Christopher Morrow

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Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …

How Hollywood’s Most Realistic Sex Scenes Were Made: ‘Don’t Look Now’ to ‘Nymphomaniac’

From nifty CGI trickery to having their actors actually have sex, here’s how some of cinema’s most famous sex scenes were made.<p>“Sex and death,” …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Turtle Beach offering limited-time Xbox One headset upgrades

Turtle Beach is offering upgrades until Jan. 30, 2014, on select Xbox 360 headsets to make them compatible with Xbox One.<p>The promotion only applies to four models: the XP400, XP510, XP Seven and X42. Those who purchase an Xbox 360-compatible headset now can sign-up to receive an upgrade kit when …

Man Leaves Best Voicemail Ever After Witnessing Car Accident

When this guy calls his boss to tell him he's running a little late, he witnesses a car accident and begins the best play-by-play commentary you'll …

3D-printed gun maker Cody Wilson is raising $50,000 for an anarchist Bitcoin wallet

<i>Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed, in the crowdfunding campaign video for a new Bitcoin wallet.</i><p>Cody Wilson, creator of the 3D-printed gun, is raising $50,000 on the crowdfunding site Indiegogo to develop a service aimed at returning the digital currency Bitcoin to its anarchist roots.<p>Dark …

3-D Printing A Masterwork For Your Living Room

You may never be able to get to Italy to see Michelangelo's <i>David</i> — but advances in 3-D printing technology are making it possible for you to create an almost perfect replica.<p>It's an idea that Cosmo Wenman is hoping will catch on. He's pushing the edges of how 3-D printing can be used to make …

Asda Trialling 3D Printing Service In-store from Next Week

The UK retailer Asda will become the first supermarket chain in the country to offer in-store 3D printing when it begins its trials on October 15.<p>The chain said it will be offering the service, which can scan anything up to the size of a car and reduce it down to an 8-inch model, first at its store …

HoneyBee3D printing store opens in Oakland with rapid prototyping service

We're still a ways off from having a 3D print shop on every corner, but one Oakland neighborhood is getting a taste of that future. The city's Montclair district got a little craftier this weekend when HoneyBee3D opened its doors to offer rapid prototyping, printer tools and Type A Machines 3D …

For all the hype, fewer than 150 consumer 3D printers are sold per day

By October 4, 2013<p>Given how often credulous media outlets breathlessly extol the revolutionary nature of our 3D printed future, you’d think that the market for cheap, accessible 3D printers would be exploding. Mostly, you’d be wrong. According to a report by Gartner, subsequently picked apart by …

Wall Street

Carla Gugino: A Woman We Love

Yeah, Carla Gugino was in that. That, too. And that. She's been in everything. And now this.<p><b>A high stucco wall on a leafy street</b> near the Hollywood Bowl, its lines broken at the center by an unlikely pair of primitive wooden doors painted a garish shade of blue. Her hand is extended in antic …

Hyperealistic Human Body

If the work of Mexican painter Omar Ortiz is often called hyper-realistic, it is because in looking at his paintings, sometimes it’s hard to believe …

First 3D-Printed Rifle Successfully Fires 14 Shots

A riflemaker in Canada has made and tested what he says is the world's first 3D-printed rifle. He follows gunsmith Cody Wilson who fired the first …

3D-Printed Foot Lets Crippled Duck Walk Again

Born with a backwards left foot last November, Buttercup the duck had never been able to walk normally. But that was until Sunday, when thanks to 3D …

Artist Designs Intricate 3D-Printed Shells for Hermit Crabs

We can all identify with the hermit crab: He just wants to find a nice, cozy home where he can hide away from the world at a moment's notice.<p>Thanks …

$116 laser 3D printer lights up Kickstarter

Life's peachy for the Peachy Printer, a prototype 3D printer that collected more than $140,000 on Kickstarter in a little more than 48 hours.<p>What's causing all of the hubbub? People mostly seem attracted to Peachy's open-source hardware and software, as well as the catchphrase that refers to the …

LumiFold is a foldable 3D printer that fits in your backpack

3D printers are cumbersome, breakable things. But not LumiFold, a 3D printer seeking funding on IndieGoGo. The printer folds up into a …

Table Talk: What Would You Make With A 3D Printer?

<i>This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book:</i><p>It's already possible to print everything from homework to newspapers and movie tickets... on paper. But what if you could print actual <i>objects</i>: toys, clothes -- even food?<p>It's not such a crazy idea. In fact, with 3D …

83-Year-Old Inventor Designs Inexpensive Open-Source Filament Extruder to Cut the Cost of 3D Printing

Hugh Lyman, an 83-year-old retiree from Enumclaw, Washington, won The Desktop Factory Competition with his design for a low-cost, open-source machine …

Nasa prepares to launch 3D printer into space

Nasa is preparing to launch a 3D printer into space next year, a toaster-sized game changer that greatly reduces the need for astronauts to load up with every tool, spare part or supply they might ever need.<p>The printers would serve as a flying factory of infinite designs, creating objects by …

Lumifold's low-cost portable 3D printer exceeds crowdfunding target

Most desktop 3D printers aren't small or portable, but a new LumiFold claims to be both – a compact and affordable crowdfunded 3D printer available for $400 (£247).<p>3D printers, such as the Makerbot and Ultimaker cost upwards of $1,000 and operate similar to inkjet printers laying down each layer by …

3D Printed Version of the Iconic Eames Chair Priced $25

We’ve seen various replicas of the iconic Eames chair on Freshome and we even featured a post with 30 eye-catching interiors on how to cleverly adapt …

Fashion X Technology: Pierre Renaux

A recent graduate from Antwerp’s esteemed Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Pierre Renaux has already amassed a transformative body of work. Renaux’s debut collection—also his Master's thesis—"Liquidation Totale" is a futuristic love letter to his fascination with the female body and its duality. The …

The Arts

All-In-One 3D Copy Machine Clones Objects

3D scan, send and print objects with a press of a button.<p>Nowadays, time and space are truly valuable resources, so any device that can make our lives …

Make It: 3D Alphabet Letters

I've long been in love with the Mr. Printables, a treasure trove of exciting, modern and inspired FREE printables for kids. These 3D alphabet letters …

Is 3D-Printing Rendering The Art Of Model Building Obsolete?

Directed by Dylan Reibling, MODEL is a short film about the future of architectural miniatures in the face of new technologies.<p>MODEL is a short film …

Chinese Scientists Successfully Produce a Living Kidney Using a 3D Printer

We’ve all seen the cool things that can be done with 3D printers, but now scientists at a Chinese university in eastern Zhejiang Province have made …