Tag Archive for 3D

‘3D Printable Solar Panels’ Capable of Powering Almost Anything, Coming Soon!

Featured Image: A solar photovoltaic module is composed of individual PV cells. This crystalline-silicon module comprises 4 solar cells and has an aluminum frame and glass on the front. Hewlett-Packard. SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain)

youtube by DAHBOO77

Published on Sep 13, 2014

Printable solar panels are going to be available to us very soon and could power “entire skyscrapers,” Australian researchers say. The very near future will see personal electronic charging transformed, but the potential is growing quickly.

Dig a LITTLE DEEPER ~ THEI Archive: “3D Printing Controversy” 

3D Printing Aircraft Carriers?! (Video Report)


Featured Image: U.S. Navy ships assigned to the George Washington Carrier Strike Group sail in formation for a strike group photo in the Caribbean Sea. 29 April 200. Credit: Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Christopher Stephens. SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain –  (http://www.defenselink.mil/multimedia/about.html 

From youtube uploaded by SourceFedNERD

Published on May 28, 2013

US Navy considering streamlining its supply chain by turning aircraft carriers into floating 3D printing factories.

Feds Delete 3D Gun Blueprints After 100K Downloads (+) UPDATE: Cody Wilson Responds To Congress Shutting Down Website With 3D Printer Gun Designs (Video Report)

Featured Image: Plastic Water Pistol. SOURCE: publicdomainfiles.com

From News Max Thursday, 09 May 2013 06:49 PM

Printable 3D Gun Downloaded 100,000 Times

By Greg Richter

The State Department has demanded they be removed, but free blueprints for a handgun that can be made on a 3D printer already have been downloaded 100,000 times, its maker says.

Lawmakers have expressed dismay over the plastic weapons that use regular ammunition. But the company that invented it says it is an example of technology helping people protect their Second – and First – Amendment rights.

Defense Distributed’s “Liberator” cannot be “seen” by metal detectors, and they allow anyone to basically set up a gun-production facility in his or her own home, Forbes reports. . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by MOXNEWSd0tC0M

Cody Wilson Responds To Congress Shutting Down Website With 3D Printer Gun Designs

Published on May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013 CNN

Staples becomes first major US retailer to sell 3D printers (+) 3D-printed pistol survives test firing (W/Video)

Featured Image: Picture of the ORDbot Quantum 3D printer. CREDIT: Bart Dring. SOURCE: Wikipedia (Fair Use GNU Free Documentation License).

From GizMag By  May 7, 2013

Staples becomes first major US retailer to sell 3D printers

Despite the growing popularity of 3D printers, being limited to purchase through specialist stores and online shops means they still occupy a niche market of hobbyists and professional designers. You can’t just waltz into your local office supply store and pick one up along with a pack of manila folders and paperclips. But soon, you’ll be able to do just that. Office supply chain Staples will become the first major US retailer to offer 3D printers on its shelves, starting with the Cube from 3D Systems. . . . Read Complete Report


From GizMag By  May 6, 2013

3D-printed pistol survives test firing

The potential for 3D-printed guns has (unsurprisingly) generated a great deal of controversy, and the Liberator is no exception. Named after the WWII single shot pistol, this 3D-printed .380 caliber pistol is made almost entirely of plastic and looks more like a nozzle for a water hose than a gun. The weapon has survived multiple firings with very little damage, inspiring enough confidence that designer Cody Wilson has now tested the gun by hand. . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by DXLiberty

 Liberator – Dawn of the Wiki Weapons

Published on May 5, 2013

3D Printing’s First Killer App. Download at DEFCAD.org

Defense Distributed (3D Printed Guns and Ammo) Domain Seized by Feds, Indictments Pending According to Home Page (W/Video)

From IntelHub

By JG Vibes
April 1, 2013

The web domain for Defense Distributed was recently seized, and a notice was placed on the home page stating that individuals involved with the website are being indicted under a grand jury investigation for violating various gun control and intellectual property regulations.

Just a few minutes ago i was doing some research about the progress of 3D printed firearms, and followed a link to the homepage for Defense Distributed, the company that is pioneering the world of 3d printing, specifically guns and ammunition.

I was very disappointed to see the all too familiar federal domain seizure greeting, informing me that not only had the domain been seized, but that individuals involved with the project were being indicted as well. . . .Read Complete Report

From CNN

From youtube  uploaded by vice

Published on Mar 25, 2013

Cody R Wilson has figured out how to print a semi-automatic rifle from the comfort of his own home. Now he’s putting all the information online so that others will join him.

Epic Science: 3D Printing (Video Report) (+) It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up: 3D Printing

Photo: The ORDbot Quantum 3D printer. CREDIT: Bart Dring SOURCE: Wikipedia  (Public Domain)

from youtube uploaded by  MindStuffShow

Published on Mar 28, 2013

Robert and Julie show you what the future of manufacturing looks like with the 3D printer. The possibilities are endless when small bits of material can be arranged in all 3 dimensions of space. Learn more in this video from Stuff to Blow Your Mind.


From Public Knowledge

It Will Be Awesome if They Don’t Screw it Up: 3D Printing

By Michael Weinburg

Nov. 2010

The next great technological disruption is brewing just out of sight. In small workshops, and faceless office parks, and garages, and basements, revolutionaries are tinkering with machines that can turn digital bits into physical atoms. The machines can download plans for a wrench from the Internet and print out a real, working wrench. Users design their own jewelry, gears, brackets, and toys with a computer program, and use their machines to create real jewelry, gears, brackets, and toys.

These machines, generically known as 3D printers, are not imported from the future or the stuff of science fiction. Home versions, imperfect but real, can be had for around $1,000. Every day they get better, and move closer to the mainstream. . . . Read Complete Report

Egyptian Mummy’s Elaborate Hairstyle Revealed in 3D (W/Video)

Photo: An Egyptian mummy kept in the Vatican Museums. CREDIT: Joshua Sherurcij at en.wikipedia.(Public Domain)

From Yahoo News

By Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor

LiveScience.com – Fri, Jan 25, 2013

Nearly 2,000 years ago, at a time when Egypt was under the control of the Roman Empire, a young woman with an elaborate hairstyle was laid to rest only yards away from a king’s pyramid, researchers report.

She was 5 feet 2 inches in height, around age 20 when she died, and was buried in a decorated coffin whose face is gilded with gold. Anearby pyramid, at a site called Hawara, was built about 2 millennia before her lifetime. The location of her burial is known from archival notes.

High-resolution CT scans reveal that, before she was buried, her hair was dressed in an elaborate hairstyle. . . . Read Complete Report

Egypt. Pyramids of Gizeh. The Great Pyramid. Reflecting pyramid & mounted camelman SOURCE Library of Congress Public Domain

Pyramids of Gizeh Egypt.  The Great Pyramid. Reflecting pyramid, mounted camelman. SOURCE: Library of Congress (Public-Domain)

from youtube

The Scanning of Mummy 30007

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Uploaded on Feb 17, 2012

CT scans reveal a unique, curly hairstyle on mummy 30007, who has come to be known at The Field Museum as “The Gilded Lady”
See this and much more in our exhibition “Opening the Vaults: Mummies” through 4/22/12 at The Field Museum. http://mummies.fieldmuseum.org/

Robotics Startup Spotlight: Industrial Perception Building 3D Vision Guided Robots (w/video)

I started the “Robotics” department to help us keep our eyes on how fast the Robotics industry can come up with a complete, real human-replaceable robot.

Once the industry creates a “perfect” prototype robot who can pass and do everything human the Controllers (those who finance the robotics industry through “Grants”) will be able to rev up their “population control” plans which is now based on how many human slaves they will need to take care of their elitist crowd.

But I believe they are thinking that maybe they need really need no “Farmer Ants” after all. With a full staff of human robots they’ll have 24/7 workers who don’t bitch about pay, holidays, medical benefits  sick leave or even take time away from the task at hand to take a s**t, etc, etc.

Hell, the bosses can even turn off the lights in the workplace to save electricity!

Slaves will no longer be needed. To put it bluntly; you and I babe, along with the whole human race, will become obsolete. 

. . . Check out the robot in this video. Imagine yourself as a worker moving those boxes… think you can keep up? I see at least two jobs lost right there… the one throwing and the one catching. And this is just a prototype!. . EDITOR

From IEEE Spectrum


MON, JANUARY 21, 2013

Robots are rapidly learning how to make more decisions for themselves, and now more and more of them are leaving the lab and are going to work in factories, warehouses, hospitals, and offices. In a recent 60 Minutes piece, correspondent Steve Kroft describes how robots are appearing more often in different types of workplaces; in fact, many of the companies mentioned in the piece will be displaying their robotic creations this week at the Automate Show in Chicago. These companies, including the firm I’ve recently joined, Industrial Perception, Inc., or IPI, are working to make robots ready for mainstream use by America’s manufacturing and logistics facilities. . . . Read Complete Report

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