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WATCH: What Happens When A Ping Pong Cannon Blasts Everyday Things

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

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 v...

Cannon Found Loaded In NYC

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- An 18th century cannon was found loaded with gun powder and a cannon ball Friday during a routine cleaning at the Central Park Conservancy...

'American Restoration' Puts American Civil War Cannon Back In Action

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

Here's a tip for anyone standing next to a cannon: If someone looks like they might be about to fire it, stand way back. Not everyone did that on ...

Durango Bicyclist Hit Bay Cannon Fire

AP | By Shane Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DURANGO, Colo. — A bicyclist riding in a multiple sclerosis fundraiser was bombarded by cannon blast in what authorities suspect was a teenage p...

The Forgotten Battle Which Won The American Revolution

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Revolutionary War lasted a lot longer than most of us realize. Begun in 1775, the war didn't end for six long years, and wasn't fully resolved for another two. The Battle of the Chesapeake, in particular, deserves to be remembered.

Twenty-One Howitzer Salute

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The crowd was cheering so loudly after Obama was sworn in that it was all but impossible to hear the cannon fire. That summed up the day, for me, more poignantly than anything else.