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3D Printed Machine Can Sort Skittles By Color

09/09/2015, We know there are some of you guys out there who might prefer eating Skittles of a particular color. Maybe you like that color or the flavor that it gives, but either way we’re sure some of us have our preferences. Now if you’d rather not sort through...

Navigational Device Shapeshifts To Point You In The Right Direction

08/31/2015, If you try to use your smartphone, tablet, or smartwatch to guide yourself around, it will guide you through images and voice cues, telling you when and where to turn or to keep driving straight, and so on. However Yale engineer Adam Spiers decided that...

Microsoft Wants To Turn Your Smartphone Into A 3D Scanner

08/24/2015, Microsoft Research is working on a new project which will allow you to create high-quality 3D images in real time, you don’t require any expensive gadgets to do this, the project is focused on making this happen with regular smartphones. The aim is...

Researchers Find A Way To 3D Print Using Glass Instead Of Plastic

08/21/2015, In the past, we’ve seen 3D printing largely rely on materials such as plastic, or at least some kind of variant, which by itself is already pretty cool since it has led to the creation of all sorts of wondrous tools both novel and medical. However it...

3D Printed Rubber Band Gun Will Make You The Envy Of Your Office

08/10/2015, We’re not sure if you guys remember, but at one point there was a toy sentry gun that was being sold that basically fired foam darts. It was more of an office toy in which you can engage your co-workers in a friendly battle or maybe just to annoy them....

Man Creates The World’s Smallest 3D Printed Circular Saw

08/05/2015, Remember in March we reported that a man in New Zealand 3D printed a tiny drill? Sure, you can 3D print anything you want as long as you have the schematics for it, but what made it even more impressive is that this is a drill that actually works. Granted...

FDA Approves The First 3D Printed Drug

08/03/2015, We’ve seen 3D printing being used to print medical tools such as casts. Recently 3D printing also allowed the creation of 3D models that allowed surgeons to practice brain procedures for children before actually doing it. However in what appears to be...

This 3D Printed Cast Could Be The Cast Of The Future

07/30/2015, If you’ve ever had the misfortune of wearing a cast, you will know that for the next couple of weeks, expect it to itch and smell terrible. This is because you won’t have access to the rest of your skin meaning it’d be near impossible to scratch...

3D Print Your Own Fallout Pip-Boy

07/30/2015, Last month when Bethesda announced Fallout 4, they also revealed a collector’s edition bundle which basically came with its own Pip-Boy. We remember Bethesda’s Todd Howard being particularly excited about the collectible, calling it one of their best...

Panasonic Osaka Uses 120 Lumix GH4s To Create 3D Figurines Of You

07/23/2015, Ever wanted a 3D figurine of yourself? Maybe you’ve got a really snazzy outfit that you’d like to capture for all of eternity and photos just aren’t cutting it. If that sounds like a great idea, you might be interested to learn that in the Panasonic...

3D Printed Bottle Cap Lets You Know When The Milk’s Gone Bad

07/21/2015, Perishable food products such as milk have a relatively short shelf life. However given that milk is considered by some to be a staple, finishing a carton before its expiration date is usually not an issue. However sometimes dates could be mislabeled, or...

Amazon 3D Printed Products Store Delivers Customization Options

07/08/2015, Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in the world, has just announced the introduction of popular video game characters in a new format. We are looking at the ability to customize them to be part of the 3D Printed Products store. For those who are...