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Check out our latest features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories about 3D printing, CAD and more.

Jan 29, 2016
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GLITTER BOMBS GO!
Amazing Superhero Cyborg Kids with 3D Printed Superpowers

KIDmob is helping kids 3D print their own prosthetics and become... SUPERHERO CYBORGS! Here are five of our favorite new superheroes.

Jan 27, 2016
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3D Printing Markets And Myths
3D Printing is a Big Deal But Comparing it to The Internet Is Not Helpful

3D printing does have a relationship with the internet but it’s not analogous, thinks All3DP’s columnist Rachel Park. Here’s why.

Jan 26, 2016
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3D Printing Know-how
3D Printing Speed: How Fast Can 3D Printers Go?

What's the fastest 3D printing speed? And what impact does the 3D printer's speed have on the duration of the print process?

Jan 26, 2016
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Living the Internet of Things
Casa Jasmina: Where Arts and Arduinos Meet

Many companies are talking about the Internet of Things. Casa Jasmina, the brainchild of artists, activists and Arduino, makes the fully connected open home become a reality.

Jan 25, 2016
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Comment from Rachel Park
3D Printing & Education: How To Convert 3D Printing Awareness

Getting your feet wet in 3D printing is becoming increasingly important, says Rachel Park. Also, businesses could take an active role in supporting their current workforces.

Jan 21, 2016
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Birdhouse
Beautiful 3D Printed Aviary is Not Just for the Birds

Graduating from hobbyist to entrepreneur, Vicky Somma uses Simplify3D and her MakerGear M2 to create and sell beautiful 3D printed aviary designs.

Jan 19, 2016
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Today's Special
SCOFF3D Wants to Open a 3D Printed Food Cafe

What's on the menu today? How about food entirely produced on a 3D printer? SCOFF3D is a Kickstarter campaign to bring 3D printed food to the mainstream.

Jan 18, 2016
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3D Printing & Education: First An Overview

3D printing should be added to the curriculum, says Rachel Park. Still, we must overcome a number of barriers for widespread adoption.

Jan 16, 2016
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Joggers be Curious
BASE by Wiivv Insoles: Frequently Asked Questions

Thinking of backing the 3D Printed BASE by Wiivv insoles on Kickstarter? Read through these FAQs before you make a pledge.

Jan 14, 2016
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Seeds of Change
FarmTools3D uses 3D Printing to Bring Better Farming to All

Democratized, open source agriculture sounds like an unusual concept, but that's exactly what FarmTools3D hopes to achieve with 3D printing.

Jan 14, 2016
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Something Old, Something...
3D Printed Wedding: All You Need to Know

Planning a wedding, or just your pinterest board? Here are some affordable, incredible and precious 3D Printed Wedding Must-Haves.

Jan 12, 2016
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Undetectable Firearms
3D Printed Guns: What’s the Best Way to Legislate?

US Congressman Steve Israel wants 3D printed guns included in new gun control laws. Given the difficult history of the subject, does he have a chance?

Jan 12, 2016
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3D Printed Insoles
3D Printed Insoles: Personalized Insoles for Superior Comfort

The comfort of your feet is within reach, with the booming business of 3D printed customized in-soles. If you own a printer, can even make them yourself.

Jan 11, 2016
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3D Printing to the Rescue!
11 Animals Helped Out by 3D Printed Prostheses

3D printed prosthetics don't just help out humans. Here is a list of animals who have been aided by 3d printed prostheses, too!

Jan 8, 2016
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In Case You Couldn’t Make It To CES
3D Printing At CES 2016: What You Need To Know

At CES 2015, 3D printing was Everybody’s Darling. CES 2016 was a bit quieter. But a lot of clever improvements were shown that make 3D printing much better.