3D printers next big industrial thing

3D Printed Homes for the Developing World

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We already know about inexpensive 3D Printed houses.
We are learning every day what progress is. Is it worth it or not.:)

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The future of 3D Print fashion and imagination

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The future of 3D Print fashion and imagination.
“We are in an extremely individualistic age of fashion,” explains Michelle Finamore, curator of Fashion Arts at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts and co-curator of the current exhibit.

3D Printed Electric Unicycle

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3D Printed Electric Unicycle

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Actually riding around at 30 km/h on a 3D printed means of transportation is pretty gnarly, if not foolhardy. So we were actually pleased when we dug deeper and discovered that [E-Mat]’s unicycle build is actually just a very nice cover and battery holder. We say “just”, but a 3D-printed design takes a couple of…

via 3D Printed Electric Unicycle — Hackaday

Disabled Wisconsin Duck walks with 3D Printed Feet

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Disabled Wisconsin Duck walks with 3D Printed Feet

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A duck named Phillip lost his feet to frostbite in Wisconsin.  He was found by a teacher Vicki Rabe-Harrison who first considered euthanizing him considering his condition.  Instead, she contacted Jason Jischke, a middle school teacher who had a 3D printer in his class.  Jason asked her not to put Phillip down.  Jason worked with his students to develop feet for Phillip.  After multiple attempts, finally they managed to 3D print feet that fit Phillip.  Phillip struggled initially with the prosthetic feet but figured out fast how to use them.  He got a second life thanks to his 3D printed feet.  Phillip now lives in Wisconsin’s Autumn Farm Sanctuary, near Lake Michigan with other duck friends.

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/phillip-duck-3d-printed-feet-disabled-wisconsin-autumn-farm-animal-sanctuary-a6992656.html

 

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2016/04/wisconsin_duck_named_phillip_g.html