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Sean Rohringer

Sean hails from the Middle-of-Nowhere, Canada (also known as Winnipeg). Despite 8 years of studying computer and electrical engineering, he now works exclusively in the realm of English -- writing, editing, and tutoring. Outside of work, he is an avid climber, CrossFitter, and salsa dancer.

By Sean Rohringer

Dec 11, 2017
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No Questions Asked!
Redditor 3D Prints WiFi Password as a QR Code Coaster

Ever wish there was an easy way to share your WiFi password with your friends? Here's the answer: A 3D printed QR code coaster!

Dec 10, 2017
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Pasta Art
Barilla Announces 3 Winners in 3D Printed Pasta Competition

Barilla has selected three winners for their second 3D printed pasta competition, chosen from a pool of over a thousand entries!

Dec 7, 2017
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Maori Might
12-Meter Maori Sculpture to be 3D Printed in Rotorua, NZ

A 12-meter, 1800-pound sculpture, inspired by Maori tradition, is to be 3D printed and placed outside Rotorua, New Zealand.

Dec 7, 2017
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Bend It!
Kyoto Student 3D Prints a Plywood Bending Jig

Ryo Kosaka, a maker and student at Kyoto Institute of Technology, develops a method of bending plywood using 3D printed joints and SPF boards.

Dec 5, 2017
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SLS Takes Gold
Sinterit Lisa Goes to MyMiniFactory Design Challenge Winner

The first MyMiniFactory Design Challenge is over! Four winners took the stage, with first place going home with a Sinterit Lisa 3D printer!

Dec 4, 2017
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A Watershed Innovation
AquaRoot: Customized Biodegradable Irrigation Pipes

Irish company AquaRoot Technologies has developed a way to easily create irrigation pipes that are both biodegradable and customized.

Dec 3, 2017
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Offline all the time!
A Real-Life Version of the Chrome T-Rex Game

Google Developer Uri Shaked created a real-life version of the Chrome T-Rex game, first for Geekcon, then for the Chrome Developer Summit.

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Budget Science
Researchers Turn Smartphone into a Microscope

Researchers at the University of Houston have developed a way for just about anyone to turn their smartphone's camera into a microscope.

Nov 30, 2017
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Living Plastic
Lego’s First AR App Brings Dragons and Pirates to Life

Imaginations come to life with Lego's first augmented reality app. Capture the flurry of dragons, trains, and pirate ships on video!

Nov 27, 2017
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Augmented Activities
Students Develop 3D Printed Assistive Devices for Veterans

College students in Cleveland, Ohio have designed and 3D printed assistive devices for disabled veterans according to their desires.

Nov 16, 2017
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A Museum for Ants?
Miniature Mollusk Museum in Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library is now home to a museum the size of a vending machine, featuring videos, holograms, and 3D prints of mollusks.

Nov 15, 2017
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Powerful Powders
6 Benchtop SLS Printers for Small Businesses

Though relatively new to the 3D printing world, small-scale SLS printers are slowly gaining popularity, thanks to their high-quality prints.

Nov 14, 2017
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3D Child's Play
AstroPrint Releases Toy Maker App for Children

Cloud platform AstroPrint has released Toy Maker, an app that enables children to find and print their own toys.

Oct 23, 2017
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Stand Tall
G.I. Joe Receives 3D Printed Prosthetic Foot

A redditor takes 3D printed prosthetics one step further by modeling and creating a new foot for his father's beloved G.I. Joe action figure.

Oct 22, 2017
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Capturing Life
Detu to Release 8K 360 Degree VR Camera

Chinese manufacturer Detu is set to release their latest model of VR camera, the F4 Plus, capable of 8K live streaming in 360 degrees.