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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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'Beep': A Kickstarter project about the history of game sound and music

"Beep" will be a feature-length documentary film and book of game sound and music from the mechanical arcades through today's orchestras.

By September 6, 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

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Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.

By August 10, 2014

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3D-printed saxophone makes sweet plastic music

The creator of a 3D-printed band tackles the making of an alto saxophone and delivers a surprisingly soulful instrument.

By August 5, 2014

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Your chance to play Pong on the side of a huge building

Better brush up on your Pong skills. Later this month, people will have a shot at playing one of the world's largest video games on the 83,360-square-foot face of a Philadelphia building.

By April 4, 2013

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Ep. 1242: Where we light up the Pong

Today we'll chronicle one video game professor's five-year journey to play a game of pong on the side of Philadelphia's 29-story Cira Centre skyscraper. Also, happy 404 day!

By April 4, 2013

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The 404 1,242: Where we light up the Pong (podcast)

Today we'll chronicle one video game professor's five-year journey to play a game of Pong on the side of Philadelphia's 29-story Cira Centre skyscraper. Also, happy 404 day!

By April 4, 2013