In an awe-inspiring and hear-warming fusion of science fiction, fantasy and charity, an organization called E-Nabling The Future has started distributing superhero-themed 3D-printed prosthetic hands to children in need of them.
Japanese artist Aki Inomata has partnered with, of all things, hermit crabs, to create a brilliant architectural art project. Using a 3D printer, Inomata created clear plastic shells with cities on them that were then promptly inhabited by their new hermit...
Imagine being able to draw a solid 3D object in the air, the way you might draw signs in the air with your finger. That's exactly the idea behind the Lix 3D pen, which can draw solid lines through the air...
Designer Deniz Karasahin has created a prototype for a new kind of cast called “Osteoid” that will hopefully help revolutionize the treatment of broken bones. His 3D-printed cast is stylish and more effective than the currently ubiquitous plaster casts we all...
By merging technology and biology, research group called Mediated Matter created a 3D silk dome "printed" by 6,500 computer-guided live silkworms.
When our devices read our minds we may not need fingers. The Ascent Project imagines how the human hand will evolve in the increasingly digital world!
“The Brew Clip is like nothing you have ever seen before! This gadget is the world’s first 3D printed wallet. Not only can it carry your money and cards, but it also has a built-in bottle opener allowing you to pop open your...
Dita Von Teese is wearing the first 3D-printed dress made by an architect Francis Bitonti and designer Michael Schmidt. The dress has almost 3000 articulated joints, and is adorned with over 13,000 Swarovski crystals.
Have you ever wished you could lift your pen off the paper and draw in the air? Sounds crazy, but now now you can! Peter Dilworth and Maxwell Bogue from Boston-based company WobbleWorks have created the world's first 3D printing pen!
INSIDE³ is a 3D labyrinth which is played blind. It’s a new game presented in the form of a cube. Yep, you guessed it; the INSIDE³ cube is not just great to look at, it is equally difficult to solve.