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It’s Finally Here: Luxion and Pixologic Partner to Release KeyShot for ZBrush + Bridge

8 hours ago

When it comes to CAD software, ZBrush, like many other types of digital sculpting software, can oftentimes be compared to the odd friend in the group that nobody really knows…

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Researchers Use This One Weird Trick to Make Superhydrophobic Metal

10 hours ago

Brace yourselves – this is actually a pretty big deal. Last week, researchers out of the University of Rochester used laser etching methods to create unique patterns that made metal…

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Smoothie-3D is a Deliciously Free Photo-to-3D Modeling and 3D Printing Tool

13 hours ago

One long-standing user problem for 3D content creators has been in turning 2D images into 3D models, as we have the tools of photography within our grasp at all times…

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Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 05.15

14 hours ago

With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you. This…

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Build Your Own Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM) for Viewing Atomic Structures

1 day ago

With an 80 cent piezo buzzer, tungsten wire and some spare MDF, Dan Berard has managed to build an working Scanning Tunneling Microscope that can image whole atomic structures. Arthur C….

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Modular Nerf Blaster Lets Kids Play Engineer with Over 30 Possible Design Combinations

2 days ago

For those that grew up in the 1980s and early 1990s, it’s likely that some of the best weekends-ever consisted of epic Nerf soft-dart Blaster fights and fort-building. Unlike LEGOs,…

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Fabrisonic – UltraCool Ultrasonic Additive Fabrication

2 days ago

Although there’s an overwhelming amount of column inches expended on consumer 3D Printing, there are some substantial movements in the Industrial 3D Printing World. Fabrisonic has been one of the…

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Azerbaijan Gears up for Their First 3D Print Conference in Baku

2 days ago

Azerbaijan … it sounds sexy, cool and exciting … say it in your mind, “I’m going to Baku, Azerbaijan, for a 3D Print Conference.” Totally exotic and sexy right! Enough…

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Magic Leap – Watch out for Virtual Giant Monsters That Eat Your Loved Ones

2 days ago

Magic Leap. It’s … something. Variously described as a 3D TV, Augmented Reality device or a Virtual Reality device like Oculus Rift, it’s been confirmed via leaks and patents that…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Rebuilds

3 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….