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These 3D-printed snacks grow their own fillings

3D-printed food has some pretty hefty limitations at the moment -- the biggest of which is that it can only create dishes out of anything that can be reduced to a paste -- which effectively rules out anything freshly grown.<p>Edible Growth, by food and concept designer Chloé Rutzerveld, seeks to find …

This Gorgeous Steampunk Tower Is a Coffee Machine for Supervillains

South Korean design studio Dutch Lab specializes in ornate, opulent, incredible machines that make cold-brew coffee.<p>Last month the South Korean design studio Dutch Lab unveiled Gothicism, a towering $7,300 coffee machine that looks like it could have been built into the side of Notre Dame. Yet this …

The 3D Printer That Will Replace Your Tattoo Artist

No one's job is safe from robots anymore.<p>Robots are going to take our jobs, and that goes for tattoo artists. Appropriate Audiences hacked a 3D Printer to turn it into a tattooing machine.<p>Using Autodesk software, and with the help of 3D printing company Le FabShop, they programmed tattoo designs as …

This Is the Coolest Cyberpunk Watch Ever

Sadly, engineer John de Cristofaro won't be crowdsourcing his creation.<p><i>(Photo Credit: John de Cristofaro)</i><p>Keep your Moto 360 and keep your Apple Watch. I have seen the watch for me and it runs on a AA battery.<p>Brooklyn-based electrical engineer John de Cristofaro invented this cyberpunk wristwear. …

These Lasers Can Create 3D Signs in Mid-Air

Aerial Burton is using lasers and a 3D scanner to create a new kind of skywriting.<p>Researchers at Aerial Burton in Japan have created a way to project 3D images into mid-air, creating a floating sign without using a screen.<p>The company creates the digital skywriting by firing a 1KHz infrared pulse …

Thousands of LEDs Reveal the Sistine Chapel as Michelangelo Saw It

Only of the most iconic works of art in the world gets a serious tech upgrade.<p><i>(Copyright - Govenortorato dello Stato della Citta del Vaticano - Direzione dei Musei)</i><p>The Vatican said, <i>Let there be LEDs</i>. And there were LEDs, and it was good. As part of an upgrade that opened this week, more than 7,000 …

This Device Reveals the Veins in Your Arm

Gadgets that shine infrared light can reveal the exact location of your blood vessels.<p>Tiny-veined brethren, breathe a sigh of relief: the Australian Red Cross is working on a device that makes it easy for nurses to find veins when they draw blood.<p>The device first scans an arm in infrared light, …

Watch These Astronauts Submerge a GoPro in Space

Water: It's better in space.<p>What do you get when you throw a GoPro into a room full of astronauts in zero gravity? The ultimate distraction, apparently.<p>Astronauts at the International Space Station are hard at work bringing 3-D footage of their projects to viewers at home with NASA's 3-D camera …

Star Wars: Episode VII is titled 'The Force Awakens'

Disney announces the official title<p>Disney quietly took to Twitter this morning to reveal the name of the new Star Wars sequel, <i>The Force Awakens</i>. The J.J. Abrams film wrapped principal photography recently — our friends at Esquire have photos from the wrap party. It's a title that's very much in …

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Watch This Man Make Mind-Blowing Pop-Up Sculptures

The entire process is downright magical.<p>German graphic designer Peter Dahmen really loves paper. Where most of us see a plain white sheet, he sees the raw material for works of art. And there's a philosophical quality to his creations, because the paper is at once so lightweight, and so …

Why Synthetic Biology Could Be the Key to Space Travel

Don't pack everything you need for a space mission. Just pack enough bacterial to build things for you.<p><b>Here's one reason why space missions are so</b> expensive: For every pound of payload launched into space, you've got to launch another 99 pounds, mostly in the form of fuel. As a result, it can cost …

The Bikes You Need to See From the World's Biggest Motorcycle Show

The world's top motorcycle brands hold nothing back when they bring their 2015 offerings to the World Motorcycle Expo (EICMA) in Milan, Italy.<p>The world's top motorcycle brands hold nothing back when they bring their 2015 offerings to the World Motorcycle Expo (EICMA) in Milan, Italy.

Watch the Car Freaks Come Out at Night in Tokyo

There are way more neon Lamborghinis strobing away with their scissor doors open in this video than there are RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911s, but it's still gorgeous in 4K.<p>There are way more neon Lamborghinis strobing away with their scissor doors open in this video than there are RAUH-Welt Begriff …

The GM Ignition Switch Lawsuit Is Going to Trial in 2016

The trial will be the first of approximately 130 filed against GM, including many injury and wrongful death cases.<p><i>(Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images)</i><p>A Manhattan federal judge has decided today that the first trial in consolidated litigation against General Motors will occur on January 11th, 2016,</i> …

How to Turn Peanut Butter Into a Diamond

A little pressure and a lot of heat can turn some Skippy into condensed carbon.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Getty Images)</i><p>You don't need to dig into the Earth to find diamonds. Just reach for the Jif. In his quest to mimic conditions deep inside the Earth, Dan Frost of the Bayerisches Geoinstitut in Germany has …

Every Future Ferrari Engine Will Be a Turbo or a Hybrid

The news that every future Ferrari engine will be juiced by either turbos or electricity comes just days after longtime company chairman Luca di Montezemolo tossed his saddle to Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne.<p>The technologies will be split along engine types, too: <i>Automotive News</i>, after an …