On Reddit, u/liluberninjadl posted this tiny 3D-printed GPU which, on close inspection, turns out to be a thumbdrive. You won't be mining or gamering with it, but isn't it adorable?
When I was a kid growing up in the 60s and 70s, I lived for the Vac-u-Form, the Thingmaker, and Creepy Crawlers. This video looks at the long, circuitous history of Creepy Crawlers, from its roots as a Vac-u-Form accessory to several generations of dedicated Thingmakers to the Bug Maker injection molding toy to the… READ THE REST
Riverhead, New York is on the east side of Long Island, not far from the Hamptons. And there you can buy a 3-bedroom, 2-bath house for $300,000—about half of the average new home cost in the area—that was entirely 3D-printed. From CNN: The company can set up its Autonomous Robotic Construction System (ARCS) at a… READ THE REST
Barcelona-based Novameat used a 3D printer to extrude a mix of lab-grown animal and plant cells into the largest ever cut of "meat analog." Founder and CEO Giuseppe Scionti is no stranger to in vitro proteins: He was previously a Polytechnic University of Catalonia research professor focused on tissue engineering for biomedical applications. From IEEE… READ THE REST
There are plenty of top-notch quality knives and knife sets crafted all over the world, from Germany, France, and the heart of Europe, to plenty of premium craftsmen in the U.S. But there's definitely something about a finely honed blade made from Japanese steel that still absolutely stops knife shoppers dead in their tracks. For… READ THE REST
If you're itching for a computer upgrade, Hewlett Packard is one of the half-dozen brands you can buy sight unseen and know you're getting a quality rig. Of course, where's the fun in buying a computer sight unseen? Right now, HP is giving everybody an eyeful of everything, making loads of renewed and fully restored… READ THE REST
As a summer of outdoor activities gets closer, all those "go big" plans for 2021 — the year the world reopened — are going to have to get real. But it's not just about where you're going. It's also about how you're getting there. And how you're trudging all those umbrellas and towels out to… READ THE REST