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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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Play that Funky Music Aug 10, 2016
Download and 3D Print Your Acoustic Violin

Formlabs had an interesting idea to celebrate their new white resin - they designed and 3D printed a functional acoustic violin. You can download the files and 3D print it yourself.

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Chequered Flag Aug 10, 2016
Alfa Romeo Tipo: Rare Racecar Restored with 3D Printing

Once driven by Hollywood royalty, a classic Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/3 racing car is restored to its former glory with 3D scanning and 3D printing.

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Flight Safety Aug 10, 2016
TSA Seizes 3D Printed Gun Loaded with Live Ammunition

Passenger in Nevada, United States is caught boarding an airplane with a 3D printed gun and live ammunition, according to the TSA.

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Total Recall Aug 10, 2016
Mars City Design Project will 3D Print in the Mojave Desert

Get your ass to the Mojave Desert. Mars City Design is working on concepts for a self-sustaining Mars colony, including 3D printed homes.

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Robot tattooists: Slow and steady Aug 8, 2016
World’s First Tattoo by an Industrial Robot Arm

Would you trust an industrial robotic arm that usually welds car parts to perform such a delicate matter like a tattoo? Three French designers and Autodesk worked hard on this - and they succeeded.

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When Petrolheads dream Aug 8, 2016
Mercedes-Benz DTW Concept Car has 3D Printed Tires

Okay, it’s pretty far out, but this shape-shifting graphene concept car with 3D printed tires could become a reality in 2030.

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Mold It Aug 8, 2016
Artist 3D Prints Beautiful Designs using Clay

This artist is using a 3D printer and a clay extruder to research unconventional methods of 3D typography with rather stunning results.

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Sushi with style... and 3D printing. Aug 8, 2016
Soy Shape Containers create Optical Illusions for Sushi Lovers

This Kickstarter campaign hopes to bring containers that create optical illusions when soy sauce is poured into them to the masses.

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Miraculous Return Aug 5, 2016
Ancient Statue of Zeus Resurrected for Olympics with 3D printing

Over 1,500 years ago, the legendary Statue of Zeus is destroyed in a great fire. In 2016, it's revived with 3D modeling and 3D printing.

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Flappy Bird Aug 5, 2016
Animal Avengers Use 3D Printing to Save Victoria the Goose

The Animal Avengers continue in their mission to preserve wildlife; Victoria the goose has a 3D printed beak so she can eat and drink again.

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Pocket Lightshow Aug 5, 2016
Create Holograms with your Smartphone using Holo-Z

Convert your smartphone into a holographic projector with the Holo-Z, a 3D printed accessory available to buy on Sculpteo.

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On Your Marks Aug 4, 2016
3D Printing Goes for Gold in Rio Olympics

3D printing will have a big impact on the design of shoes for this year's Olympics in Rio, with direct input from athletes themselves.

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Launch It Like a Pro Aug 4, 2016
Singapore Start-up Launch Rocket with 3D Printed Fuel

A Singapore start-up company is the first in the world to use 3D printed fuel, combining two materials, to launch a self-made rocket in Australia.

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Groove is in the Heart Aug 4, 2016
3D Printing and Music: Piotr Bejnar’s Heartbeats Project

This DJ crafted a unique set of music incorporating the heartbeats of people on the dancefloor, using custom 3D printed bracelets.

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Mood Rings Aug 3, 2016
STONEDALONE is 3D Printed Mystical Jewelry

The STONEDALONE jewelry line brings the ancient power of crystals together with 3D printing technology to create mystical fashion accessories.

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True Detective Aug 3, 2016
Murder Victim’s Smartphone Unlocked with 2D Printing

After 3D printed fingers failed to unlock a murder victim's smartphone, researchers resorted to using traditional 2D printing instead.

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Dinner in 3D Aug 2, 2016
Columbia Scientists use a 3D Printer to Cook your Food

Columbia University engineers are working on a 3D food printer for your home. They want to completely change the way we eat - by already cooking the food in the printer.

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Siri Gets Physical Aug 1, 2016
Phones on Wheels So You Never Oversleep again

Do you like the idea of your morning alarm running away when you reach for the snooze button? Check out the 3D printed phones on wheels.

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Molding the Future Aug 1, 2016
Disney Research Develops “Computational Thermoforming”

"Computational thermoforming" may sound like boring technobabble, but it's actually a cool method to add color and detail to physical objects.

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Better Together Aug 1, 2016
3DPrinterOS Announces CAD Software Integration

3DPrinterOS partners up with Siemens, Dassault Systèmes, Autodesk and Onshape, integrating CAD software and 3D printing closer together.

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