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Closed loop shoelaces offset carbon footprint

Add / Remove For every pair of shoes that is manufactured, 30 pounds of CO2 is released into the atmosphere. Considering 25 billion shoes are sold …

Yarn Installation Aims to Help You Experience Music Physically

Toluwalase Rufai and Khai Grubbs are two recent architecture graduates who joined together to form Toki, an art collective based in the Washington, …

This is what happens when plastic is thrown into the ocean

When plastics enter the ocean they breakdown into small pieces, making them dangerous for even microscopic forms of marine life. That's why researchers at the University of Exeter are working with the public and policy makers to encourage smarter plastic usage.<p><i>Video courtesy of the University of</i> …

University of Exeter

Swiss Barefoot Company's glove-like socks are made from material stronger than Kevlar

This footwear from the Swiss Barefoot Company is designed to protect wearers' feet by wrapping them in Dyneema – a fabric stronger than steel and …

Sportswear

Scientists Pull Carbon Nanofibers Out Of Thin Air

Pulling some strings to capture CO2<p>Rumpelstiltskin may have been able to spin straw into gold, but even he couldn't pull carbon fibers from thin air. Yet that's exactly what researchers at George Washington University have managed to do.<p>Led by Stuart Licht, researchers have created a solar-powered …

Rewriting History

Posted at 17:21h in 2015 July-August, SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS by ephyra<p>By Alex Wright<p><b>The Great Pyramids of Giza – the pyramid of Menkaure 215 feet; the</b> …

Ancient History

'Solar powered' nanofibre factory pulls CO2 out of the air

A new technique for pulling carbon out of the atmosphere and turning it into valuable nanofibres is being mooted as a potential 'cure' for CO2 …

A 3D-Printed Splint for Faster Healing

Anyone who’s worn a cast understands the many setbacks: it’s itchy, you can’t shower with it and you’re left with a tanline by the time if comes off. So after tearing a ligament in his arm, Scott Summit—the senior director of functional design at 3D systems—turned to 3D printing as an alternative …

3D Printing

MIT's New 3D Printer Can Print 10 Materials Simultaneously

Fab news, everyone!<p>Right now, the typical 3D printer is a tool for making plastic objects. Assembling them in layers according to a pre-programmed plan, the printers can quickly make weirdly shaped parts, but they’re often limited to working with just one material at a time. Additive manufacturing, …

«2014 MU69», el próximo mundo congelado que explorará la NASA

Sin embargo, <b>acercarse a este objeto no saldrá gratis</b>. Aparte del combustible que se consumirá, la activación de los sistemas de exploracion mermará …

Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing

<b>Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software</b> …

Colibrì Presents Its New, Easy to Use 3D Modeling Constructor Software

InterLatin, the Mexican manufacturer of the Colibri 3D printers, has been making waves recently following the announcement of an ultra low-cost …

3D Modeling

Advanced filament is key to 3D printing revolution

Polymaker CEO argues that better filament, and not necessarily better desktop machines, will unlock the disruptive potential of 3D printing.<p>An …

Is fungus the answer to Earth's plastic crisis?

Plastic's resilience is one of its greatest attributes, but its also one of its biggest drawbacks: it's hard to break, but it's virtually impossible …

Home-Made High Heels and Skirts 3D-Printed for Fashion Collection

3D printing has been around for almost 30 years. Fashion designers like Iris van Herpen - one of Lady Gaga's favourites - and Francis Bitonti brought …

Will 3D Printing Work on Fitness Gear?

The perfect sneakers, custom leggings—we asked an expert if the 3D printing technology trend could really change the fitness world<p>Of all the crazy …

“Un calendario de sabiduría”: un pensamiento de las mejores mentes de la humanidad para cada día del año

Crear un libro destinado a las masas, a millones de personas, es muchísimo más importante y fructífero que componer una novela de esas que …

La NASA inicia la simulación de un viaje a Marte más larga

Una nueva simulación de un viaje a Marte acaba de empezar encerrando a seis personas en un espacio limitado.<p>Para mandar astronautas al planeta rojo …

Así era la vida en la escuela mística de Pitágoras hace 2 mil 550 años

Como ocurre con todo gran personaje, la vida de Pitágoras está envuelta en una neblina mística que viene de la veneración de sus discípulos y …

Semillas interestelares podrían crear oasis de vida

Actualmente la Tierra es el único ejemplo que tenemos de un planeta con vida. Pero en la próxima generación podría ser posible detectar señales de …

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3-D printers could soon make human skin

Human skin could be rolling off a 3-D printer near you within five years.<p>Companies are working on using live cells and specialized 3-D machines in a process called bioprinting, which experts say could be worth $1 billion by 2025.<p>Printing organs has generated plenty of hype for this branch of …

5 Incredible Trends That Will Shape Our 3D Printed Future

Self-repairing pipes. Printed organs. Bulletproof t-shirts. <i>Seriously?</i><p>In April I was asked to speak at the annual TED conference in Vancouver (following Bill Gates…<i>gulp</i>) on the topic of 3D printing production and its implications. I have detailed my thoughts on why the shift to 3D printing …

Harvard

Trasplantan un cráneo impreso en 3D a una niña

El trabajo de los fotógrafos de NotiCel, Juan R. Costa y Nahira Montcourt, será exhibido mañana jueves 16 de agosto como parte del 28vo Certamen …

Fashion Student Creates Entire Graduate Collection Using 3D Printed Materials

We’re of the opinion that 3D-printed fashion just cannot get here fast enough—and we’re not alone. The technology has been rapidly expanding, and …

MEXICO LINDO !

Bardot or off the-shoulder tops are one of my favourite trends this summer. I have always loved them but I used to struggle finding them until they …

INSPIRATION FOR THIS WEEK

<i>Here you have a dose of inspirational streetstyle pictures. Which is your favourite one?</i><br>…<br>Os dejo con un post lleno de imágenes de streetstyle. …

Primera imagen de la película Assassin’s Creed con Michael Fassbender

<b>Michael Fassbender</b> es un gran actor, que lo mismo puede interpretar a un villano de cómic, que a un atormentado abogado o al co fundador más …