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Strong Mints
12 Refreshing Altoids Tin Projects to 3D Print

After you've finished chewing over the curiously strong mints, upcycle the distinctive case with one of these excellent Altoids tin projects.

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Too Cool For Spool
Use Leftover Filament Spools as Tool Drawers with this Nifty Hack

Empty filament spools are a nuisance. Hacking objects is not. With 3D printing you can turn a spent spool into a handy storage solution.

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Your Next Laptop?
Check Out this 3D Printed ZX Spectrum Next Laptop

Dorchester 3D's Dan Birch takes the ZX Spectrum Next to the next level with a 3D printed laptop case, making retro-modern keyboard computer a portable slice of nostalgia pie.

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In Your Face
Hackers Crack the iPhone X Face ID System With 3D Printed Mask

The Vietnamese security firm Bkav claims they cracked Apple's Face ID with a mask of 3D printed plastic, silicone, makeup, and paper cutouts.

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OpenSCAD Sesame
Parametric OpenSCAD File Lets You 3D Print Keys

A recent post on engineering project site Hackaday details how to 3D print Kwikset keys. There's a free OpenSCAD file so you can too.

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Opening Doors
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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Freshly Ground
Coffee Maker Transformed into a Delta 3D Printer

The crazy kids at Tropical Labs have devised a Delta style 3D printer by re-purposing the frame and heating element of a coffee maker.

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It's Alive!
Make Your Own Amazon Alexa-Enabled Furby

With just $50 dollars of parts, you can turn a basic Furby into a supercharged IoT Amazon Alexa-enabled Furby.

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The Sound Of Music
3D Print Your Own Covert Bone Conduction Headphones

A French student created his own bone conduction headphones built into 3D printed glasses for covert listening and posted his process on Hackaday so you can create your own too.

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Gcode Cracking
Forgot Your PIN? Use a 3D Printer to Crack it

Using some scripting wizardry and a Lulzbot Mini, PrintedSolid's David Randolph shows us how to crack a 4-digit PIN.

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Put Your Hackin' Gloves On
This Hack Turns Your Ultimaker 3 into an Ambient Light

The folks at Doodle3D have been tinkering around with the Ultimaker API. Their first test? To take control of the Ultimaker 3's lighting.

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When Worlds Collide
3D Printed Case to Run Android on the iPhone

Inventive developer Nick Lee has designed and 3D printed a smartphone case that allows determined techies to run Android on the iPhone.

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