A 3D-Printed Squeezable Ping-Pong Ball That Won’t Dent

A 3D-Printed Squeezable Ping-Pong Ball That Won't Dent

Even if you’ve got the table, some choice paddles, and enough room to play, a game of ping-pong can still be undone if you can’t find a tiny plastic ball that isn’t dented. Table tennis balls are notoriously easy to damage, rendering them useless to play with, which is what inspired Philipp Günther to create the nearly indestructible 3D-printed AirBall.

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Magnetic Cello Comes With No Strings Attached

Last year’s laser violin was the first re-imagined stringed instrument that didn’t actually have any strings. And not to be outdone in the orchestra pit of the future, this year it’s the cello’s turn to get a fancy stringless upgrade. But instead of lasers, the Magnetovore opts for magnets, requiring the musician to play it like a sort of cello/theremin hybrid.

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A Rare Trip On The Floating Train Yard Of Hudson Harbor

A Rare Trip On The Floating Train Yard Of Hudson Harbor

The only two options that freight trains have for accessing the east side of the Hudson River are to cross a bridge in Albany—140 painstaking miles North of New York City—or to ride a rail barge across the Hudson through the highly efficient marine-rail operation run by NYNJ Rail in Jersey City.

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Moves will share fitness data with Facebook after all

When Facebook bought Moves, the companies swore that they wouldn’t “commingle” data and raise hackles among privacy-minded users. Many took that to mean that Facebook would take a largely hands-off approach to the fitness tracker. However, it now…

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Reminder: Apple vs. Samsung Is Just a Professional Fanboy Fight

Reminder: Apple vs. Samsung Is Just a Professional Fanboy Fight

Yesterday, a verdict came down in the long, long line of Apple vs. Samsung patent disputes. But before you go thinking this is some huge deal, it’s important to note that nothing’s really solved and nothing will change. And that’s fitting, since this is just a giant fanboy fight.

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Deal of the Day: TRUGLASS Ultra Thin Flexible Glass for iPhone 5, 5C and 5S

For today only, purchase the TRUGLASS Ultra Thin Flexible Glass for iPhone 5, 5C, 5S and save over 50% off the list price!

This flexible glass iPhone screen protector uses a oleophobic coating that helps repel oil and water, keeping those annoying smudges non-existent. The film itself is shatter resistant and even has a 9H hardness rating, which means scratches will be a thing of the past with one of these applied to your display.



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Dear Facebook, Please Stop Trying to Be Twitter

Dear Facebook, Please Stop Trying to Be Twitter

Today, Facebook introduced its brand new, real-time gift to newshounds everywhere . Feast your eyes on FB Newswire, an aggregated feed of only the latest and greatest breaking news stories out there. In other words, Facebook just made its own Twitter—and then gave it a lobotomy.

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Watch a super genius honey badger break out of all kinds of cages

Watch a super genius honey badger break out of all kinds of cages

No matter what you do, you can’t keep this honey badger locked up. It’s a master jail breaker. Lock the gate? It’ll find out how to slide it open. Put it in a deep pit with high walls, it’ll build a rock ramp. Take away the rocks? It’ll use mud or trees to climb out. What a fascinatingly clever little badger. I hope he never stops coming up with crazy plans to free himself.

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These Cool Architectural Pics Were Blacked Out With a Permanent Marker

These Cool Architectural Pics Were Blacked Out With a Permanent Marker

White on black is a no-no in many design circles, but there are definitely exceptions to the unofficial rule—like these cool prints from Marlon de Azambuja. The Madrid-based architect took an inky permanent marker to full-color photos, eliminating everything except for the thinnest structural silhouettes.

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Apple allegedly teaming up with Shazam for song-identification feature in iOS 8

Come iOS 8, you might soon be able to ask your iPhone what song is playing and get an answer. Apple is reportedly prepping an update to Siri that will enable music identification. Instead of rolling their own music ID software and library, however, Apple is doing as they’ve done with many Siri features and partnering with an existing force in the space — in this case, music ID powerhouse Shazam.



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