Golf trick shot activates Rube Goldberg machine to cook hot dogs

You would think that you could only do so much with golf trick shots but David Kalb, trick shot extraordinaire, takes it to another level. He rigs his trick shots so they have to be absolutely perfect because they eventually turn into Rube Goldberg machines that can make hot dogs and create flaming watermelon heads. » 7/12/14 12:00am 7/12/14 12:00am

This Weird Morphing Skin Could Make Future Vehicles Super Aerodynamic

This strangely alive-looking blob isn't a prop from a sci-fi movie. It's a smorph, a morphing material that could make the cars, trains and airplanes of tomorrow extremely aerodynamic, using the same trick that helps golf balls fly faster and straighter. » 6/28/14 4:00pm 6/28/14 4:00pm

These Cross-Sections of Golf Balls Look Like They're From Outer Space

What is this? A pint of dragon fire ice cream? An alien planet model? Speckled clay? Amazingly, it's the cross section of a golf ball. Photographer James Friedman captured the innards of different golf balls and unexpectedly revealed a core that look more like they're from outer space than anything in this world. » 7/17/13 11:00pm 7/17/13 11:00pm

This Biodegradable Golf Ball Is Made From a Lobster

Lobsters! Not only do they have delicious meat, their shells have use too! Researchers at the University of Maine have developed a biodegradable golf ball from lobster shells. It's cheaper than the typical biodegradable ball ($0.19 vs $1) and can be hit straight into the ocean without the environment weighing down on… » 4/13/11 7:40pm 4/13/11 7:40pm

Turn Your Assault Rifle into a Golfball Launcher

Do you own an AR-15, an M4 or an M16? Do you wish it could shoot golf balls instead of bullets? What do you mean "no?" Just listen to these testimonials for the Golfball Launcher, a $20 accessory that screws onto the end of your assault rifle in place of a muzzle break: » 2/09/11 7:20pm 2/09/11 7:20pm

The Greatest Miniature Golf Shot of All Time

Take one pink golf ball, one water fountain for it to float atop, one putter to strike it with, and one person to do said striking, and what do you have? You have the greatest putt-putt shot of all time. » 1/24/11 8:00am 1/24/11 8:00am