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Hanna Watkin

Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.

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Clip on and scan Aug 24, 2016
Scandy Brings 3D Scanning to Android Phones

The company offering spherical photo prints has now launched a beta program for a new Android scanning device.

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Cases that don’t break Aug 23, 2016
3D Printed GoPro Camera Case Protects Drone During Crash

This American drone fanatic was having troubles with expensive GoPro camera case replacements after crashes. His 3D printed solution was a new Cheetah flexible filament.

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Introducing STEM (and fun) through 3D printing Aug 23, 2016
MakerGirl Goes On Tour, Inspires Thousands

This summer, the non-profit organization, MakerGirl, traveled around America to bring 3D printing workshops to over 1,000 young girls.

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Facetime Aug 23, 2016
Meritamun: Ancient Egyptian Reborn with 3D Printing

3D printed skull used as base for facial reconstruction of a mummified Egyptian woman, Meritamun, who lived between 2000 and 3500 years ago.

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Printers are a girls best friend Aug 22, 2016
Would you Buy a 3D Printer That Prints Diamonds?

Imagine being able to make your own diamonds for your loved one from the comfort of your own home, without the irritations of mining or shopping.

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And it doesn’t cost much Aug 22, 2016
Colorpod Provides a Full Color 3D Printer Upgrade

The power of 3D printing with powder could soon be brought to your desktop, with the help of a simple addon called Colorpod.

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Big Guns Aug 18, 2016
“Printing” with Plywood: Deconstruction and Reconstruction of an Army Tank

With "Deconstruction and Reconstruction of an Army Tank", a UK artist has 3D modelled and built a US Army tank to scale.

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Rigid Ink Aug 18, 2016
3D Printed Tattoo Machine: Don’t Try This at Home?

An enterprising employee from SparkFun Electronics built a 3D printed tattoo machine, and then gave himself a wonky tattoo.

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Pop Culture Aug 18, 2016
Dream Pops are 3D Printed Superfood Popsicles

New company Dream Pops has created a delicious superfood popsicle using 3D printed molds, liquid nitrogen, and mad food science.

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Toy Story Aug 17, 2016
Madhya Pradesh Tourism has Awesome 3D Printed Advert

Madhya Pradesh Tourism (MP Tourism) has released a fantastic television advert, created by Ogilvy & Mather and the help of 3D printing.

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Galaxy Quest Aug 17, 2016
8 out of 10 Astronauts Prefer Remake Software for 3D Printing

3D printing in space requires the right software. Remake from Autodesk allows parts to be 3D modeled on Earth before being sent into space.

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Gotta catch them all! Aug 16, 2016
3 Perfect-Throw Pokemon Go Aimer Cases to 3D Print

Playing Pokemon Go and gotta catch them all? Then 3D printing a Pokemon Go aimer case for your smartphone helps you throw a perfect curve.

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Unravelled Aug 16, 2016
Electroloom 3D Fabric Printer Says Goodbye

Electroloom, the company developing "The World's First 3D Fabric Printer", is wound down because of a lack of investment.

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To Build a Home Aug 16, 2016
WASP are 3D Printing a Shelter Built from Clay and Straw

Italian company WASP could make a difference for those in need of housing by using their 3D printer to build cheap accommodation quickly.

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Stronger Together Aug 14, 2016
Behold the Donald Trump Kicking Machine

You can now have Donald Trump kicked in the face every time he sends out a stupid tweet, and this 3D printed option is legal too.

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Light Fantastic Aug 12, 2016
Nixa Clock Replaces Hands with LED Lights

The 3D printed Nixa Clock doesn't have traditional hands and numbers; it uses LED lights to indicate hours, minutes and seconds.

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Supreme Printer Aug 12, 2016
North Korea has a Medical 3D Printer for Cosmetic Surgery

North Korea has unveiled a 3D printer which can reproduce bone for use in cosmetic surgery and dentistry.

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Head Examination Aug 11, 2016
Veronica Scanner offers Live 3D Portraiture & 3D Printing

For ten days in September, the Royal Academy of Arts presents an exciting experiment in 360 degree portraiture with the Veronica Scanner.

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Leading by Example Aug 11, 2016
Engineering Student Designs Tactile Maps for Blind Students

An engineering student is creating tactile maps with braille to help visually impaired students find their way around campus.

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Fairy Tales Meet 3D Printing Aug 11, 2016
3D Printed Ring Features in Tomorrowland Music Festival Teaser

The introduction video for Tomorrowland, one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world, this year featured a 3D printed ring.

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