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Defense company wants to ‘grow’ drones in a lab

Building technologies and aircrafts for use in modern warfare takes years, but a theoretical system promises to cut that time significantly by …

BAE Systems

UK scientists are trying to grow military drones in a lab with advanced chemistry and 3D printing

More often than not, some of the most cutting edge technology comes not from Silicon Valley, but from military companies and various branches of the …

Formlabs Brings Low-Cost SLA 3D Printing to China

The desktop 3D printing industry is now in full-on expansion mode, with every manufacturer from MakerBot to Ultimaker to Leapfrog bringing their …

The M3D Pro is Better, Faster, Stronger and Made with Consumers in Mind

With 3D printing services popping up like dandelions across the nation, and UPS, Amazon and other major retailers hopping on the bandwagon, 3D …

3D Printing

CPU Overclocking Guide: How (and Why) to Tweak Your Processor

Learn the pros and cons of overclocking your CPU, the physics behind changing your clock rate and the basics of overclocking an Intel or AMD …

Computer Hardware

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

Build a Rustic Cedar Hot Tub for Under $1,000

Our lives have never been the same since we left the comforts of the city to move to an off grid property deep in the Idaho mountains. We are building an off-grid homestead from the ground up (and blogging about it at purelivingforlife.com). We have the mentality that it’s better for the mind and …

Invisibility Cloaks May Be On Its Way, New Material Invented With The Ability To Make Objects Disappear

Researchers based in London have developed a new material that has been able to make test objects "disappear."<p>The newly developed material seemed to …