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Lights Out Ashtray

Eggcrate pattern + Ashtray = Form + Function.  While the undulating peaks and valleys lend a unique, yet familiar appearance, it primarily serves to safely extinguish the smoldering cherry of a cigarette. The convoluted interior surface is scaled to that of a cigarette so that when a butt is pushed into the ashtray, the cherry

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3D printed, already assembled Mechanical “Strandbeest”

No other production method can do this! Theo Jansen at Shapeways For those of you who want’s to see the original creation of the Stransbeest, this feature from BBC is increadible:

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The Maker Movement : Soon a Industrial Revolution?

Home workshop projects used to start with a jigsaw, some screws and a big bottle of glue. But during the last year or two, we’ve seen an incredible new development described as the “Maker Movement”. Do it yourself has gone digital and projects now begin as bits that are transformed into atoms. Almost every Industrial Designers these

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Printing a human kidney: Anthony Atala

Surgeon Anthony Atala demonstrates an early-stage experiment that could someday solve the organ-donor problem: a 3D printer that uses living cells to output a transplantable kidney. Using similar technology, Dr. Atala’s young patient Luke Massella received an engineered bladder 10 years ago; we meet him onstage. (Recorded at TED2011, March 2011, in Long Beach, California. Duration:

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