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Atari Table Pong cleverly re-creates the classic video game using physics

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The nostalgia wave was strong at CES 2018, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week. I got a taste of it when I saw Atari Table Pong, a mechanical and digital table game in which you spin foam paddles to play.
It's sort of like an air hockey table, with the action taking place under a glass enclosure. You spin a mechanical dial to move your paddle. A foam ball bounces back and forth between the paddles, which repel the ball through the clever use of magnets. It has retro sounds, and the back border lights up when someone scores.
The project started as Kickstarter campaign last...
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Dramatic dashcam video shows Florida driver spinning out of control

Dramatic dashcam video shows Florida driver spinning out of control

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Dashcam video shows the moment a driver in Florida manages to recover after spinning out of control on a busy freeway.
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