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The tech department at my former high school was at the complete end of the school in its own hallway where no one went ever and the teachers down there just fixed all the other teachers broken shit made everything, and did whatever in the world they wanted. They had three 3-D printers and just printed the stupidest but also the coolest shit. There were two of them and they been best friends for who knows how long, they went to high school and college together and I think they knew each other even before then so one would be teaching and the other would be wondering around doing something. Class was often interrupted.

In my middle school we had a very old tech teacher who could build just about fucking anything, and, he must have been 70 years old and 100 pounds but he still rode his motor cycle and parked it outside the tech room everyday. And every class my eight grade year (when he was not my teacher) he’d wander around in the back and bring out whatever we were learning about that day. He took no shits and was the wittiest man I’d ever met.


Two-legged rescue puppy born with no front legs on the move thanks to a 3-D printed wheelchair

Two-legged rescue puppy born with no front legs on the move thanks to a 3-D printed wheelchair. His two-wheeled cart was printed in 14 hours by Ohio University Innovation Center’s 3-D printer. Tumbles will have a fitting in an updated version of wheelchair this week (week of November 17th, 2015).  He is being looked after at an animal shelter and will be put up for adoption when he is older. (Source)


3-D printers are getting so inexpensive! their are so many opportunities for everyone this as low as 370 bucks. We are truly entering an age of the future!! 

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Armed with a 3-D printer and a computer-guided stonecutter, cultural heritage advocates are taking on the jackhammers of the Islamic State and its destructive ideology.

When Islamic State militants seized the Syrian desert town of Palmyra last May, an orgy of demolition began. Using dynamite, fire, bulldozers and pickaxes, the wrecking crew targeted 2,000-year-old Greco-Roman temples, monuments and stone statues. Palmyra’s 20-foot-tall Arch of Triumph, a symbolically important monument, lay in ruins.

For ISIS, it was a frenzied attempt to erase the past — and profit from the illicit sale of the leftovers.

Now, the destroyed Arch of Triumph will rise again, thanks to advances in photogrammetry, which turns photographs into 3-D models. A 12-ton replica of the arch, made of stone, will be installed in London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday, with plans to bring it to New York later this year.

Palmyra’s Ancient Arch, Destroyed By ISIS, To Rise Again In London

Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images


This is what a 3-D printed office building looks like

A new 2,700-square-foot office building located just outside the Emirates Towers in Dubai may not look like much to passersby. But this is different from your average office complex in one key way: It was made with a 3-D printer — and took a stunningly short amount of time to build.

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New 3-D Bioprinter Stacks Cells To Build Simple Tissues

by Txchnologist staff

Bioengineers are developing a new tissue-building printer that stacks bunches of living cells on top of each other to create complex arrangements. 

The Brown University team say the device they are building is faster than other 3-D tissue printers being developed. They hope it will also be able to build replacement organs because their process of picking and placing groups of cells should be able to produce more complex tissues. These tissues might get past a major organ-engineering stumbling block–delivering blood through complex living architecture to nourish cells and remove the byproducts of cellular activity.

“For us it’s exciting because it’s a new approach to building tissues, potentially organs, layer by layer with large, complex living parts,” said Brown’s Jeffrey Morgan, a professor of molecular pharmacology, physiology and biotechnology. “In contrast to 3-D bioprinting that prints one small drop at a time, our approach is much faster because it uses pre-assembled living building parts with functional shapes and a thousand times more cells per part.”

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The internet is going to be 3-D printed in space, because why not

Majestic — a British provider of SEO services — is bringing both their internet graphing and futuristic printing capabilities to the final frontier, basically because they can.

Using a zero gravity-compatible 3-D printer onboard Orbital ATK’s recently launched Cygnus spacecraft, the #MajesticInSpace (MIS) project will produce a three-dimensional “data visualization of the entire internet,” according to SearchEngineLand. It’s expected to look something like the below model. Which is to say, not unlike a melting ice sculpture.

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Engineering Tissues to Rebuild Bodies

Imagine a world where people can get new limbs, even organs, grown just for them! Watch this new Fast Draw video and see why ‪NSF-funded‬ tissue engineers are so passionate about the ultimate growth industry!

Losing a limb is tragic and traumatic, but a bevy of companies are using the power of 3-D printers to bring high design to a backwater of medical devices. Bespoke Innovation treats artificial limbs like works of art and the e-Nable project uses low-cost 3-D printers to create high-power hands. Now William Root, a recent graduate from the Pratt Institute in New York City, has developed a system to 3-D print super-lightweight prosthetic legs with stealth styling.

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Prosthetic limbs for people who have lost an arm or a leg have come a long way in the last decade. They are now lighter and more comfortable and flexible. You can change out a prosthetic foot for a ski, an ice skate, or a “cheetah foot” for high-performance running.

Athletes and a new generation of wounded warriors from Iraq and Afghanistan are also changing the way wearers feel about the prosthetic — pride is replacing stigma.

Skin tone is out; custom designs are in, like tattoos for an artificial limb. A new business in New York’s Adirondack Mountains is taking the trend a step further — using 3-D printers to help people anywhere in the world design colorful, custom-made covers for their prosthetic legs that reflect their personalities.

Fashionable Prosthetics Trade Realistic Color For Personal Pizzazz

Photos: David Sommerstein/NCPR

This college student 3-D printed orthodontics to fix his crooked teeth

Amos Dudley, a 24-year-old digital design student at New Jersey Institute of Technology, 3-D printed his own Invisalign-type devices to straighten his teeth. All he needed was a bag of internet-ordered putty for molds, a 3-D printer and thin sheets of plastic. But here’s why it may not be smart to try this at home.

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These were at Toys R Us, and they’re amazing. The faces almost look like they just used the animation models and a 3-D printer for the master. Their fur is “fuzzy” as well. My only complaint is that Judy’s not to scale, but otherwise they’re pretty great.

The Scarlett Johansson robot is the future of objectifying women

It took Ma eighteen months and over $50,000 to complete the project, which he constructed on his patio with a 3-D printer and software that he taught himself how to use.

The question, however, is one of precedent. If a man can’t earn the attention of the woman he longs for, is it plausible for that man to build a robot that looks exactly like his love interest instead? Is there any legal recourse to prevent someone from building a ScarJo bot, or Beyonce bot, or a bot of you? Sure, people make doll and wax replicas of famous people all the time. But the difference here is that Mark 1 moves, smiles, and winks.