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Blasting Household Items With A Ping Pong Cannon Just May Break Sound Barrier (VIDEO)

By Isaac Saul

What happens when you blast everyday items with a dangerous ping pong ball cannon? Complete mayhem at the speed of sound. Just check out the YouTube video above (and don’t try this at home).

In the video, Anthony Carboni and Tara Long — hosts of the YouTube channel Hard Science — constructed the cannon out of PVC pipe, ping pong balls, and a vacuum pump. Why ping pong balls?

“They have a very high amount of air resistance for their weight,” Long says in the video.

After placing a ping pong ball inside the PVC pipe, the team sealed it to …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green