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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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Fake Chews! Apr 28, 2017
The Only Threatening Thing About This Trump is its Sugar Content

Well, it's 100 days later and all we have to show for it are these fruity Gummy Trumps, made possible with 3D printing.

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No Fries Apr 25, 2017
Milkshake3D 3D Printer: Interview with Creators Orbi Labs

The Milkshake3D DLP 3D printer has blown through its Kickstarter target. We talk to its creators, Orbi Labs, to learn more about the project.

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SLS For Less Apr 18, 2017
3D Systems Cuts the Price of the ProX SLS 500 System

In an aggressive new strategy to gain market share, 3D Systems slashes tens of thousands of dollars from one of its SLS 3D printing systems.

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Lulzbot Got Bank Apr 14, 2017
Aleph Objects Grows with New Office Expansion & Credit Line

With a brand new facility and huge credit line to its name, Aleph Objects is a picture of health for the desktop 3D printing industry.

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*Elephant Noises* Apr 13, 2017
This 3D Printed Mammoth Fossil is Made in Virtual Reality

Youtuber Make Anything shows us VR and 3D printing can play nice with this cool video walk-through of creating a mammoth skeleton.

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Counting Carats Apr 12, 2017
Isharya Launches Debut Line of 3D Printed Jewelry

Complementing its handmade in India, Californian-chic pieces, Isharya joins the ranks of creators using 3D printing to forge unique shapes.

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Boeing Up Apr 11, 2017
Boeing Innovates With Cost-Cutting Printed Titanium Parts

Aviation giant enlists Norsk Titanium to make structural parts for 787 Dreamliner aircraft, potentially saving millions in production costs.

Featured image of Enthusiasts Print Scarce Metal Parts For P-51D Mustang Plane
Air Care Apr 10, 2017
Enthusiasts Print Scarce Metal Parts For P-51D Mustang Plane

Former Proto Labs Exec and president of Concept Laser team up to improve a classic wartime fighter plane with metal additive manufacturing.

Featured image of Atlanta Museum Shines a Light on the Future of Food (feat. 3D Printing)
Food for Thought Apr 6, 2017
Atlanta Museum Shines a Light on the Future of Food (feat. 3D Printing)

Highlighting the need for change in today's food supply chain, the Food by Design exhibition showcases new tech to help us eat better.

Featured image of Italian Volt Lacama: Your Own Personalized Electric Motorbike?
Amp It Up Apr 4, 2017
Italian Volt Lacama: Your Own Personalized Electric Motorbike?

Aiming to make its debut bike personal, Italian Volt 3D prints parts of its Lacama electric motocycle to change its shape and characteristics.

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Dielectric Inks to Diuretic Links Apr 3, 2017
Nano Dimension Aims For Bio-Printing With Surprising Patent

Israeli 3D printing company Nano Dimension has filed a patent application for 3D inkjet printing of multi-layered bioartificial structures.

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Power Tools Mar 31, 2017
Stanley Model 1: A New (Or Old) Tool For Your Workshop?

Power tool producer Stanley Black & Decker is jumping into the desktop 3D printing game with the release of the Stanley Model 1 3D printer.

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Robot Grooves Mar 31, 2017
Light-Up Helmet Steals the Show in Jamiroquai Music Video

For his Automaton music video, Jamiroquai frontman wears illuminated 3D printed headgear crafted by London-based designer Moritz Waldemeyer.

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Prized Piper Mar 30, 2017
Structur3D & Ultimaker Find Sweet Spot With Discov3ry Complete

Proving 3D printing chocolate can be a desktop thing, Structur3D releases video demoing chocolate extrusion, and an Ultimaker printer bundle.

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Lift Off Mar 29, 2017
Airbus Debuts Space Saving 3D Printed Part For Its New Jets

Furthering additive manufacturing in design & parts production, Airbus integrates 3D printed pieces in the design of its new A330neo jet.

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Designs You Can Touch Mar 28, 2017
New MakeVR Modeling App Allows for 3D Printing VR Designs

Bringing powerful design tools to your fingertips, MakeVR has just launched for the HTC Vive. Best of all, you can 3D print your designs.

Featured image of Full Color 3D Printing: From Junkstrap to Delta CMYKW Printer
One to Swatch Mar 27, 2017
Full Color 3D Printing: From Junkstrap to Delta CMYKW Printer

At the Midwest RepRap Festival, maker Daren Schwenke showed off his homemade Arcus 3D full color 3D printer.

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2 Become 1 Mar 24, 2017
E3D Unveils New Titan Aero Extruder & Hot End Combo

Building on the success of its Titan extruder and V6 hot end, E3D launches the lightweight and compact Titan Aero extruder-hot end 2-in-1.

Featured image of Start-up Renca Creates Eco-Cement Fit for 3D Printing
Set in Stone Mar 23, 2017
Start-up Renca Creates Eco-Cement Fit for 3D Printing

In Dubai, an innovative new geopolymer cement mixture created by startup Renca could be the catalyst for future 3D printed buildings.

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Printing Bacteria Mar 22, 2017
3D Printed Bacteria May Lead to Custom Graphene Materials

A team of researchers in the Netherlands has had a paper published, detailing an exciting new method to effectively 3D print bacteria.

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