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One of Aldi’s Latest Special Buys is a £300 3D Printer

Don't ever let anyone tell you that buying stuff from Aldi (or Lidl, for that matter) is a bad idea. Just because it's cheap doesn't mean it's bad, and their giant £2 rolls of duct tape prove that beyond a doubt. So it's always well worth checking out what they have to offer, and one of the next additions is a 3D printer. Read More >>

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Backer Funds From Kickstarter Campaign Allegedly Stolen to Build a Damn House

Peachy Printer launched on Kickstarter back in September of 2013. It claimed to be the world’s first $100/£69 3D printer and scanner, and raised $651,091 CAD (£350,958) in backer money. Now Rylan Grayston, the company’s CEO, claims that his co-founder David Boe embezzled nearly half of that money, and used it to build himself a new house. Read More >>

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Disney Research 3D-Prints Figurines With the Most Lifelike Hair Ever

3D printing can make an action figure copy of your body and face, but the hair usually ends up looking like a Lego minifig wig. The mad scientists at Disney Research just solved that, with an algorithm so powerful it can trace your hair's shape and colour with ultra-realism. Read More >>

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3D Printing Can Now Be Used to Forge Art

In a move that's liable to have art critics worldwide anxiously readjusting their bowties, a researcher has built a system that can make accurate forgeries copies of large-scale paintings. This should make the next Da Vinci Code more interesting. Read More >>

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A 3D Printer Is Your Time-to-Get-Imaginative Deal of the Day

So then, this whole 3D printing thing. It seems as though you can make anything you like with it -- everything from a spork with a tail right through to a starter pistol with ears. All you need is your imagination and... well... a 3D printer. Read More >>

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Watch the Full Documentary About 3D Printed Weapons Right Here: Click. Print. Gun.

After getting teased with the trailer for Click. Print. Gun, Motherboard's documentary on the 3D printed gun movement, we finally get to watch the whole thing. The doc takes a look at Cody R. Wilson, a 25-year-old University of Texas law student, and how he's been building weapon parts with a 3D printer. Read More >>

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The Terrifying Future is 3D Printed Weapons

Vice Motherboard just released a trailer for Click. Print. Gun., its upcoming documentary on 3D printed guns, and you get to see a glimpse of the terrifying future that is having access to guns and gun parts that you can just click and print. The doc follows Cody R. Wilson, a guy who has home printed a semi-automatic rifle and uploaded all the info on the Internet. Fun! [Vice] Read More >>