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Voxel8 Raises $12M To Bring Its 3D Electronics Printer To Market

Voxel8, the startup behind the first multi-material 3D electronics printer, has raised $12 million to bring its printers to the desks of engineers and designers everywhere.<p>ARCH Venture Partners and Braemar Energy Ventures led the Series A round, joined by Autodesk, through its Spark Investment Fund …

Printing

In North Korea, there’s a new growth industry: Statues of Kim Jong Il

In North Korea, there’s no escaping the Kim family.<p>“Eternal President” Kim Il Sung continues to reign — according to North Korean lore — 21 years after his death. “Dear Leader” Kim Jong Il, his son, died in 2011 but lies in state with his father in a mausoleum the size of Buckingham Palace on the …

North Korean Hyeonseo Lee, the accidental defector | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>PUSHING THE BORDERLINE</b> I was born in Hyesan but moved around a lot inside North Korea growing up, because of my father's job (in the military). …

French Bistros Battle Over Secret Sauce

Steak-frites can make or break restaurants; key to ‘dominance of French cuisine’<p>BORDEAUX—Marc Vanhove grew tight-lipped as he entered his laboratory and approached a 130-gallon steel vat designed to house a secret weapon in a long-running culinary conflict: steak sauce.<p>“I am the only one who knows …

Bistros

North Korea parades three US prisoners for CNN interview

Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller have been interviewed by CNN after North Korea whisked the camera crew to a secret location - supposedly to meet government officials<p>Three US citizens held in <b>North Korea</b> have pleaded for help to secure their release, urging Washington to send an envoy …

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Google Docs

Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the magic of cinema to life with <i>FILMography</i>, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-life, present-day locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of …

Tom Hanks

A $1 Microscope Folds From Paper With A Drop Of Glue

We have pocket watches, pocket cameras and now — with smartphones — pocket computers.<p>So why shouldn't doctors and scientists around the world have pocket microscopes?<p>Bioengineer Manu Prakash and his team at Stanford University have designed a light microscope that not only fits in your pocket but …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …