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Al Biosciences Researchers Modify Printrbot 3D Printers for Detecting Diseases Quickly, Affordably, Easily

Al Biosciences Researchers Modify Printrbot 3D Printers for Detecting Diseases Quickly, Affordably, Easily

While suddenly it may seem that you run into 3D printers everywhere, from shopping at Sam’s Club to stumbling onto a fully decked out 3D printing lab at your neighborhood library, and suddenly one out-of-this-world innovation after another is cropping up, from off-the-grid houses to 3D printed music, the realm is still quite uncharted for […]

While suddenly it may seem that you run into 3D printers everywhere, from shopping at Sam’s Club to stumbling onto a fully decked out 3D printing lab at your neighborhood library, and suddenly one out-of-this-world innovation after another is cropping up, from...
3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a list […]

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a lot of manufacturers with names that you’ve never heard of, it is enough to confuse and scare off anyone. So we’ve put together a...
Learn the Basics of 3D Printing with a Free Online Course from ALISON

Learn the Basics of 3D Printing with a Free Online Course from ALISON

A lot of people are intrigued by 3D printing, but that interest doesn’t get any farther than reading the occasional article. For one thing, 3D printers are expensive; for another, many people just aren’t aware of the resources available to learn about the technology. Even where classes are available, interested individuals can be deterred by the […]

A lot of people are intrigued by 3D printing, but that interest doesn’t get any farther than reading the occasional article. For one thing, 3D printers are expensive; for another, many people just aren’t aware of the resources available to learn about the...
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Mary Poppins Production Benefits from 3D Printed Breakaway Stage Prop

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Mary Poppins Production Benefits from 3D Printed Breakaway Stage Prop

In college, not convinced any of my interests really had long-term professional feasibility, I went the double-major route; if theatre wouldn’t pay the bills, maybe English would? Or a Spanish minor? While that thinking panned out–turns out, you can make a living as a writer/editor!–and I’ve only occasionally had paid work from my theatre degree (note: […]

In college, not convinced any of my interests really had long-term professional feasibility, I went the double-major route; if theatre wouldn’t pay the bills, maybe English would? Or a Spanish minor? While that thinking panned out–turns out, you can make a...
Printrbot Releases Affordable New Upgrades & Features for Play & Simple 3D Printers--Plus More

Printrbot Releases Affordable New Upgrades & Features for Play & Simple 3D Printers--Plus More

In recent months we’ve followed Printrbot as they’ve brought us numerous new releases, produced an educational initiative, and have been the subject of a long long list of positive headlines due to ongoing and very proactive momentum in their company. Also long–and both exciting and beneficial for both current and future users–is the list of new upgrades and […]

In recent months we’ve followed Printrbot as they’ve brought us numerous new releases, produced an educational initiative, and have been the subject of a long long list of positive headlines due to ongoing and very proactive momentum in their company. Also...
Patreon Lets 3D Designer Showcase His Printable RPG Minis and Gain Support

Patreon Lets 3D Designer Showcase His Printable RPG Minis and Gain Support

The tradition of artistic patronage is centuries-old. It wasn’t until the late 19th century in France, when artists like Monet and Degas and the Impressionists began painting largely without being commissioned to do so and exhibiting and selling their own work, that patronage was no longer a requirement for artistic production and success. However, that […]

The tradition of artistic patronage is centuries-old. It wasn’t until the late 19th century in France, when artists like Monet and Degas and the Impressionists began painting largely without being commissioned to do so and exhibiting and selling their own work, that...
The Printrbot Team Assembles 154 Simple Metal 3D Printers in Just 7 Hours

The Printrbot Team Assembles 154 Simple Metal 3D Printers in Just 7 Hours

If you are at all interested in 3D printing, then it’s nearly impossible not to be a fan of Printrbot’s Brook Drumm. Just listening to the man talk for ten seconds it becomes apparent that he’s probably one of the most enthusiastic people on the planet when it comes to 3D printing. This enthusiasm has driven […]

If you are at all interested in 3D printing, then it’s nearly impossible not to be a fan of Printrbot’s Brook Drumm. Just listening to the man talk for ten seconds it becomes apparent that he’s probably one of the most enthusiastic people on the...
Amateur Designer Uses K'NEX Kit to Create a Cheap 3D Printing Filament Spool Holder

Amateur Designer Uses K'NEX Kit to Create a Cheap 3D Printing Filament Spool Holder

Back in 1992, Joel Glickman invented a construction toy system he called K’NEX, and it’s roughly like, and in direct market competition, with Lego, Tinkertoys, and Meccano. A lot like the Tinkertoy, the tiny building system is made up of interlocking plastic rods, connectors, gears, wheels and various other components which are pieced together to […]

Back in 1992, Joel Glickman invented a construction toy system he called K’NEX, and it’s roughly like, and in direct market competition, with Lego, Tinkertoys, and Meccano. A lot like the Tinkertoy, the tiny building system is made up of interlocking...
Printrbot to Launch Major Education Initiatives -- Free One Month Trials & Major Discounts for Schools

Printrbot to Launch Major Education Initiatives -- Free One Month Trials & Major Discounts for Schools

Last year I made the bold prediction that by the end of 2014 30-40% of all high schools in the United States would have at least one 3D printer in use. It’s hard to tell if this prediction was at all accurate, but judging from those who I have spoken to within the education field, it […]

Last year I made the bold prediction that by the end of 2014 30-40% of all high schools in the United States would have at least one 3D printer in use. It’s hard to tell if this prediction was at all accurate, but judging from those who I have spoken to within...
Printrbot Begins Putting Their 3D Printer Files Up on YouMagine for Free Download

Printrbot Begins Putting Their 3D Printer Files Up on YouMagine for Free Download

Open source, you either love the idea or you hate it. It it weren’t for the open sourcing of 3D printer files, the industry would not be nearly where it is today. It allows for individuals and companies to take someone else’s ideas and designs, improve upon them, use them, and redistribute them. When done […]

Open source, you either love the idea or you hate it. It it weren’t for the open sourcing of 3D printer files, the industry would not be nearly where it is today. It allows for individuals and companies to take someone else’s ideas and designs, improve...
RadioShack to Begin Carrying PrintrBot Simple 3D Printers in Stores

RadioShack to Begin Carrying PrintrBot Simple 3D Printers in Stores

One question that comes up a lot, when talking about when 3D printing will come to the masses, is if and when we will be able to walk into a traditional computer/electronics store and buy a 3D printer. In the United States, this has yet to really happen on any kind of large scale. Sure […]

One question that comes up a lot, when talking about when 3D printing will come to the masses, is if and when we will be able to walk into a traditional computer/electronics store and buy a 3D printer. In the United States, this has yet to really happen on any kind of...
New Printrbot Simple Maker's Kit is Released

New Printrbot Simple Maker's Kit is Released

Printrbot is known for their affordable, yet high quality 3D printers. They offer both assembled and DIY maker kits of their hardware.  Unlike most FDM 3D printers on the market today, you can purchase a Printrbot for under $500, and if you are willing to build it yourself, those costs drop even lower.  The company […]

Printrbot is known for their affordable, yet high quality 3D printers. They offer both assembled and DIY maker kits of their hardware.  Unlike most FDM 3D printers on the market today, you can purchase a Printrbot for under $500, and if you are willing to build it...
New Metal Framed Printrbot "Simple," 3D Printer Unveiled

New Metal Framed Printrbot "Simple," 3D Printer Unveiled

As many of you are already are aware, one of the largest 3D printer shows on the planet will take place this week in New York City. The “3D Print Show,” will likely bring with it a steady stream of announcements and news all week long, starting tomorrow, and going into Saturday, the 15th. We […]

As many of you are already are aware, one of the largest 3D printer shows on the planet will take place this week in New York City. The “3D Print Show,” will likely bring with it a steady stream of announcements and news all week long, starting tomorrow,...

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