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Matthew Mensley

Matthew Mensley is not a big fan of writing about himself in the third person. He is, though, a fan of writing, punning (the lowest, and most excellent form of wit) and all things tech.

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No Place to Hide Aug 15, 2017
Oddviz 3D Imaging Technique Lets You Peek Inside Buildings

Like something out of a hokey sci-fi movie, this photogrammetry use gives astonishing navigable 3D scans of real buildings.

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Simplicity, Oversimplified Aug 15, 2017
Sindoh 3DWOX DP200 3D Printer Review: Stiflingly Simplified

Sindoh's 3DWOX DP200 is a smart 3D printer that removes some of the fuss of 3D printing, for a middling price, but... Read our full review.

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Wet Science Aug 14, 2017
Custom SLA Solution Makes Innovative Microfluidics Devices Possible

Researchers from Brigham Young University have created a custom SLA 3D printer and resin so they can print tiny microfluidics devices.

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Opening Doors Jul 31, 2017
This Open-Source Robot Can Crack A Safe in 30 Minutes

Using cheap open-source hardware and 3D printed parts, a group of hackers have brute-forced their way into a safe at the DEF CON conference.

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Gotta STARTT Somewhere Jul 18, 2017
Build a Cheap DIY 3D Printer Kit for $99: The iMakr STARTT

A DIY 3D printer kit for beginners, the STARTT stands apart for good reason: it costs just $99. Learn how to build your own with our guide.

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Executive Fishing Jul 14, 2017
Carl Bass, Former CEO of Autodesk, Joins Formlabs Board of Directors

Hot on the heels of introducing new technologies and machines to its lineup, Formlabs announces a valuable addition to its board.

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Laser Layers Jul 7, 2017
This Charity Auction Watch Has a Unique Metal Sintered Case

Watch magazine Hodinkee and watchmaker Ressence have teamed up to create a one-off timepiece with a special 3D printed case.

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Get Your Game On Jul 4, 2017
20 Special PS4 Mods & Accessories You Can’t Buy (But 3D Print)

Looking for something special for your PlayStation 4? Here are the 20 best PS4 mods and accessories that you can't buy but 3D print.

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Get Your Bearings Jun 30, 2017
Best Fidget Spinner Bearings: What to Know & Which to Buy

Looking for the best fidget spinner bearings? Check out our guide to the best bearings and how to make your spinner spin the longest.

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Metal Head Jun 21, 2017
Artist Uses 3D Printing to Create Giant Metal Voronoi Sculpture

To create a sculpture for Georgia Tech's new engineering building, artist Julian Voss-Andreae used 3D printing to optimize his workflow.

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Augment Your Virtual Reality Jun 7, 2017
15 Best PSVR Stands & Accessories to DIY or Buy

The PlayStation VR is a winningly affordable entry point to high-end VR. So here's 15 best PSVR stands & accessories to 3D print or buy.

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A Home For Drones Jun 2, 2017
Dubai’s New Drone Laboratory is 3D Printed from Concrete

Netherlands-based concrete 3D printing firm CyBe completes the latest step in the city of Dubai's path to a 3D printed future.

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Wubba Lubba Dub Dub! May 31, 2017
Download Free Rick and Morty STL Files from Humble Bundle

Brighten your home with your own 3D printed Mr. Poopy Butthole and Plumbus models, for free, from the philanthropic game store.

Featured image of Soft 3D Printed Robot Traverses Sand, Enters Your Nightmares
Itsy Bitsy Robot May 17, 2017
Soft 3D Printed Robot Traverses Sand, Enters Your Nightmares

Engineers in the US have developed a soft, walking robot capable of crossing pebble strewn landscapes and climbing obstacles.

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(And One Bus) May 17, 2017
16 Coolest 3D Printed Cars In The World (Right Now)

Produced in ever growing numbers, the 3D printed car is here to stay. Here's 16 of the coolest 3D printed cars in the world right now.

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Skeleton.stl May 15, 2017
3D Print Your Own “Lucy” Hominin Fossil

Thanks to the growing proclivity for community driven research, it's now possible to 3D print your own copy of famous ancient fossil Lucy.

Featured image of Scientists Print Fragile Silicone Structures in a Vat of Goop
Sounds Messy May 12, 2017
Scientists Print Fragile Silicone Structures in a Vat of Goop

Complex 3D printed silicone structures for medical implants are a step closer, thanks to a pioneering new support technique for 3D printing.

Featured image of Repetier-Host 2.0.1 Update Adds Velocity Painting, New Features
Old Dog, New Tricks May 9, 2017
Repetier-Host 2.0.1 Update Adds Velocity Painting, New Features

RepRap stalwart Repetier-Host has flipped the switch on its latest update. Version 2.0.1 includes bug fixes, new icons and a few new tricks.

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Motor Magic May 8, 2017
3D Print Your Own Powerful Brushless Motor

Add a little spice to your hobby crafts with designer Christophe Laimer's guide to build your own powerful 600W brushless motor.

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Cheap Creeps May 1, 2017
Make Your Own Spooky Animatronic Eye in One Day

Instructables user lkkalebob shows us how to creep out friends and family with this DIY animatronic eye project.

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