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Making waves: turning your brain scans into 3D-printed art

In a gallery six floors above Broadway, artist Ion Popian is showing off his brain scans. There are three of them in the center of the room, plastic maps roughly 2.5 feet long, a mess of data points and geometry. In the corner, behind a curtain, visitors are donning electroencephalography (EEG) …

The Micro is a $200 3D printer that can make a teacup in an hour

There are more than a couple of reasons why 3D printing hasn't truly hit critical mass, and the team at M3D thinks it's sidestepped them with The Micro, its $200 - $300 3D printer. The Micro is hitting Kickstarter today with the sole intention of becoming the first consumer 3D printer that's at …

Minale-Maeda's 3D Printed Connector Can be Downloaded to Make DIY Furniture

Italian-Japanese Studio Minale-Maeda has come up with a little clever design that allows people anywhere in the world to make their own furniture. …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Category: Technology – Which? News

Technology<p>Which?'s latest laptop review highlights the gulf in pricing between everyday and premium laptops.<p>Our latest digital camera batch include …

Engineers Build The World’s First Real 3D-Printed Gun

The Liberator, for all the hoopla, was not really a gun. This 3D-printed firearm, on the other hand, is a gun. It is a copy of a 1911 made using public-domain plans and a laser sintering system that solidifies metal powder. It fires just like a real semi-automatic pistol<p>The gun, created by Solid …

Say Hello To The World's First 3D Printed Records Store

The advances in 3D printing technology has already starting bringing some certifiably fascinating things to the world.<p>We’ve seen fully-functioning …

Michigan Tech scientists build a $1,500 DIY metal 3D printer

More and more, it’s clear that 3D printers aren’t just for printing plastic. A team at Michigan Technological University announced Monday that it has …

As Plastic Firearm Ban Passes House, 3D-Printed Guns Fair Game For Now

The House of Representatives has voted to extend a law prohibiting plastic guns. But it punted on a far more controversial question: Whether guns can be 3D printed, with just a chunk of detectable metal added to skirt the ban.<p>The House voted Tuesday afternoon overwhelmingly in favor of a 10-year …

I 3D-Printed An AR-15 Assault Rifle — And It Shoots Great!

An assembled AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifle with 3D printed lower receiver. Gilman Louie<p>Last week, Philadelphia became the first city in the United States to pass a 3D-Printer gun ban. Some critics feel that the city was premature given the state of 3D printing technology. Others believe that this …

Bloc Party’s lead singer is releasing a 3D printed record, and so can you

What can you do with a 3D printer?<p>It’s a question I hear a lot, and there are many answers. But the most delightful application I’ve encountered so …

20 Incredible 3D-Printed Gifts

Amazing 3D-Printed Gifts<p>1. Gramohorn II<p>2. Protos Custom Glasses<p>3. Blizzident Toothbrush<p>4. 3D-Printed Nails<p>5. Infinite Sisu iPad Stand<p>6. SunShade …

Gallery of Recycle step by step / Dom Arquitectura + Asa Studio - 1

Image 1 of 12 from gallery of Recycle step by step / Dom Arquitectura + Asa Studio. Photograph by Jordi Anguera

Recycling

27 Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die

This is when a savings account would really come in handy. All travel destinations were suggested by these answers on Quora.

7 Best Warm Weather Trips Without a Passport

As we reach the final months of the year, the idea of a winter getaway to somewhere sunny—the Caribbean, Mexico, the Pacific—sounds sweeter and …

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

The Best Banking And Finance Internships For 2014

The 35-40 interns lucky enough to be picked for the small, highly selective summer program at Evercore Partners get 10 weeks of intense, hands-on experience at the $760 million (revenues) investment banking firm. Working on teams as small as three people, they handle acquisitions, restructurings, …

Is Your Teen a Night Owl? That Could Explain His Poor Grades

Staying up late is almost a rite of passage for teens, but night owl students could be paying the price with lower grades years after high …

Lifestyle | College Admissions: 4 Ways To Avoid Rejection Of Your Application

#13 Wesleyan University<p><b>Overall Rank:</b> 49<p><b>Location:</b> Middletown, CT<p><b>Score:</b> 2.73 out of 5<p><b>Tuition and Fees:</b> $47,244<p><b>Business Insider:</b> "With roughly 2,900 …

College & University

4 Clichéd College Essay Topics to Avoid

It’s that time of year: deadlines for college applications will be here before you know it. As if you don’t have enough to worry about, now you have …

Making spaghetti Bolognese, building flat pack furniture and going three nights without sleep: What students REALLY learn at university

• Students reveal 50 most useful skills picked up at university in poll<br>• Doing laundry, budgeting and getting the bus among other lessons<br>• Most students …