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Researchers 3D print electronics and cells directly on skin

In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota used a customized, low-cost 3D printer to print electronics on a real hand …

3D Printing

Video Quick-Bit: Numitrons and Infinite Build Volumes

Majenta Strongheart takes a look at a couple of cool entries from the first round of the 2018 Hackaday Prize:<p>This is an infinite 3D printer. The …

3D Printing

To hell with aging: Watch this YouTube video about a dragon

Popular Youtuber CGP Grey today released an adaptation of Nick Bostrom’s <i>The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant,</i> a short story that parables the world’s lack of effort to fight aging and death with science. It’s an amazing animation that shines new light on an incredible story that seems outright prescient …

Singularity

How to Win a War in Three Easy Steps – A Selection of the Best (and Worst) Army Training Films

<i>“Most of them are mind-numbingly utilitarian; others are unintentionally hilarious.”</i><p><b>IT’S NOT OFTEN THAT</b> an army training film gets a nod from the …

Military History

1 Million US Children Affected by Identity Theft Last Year, Infuriating Study Finds

It’s never too early to have your identity stolen, unfortunately.<p>More than 1 million children in the United States were affected by identity theft …

Identity Theft

11 Forgotten Sci-Fi Shows Worth A Second Look (And 11 That Should Stay Lost)

While reboots are typically maligned by TV critics and snarky internet writers as an example of network laziness, a recent wave of sci-fi reboots …

Science Fiction

The Nuclear ‘Demon Core’ That Killed Two Scientists

After World War II ended, physicists kept pushing a plutonium core to its edge.<p><i>Since the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, the world</i> …

Nuclear Energy

Glowforge opens public orders for its desktop 3D laser cutter

Hardware startup Glowforge, which makes a desktop laser cutter and engraver for home or office use, has finally opened up sales to the general public.<p>The maker-targeted device, which can ‘print’ (read: engrave/laser cut) a variety of materials including leather, wood, acrylic, glass, and even the …

M3D launches Crane Quad full-color palette desktop 3D printer for $399

Apr 23, 2018 | By David<p>Founded in 2013, 3D printer manufacturer M3D has achieved an impressive degree of success in the market as a result of its</b> …

3D Printing

BioNEEK knee brace exploits INTAMSYS 3D printing and ultra-light PEEK material for improved endurance and mobility

Apr 23, 2018 | By David<p>Shanghai-based INTAMSYS is known for being one of the <b>3D printing world’s leading</b> suppliers of PEEK materials and the …

3D Printing

QuadFusion 4 Filament 3D Printing Head

Developers at M3D have created a four filament 3D printing head aptly named the QuadFusion witches this week launched via Kickstarter to raise the …

3D Printing

15 Pieces Of Superhero Jewelry More Powerful Than Green Lantern Rings

It is generally believed that the Green Lantern Power Ring is the strongest weapon in the universe. It uses the bearer’s own willpower and …

Comics

These old-school Dutch designs are a nice reminder that living in the future could have sucked less

Side Note<p>Apr—22—2018 05:04PM EST<p>H.Th. Wijdeveld. 15 Miles into the Earth (1944) Via Het Nieuwe Instituut on Flickr<p>We could all hanging out in this …

Flickr

How Some Of The Best Cosplay On Earth Is Made

While the traditional idea of building cosplay invokes the image of one or two people toiling away on an outfit, Henchmen Studios work on an almost …

Sketching

Three Of The Best So-Bad-They’re-Good Horror Movies That Are A Must-Watch For Genre Fans

While the majority of genre fans are looking for the best horror movies, there is a niche audience that appreciates the bad ones. Of course, there …

Horror

StarCraft Player Holds Out Against Overwhelming Zerg Swarm

In today’s NationWars V matches, Netherlands’ Kevin “Harstem” de Koning had his back against the wall with a massive Zerg swarm coming his way. At a …

Starcraft

8 Superhero Cartoon Weapons That Are Weak-Sauce (And 7 That Are Totally OP)

Keeping up consistency can be kind of difficult when it comes to the wacky, out-of-control world of comic books. The powers and details of iconic …

Comic Books

Reading Aloud To Kids Has Major Behavior Benefits

Reading aloud to your children benefits their behavior and attention<p>We all know reading aloud to children can offer plenty of advantages, but a new …

Research

18 Parents Who Are Parents-Ing So Freaking Hard

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Parenting

End of the American dream? The dark history of 'America first'

When he promised to put America first in his inaugural speech, Donald Trump drew on a slogan with a long and sinister history – a sign of what was to follow in his presidency<p>“Sadly, the American dream is dead,” Donald Trump proclaimed when he announced his candidacy for president of the United …

Donald Trump

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

Parenting

Created With Artificial Intelligence, This 'New' Grimm's Fairy Tale Is Strange but Magical

It’s the story of a lonely princess, a talking fox, and probably some Transformers or something. Anything is on the table when artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

This DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Baby Beholder Costume Will Paralyze You with Cuteness

The word “cute” might not cross your mind when looking at one of <i>Dungeons & Dragons‘</i> most iconic monsters, the grotesque beholder, but this sweet baby …

Board Games

Impregnable – 14 Brilliant Defensive Features of Medieval Castles

“Great efforts were made by builders to ensure that their castles could withstand an enemy onslaught.” By Dr. Dan Spencer IN THEIR DAY, Medieval …

Military History

Born to the Blade Aims to Be Game of Thrones, Just for Your Ears

For centuries, seven countries in the sky have solved their political disputes with duels between blade-magicians called Warders... but not for much …

Game of Thrones

The latest research on disciplining kids will make you a better parent—and a better spouse.

shironosov/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A …

Mental Health

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Kids

Sci-fi stunner Prospect values small stories in a galaxy far, far away | Ars Technica

Western meets DIY in this space saga that's pretty enough to hang in a gallery.<p>AUSTIN, Texas—Make no mistake, South by Southwest conference film …

Science Fiction

Educational Websites for Kids That Are Free and Fun

Your children can learn something new today in a safe online environment. These 20 free educational websites for kids are fun while offering online …

Kids

30 of the best retro games ported to Android

Article Contents<p>1 Commander Keen in Keen Dreams<br>• 2 NetHack<br>• 3 Ghosts'n Goblins MOBILE<br>• 4 Tomb Raider I<br>• 5 BLAZING STAR<br>• 6 R-TYPE<br>• 7 Alien Breed<br>• 8 SAMURAI SHODOWN …

Retrogaming