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You Can Now 3D Print with Metal at Home

Finally: an open-source metal 3D printer that can be built for less than $2000.

"Is 3-D Printing the Future of the Jewelry Industry?" article by JCK magazine. Photo of Radiolaria necklace by Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg.

Over the past few years, we've seen 3D printing prove itself an invaluable resource for engineers. It's helped us build prosthetics, instruments, drones – hell, we've even printed a mini jet engine that can blast at 33,000 RPM. But in the hands of creatives, the hackable tech has done something else entirely: allowed them to make unbelievable art. For University of Chicago assistant professor Dr. Allan Drummond, that art comes in the form of resurrecting ancient beasts. A biochemistry and…

From Food to Furniture: 10 Dazzling Laser-Cutter Projects

3-D printers are an exciting technology, but another hot new tool may have just as significant of an impact in real-world projects.

Bring the Elven Court in Your Home with this Set of Elven Silverware

This beautiful set of "Setae Flatware" was created by the folks at the Francis…

3D Printing: Everything You Need to Know in 2 Minutes

Here's everything you need to know about 3D printing. (scheduled via

DARPA (that is, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) was founded in 1958 and maintains a mission to 'prevent strategic surprise' from interfering with