Air Racer – The 3D Printable, Balloon Powered, Grand Prix Race Cars

When it comes to 3D printing toys, there are a plethora of choices to choose from on sites like Thingiverse and Youmagine. There are spinning tops, action figures, toy elephants, and even cars that print in one piece but still manage to have moving wheels. The technology is amazing. Custom toys at a touch of a button: what more could a kid want? Continue reading “Air Racer – The 3D Printable, Balloon Powered, Grand Prix Race Cars”

Researcher invents 3D printing technique for making cuddly stuff (VIDEO)

Soft and cuddly aren’t words used to describe the plastic or metal things typically produced by today’s 3D printers. But a new type of printer developed by Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research Pittsburgh can turn wool and wool blend yarns into fabric objects that people might actually enjoy touching. Continue reading “Researcher invents 3D printing technique for making cuddly stuff (VIDEO)”