How to 3D Print Your Own Baby Universe

Researchers at Imperial College London have created a 3D printable model of a cosmic microwave background (CMB). Being a generous gang of academics, they’ve also shared the files so you can make one at home. If you’re unsure what exactly a CMB is, allow us to illuminate. It’s a glow that the universe has in the microwave range.Basically, it Read more about How to 3D Print Your Own Baby Universe[…]

Getting Practical with 3D Printing

3D Printing is everywhere.  You can’t click through design blogs anymore without constantly seeing newer and cooler applications for this “print” process.  We have even seen companies start 3d printing their own circuit boards – check it out Here.  Digging back through our old posts you will find at least 10 about some form of 3D Read more about Getting Practical with 3D Printing[…]

Police 3D-printed a murder victim’s finger to unlock his phone

Police in Michigan have a new tool for unlocking phones: 3D printing. According to a new report from Flash Forward creator Rose Eveleth, law enforcement officers approached a professor at Michigan State earlier this year to reproduce a murder victim’s fingerprint from a prerecorded scan. Once created, the 3D-printed model would be used to create Read more about Police 3D-printed a murder victim’s finger to unlock his phone[…]

Bringing Art to the Blind

Since the invention of Braille nearly 200 years ago, advocates have worked continuously to improve access to the printed word for the blind. Today, technology makes access nearly immediate. However, a new challenge exists. The next frontier is to provide the blind with access to photographs and art, not words that describe them, but access Read more about Bringing Art to the Blind[…]

3D Printed Donald Trump-shaped Butt Plug

What an amazing world we now live in!  Go outside, stand on your roof and scream – “Americans and fellow 3D Printers!  We have finally made it”.  Surprising as it may be to most, the title of this post is true.  As we kick off this presidential race you can go online and order yourself a 3D Read more about 3D Printed Donald Trump-shaped Butt Plug[…]