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LIX: The World's Smallest 3D Printing Pen Draws Designs in Thin Air

LIX is the world’s smallest 3D printing pen powered by the electricity from a USB port and guided by nothing but your artistic instinct. Unlike 3D …

3D Printing

BigRep 3D printer can print entire pieces of furniture

A brand new 3D printer has arrived on the scene with the biggest print bed of any consumer model — large enough to print small pieces of furniture.<p><b>A brand new 3D printer has arrived on the scene with the biggest print bed of any consumer model — large enough to print small pieces of furniture.</b><p>The …

Furniture

WHAT?! You Can Now 3D Print Your Own Robot?!

Calling all Jetsons and Wall-E lovers: You will soon be able to 3D print your own adorable robotic companion. His name is Jimmy. Hot on the heels of Gaël Langevin’s InMoov, Brian David Johnson, a futurist at Intel, has released files for a 21st century social robot you can 3D print and customize to …

Robotics

Monoprice is selling a $1,199 3D printer that prints in two colors

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Monoprice<p>You can get a 3D printer for just a few hundred dollars now, but machines that can print in multiple colors …

3D-Printed Food Is Beginning to Look Beautiful

The heart of the 3D-printed food trend isn’t nutrition, but the shape and aesthetics of the manufactured meal.<p>Image: 3D Systems/ChefJet<p>Eating a piece of fruit that was printed by a machine is cool and novel and The Future, but it’s insanely impractical compared to simply eating a piece of fruit …

3D Printing

Etsy + West Elm Pop Up

<i>Ella Tay is the senior brand marketing manager at West Elm. She works on marketing partnerships, in-store events, and international advertising. She loves flowers, a good cup of tea, and a well-executed pun.</i><p>Did you know that West Elm has been working with Etsy since 2010? Our partnership is rooted …

The nine companies that know more about you than Google or Facebook

You probably assume Google and Facebook know everything about you. You may not have heard of a group of companies who possibly know even more. They’re called data brokers, and their business is collecting and selling personal data—typically without your knowledge or consent—that are used to verify …

Santa Fe

Superhydrophobia: Breakthroughs in Next-Level Waterproofing

Water might be good for our bodies, but it's terrible for our <i>stuff.</i> Our smartphones, the walls in our home, the precious documents we're …

Brigham Young University

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

Pinterest launches its way to make money: promoted pins

After more than four years of operation, Pinterest has finally decided it’s time to make some money.<p>The social media company is beginning to sell ads — what it’s calling “promoted pins” — to select marketers from companies like Gap, Kraft, Target, and ABC Family, Pinterest said today.<p>Originally …