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Automata's low cost 3D printed Eva arm hopes to bring robotics to the masses

July 20, 2015 | By Alec<p>Over the past few years, it has become increasingly evident that robots will play a very important role in the near future – …

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project EGG

There has been a lot of talk recently about 3D printed houses, 3D printed estates, and even 3D printed castles. While all of these stories are quite …

3D Printing

Multiextruder NPr2

“Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” ~ Wassily Kandinsky, famous Russian painter and art theorist.<p>Isn’t this so true? Think about …

Maker Faire

Husband And Wife Team Unveil The World's First 3D-Printed Graphene Battery

A company founded by a married couple has unveiled the world’s first ever graphene 3D-printed battery, heralding an era when consumers will be able to produce their own homemade power sources.<p>A team from Graphene 3D Lab, based in Calverton, New York, has spent more than five years designing a …

Why HP's 3D Printing Technology is Amazing, What the Future Holds, and Where Their Competitors Stand

Over the past year or so, the tech geeks of the world have been pondering exactly what Hewlett Packard had up their sleeves in the development of …

7 Architecture Firms Driving Spain’s Public Housing Revolution

As city populations increase across the world, so does the cost of living. For low-income residents, the choices for adequate social housing are often few and far between. Not to mention, much of the typology is defined by towering housing blocks with little character, affecting the quality of life …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

Augmented Reality

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

Lego Fans May Be Able To Print Their Own Bricks Someday

Lego customers may one day be able to make their own bricks and mini-figures using 3-D printers.<p>The global toy giant is looking hard at ways to adapt …

Lego

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 …

Why Flow, Amazon’s Magical Search Tech, Won’t Kill Off Retail

Flow lets you to compare prices of items you see in retail shops just by waving your smartphone at them–and then buy those items from Amazon instead. But that doesn’t mean brick-and-mortar stores are dead.<p>Yesterday, Amazon quietly updated its official iPhone app with Flow, an augmented-reality …

eCommerce

Digital Sound Is Sexy

The BeoPlay A16 is a combination of crafts, audiovisual technology and digital entertainment. Designed for those on the move, the speakers are 16 cm …

Sochi unveils the world's first 'selfie building'

Beyonce and Bieber do it, Cameron and Obama have done it, and even the Pope is at it. So it was only a matter of time before buildings joined in the fun and started taking selfies too.<p>While the paint might not have dried, nor the hotel floors quite been laid, the Sochi Olympic park now boasts a …

Data Visualization Site's Running Route City Maps Look Like Prismacolor ID Sketches

"It nearly moved me to tears," a Ford executive once said of a Michael Santoro car design. "It's the best set of proportions I've ever seen on a …

Data Visualization

Woman Photoshops Present-Day Self into Childhood Photos

Tokyo-born, London-based photographer Chino Otsuka takes the past and present photo project to a new level of expert photo manipulation with her series titled <i>Imagine Finding Me</i>. Rather than simply recreating old photographs as an adult, she inserts her present-day self into photos from her …

Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …

Photography

Incredible Timelapse Videos Illustrate Birds in Motion

Through amazing digital editing techniques, American artist and professor Dennis Hlynsky turns an average video of flying birds into a surreal experience of shapes forming overhead. The Rhode Island-based artist first films the movements of various animals that swim, crawl, and fly in spectacular …

Spectacular Bioluminescent Beaches Look Like Starry Skies

Taiwanese photographer Will Ho (aka hala065) captures stunning images of bioluminescence at the Dusit Thani Maldives in Mudhdhoo that transforms the beaches into a magical, glowing coastline. The blue speckled sands provide a beautifully surreal accent to the landscape at night as the waves crash …

Incredible Composite Photographs Inspired by Edward Hopper

Richard Tuschman created this incredible series of composite photographs inspired by the work of seminal American painter Edward Hopper.<p>Tuschman builds painted dollhouse-size dioramas that he photographs in his studio. When he photographs the dioramas, he always takes the shots with small …

Curious Wanderings of Batman in the American Southwest

In this delightful series of black and white photographs by French artist Rmi Nol, Batman is imagined in a number of tongue-in-cheek scenarios. These photos are almost like a glimpse into the life of a retired Batman living out the rest of his days in the desert landscapes of the Southwest.<p>Whether …

Photorealistic Steel Wire Mesh Portraits by Seung Mo Park

Brooklyn-based Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park never ceases to amaze us with his skilled craftsmanship in working with wire. In addition to sculpting three-dimensional figures with the malleable, metallic rods, he manages to carefully clip layered sheets of stainless steel wire mesh into …