3D Printing Explained in 37 Seconds!

We just put this short video together to visually explain 3D printing. We managed to get it down to 37 seconds – using minimal text explanations. It spans the typical product design process starting from the initial product concept or idea that a designe…

3D-Printed ‘Magic Arms’ Let Emma Play and Hug

Editor's note: I'm deeply thankful to Emma and her mom for enthusiastically sharing their story, and to Tariq Rahman and Whitney Sample for the work they do every day. When Emma was 2, she wanted to play with blocks. But a condition called arthrogrypos…

Actor Gets a Facelift using Objet 3D Printer!

If you’ve ever considered a stage career and wondered how hard it would actually be, then this video, called ‘metamorphosis’ clearly shows that its far from a piece of cake. Here, actor Jason Gray-Stanford assumes four vastly different roles…

Some Very Cool Instructables Make It Real Winners!

Well done to the winners of the Instructables Make-It-Real Challenge! This projects included interactive visual art, green technology (electric vehicles!), robotics and more. The crafters of the winning Instructables showed enormous versatility as their creati…