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Elon Musk Just Revealed a Key Part of The Big Falcon Rocket, And It's Freakishly Huge

The spaceship built with this tool could soon take us to Mars.<p>In September of 2016, Elon Musk announced the latest addition to the SpaceX rocket …

How to Live Off the Grid: A Beginner's Guide

Some people embrace modern-day technology. Others dream of a simpler life -- <i>much</i> simpler. If you're in the latter group, you've probably wondered how to live off the grid, so to speak.<p>But just how do you do that? And what exactly is the "grid," anyway?<p>Originally, the grid referred to the United …

M2S Bikes All Terrain Electric Bike with 750W Motor, Fat Tires and More

Using its 750W motor and 4.5-inch fat tires, the M2S Bikes’ all terrain electric bike is capable of challenging more tough terrains and longer …

Canada halts wave of accidental US migrants as water-borne party goes awry

Coast guard rescues 1,500 revellers taking part in the Port Huron Float Down after winds blew their flotilla of inflatable rafts illegally into Canadian territory<p>About 1,500 Americans floating down a river that separates the United States from Canada had to be rescued from the water when strong …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for June

Whether you're feeling inspired this month and need tools to quickly mock-up your ideas, or you're lacking drive and looking for motivation, our …

Thrilling Geometric Black and White Tattoos

Marla Moon is a tattoo artist whose 2D geometric drawings have almost become a trademark. Under her tattoo machine strokes, the ink takes the form of …

Watch A Girl Named Isabella Unpack A New 3-D Printed Arm

At this point in the 3D-printing game it should be obvious why the tech exists and why we should all own 3D printers: because they can change lives. Nowhere is that point hammered home more than in videos featuring the E-nable arms. In this latest video a girl named Isabella gets an amazing purple …

Best Free Infographic Makers

If you were to compare the Web to a huge, global classroom, then visual content, especially infographics, would be the popular kid in the class. They …

Attention, Makers & Tinkerers! Set Up Your Own Reach 3D All-in-One Printer Kit for Under $200

The question is: how do you feel about putting your 3D printer together? If you’ve gone to the trouble to read this article, chances are you walk in …

5 Creative DIY Lighting Ideas You HAVE to Try

Great lighting—whether it’s for portraits, or macro, or even product photography—doesn’t have to cost you an arm, leg, and kidney. Just do a quick …

by J. Tuliniemi interview[[MORE]]The talented London based photographer, J. Tuliniemi is back in the magazine with this short interview and sexy series featuring the gorgeous Raphaella. Enjoy it! See...

The talented London based photographer, J. Tuliniemi is back in the magazine with this short interview and sexy series featuring the gorgeous …

See The Radio Waves Pulsing Around You With This iPhone App

Architecture of Radio, the experimental app by Richard Vijgen that lets you “see” Wi-Fi signals, satellites, and other radio waves, is now available for anyone to download.<p>Originally presented at Germany’s ZKM in Karlsruhe, Architecture of Radio is an augmented reality app that visualizes the …

Software Company Elecosoft Announces That Its Architectural Design Software Now Has 3D Printing Capabilities

• Automatically create a 3D model<br>• Drag and drop objects and textures<br>• Add realism with 3D textures<br>• Increase your library with import options<br>• Add objects …

3D Printing

80+ Free Web Design Resources You Thought Didn’t Exist

Let’s face it: no matter how creative and knowledgeable you are in web designing, you cannot come up with the best web page design if you don’t have …

How do hackers actually get paid for their services?

The successful hacker is the one whose real name is never known, who shuns the limelight, and stays off the radar. In fiction – notably the cyber …

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Design

7 Steps to Transform Information into a Clear Infographic

Information can be useful – and even beautiful – but only when it’s presented well. Today, being able to quickly grasp the most important pieces of …

SOLIDWORKS 3D printing tips from 3D Hubs

3D Hubs connects 3D printers owners to people looking to 3D print their designs. Before 3D printer owners are allowed onto the platform they must …

'Laser junkie' wants to make it a full-time business

<i>The</i> #Takeoff <i>series is about crowdsourcing issues important to Canadian small businesses. They tell us about their defining moments and we write about their stories, the issues, and strategies for success or how to overcome obstacles.</i><p><i>Tell us your business's takeoff moment:</i> tgam.ca/takeoff<p>When Jesse …

Russia World Expo 2015 in Milano – Photoshop 3D Visuals

A series of Photoshop 3D visuals created by Vladimir Andreev for the catalog: Russia World Expo 2015 in Milano.<p>Vladimir Andreev is a Saint …

5 infographic tools for PR and marketing pros

<i>This article originally appeared on PR Daily in July 2015.</i> <br>The popularity of visual content is increasing, specifically when it comes to videos and …

Tinker, the Downloadable Open-Source No-Weld Motorcycle

Just when we were thinking again that the motorcycling world is passing once more through a period when innovations seem scarce, here comes Jack …

Engines

3D Printed Spot Welder Increases Prototyping Capabilities

Spot welding is a process by which two pieces of metal are joined together in a permanent manner at a number of points (aka ‘spots’). This is done …

Longitude and latitude – David Bowen’s CNC routed sculptures capture the waves

Created by David Bowen and titled "46°41'58.365" lat. -91°59'49.0128" long. @ 30m", is a collection of five CNC routed clear acrylic cylinders …

Gabriel Schama creates intricate wooden sculptures with laser-cutting technology

These beautiful wooden sculptures combine natural materials and abstract Islamic and Buddhist patterns with 3D printing technology. Oakland-based …

Sculpture

Seattle’s Glowforge Is Building A Maker Machine To Challenge Amazon Prime

The hype and buzz that surrounds the nascent consumer 3D printing space can seem drastically out of step with the striated plastic trinketry being outputted by 3D printers. There’s only so many plastic replicas of the Eiffel Tower a person’s desk needs adorning with. And my collection of John …

How To: Design a Living Hinge

<b>De-mystifying the ins and outs of laser cut curved surfaces</b>For the most part, laser cut objects consist of flat panels that are either cut or etched …

How a Dutch firm is going to 3D-print a bridge in Amsterdam

Previous Next<p>1 of 10<p>3D printing technology has been put to all kinds of weird and wonderful uses as it moves further towards mainstream use, and the …

3D Printing

Snap | Design Your Own Furniture

Snap is an innovative design accessory that enables you to create your own pieces of furniture. How does it work? Well, it´s quite simple, you choose …