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Polaroid’s 3D Printer is Almost Ready to Go! On Display at iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show

London’s iMakr Store offers what amounts to a “permanent tradeshow,” as CEO Eric Savant put it–and this past Thursday showed the store acting as an actual tradeshow, with the Desktop…

iMakr’s Desktop 3D Printing Show: Nonstop Action in 3D Printing & Scanning

For a city with millennia of history, London is singularly in tune with the future, as I relearned this past week in my first visit in a decade. I was…

3D Printing Drones Heralding New Age of Disaster Housing

When an area has been impacted by a natural disaster, after the initial rescue and emergency medical care have been addressed, the next step in any effort is to figure…

Official Silversmiths to Her Majesty the Queen Finally Get a 3D Printer

For some established companies, embracing 3D printing has been difficult. It’s understandable, particularly in lines of work that have been relying on handcrafted work or other traditional methods for years….

World’s Tiniest 3D Printed Orchestra is a Tour de Force

We’ve all heard that joke about the world’s smallest violin, right? Thanks to 3D printing, not only is there now really such a thing — along with the violinist that…

3D Printed Replicas of ISIS-Destroyed Temple to be Constructed in New York City and London

In the year AD 32, the people of Palmyra, Syria began constructing a temple that would be consecrated to the Semitic god Bel and become the epicenter of the city’s religious…

London’s Facit Homes: Creating ‘Super Tailored’ Constructions for Consumers via 3D Printing Concept

While it’s clearly evident that 3D printing is poised to ‘change the world’ in many, many ways, from bioprinting to construction, there is still a large majority out there convinced…

Indulge Your Godlike Powers of Creation With 3D Printed Fabulous Beasts

If you’re a gamer, you probably lean towards either tabletop or video games. They’re two very different worlds, but a new startup has found a way to combine the two…

3D LifePrints Needs Help Bringing 3D Printed Prosthetics to the World’s Poorest Regions

If you’ve ever doubted that the world is unbalanced, just take a look at the disparity in medical resources between developed and developing countries. In the United States, for example,…

3D Printing Enthusiasts Celebrate Christmas Early at iMakr’s Annual Holiday Showcase

Most of us have probably attended some sort of Christmas market or showcase at one time or another. From pop-up markets featuring gifts from local artisans, or walk-through displays of lights…

3D Printed Gold Shoes Fit for an Olympian

Decking out the feet of an Olympian is a task to be taken seriously. We are talking about famous tootsies and toes greatly revered by England. And they belong to…

Chinese President Receives a Microscopic 3D Printed Great Wall of China

The Great Wall of China is estimated to be over 13,000 miles long, and, at its tallest, is about 26 feet high. It’s hard to believe that something so massive…

Upcoming 3D Hubs Events: Prague, London, Raleigh, and Calcutta

While many people in the US are preparing Halloween costumes, internationally, there are many 3D printing events sponsored by 3D Hubs. Upcoming events include: a Meetup in Prague, a 3D printing workshop…

Technology for Kids: Foe or Frenemy? London School Bans Technology for Students Altogether

Many parents will tell you that raising children often just seems like one big experiment, with no navigational devices to lead. While there is a world of knowledge out there…

Ockham Razor: Sleek, Simple & Sensible–Pre-Order on Indiegogo Now

The Ockham Razor team is busy writing the book on the zen of shaving–and providing the elegant yet minimalist shaver and 3D travel razor to go with it. We’ve been…

Celebrate the World’s Longest Reigning Monarch by Eating the 3D Printed Queen of All Lollipops

When it’s not at your expense, what could be more delightful than British humor? Hmmm…perhaps scarfing it down in chocolate form from a candy stick?  We don’t think Queen Elizabeth…

This Week’s 3D Hubs Events Include Meetups, Workshops, and a Pub Nite!

The weather is cooling off and leaves are beginning to change and fall, even here in humid Florida, signaling the end of summer. It’s the perfect time of year to see…

Hold on to Your London Vacay with 3D Printed Miniatures from the Dremel 3D Idea Builder

The allure of London, one of the world’s most famous and well-loved cities, is never-ending. For those of us from other areas–and especially the US–this historical city is fascinating because…

3D Printed BioKnit Shoes Aimed at Simplifying Manufacturing and Recycling

Designer Ammo Liao moved from his home of 28 years in Tainan, Taiwan where the buildings and culture inspired him to develop his design skills, and he took those influences…

Rebuilding the Rare Extinct Quagga with 3D Printing & Scanning

A quagga looked like a cross between a zebra and a horse, and though there’s debate over whether a quagga was related to the plains zebra, some authorities have described…

Eat Your Selfie! Makerversity Members Graduate to Launch 3D Printed ‘Candy Mechanics’ Brand

While 3D printing technology may be saving lives, offering unlimited potential in innovation, and generally saving the world, nothing gets people more excited than talking 3D printed food–namely, confections. While…

Architect Julian Hakes Builds His 3D Printed Mojito Shoe

Architect and Designer Julian Hakes recently had an example of his groundbreaking, 3D printed, Mojito shoe included in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” Exhibition. The exhibition,…

3D Printed Jobs: New Jobs Site Focuses on 3D Printing Industry

3DPrintedJobs.com, an international 3D printing careers and jobs website, is here to answer the growing drive to bring together talent and professional need. “Whether you are calling it 3D printing, rapid…

Snugs 3D Scans the Inner Ear for Bespoke Earbuds

There’s no doubt 3D printing technology is making inroads into the audiophile sphere, as witnessed by a host of products now reaching the market. And now a company called Snugs is…