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 impressive 40W laser shotgun and a new kind of coffee cup that’s made from coffee grounds themselves to an update on the latest in Rhino 5 for Mac and more…

So lay back, relax and take a load off while reading the top ten stories on SolidSmack this past week.

Oh and uh…don’t forget to shed some much-needed sunlight on your face, too.

22-Year-Old Laser Aficionado Hand Builds a High-Powered 40W Laser Shotgun


“When it comes to weekend build projects that involve lasers, death rays and fire, few people can top 22-year-old chemistry, physics and math triple-major Drake Anthony in the badassery department…”

Weekly App Smack 24.15: Curator, SmartUp, WPS Office, Sunrise Calendar and More…


“This week we have an entirely new way of curating inspiration images from across your favorite digital platforms including webpages and apps, a unique way of gathering virtual startup insight, one of the best-looking calendars for Android and more…”

Kaffeeform Fabricates Reusable Coffee Cups out of Discarded Coffee Grounds


“With the amount of daily coffee consumption continuing to grow daily worldwide (last count: 2.25 billion cups of coffee per day), it would seem to make sense to start looking into alternative uses for both discarded material as well as the processed beans themselves…”

McNeel Announces New App Platform for Rhino and Rhino 5 for Mac Pricing


“With the recent announcement that they will finally be releasing their Rhino for Mac after years in development, Rhino developers McNeel have been showing no signs of slowing down their launch…”

Microsoft’s Gigantic 4K 55- & 84-Inch Surface Hub Displays Will Arrive in September


“Although they’ve been putting a lot of focus and attention towards touting their new HoloLens and Windows 10, Microsoft has also been busy developing their gigantic touchscreen Surface Hub – which was first announced back in January…”

The Future of Designing Wearables Could Include Projecting CAD Directly onto Your Body


“As design customization, 3D printing and wearable technology each continue to rise in popularity, experimental design collective Madlab has developed a solution that converges all three into a seamless user experience with no CAD skills required…”