Eric Hixon

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35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick …

A Brief History of the Moto Guzzi Le Mans

Reading time: about 10 minutes.<p>eBay<br>• Italian<br>• Moto Guzzi<br>• Motorcycles<p>Introduction<p>The Moto Guzzi Le Mans began life on the race track back in 1971 when …

Ferrari 312T3 Formula One Car

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Ferrari<br>• Formula 1<p>The Ferrari 312T is remembered as the car that brought Ferrari back to its winning ways after a …

BMW' xDrive AWD vs Audi's Quattro AWD

It seems as if every car on the market has some sort of all-wheel drive system as an optional extra these days. Back in the ’80s and ’90s, it was …

... Jules Verne race!

Bryston B135 SST² Integrated Amplifier/DAC

"This all-purpose amplifying and control device has been at the heart of my audio system for several weeks now, first as a basic amp, replacing a <i>3B</i> …

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NASA Just Released an Entire Library of 3D Printable Models

Hot on the heels of releasing a 3D printable model of the Homunculus Nebula and announcing that they’re shooting a 3D printer into space NASA just …

Printednest Uses 3D Printing to Bring Birds Back to the City

Printednest being made in 3D printer. Photo courtesy Printednest.<p>If you’re a bird-lover, then you’ll love Printednest. Printednest is a kind of …

Disney Conquers Physics, Uses 3D Printing To Create Impossible Spinning Tops

Have you ever been sitting around bored and found yourself trying to get some random household object — a battery, a pen, whatever — to spin around like a top?<p>Disney has taken that idea to a pretty grand extreme. Combining the power of 3D printing and some damned clever physics work, they’ve worked …

SexShop3D Launches Their 3D Printable Sex Toy Model Marketplace

We all know that 3D printers have an expanding number of applications which they are capable of. It also seems as if hundreds of businesses around …

Disney Research Creates Tools For Designing Complex Mechanical 3D Printable Models

There is little doubt in my mind that one day, probably not very far off, we will all have the ability to 3D print robotics and other forms of …

The Milky Way: How to Photograph

So I took some star trail photographs while I was in Ireland a few months ago (See those here) and it fascinated one of the kids of the family I am …

Landscape Photography