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Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing The Future of Manufacturing

The 3D printer that costs less than an iPhone:

The 3D printer that costs less than an #iPhone £150 device prints food, jewellery and toys at the touch of a button www.yellowoffice.co.uk

3-D Printing Goes Hollywood With Stop-Motion Animated Feature ParaNorman

ParaNorman: first stop-motion movie to use a 3D color printer to create its puppets' faces. also first feature from Laika Entertainment since its Oscar-nominated 2009 hit Coraline. With tens of thousands of printed parts, millions of hours of work, and billions of pixels invested, the project represents unparalleled innovation in handmade storytelling—and a new future for a 100-year-old art form The darkly comic story of a boy trying to save his hometown from a centuries-old curse.

A Movable, 4D Printed Dress Made with Kinematics

This dress is composed of thousands of interlocking components that were 3D printed as one, single folded piece at the NYC Shapeways factory.

What look like classical Greek carved marble busts are actually thousands of pieces of compressed paper applied with glue in a honeycomb-like structure turning them into flexible, slinky-like pieces of art. | http://www.ifitshipitshere.com/paper-sculptures-by-li-hongbo/

What look like classical Greek carved marble busts are actually thousands of pieces of compressed paper applied with glue in a honeycomb-like structure turning them into flexible, slinky-like pieces of art. | http://www.ifitshipitshere.com/paper-sculptures-by-li-hongbo/

Software lets you see what your child will look like when they grow up

Through the ages: The software scans thousands of Internet pictures to create an 'average face' before applying its aging algorithm

Child's play leads artist to find a whole new way of working... using thousands of wax crayons

Pixelated? Thousands of wax crayons make up a picture of someone's face

Object lesson: How the world of decorative art is being revolutionised

It turns out there's been a design revolution going on right under our noses – though you could be forgiven for having missed it. For thousands of years, we made things by either carving or casting them; after the Industrial Revolution, it was all about mass production. But since the early 1990s, a new way of forging objects has developed: 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing. Essentially, anything you can design or model digitally on a computer can be "printed" in successive…

The 100 best things in the world: 2015 edition

Yes, we know, you've heard of 3D "printers", but this is the first true home system, costing only £850 (most are in the thousands), not the size of a fridge (many are) and requiring no expert knowledge to use (it automatically alters its settings depending on what material you're using), meaning you can create anything from small models to much-needed spare parts. The clincher: It was funded by Kickstarter, and almost tripled its £100,000 goal. £850. cel-robox.com

3D printing breakthrough that could revolutionise medicine: Researchers reveal new way to create artificial human tissue

[Hacking + DIY] 3D printers could be used to make artificial human tissue to replace damaged cells.