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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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Hot Stuff Jul 31, 2018
This Windproof Camping Stove is 3D Printed from Steel

Cast your camp cooking woes to the wind: students at ETH Zurich and Zurich University of the Arts have developed a windproof camp stove that will defeat even the most blustery of gales.

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A New Mighty Mini? Jul 30, 2018
Monoprice Quietly Releases the New MP Select Mini Pro

Packing a removable heated bed, auto-leveling and a slick new Aluminum bod, the Monoprice MP Select Mini Pro looks to be a winning update to the popular Select Mini range. Review the facts of this 3D printer.

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FossilFab Jul 28, 2018
Materialise to 3D Print a Full Mammoth Skeleton

In a holistic demonstration of its abilities, Materialise is creating a complete life-size replica of the Lier Mammoth. The new mammoth skeleton will go on display in the city of Lier, where the original was discovered, in October.

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Made in the USA Jul 27, 2018
MakerGear M3-ID 3D Printer: Review the Specs

Offering dual extrusion alongside a suite of other nifty features, the MakerGear M3-ID is a professional 3D printer looking to rival the best of them. Read on as we review all we know about this dual extrusion 3D printer.

Featured image of TEVO Tornado Review – A Worthy CR-10 Challenger?
CR-10 or Bust? Jul 24, 2018
TEVO Tornado Review – A Worthy CR-10 Challenger?

The TEVO Tornado is a large volume 3D printer that shares much with the popular Creality CR-10. Cheaper than the CR-10 and almost as popular, check out our TEVO Tornado review to see how it stacks up.

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? Get Emojional ? Jul 17, 2018
8 Quirky Emoji 3D Printable Toys and Figures

Celebrate World Emoji Day (yes, it is a thing) in style with this collection of emoji 3D printable figurines, models, toys and other cool stuff.

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Supports for Dayz Jul 10, 2018
Peopoly Launches Asura Print Preparation Software

Peopoly, creator of the exceedingly popular Moai SLA 3D printer kit, has just launched its first dedicated print preparation software. Called Asura, the program is currently in open beta for Windows users and lets you auto-generate supports for your prints.

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Designs to be Printed Jul 6, 2018
All3DP Partners with Volumatik to Offer Bespoke Design Service

Got an idea for a part or project but stuck on how to turn it into a printable 3D model? Well, a new strategic partnership between All3DP's 3D Printing Price Comparison Service and online design studio Volumatik means that not only can you get it printed with All3DP, you can now also get it designed too.

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Bungie Pls Buff Jun 27, 2018
3D Print Your Own Destiny Helm of Saint-14

Anyone still playing Destiny? No? Not that it matters -- a good print is a good print, and this one is particularly spectacular. Print one for yourself and walk in the footsteps of Saint-14 himself.

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Best in Class Jun 26, 2018
MakerBot Certification Program Gets ISTE Seal of Approval

Bolstering it's already robust educational offerings, MakerBot's new Certification Program for educators has earned the ISTE Seal of Alignment -- verification of a resource's quality for educational development.

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Manufacturing Flair May 26, 2018
New Kickstarter Initiative Could Lead to More Successful 3D Printing Campaigns

Popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has just introduced its Hardware Studio Connection program. Campaigns enrolled to the initiative receive support to deliver achievable hardware targets.

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Pushing the Right Buttons May 17, 2018
Microsoft Debuts Xbox Adaptive Controller for Limited-Mobility Gamers

Developed at Microsoft's expansive campus in Redmond, Washington, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is a first of its kind for the company: a hardware peripheral created with an inclusive design approach.

Featured image of SodaStream Creates 3D Printed Bottle Hats for Royal Wedding Charity Auction
Hats Off May 15, 2018
SodaStream Creates 3D Printed Bottle Hats for Royal Wedding Charity Auction

In celebration of the upcoming nuptials between Britain's Prince Harry and American Actor Meghan Markle, SodaStream has turned to 3D printing to create a limited set of bottle hats for a special auction.

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But Does it Make the Kessel Run in 12 Parsecs? May 13, 2018
This Millennium Falcon-Themed Nissan is Partially 3D Printed

As the hype machine cranks into gear ahead of this month's release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm and Nissan have partnered to create a Millennium Falcon-themed Nissan Rogue.

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From Game to Print Bed? May 11, 2018
Export Collada Files from New PSVR Painting App

A new VR painting application has just released for PlayStation 4. Titled CoolPaintrVR, the app allows you to paint and sculpt in VR and export your creations to 3D modeling software and platforms.

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Free Stuff May 10, 2018
Autodesk Ditches Subscriptions for SketchBook, Now a Free Download

As of the end of April, Autodesk's SketchBook artwork software has transitioned from a paid subscription model to completely free for individual users. Users can sketch away on any device to their heart's content without spending a dime.

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Maybe Even 3D Print It May 10, 2018
Download Your Very Own Digital Copy of Boston

Boston's Planning & Development Agency has been busy. Courtesy of the aforementioned, you can download CAD files in a variety of formats of the entire city and see visualizations of city-wide data like flooding and energy usage.

Featured image of Autodesk’s Pier 9 Releases Free Workshops for Wood, Metal, CNC & 3D Print Machinery
Workshop Wisdom May 8, 2018
Autodesk’s Pier 9 Releases Free Workshops for Wood, Metal, CNC & 3D Print Machinery

Learn metal, wood, CNC and 3D print shop skills with this wealth of highly produced workshops developed at Autodesk's high tech Pier 9 fablab facility.

Featured image of Stratasys Expands Color Capabilities of J750 Printer, Debuts New J735 Machine
Taste the Rainbow May 5, 2018
Stratasys Expands Color Capabilities of J750 Printer, Debuts New J735 Machine

Among the multitude of Rapid + TCT announcements, Stratasys showed off the impressive capabilities of its upgraded J750 PolyJet 3D printer alongside the brand new J735. Both can print over 500,000 color combinations in addition to textures and transparent parts -- all in the same print.

Featured image of Project of the Week: Make Your Own Coin-Spitting Mario Question Block
1-Up May 3, 2018
Project of the Week: Make Your Own Coin-Spitting Mario Question Block

For this week's Project of the Week, 3D print and Arduino your way to this coin-spitting Question Block from universe of Nintendo favorite, Mario.

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