cool party

Promoters use thousands of ping-pong balls, projected lights, and synchronized swimmers to create the ultimate interactive swimming show.

By January 30, 2013

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China's ping-pong robots got game

Humanoids Wu and Kong, who stand 5.2 feet tall and weigh 120 pounds, are no match for human players yet, but they don't miss too often.

By October 25, 2011

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A scientist, liquid nitrogen and 1500 ping pong balls

Liquid nitrogen is pretty dangerous stuff on quite a few levels — not the least of which is is volatile explosiveness.

By September 20, 2012

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TT Champion Bat is realistic ping-pong paddle for Wii table-tennis players

The TT Champion Bat, from peripherals purveyor Shinobii, will take you right back to the youth club with its realistic recreation of an actual ping-pong paddle.

By October 18, 2010

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Japan is building a robot that can play baseball

A series of technologies developed by a robot lab in Japan are all going towards the creation of a humanoid baseball-bot.

By November 13, 2014

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DIY Dalek and dapper Time Lord battle in 'Japanese Doctor Who'

Dalek with legs? Cybermen in Spandex? Sonic Screwdriver as a sword flute? Crave chats with the "Japanese Doctor Who" filmmaker Joshua Kahan about why he gave the popular British sci-fi show the Tokusatsu touch.

By September 1, 2014

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Google Doodle honors tennis great Althea Gibson

Althea Gibson was the first black athlete -- man or woman -- to break the color barrier in international tennis.

By August 25, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Working in Silicon Valley tech is much more lucrative than you think

Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.

By August 21, 2014