If you haven't heard of Jörg Sprave, it's not an Icelandic prog-rock band. No, Jörg Sprave is the German mastermind behind The Slingshot Channel, which frequently uploads videos of his projectile inventions to YouTube. Some are crazy, like a Coke bottle crossbow. His latest devious device, thankfully, is less lethal, but honestly, cooler. Namely: a ping pong ball cannon.
In a new YouTube upload, Sprave details this ping pong gatling gun, which will apparently be used on a British game show on contestants who answer questions incorrectly. That, as Sprave explains in the video, required him to ratchet down the force propelling the ping pong balls. Fortunately, he didn't have to ratchet down the fun -- or his insidious laughter. Seriously, the guy sounds like a Bond villain -- and his listed hobbies of "weightlifting, collecting fountain pens and knives," don't do much to change that notion.