3D-printed handgun replica iPhone cases have been around for years as a joke. Now that street vendors and online shops are selling realistically-detailed versions, consumer and safety advocates are calling for bans.
This is different than pistol-grip attachments used to film with a phone. When the phone is in a pocket, it looks like a real gun handle. The New York Daily News reports:
Making matters worse is that the gun-handle cases — which can be purchased online or from street vendors throughout the city — also come with an app that puts a picture of a gun barrel on the iPhone’s screen.
In addition to gunmetal black and chrome, some online stores sell colorful options.
According to a recent press release, KFC wants to become a “restaurant of the future” by “crafting the ‘meat of the future,'” with help from a Russian company called 3D Bioprinting Solutions. This initiative, “arose among partners in response to the growing popularity of a healthy lifestyle and nutrition, the annual increase in demand for […]
Experimental fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht—most famous for her Robotic Spider Dress from a few years ago—has now created the Proximity Dress to help with physical distancing during the pandemic. The 3D-printed electromechanical dress poofs out when triggered by proximity and thermal sensors detecting someone getting too close to the wearer. From 3D Printing Media Network: […]
“The glove remover is a simple device that reduces the risk of contamination when changing protective gloves while increasing efficiency and convenience.” The website has a link to the 3D model so you can print your own (if you have a 3D printer or access to one).
Nobody is happy about the current state of our COVID-ravaged education system. With a new school year fast approaching, plans for teaching students still in flux, and political in-fighting driving more fear and confusion about whether or not to re-open campuses, teachers and parents are concerned. Meanwhile, most kids are just fine with spending less […]
Creating a fantasy world for a video or role-playing game is tough enough. In addition to all the game framework and functionality that goes into a build of any size, creators invariably sweat over the most minute details of every weapon, outfit, or other distinctive objects in their game. Even if your game is set […]
We get it. You don’t have to go to the office anymore. That’s no excuse for letting your grooming go positively feral. We’re not saying you need to be GQ cover model-ready every Monday through Friday. But at least put in some effort to keep yourself relatively trimmed, clean, and on point. Even if you […]