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This Aussie Robot Can 3D Print A House Using Bricks

Video: An Australian company from WA has built a prototype bricklaying machine that can build a house four times faster than a human brickie, just as precisely and with all the necessary cutting and placement all done from a robot that lives on the back of a truck.


This New Website Simplifies The Legal Boundaries Of 3D Printing

A new guide into 3D printing rights and responsibilities has been launched to explain what consumers need to know before printing in 3D, including the potential risks in creating and sharing 3D printable files, and what kinds of safeguards are in place.

The website “Everything you need to get started in 3D printing” was developed by staff at the University of Melbourne in response to the growing number of users keen to find, share, and create 3D printed goods online.


You Can Now 3D-Print One Of Watchmaking's Modern Mechanical Marvels

Watchmakers are always striving to add more features to their timepieces, but it’s the most simple and obvious feature — accurately keeping the time — that’s the holy grail of horology. And now you can 3D-print a tourbillon, a complex device that improves a watch’s accuracy, and marvel at its mechanics.


Brilliant iPhone Case Makes It Way Easier To Catch Pokemon

If you’re struggling to build your Pokemon posse because your Pokeballs are curving all over the place, Jon Cleaver has created a simple but brilliant iPhone case that serves as a guide for your finger to keep launches dead-straight, and vastly improve your monster capturing skills in Pokemon GO.


Police Want To 3D Print A Dead Man's Fingers To Unlock His Phone

Asking Apple to help break into an iPhone is so three months ago. Police have a new, and higher-tech idea: 3D print the fingers of a dead man and use those fingerprints to unlock the phone instead.


This DIY Pokedex Battery Case Is The Pokemon GO Accessory You Have Been Waiting For

Do you own a 3D printer that works? Do you play Pokemon GO? Do you have a driving need to charge your phone while trekking across the city in hunt of the last Eevee? Then you need this snazzy Pokedex battery case. It won’t actually talk to you like a Pokedex. Or guide you like a Pokedex. But it will augment your reality more than Pokemon GO is already augmenting it. The only issue? Unlike in the case of Ash, you’ll have to build this Pokedex yourself.


10 Mindblowingly Futuristic Technologies That Will Appear By The 2030s

Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive technological innovations in the coming years. Here are 10 mindblowingly futuristic technologies that should appear by the 2030s.


3D-Printed Gatling Gun Fires 48 Rubber Bands in Mere Seconds

Matthew Davis’ Arcus is officially the most impressive thing we’ve ever seen come out of a 3D printer. Sure, cheap prosthetics and replacement body parts are important uses of the technology, but this spinning rubber band blaster is what finally makes us want to put a 3D printer on our desks.


Building This Transforming Voltron Is The Only Reason You Need A 3D Printer

With Voltron back on Netflix as a new animated series, there is sure to be a flood of new lion-bot toys hitting the market. But if you have access to a 3D printer and a lot of time and patience, you can download and print Jurica Pranjic’s fully-transforming and assembling Voltron replica for free.


Cancer Survivor Receives Jaw Thanks To New 3D Printing Technique

Shirley Anderson of Indiana was in great need of a prosthesis. Doctors found a cancerous lump on his tongue in the 1998 and shortly after, he began radiation treatments. He underwent a radium implant to help him replace some of his lower jaw, but it didn’t work. So he turned to prosthetics.


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