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The Oaxis Inkcase Adds a Second Screen to the Back of Your iPhone

8 hours ago

As if the new iPhone 6 hasn’t given users enough new screen real estate, a new product wants essentially double your viewing pleasure. This spring, gadget maker Oaxis will be…

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Pebble Time Wraps Up Record-Breaking $20 Million+ Kickstarter Campaign

17 hours ago

While you were out getting IPAs with friends (or binge-watching on Netflix) last friday night at 10PM ET, the most-funded campaign in the history of Kickstarter was wrapping up after…

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Backyard Prototyping: Sand Casting with Foam Core and Recycled Aluminum Cans

18 hours ago

Last time we checked in with YouTube’s King of Random (AKA Grant Thompson), he was teaching his 3-million YouTube subscribers how to create a backyard foundry for melting down recycled…

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Be Ridiculous: New Short Film Explores the Mind of British Inventor Dominic Wilcox

18 hours ago

For some, working between the worlds of art, design, craft and technology seems like a part of your everyday workflow. For inventor Dominic Wilcox, these means literally taking objects and…

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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 13.15

3 days ago

Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from an exclusive interview with the founder of…

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Friday Smackdown: Squirrel-bone Stump Leg

4 days ago

He was a wee titmouse with an apple and a bag of cracked corn. A long journey lay ahead, fortunate to have a new mechanical leg to replace the squirrel-bone…

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The Copy/Pour Molds Housewares out of Earth Material

4 days ago

Some of the best conceptual manufacturing equipment designs that we’ve seen over the past few years have involved altering traditional processes into more simplified approaches that strip away the complexities…

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Kickstarter Extends Shelf-Life of Projects By Introducing New Spotlight Feature

4 days ago

Although Kickstarter has been responsible for churning out successful product after successful product, what happens to a Kickstarter campaign page after a product launches has been…pretty much nothing. Thanks to…

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Pixar Releases RenderMan Software Used for Toy Story and Other Films…for Free

4 days ago

If creating big budget animated films such as those produced by Pixar and Dreamworks has been on your bucket list, we have good news for you, friends. Pixar has just…

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SolidSmack Radio | Toolbox Machine

6 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new playlist of face-melting great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days….