Marasan Festoff

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The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

Procrastination

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

A Veteran’s View of ‘American Sniper’ (Guest Column)

<i>Paul Rieckhoff is CEO and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), an Iraq veteran, and the author of “Chasing Ghosts: Failures</i> …

American Sniper

Get Ready: 3D Printing Will Explode Next Year, When Key Patents Expire

The lifting of intellectual property barriers will lead to a rise in competition and a huge drop in price.<p>Here's what's holding back 3D printing, the technology that's supposed to revolutionize manufacturing and countless other industries: patents. In February 2014, key patents that currently …

A tech futurist on how robot-enabled 3D printing can change the world

What does a tech futurist who has created his own concept of Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop, founded a cloud collaboration company and earned a PhD from Harvard in building technology say about whether a robot is going to take your job?<p>Wrong question. Learn to work <i>with</i> the robots.<p>Jordan Brandt …

Northwestern University

3D-Printed Food Actually Looks (and Tastes) Pretty Delicious

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Across the pond, in Germany, companies are doing some incredible things with 3D printing. They're …

3D-Printed Honeycomb Home Could Provide Housing on Mars

Living on Mars might seem like a dream, but we're one step closer thanks to a brilliant new housing design. Noah Hornberger won NASA and MakerBot’s …

Dining Rooms

About 3d printing technologies

Out of all 3D printing opportunities, the basic idea of manufacturing in 3D printing is one of the most world-changing aspects to the technology. And the fact that manufacturing can be done in the home before long to make products is all the more enticing to those who've long wanted to start a …

The Most Interesting, Non-Obvious Things You Can Make At Home On A 3D Printer

If you have a printer of your own, there's nearly no limit to what you can make. You don't even need to be technically skilled in electronics or design.<p>People around the world are constantly uploading the digital files necessary to replicate their creations to a site that is especially popular …

Olivier van Herpt 3D-prints functional ceramic objects

Eindhoven designer Olivier van Herpt has developed a machine that uses a piston-based extruder to 3D-print complex functional objects using clay (+ …

MakersCafe: UK's First 3D-Printing Café Opens in East London

A new café has opened in Shoreditch, east London, that allows users the opportunity to have a coffee while printing their creations using 3DSystems' …

This 3D printer makes cookies, icing, and everything your sweet tooth desires

We generally associate 3D printers with things made out of plastic (even though they can make everything from houses to cars), but this 3D printer, …

10 biggest 3 d printing inventions

Inventer 3D printing - Chuck Hull (75) is the co-founder, executive vice president and chief technology officer of 3D Systems.

Forget filaments; Sculptify 3D printer uses pellets

Most 3D printers chow down on plastic filament on a spool. It's not the cheapest printing material you'll ever find and you're limited to what filament makers offer in terms of materials and colors. The Sculptify David printer on Kickstarter skips the spools and go for something more basic: pellets.<p>…

3D Printing

Viral Style: Animated Selfie Apps, Fitness Data Art, And 3D-Printed Wireless Earbuds

Viral Style #63 pinpoints a multitude of sportswear innovations that will make you look futuristic as you get buff.<p><b>FITNESS TRACKER ART OF THE WEEK</b><p>With fitness tracker bands such a big craze right now, London-based studio Variable has created a way to visualise all the information collected by the …

The 'next frontier' for 3D printing and additive manufacturing

As Chicago wraps its mind around 3D printing for consumers, business and transformative projects including the UI Labs-led Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute, there's a document that provides some broad insights.<p>The Wohlers report, released each spring for almost two decades and …

Manufacturing

Shapeways might have found the best model yet for 3D printing copyrighted objects

Copyright holders and 3D printer owners don’t like each other for the most part. Once a protected design makes it onto a 3D model site like …

Why Many Argue There's Still A Fortune To Be Made In 3D Printing Stocks

For investors, the conversation about value in 3D printing stocks depends on one's time horizon. Last year, Goldman Sachs named the sector as one of its eight "creative destructor" industries that would remake the global economy. Analyst Cristina Colón presented the following chart showing a 16% …

Sip on a drink made by a 3D-printed bartender robot

A 3D-printed bartender robot called Bar Mixvah mixes the perfect drink<p>An <b>Apple</b> engineer has invented with a novel approach to staying refreshed by designing and building a bartender robot.<p>The 3D printed robot, which is controlled by a mobile application, uses sophisticated <b>technology</b> to mix an array …

3D-Printed ‘Bump Key’ Can Open Almost Any Lock

Bump keys are primitive tools used by locksmiths (and HAXoRZ) to knock open simple locks. Until now, many locks were secure simply because they were too complex to be bumped and, as a result, you had a bit of security by obscurity. That’s all changing.<p>Created by Jos Weyers and Christian Holler, …

The Promise And Perils Of 3D Printer Popularity

I’ve stopped writing about a few things recently, mostly because of fatigue. First, I’m not that interested in merchants accepting bitcoin – these little blips are primarily PR moves and little else and I just don’t get as wound up about mass adoption of BTC as the true believers. I’m also not …

This 3D-printed turbine fits in a backpack to deliver wind power anywhere

Renewable energy just got a lot more portable and powerful. Omni3d recently introduced a Kickstarter campaign for a AirEnergy, a 3D printable wind …

Almost No One Buys 3D Printers

Despite the technology's potential and hype, the most important 3D-printing company only sold 5,925 printers last quarter.<p>3D printing is the next big thing, according to some tech pundits. The former editor of Wired magazine, Chris Anderson, for example, says 3D printing will be bigger than the …

FarmBot Will 3D Print Your Crops and Email You When It Harvests Them

Printing is the new sowing.<p>California's Silicon Valley gets all the ink, but given that California also produces way more agriculture than any other state, maybe the Salinas Valley deserves a nod every now and then. But then, maybe the distinction between the two won't last for very much longer—at …

3D Printed Dresses Are Radically Changing The Meaning Of Haute Couture

3D printed pieces are restricted to the materials that a machine can print with, and with this in mind, designers are often visually restricted in terms of what can be made," said Faith Robinson, content curator for global 3D technology showcase 3D Printshow. "With the recent introduction of …

Engineer builds a 3D-printed castle in his back garden

3D printing enthusiast Andrey Rudenko has just put the finishing touches to a project he can be proud of: a custom-made castle erected in his back …

A Team Of Artists Are 3D-Printing Their Emotions As Abstract House Decorations

Estudio Guto Requena are physically manifesting the brainwaves that represent strong human emotion as fruit bowls, lampshades, and vases.<p><i>Images via</i><p>A team of artists at the Brazilian Estudio Guto Requena are using 3D printing to physically manifest the brainwaves that represent human emotion. …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …