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'Blossom' is an inflatable, 3D-printed flower that blooms like a balloon

Flexible, fabric-like 3D-printed objects are becoming more accessible, and now it looks like inflatable objects are not far behind. Designer Richard Clarkson recently revealed his project <i>Blossom</i>, a 3D-printed flower made with mixed materials that allow it to be inflated with air — and bloom like a …

10 Crazy Things 3D Printers Can Make Today

It’s been over 30 years since Chuck Hull invented the first 3D printer in 1983. Ever since then, the idea of machine-printing objects from scratch has gone from fiction to reality, opening up new opportunities for every field from science to art.<p><b>See also:</b><p>3D printing may not be quite there yet, but …

Maker 3D-prints himself a prosthetic flexing fingertip

A determined maker without health insurance learns the ropes of 3D printing to make himself a new fingertip.<p>After Christian Call suffered an injury on the job and lost the tip of his right index finger, he was determined to find a prosthetic. "Initially I was trying to acquire a life-like …

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Everything You Need to Know to Start 3D Printing

Ready to join the new DIY revolution?<p><b>The work I've done on spacecraft got me</b> hooked on 3D printing. When I was an electrical engineer for RCA Astro (now part of Lockheed Martin), I helped design, build, and launch the Mars Observer and other interplanetary probes. Back then I had dreams of building …

3D-printed Dazzle lamps by Corneel Cannaerts reveal colourful interiors

Once illuminated, these faceted grey 3D-printed lamps reveal colourful interiors derived from everyday images (+ slideshow).<p>The Dazzle lamps by …

This Harvard Prof’s Printed Batteries Could Revolutionize Our Gadgets

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Harvard professor Jennifer Lewis …

Music Drop plays your 3D-printed tunes

In an attempt to combine the charm of an 18th century music box with current technology, Music Drop from Left Field Labs offers nostalgic music …

It Is Now Possible To 3-D Print Your Unborn Fetus

Forget grainy black and white ultrasounds. The newest baby accessory is a 3-D doll of your fetus.<p>So you dropped some cash and upgraded to a 4-D ultrasound, and now you’re thinking to yourself, “Well I’ve already had my unborn baby’s glamour shots captured in every dimension known to man. Now how …

The Lux is an open-source, DIY camera made from 3D printer, controlled by Arduino

Just yesterday we showed you a tutorial on how to build a digital point-and-shoot camera using Raspberry Pi. Now a mechanical engineering student, …

Oreo Vending Machine 3D-Prints Trending Flavors

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …

Metal Casting with Your 3D Printer

The ever-growing variety of 3D printing filaments is amazing — we can now print in strong, flexible, glowing, and dissolvable plastics — but sometimes plastic isn’t the right material for the job. Sometimes, you just need metal!<p>Although the big boys in the industrial world can directly 3D print …

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Lamps that Use Your iPhone's Flash as a Light

This may not be the best idea in practice but conceptually it’s pretty neat- a bedside iPhone dock that looks like a lamp and uses your iPhone’s …

eBay Debuts 3D Printing iPhone App

EBay dips its toes into the 3D-printing pool with an iPhone app that lets users customize accessories.<p>EBay announced Friday that it is getting into …

DIY Google Glass: 3D-printed pair now possible thanks to free design

Google Glass is on its way to change your world, whether you like it or not. For all those who are actually looking forward to its arrival instead of trying to wish it away somehow, we have some very interesting news. A guy in China named Sunny Gao has managed to design his very own version of the …

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Launching A Startup? Make A Clean Legal Break From Your Employer First

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Stephanie Singer practices law at WilmerHale where she advises emerging companies in the technology and life sciences industries on formation, financings and ongoing corporate matters.</i><p>Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the …

MakerBot Origins: The Revolution Will Be Squirted

<b>[Editor’s Note: This is a reprint of our original story by Becky Stern in Make: Volume 21 covering the founding of MakerBot Industries, which Wednesday announced it was purchased by Stratasys, a worldwide player in industrial 3D printing.]</b><p>“This is the Wild West of 3D printing,” Bre Pettis explains …

Shopmium Raises $5.6M To Take Its Coupon-Powered Product Discovery App International

Shopmium has closed a $5.6 million Series B funding round, with backing from Ventech, Accel Partners and ISAI, to roll its product discovery apps into new markets — pushing outside its home market of France. The funding is the second swathe of external financing for the startup, with Accel and ISAI …

Connecting Offline Shopping With E-Commerce, Curebit Partners With Bonobos On New “Retail Referrals” Program

Curebit, an e-commerce startup that has built its business around optimizing and tracking word-of-mouth referrals for customers like Bonobos, Restaurant.com, Jawbone, True & Co., and others, is now stepping into the world of offline brick-and-mortar commerce with a new solution it’s calling “Retail …

YFind Launches Indoor Positioning Analytics for Retailers

Singapore-headquartered indoor location startup YFind has taken its first step to expanding into a global business after it launched a retail analytics application, with the intention of cracking the US market.<p>The company, which maps and tracks indoor locations to within three feet using its …

Here’s how smartphones, tablets and huge databases will upend market research

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Vadim Georgiev<p>If you’re tired of those annoying 8 p.m. phone calls asking questions about where you …