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  • October 9, 2014
    This is a video of the 3-D printed gun that Youtuber Paperfliegerei built that's capable of folding and shooting paper airplanes. It's powered by a cordless drill and can fold and shoot a paper airplane about every three seconds. For reference, that is entirely too slow to br... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2014
    This is the castle playhouse made by Minnesotan (that's somebody from Minnesota) Andrey Rudenko using 3-D printed layers of concrete. Andrey built his own concrete-extruding 3-D printer and printed the pieces to make this castle to test it out. Looks like it works. Eventually... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    Dildo-generator is a "user friendly" (although I struggled to make anything that looked even remotely like somebody would want it inside them) website that allows users to design their own sex toys for 3-D printing. After creating the ideal dimensions for your dildo/buttplug (... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2014
    Berries: everybody loves them. One time in college I was wandering around campus high when I stumbled across a wild blackberry patch. I sat there in the sunlight for like an hour just eating and dyeing my hands purple. It was the best day of my life. Now UK company Dovetail... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2014
    This is art student Peiqi Su's "Penis Wall," a wall of 3-D printed johnsons that can dance to music or interact with a viewer. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Probably not." I'll give you a dollar to run backwards into the wall as fast as you can. The "Penis Wall", as ... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2014
    It's been known for awhile that regular ultrasound treatments can help mend broken bones, the problem is that traditional plaster casts prevent the therapy from being used. Enter these 3-D printed casts, which can be custom printed to allow a space above the fracture for docto... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2014
    Note: Video after the jump gets pretty graphic at the end. Watch right in the middle of dinner if possible. This is the 3-D printed thermoplastic skull recently transplanted on a 22-year old woman's head who has a condition that prevents her regular skull from ever stop growi... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2014
    This is Mortal Coil, a 3-D printed skull slinky designed by Ryan Kittleson. You can buy one on Shapeways for $50. Skulls are cool. We all have one. Some people just have less going on inside theirs. You know who I'm talking about. I'm talking about that really stupid pers... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    This is the robotic air hockey player built by Jose Julio using 3-D printed parts. If I saw this at the arcade I would jam its coin slot with washers then rip one of the guns from Time Crisis loose and smash its brains out. Then beat all the pinball high scores. The robot us... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2014
    These are the 3-D printed fingernail art designs made and sold by The Laser Girls (aka Sarah C. Awad and Dhemerae Ford). Man, I wish I was a Laser Girl. Or a Laser Boy -- I don't care, I just wish I was a laser. You know what laser stands for? "Light amplification by stimul... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    3D Babies will print a replica of your unborn baby using the 3-D ultrasound from a doctor's visit (previously: these ones from Japan based on MRI scans). 3D Babies come in three sizes: a $200 mini, a $400 half-size, and a $600 full size (8-inch) version. They also come in thr... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2014
    Jello shots are basically nature's way of sneaking alcohol into your system without it noticing right away. And now Jeroen Domburg of SpritesMods has built a 3-D printer that can print basic shapes inside of them. They're sure to be a hit at your next sausage party. PI KAPPA... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2013
    This is the 3-D printed pizza made by Natural Machines. Natural Machines is a company in Barcelona that's developing a 3-D food printer called the Foodini. I mean, this is the future after all. We might not have jetpacks, but if I can print my own Twix bars in a year I'm sti... / Continue →
  • November 27, 2013
    This is a set of 3-D printed thorn dice designed by Shapeways user ceramicwombat. You can get plastic versions for as low as $27, but that makes you a cheap-ass. Just save up the $82 and get a decent metal set or don't get any at all. Just think about how badass your next Du... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2013
    This is the stainless steel handgun that was 3-D printed by the folks at Solid Concepts in Texas (where else?) using a direct metal laser sinistering (DMLS) technique. Impressive. Not impressive enough for me to want to fire, but I've never had a gun explode up in my hands be... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2013
    This is the Blizzident toothbrush. It's a toothbrush that's 3-D printed from a mold of your mouth and can allegedly clean your teeth with the effectiveness of three minutes of traditional brushing in just six seconds. And how are you going to spend the 2 minutes and 56-second... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2013
    Don't even act like Tardimus Prime isn't the best name you've ever heard of. Unless you've heard of Optimus Tard, in which case, fine, you win. This is the 3-D printed TARDIS Transformer developed and assembled by Thingiverse member Ellindsey. If you have your own MakerBot 3-... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2013
    This is the $1,350 Robugtix T8, a 3-D printed spider with 26 servo motors that enable it to move eerily like a real spider. Personally, I don't have a problem with spiders. I kind of like them. The only problem is, we don't need more of them. The same amount as now or less ... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2013
    These are the conceptual 3-D printed 'Cortex' casts envisioned by designer Jake Evill (not to be confused with the Jake EVIL, who wants to see us all dead). They're awesome because if you break your arm a frienemy can't draw a penis on your cast. I've had to be casted up thre... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2013
    This is Buttercup the duck. He's a dude though, not a chick. Although I guess all ducks were chicks at one time. "No, they were DUCKLINGS." Damn it all to hell. Anyways, Buttercup was born with a backwards foot that prevented him from walking normally and hurt, and nobody ... / Continue →