You can do a lot with liquid nitrogen, including freeze and shatter gummy bears, make homemade Dippin' Dots, and scare the crap out of your friends by dipping your hand in it! If you can't get your hands on any, you can even make it yourself. Or, if you want to try something a ...more
Ping Pong Balls
Here's an awesome weekend project that could leave you with a fearsome "Ping Pong Ball Mauler" capable of firing hundreds of balls a minute at your unsuspecting neighbors. Christian Reed built it out of a poly drum and a homemade pneumatic device. He turned a standard shop vac ...more
In the "Harry Potter" book series, the golden snitch is the most elusive ball in Quidditch to catch, faster than a hummingbird and nigh impossible to see. Those who do manage to catch the golden snitch - including Harry - are met with great applause and victory. Craft and sna ...more
Acquire over 500 ping pong balls. Acquire the keys to your friends automobile. Find out block of time that your friend is away from their automobile. Unlock friends car when they are at work. Fill front seat below window level with the acquired ping pong balls. Hide with camer ...more
What can you do with a hair dryer besides dry your hair? Lots. You can remove stickers from clothing, clean up crayon marks, and mold your plastic eyeglasses for a better fit. But how about something a little more fun? Well, you can levitate things. Ping pong balls, to be exac ...more
Quickly bring a dented Ping Pong Ball back to life on the fly. Also, watch to the end if you just want to see how to make a pong ball shoot flames. This is a very helpful and effective martial arts technique.
This video demonstrates the easiest and fastest smoke bomb that a person can make. Supplies include aluminum foil, standard ping pong ball, a pen or pencil, and a flame lighter. Wrap the ping pong ball with foil, being extra careful not to tear the aluminum foil. Use the pen t ...more
How cool are smoke grenades? You toss 'em into the air and they explode into a vision of thick clouds and smoke, preventing your enemy from seeing you as you stealthily sneak past him and shoot him upside the head with a paintball gun. The great thing about smoke grenades is ...more
Ruan Olivier(Blue shirt) and John Getty(Black shirt) show you have to remove a dent from a ping pong ball.
Can you float a ping pong ball in mid air? According to Outreach Science Educator Jason Lindsey you can and all you need is a hair dryer. This is a great way to demonstrate wind and gravity with household objects. Check out this demonstration from Hooked On Science to learn m ...more
The video shows how to make an extra long ping pong smoke bomb. For this we need a long sheet of aluminum foil (length of the foil depends on the number of ping pong balls we use), 12 ping pong balls is used in the video (any number of balls can be used), a pair of scissors an ...more
In this little video tutorial, Bryce shows us what it takes to make a smoke bomb using not one or two ping pong balls, but six! All you need is six ping pong balls (of course), foil, scissors, a lighter, and some patience. Make sure to do it outside and be careful of the smoke ...more
This series of ping pong / table tennis videos demonstrate how to master the table tennis serve. Jim Clegg, a Level 4 Coach with the English Table Tennis Association and Head Coach of the Preston Table Tennis Association, explains and demonstrates how to do a table tennis serv ...more
In this series of videos you'll learn how to play table tennis. Expert Scott Browder shows you the basics, from how to pick a ping pong table, paddles and balls, to the basic types of shots you'll need to become a ping pong master. Part 1 of 20 - How to Play ping pong. Play pi ...more
Expand your arsenal of Table Tennis serves. Watch this video to learn the technique behind many of the most effective serves in Ping Pong. This video will show you how to put topsin, backspin, spidespin, all kinds of spin on the Table Tennis ball.
In this series of videos you'll learn how to play table tennis. Expert Scott Browder shows you the basics, from how to pick a ping pong table, paddles and balls, to the basic types of shots you'll need to become a ping pong master. Part 1 of 27 - How to Play intermediate ping ...more
Learn one of the world's most popular games. It's actually good exercise, too! Step 1: Decide who goes first Decide who serves first by flipping a coin. It’s easier to play with two players when first learning the game. Step 2: Serve the ball Start by serving. Hold a paddle ...more
This square dance video teaches the following plus level square dance calls: Fan the Top, Acey Deucey, Tea Cup Chain, Ping Pong Circulate.
The true masters of ping pong show you how to do the backhand block in ping pong.
The true masters of Ping Pong show you how to execute the forehand smash in ping pong.
The true masters of ping pong show you how to do varies grips to hold a ping pong paddle.
The true masters of ping pong give out some tips for doing the backhand punch.
Shaving Cream Man teaches us how to create a Pong-o-nator. This chindogu invention is the best way to re-ignite your passion for ping pong for you and your family. Another great video from the Shaving Cream Man Solution Show.
Info Summary: Website: EducateTube.com | Your Host: Sipski Bupong - The Coolest Home Made DIY Invention - Ping Pong Bazooka - Powered by butane. This is not a toy and should never be built without a proper understanding of safety procedures. Always wear safety goggles and do ...more
From California is a Place, a portrait of young ping pong Olympic hopefuls at the ICC in Milpitas, California. These kids practice 10 hours a day. To the decent adult ping pong player. You are inferior. So get to it. Start practicing. Previously from California is a Place: A ...more
Office workers beware, or a snarky robot may unleash a barrage of ping pong balls upon you. A somewhat sinister individual from the CKBot group at UPenn’s Modlab concocted the prank. According to Bot Junkie, it operates as follows: "A remote control raises a cutout section of ...more
You can try and try, but all the practice in the world can't compete with this robotic hand's pen spinning skills. Ishikawa Komuro Lab's dexterous, high-speed robotic hand is lightning fast. It can close its fingers in less than 1/10th of a second and uses breakneck actuators ...more
This instructional video demonstrates how to make a Muppet style puppet. You will need markers, scissors, tape, a hot glue gun, spray paint, spare fabric and foam, and two ping pong balls for the eyes. Make a Muppet. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com
Watch to see a demonstration of how a nuclear reaction works using a matrix of ping-pong balls set on top of mouse traps at a Physics show at the University of Bonn.
Throwing a party means making sure everyone has fun, but that pursuit can quickly get out-of-hand. Before you know it, you're once laid back get-together has received so many RSVPs that it becomes obvious you're throwing the party of the century. With an over-abundance of beer ...more
In this article, I'll show you how to make a portable prank stun-baton. Powered by static electricity, simply charge up the baton, and discharge it for a static surprise. The concept behind this device ties in with Leyden jars, and their tendencies to retain static electricity ...more
In this video, we learn how to play beer pong. You want to first take 20 cups and arrange them into a 10-cup pyramid shape on each side of the table. Next you will divide into teams of two with two people on each side of the table. Grab a ping pong ball and fill a water cup on ...more
Get ready to turn an ordinary flip top garbage into a garbage eating monster! You will need a flip top garbage pail, faux fur, glue, scissors, 2 ping pong balls, a large pompom, 3 colors of felt, a black marker, 2 googly eyes, double stick carpet tape, and cotton stuffing. Fol ...more
You can learn how to make a balloon pirate sword. First, you inflate the balloon and tie the end. You make a ping pong ball shaped bubble at the end, make a loop, and make three more ping pong ball shaped bubbles.
This video is about how to make a puppet dragon out of household items. First, a piece of card stock paper is cut in half the long way. Next, you must take an empty 18-pack egg carton and cut off a strip of egg slots. Using a stapler, the two pieces of paper are connected long ...more
Puppet time! Kids of all ages can make and play with these. You Will Need * An adult-sized sock * Scissors * Felt * A hot glue gun and glue * Buttons or googly eyes * Yarn * Accessories Step 1 Put the sock on your hand with your fingers in the toe and your wrist at the heel o ...more
Dogs are a cartoonist's best friend because it's funny to see them in every day situations. So grab some paper and a pen and get ready to draw your own cartoon dog.You will need a pad of paper, pencil, a marker, colored chalks or colored pencils, and an eraser. Make a shape li ...more
The following video demonstrates and explains a classic physics experiment called a vacuum cannon. Typically these cannons are made on a much smaller scale to fire ping pong balls, but I wanted to keep things interesting with this 4" diameter monster. Video: . Since this canno ...more
Hand tracking technology company Leap Motion has built a stunningly fluid augmented reality ping-pong game that not only showcases the capabilities of its open source Project North Star augmented reality headset, but also demonstrates how artificial intelligence can elevate im ...more
Bernoulli's Principle states that when an incompressible fluid moves through different sizes of tube, the fluid's speed changes. This simple do it yourself science experiment presented by Mr. G shows this plain and simple. This GREAT video will have you huffing and puffing yo ...more
Ever wonder how a tree gets water all the way up to the top? Ever thought about how a stream of air can hold a ping pong ball in place? This simple how-to shows you a few experiments to try with air and water. Impress your friends, family, and loved ones with these simple wat ...more
In this series of educational videos you'll learn how to perform a science experiment using everyday household items that demonstrates Bernoulli's theorem. Expert science instructor Scott Thompson shows you how to use a plastic bottle, ping pong ball, shop vacuum and a golf ba ...more
Need help with some last-minute pumpkin carving? This guide will show you 5 different jack-o'-lantern designs just in time for Halloween. In the video below, you'll see how to make pumpkin teeth and fangs, how to carve out eyes, a pumpkin mirror disco ball lantern, using a pu ...more
If you ever need to spice up a party, drinking games can really get things started quickly. The objectives are generally to complete tasks or challenges, but it's really all a thinly-veiled excuse for increasing everyone's alcohol intake in a hurry while testing levels of ineb ...more
Individually addressable LEDs, also commonly called "NeoPixels" after the popular Adafruit product, are a bright and colorful way to get started with basic Python programming. With an inexpensive ESP8266 or ESP32 microcontroller, it's easy to get started programming your own h ...more
Train your pet rat to shoot hoops! This rat training instructional video demonstrates the steps you need to teach your pet rat this fun trick. All you need is a "basketball hoop", rat treats, a ping pong ball and an inquisitive pet rat. Video: .
Learn to do tricks shots in beer pong with these easy tips. You Will Need * Large plastic cup * Ping-pong ball * Beer or any liquid WARNING: Don’t drink unless you’re of legal age. Drink responsibly, and never drink and drive. Step 1: Find a place for your cup Place your cup ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to make Asian-style buchi. The ingredients are sweet rice flour, sesame seeds, peanut oil, water, and sweetened red bean paste. The first step is to put the rice flour into a mixing bowl and mix in water. When it is the consistency of mashe ...more
Beer pong is a classic game created by college kids to drink and have a good time. However, the process of setting it up is messy and takes a while. Luckily, a demo has introduced an app coming soon where you can play an augmented reality version of beer pong using Apple's ARK ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make hands with modeling sugar paste. Begin by rolling a small ball of paste into a tear drop shape. Then flatten the end, making it look like a ping pong paddle. To make the thumb, use a knife and cut into the side of the flat end ...more
Mad Eye Moody's magical eye from "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" is a character all its own, moving freely and seeing what to others is hidden, especially when it comes to student mischief. Watch this video to learn how to craft your own eye using a bottle cap, spray pa ...more
This project has been posted on Vimeo for the past two years, and somehow has just entered my radar now. Get this: A robot is manned by a Madagascan hissing cockroach. Each movement the roach makes (perched atop a trackball type ping-pong ball) controls the movement of the rob ...more
Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed that "the seed of science" was "wonder," and taking a look at this nine-layer liquid tower from Steve Spangler's Sick Science! channel, one can't help but do just that — wonder. How is this possible? Is this magic or what? While it's not exac ...more
If you've never heard of or eaten temari sushi, then you're in for a treat. These pretty sushi balls are good for parties and festive gatherings, and even though they are so colorful and striking, they are not hard to make. Just like every other type of sushi, they are customi ...more
Each flavor of sake, the national spirit of Japan, comes with its own fans, not unlike whiskey aficionados here in the States. While sake is often called "rice wine," it is more akin to a malted beverage like beer. Unfortunately, many people's first exposure to sake comes in ...more
Images captured by Microsoft's next generation Kinect depth-sensing camera that will facilitate augmented reality experiences in the next version of the HoloLens and give computer vision to untold multitudes of connected devices in enterprise facilities, have made their way in ...more
If you played with K'Nex as a kid (or still do), you know that it can take a lot of those tiny little pieces to build something. Just imagine how many it must have taken to make this full-sized, fully functional, coin-operated skeeball machine with a mechanical score counter. ...more
There are so many great apps in the Google Play Store that it's become the number one app marketplace in the world. Here at Gadget Hacks we love apps and were excited to hear that the Google Play Store held an awards ceremony to celebrate some of the best apps of the year. Bu ...more
The days of trundling hoops, hopscotch and painted wooden rocking horses are long since past. The latest trend in toys? Biofeedback. Electroencephalography. A decade into the 21st century, the toy market is awash in products that incorporate functional neural sensors. One suc ...more