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Hannah Augur

Hannah is a writer, editor and tech nerd based in Berlin, Germany. She spends most of her time on her computer, taught herself HTML at the ripe age of ten, and has an embarrassing love for all things geeky. She awaits the day when 3D Printers can print her a family of real kittens from the comfort of her own home. Why isn't anyone working on this?

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Bring Pictures To Your Nails Nov 12, 2015
3D Printer Nailbot: Print Instant Nail Art With Your Phone

Preemadonna is all about hi-tech girl power. Their Nailbot 3D prints images from your smart phone on your nails, and it's awesome.

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It Lives? Nov 11, 2015
Idaho State University 3D Prints the Skeleton of Bigfoot

Speculative Fiction Dept: Staff at Idaho State University guess at the origins of Bigfoot with a 3D printed skeleton that's 8 feet tall.

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Get Schwifty Nov 11, 2015
A Working 3D Printed Rick and Morty Portal Gun

Don't even trip, dawg, because this maker 3D printed a Rick and Morty portal gun complete with moving portal, and epic teaser video.

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Life on Foot Nov 10, 2015
MIT Self Assembly Lab creates Shape-shifting Minimal Shoe

Using a responsive "active textile", the Self Assembly Lab at MIT has created a 3D printed Minimal Shoe that adapts to fit your feet.

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One Step Closer To the Perfect Kitchen Knife Nov 9, 2015
Kitchen Knife “Misen” Finishes Killer Kickstarter

"Misen" uses 3D printing to prototype the perfect kitchen knife. Their Kickstarter hits full funding in an hour and closed with over $1 million.

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Rise of the Machines Nov 6, 2015
Tatoué: Would you like your Tattoo applied by a 3D Printer?

Tatoué is a 3D printer converted into a robot tattoo appliance. Could your humble rockstar tattoo artist soon be out of a job...?

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Inspired by beans! Nov 6, 2015
New BioLogic Film Responds to Humidity

MIT's Tangible Media Group wants to make the world's materials "bio." Now, they've created bioLogic: a film that can respond to humidity.

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Smart Tools Nov 4, 2015
Maker Wallet on Kickstarter: RFID Shielded Multitool (and Wallet)

Fashion or Function? Why not both? Currently on Kickstarter, the Maker Wallet is a tiny tool kit and wallet with an RFID shield.

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Father of Modern Printing Nov 3, 2015
3D Printed Book of Louis Sullivan’s Lost Architecture

Louis Sullivan is often called the "father of skyscrapers". Thanks to creative maker Tom Burtonwood, you can now 3D print his early works.

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Crime Does Not Pay Nov 2, 2015
8 out of 10 Thieves Would Steal a Polar 3D Printer over a MakerBot Replicator

After a gang of thieves raided the Polar 3D HQ last August, the company is using the robbery as a springboard for a smart marketing campaign.

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3D Printing Concrete Oct 30, 2015
3D Printed Concrete at Eindhoven University of Technology

A team at the Eindhoven University of Technology has 3D printed concrete, earning them fans and backers.

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Bionic Kitty Oct 29, 2015
Pet Owner Makes 3D Printed Orthosis For Disabled Cat

Scottish kitty Sprocket has had hard times. Thanks to his vet and owner, a 3D printed leg brace may save him from surgery.

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SNIKT! Oct 28, 2015
Hey Bub! Check out these 3D Printed Wolverine Claws

Dress up as a mutant superhero this Halloween with these 3D printed Wolverine claws. Cut through candy bags like a hot knife through butter.

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Human-Robot Interaction Oct 27, 2015
Soft Robotics: Shake Hands With 3D Printed Robot Hand

Just in from Dutch Design Week 2015: Company Soft Robotics introduced a 3D printed robotic hand that responds to human grip.

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Who's thankful for 3D Printing? Oct 26, 2015
10 Ways 3D Printing Will Make Thanksgiving Better

How will 3D Printing change the future of Thanksgiving? Here's 10 ways future Turkey Day will be even better.

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Free Filaments! Oct 26, 2015
Pinshape Gives Away Free Filament

Everything is better when it's free. That's why Pinshape will be handing out 200 rolls of Madesolid PET+ this October via the Madesolid Filament Giveaway.

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Good Vibrations Oct 23, 2015
Ontenna Hairclip Converts Sounds into Vibrations for Hearing Impaired

A 3D printed hairclip translates external sounds into vibration. "Ontenna" could be a big step for the hearing impaired.

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Printing For Heritage Oct 21, 2015
Resurrecting the Bodies of Pompeii with 3D Printing

Thanks to Italian 3D Printing company WASP, 3D scanned and printed models of the casts from Pompeii can be seen up close and personal.

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3D Printed Paper Drone Oct 20, 2015
Japanese Paper Drone Weighs 1oz, Flies Like a Bird

A Japanese company showed a crane-shaped drone made from paper and 3D prints. It's energy-efficient, flies like a bird and just beautiful.

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New Level of Robotic Agility Oct 19, 2015
3D Printed Robot Tentacle

Engineers at Cornell University are perfecting methods to 3D print a realistic, adaptable tentacle. This helps robots to become more agile and dependable.

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