Magic floor sinks into the ground to transform into an outdoor pool

Everyone wants a pool in their backyard until they realize they never actually swim in it. Those neglected pools become nothing more than holes in the ground filled with cloudy water that act as mosquito magnets. Not this pool though. This outdoor pool is magic. The floors sinks into the ground and it fills itself up… » 3/14/14 12:55am 3/14/14 12:55am

Here's what a mathematically perfect centered pool break looks like

If you're curious about what would happen if a perfectly hit cue ball hit a perfectly aligned pool rack perfectly in the middle, well here's what it will look like. It's mathematically perfect. Not even the best pool players in the world, magnet breakers or robots can even get it to look like this. » 2/07/14 12:11am 2/07/14 12:11am

These pool tricks seem like they're breaking all of Earth's magnets

I'm not sure there's an explanation for this amazing set of pool tricks other than the guy doing them, professional pool trick shot player Florian Kohler, is just impossibly good at what he does or that Kohler has somehow found a way to coax all of the magnets on Earth to bend balls however he wants so they travel like … » 1/10/14 11:15pm 1/10/14 11:15pm

Turn Your Pool Table Into a Psychedelic Aquarium with Kinect-Powered…

Pool is a fun game, but with just some colored balls on a plain green field, the spectacle is a little lacking. We've already seen how some clever projection can turn anyone into a pool shark, but now OpenPool is taking it a step further by turning pool into a psychedelic rave of a game. » 3/09/13 4:00pm 3/09/13 4:00pm

Putter Pool Brilliantly Merges Two of the World's Laziest Sports

If you need any more proof that we're giving Nobel Prizes to the wrong people, behold the brilliant creation that is Putter Pool. It takes billiards and golf—arguably two of the laziest 'sports' known to man—and merges them into an indoor game that barely requires you to get up off the couch. Genius! » 1/16/13 11:05am 1/16/13 11:05am

There Are Grave Consequences To Sinking the Cue Ball On This Coffin…

Unless you're being cremated, blasted into space, or turned into a cyborg, everyone will need a coffin at some point in their life. (Usually near the end.) And a company called Casket Furniture figures that since you'll be spending thousands of dollars on your post-life home, you might as well enjoy it as much as… » 7/14/12 8:00pm 7/14/12 8:00pm

The View From the London Olympics' Diving Board Looks Piss-Your-Speedos …

Another London 2012 Olympics venue's been checked off the list, and Zaha Hadid's aquatic center is quite simply the most stunning yet. All swimming events, plus diving and water polo will be held here in front of 17,500 spectators. » 8/16/11 7:20am 8/16/11 7:20am