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3D Printing News Briefs: August 28, 2018

We’re talking about business, cool products, and events in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by a how-to video on smoothing your 3D prints and a student competition project. Nano…

A 3D Printed Kit Kat Helps Create a Sweet Marriage Proposal

I’m a sucker for a good proposal story; heck, I even enjoy a good promposal, even though at the same time I’m also afraid these might take away from a…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials,…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chelsey Kearney, 3D Model Finisher, Chaos Core Tech

Chelsey Kearney’s husband Garrett, a Pinshape Ambassador who recently judged the Cosplay Design Contest, runs the fun, and informative, 3D design, modeling, and 3D printing Chaos Core Tech YouTube channel, which…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Tessa Nesci, Electrician & YouTuber from Down Under

Not only was my interview with Tessa Nesci informative and inspiring, it was fun. This electrician/3D printing enthusiast has a great sense of determination in her work that is matched…

10-Year-Old Business Owner Does a Lot of Good With Self-Built 3D Printer

There’s no doubt about it, kids these days really seem to enjoy 3D printing. Lots of new 3D printers on the market are kid-friendly and pretty easy to use, like…

Sketchfab Viewer Can Now Be Embedded Into Your Tweets

Do you love to tweet? If so, you join hundreds of millions around the world who love to send out micro-messages, whether making a comment from their personal or business…

SFmototype Kicks Off September 10th: Learn How 3D Printing is Impacting the San Francisco Motorcycle Industry

SF Moto and You3Dit are hosting something more than a happening and more than an event. They are introducing a new lifestyle to the San Francisco area from September 10th through…

Pokemon Go Players Are Finding Real 3D Printed Pokemon at Pokestops and Gyms

If your social media feeds look anything like mine, then they are full of adults running around their cities looking for virtual animals to catch and other adults complaining about…

MakerBot’s #MakerMilestones Contest Winners Include Pet Wheelchairs, 3D Printing Kindergarteners & STEM Education for Girls in Africa

While they are not the oldest 3D printer manufacturer, MakerBot is unquestionably one of the most well-known, and thanks to being purchased by Stratasys in 2013 they are certainly the…

Retail Therapy Patients: Try Taking It to the Next Level With Virtual & Augmented Reality

Whether you are building a new home and buying all new furniture, remodeling, or just adding a new couch and chair to spruce up the living room, adding to your…

Everyone Get your Dragon On.. for #DragonOff… I mean… Let’s All 3D Print Dragons for Free Stuff

3D printing parts and supplies retailer E3D and Rich from RichRap are throwing a 3D printing contest for October and will be giving away some free stuff for the best…

Intel Edison-Containing mostfun Pro 3D Printer Blows Past Initial Kickstarter Goal, Stretches to Offer More to Backers

A little more than a month ago, we were excited to take an early look at the mostfun Pro, the world’s first 3D printer featuring Intel Inside. The first-of-its-kind 3D…

AstroPrint Partners with i.materialise & More

AstroPrint, both a service and a device, lets users control their 3D printers from a tablet or other wireless device and connect to their account on AstroPrint.com. From there, a…

#RememberShafilea: Honor Killing Victim Shafilea Ahmed Remembered Through 3D Printed Sculpture Linked to Tweets

Back in September of 2003, a young woman by the name of Shafilea Ahmed was murdered by her parents, Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed, for the mere fact that she refused…

Start Painting Your Digital Easter Eggs Now to Win 3D Prints in Shapeways/Sketchfab Annual Easter Contest

Digital design and 3D printing are currently — and swiftly — revolutionizing the way individuals are able to produce multitudinous designs and prototypes, from making household items, artwork, and jewelry, to our…

3D Printed Twitter Mood Lamp Assesses the Emotional State of Denver Residents

Some cities conjure particular emotional associations: Seattle is rainy or at least cloudy a good deal of the time, so when you think of Seattle, you may think “gloomy.” New…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 21

This week’s stories we didn’t cover involve lots of talk about size. From the largesse of CyBe’s printed concrete walls and potential houses and Oakland-based Emerging Objects’ planned unveiling of…

belVita uses UP! Plus 3D Printers as Part of Their #MorningWin Twitter Campaign

There are always those cool ideas that help a company’s marketing team really gain some publicity.  The belVita #MorningWin campaign appears to be just that. So what exactly is the…