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ping-pong ball

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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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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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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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Mattel launches thought-controlled circular ping-pong game

"Concentration" meets neuroscience.

By January 8, 2009

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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking join petition to ban autonomous weapons (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Many scientists and technology experts agree that artificial intelligence development should not involve military weaponry, as the decision to kill humans may fall exclusively into the hands of robots. It sounds like science fiction, but it's a real concern among the scientific community.

By July 28, 2015

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Get 30 percent off WeMontage custom photo wallpaper

For as little as $42, you can get a sweet peel-and-stick montage to adorn nearly any wall. Plus: two bonus deals!

By June 3, 2015

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The Top 10 times Destructo David Letterman broke stuff on TV

Wednesday marks the end of a late-night era as Dave retires after 33 years on air. Given how he harnessed the force of physics to bust things, we honor the king of Top 10 lists with 10 of his best disasters.

By May 20, 2015

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Introducing Hackaball, the computer you can hurl against a wall

A new programmable ball lets you create games on an iPad, then play them in real life.

By March 3, 2015