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3D Printing and the food of the future
by Matt Rew
“To boldly go where no one has gone before” is one of the most well-known lines from Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, a show that inspired many of the technological advances we use every day. From cell phones and video conferencing to stun guns and hypospray, and now with 3D printers we are seeing what could well be the early stages of the iconic replicator. more
3D printing and medicine
by Matt Rew
By now you have heard at least something about 3D printing, and I’m sure had (if you don’t still have) a measure of skepticism. And who can blame you for being skeptical? With so many new technologies being introduced and disappearing almost as quick as they showed up, people are leery to believe that 3D printers are going to be around for the long more
3D printing Final Fantasy VII
by Johnny Thai
Remember that time you really wished you could just make that little piece you needed to fix something? How about when you were younger and all you wanted was an action figure or doll of your favorite character, or your hero, but no one ever made it? Now with the advent of 3D printing, those days are fast becoming a distant memory. With new 3D printing more
A hot new download to keep you cool
This brilliant little printable design will have you forgetting about those coffee collars in to time flat. Brought to you by My Mini Factory we think that all of you coffee drinkers will love it. Just click the link below to download the design and start printing your very own hot beverage caddy.
3D printable watch
An awesome holiday printable design will make you the best gift giver of the season. Brought to you by MakerBot's Thingiverse we think that your friends and family will be not only impressed, but also truely enjoy this unique gift that YOU made just for them. Just click the link below to download the design more
How 3D printing is changing the world of manufacturing
by Matt Rew
From the giants we know and love like Disney, to the new kids on the block like Shapeways, 3D printing is changing how consumers and manufactures think about products. The days of mass production are far from ending, but this new technology is putting a whole new face on the industry. And that face is yours, literally.
Across the globe, companiesmore