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New 3D-Printed Wind Turbines

By: Eric Yang, Journalist
University of Maine builds first ever 3D-Printed Wind Turbine! They get rewarded 2.8 million dollars for this feat.
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Man Creates A Hand Held Laser Pointer That Can Easily Blind People

By: Thomas Sites, Reporter
In his latest video he focused on making a key chain laser pointer as strong as possible but still keeping around the same size.
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Elegoo Arduino 3d Printer

Elegoo Arduino 3d Printer

By: Jeevesh Kanhai, Journalist

Making a 3d printer is pretty hard and expensive, But making one with Arduino is unheard of. But with deep web searching, I've found how to make a 3d printer with Arduino that is cheap and easy but remember...

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A shoe being designed in CAD so it can be printed and displayed.  Photo Source:  Romans CAD

3-D Printed Clothes

By: Jackson Steider, Reporter

Three-dimensional printing has changed our way of life by making things from kitchen appliances to human organs. Recently fashion designers have unveiled to the public 3D printed shoes and dresses. These...

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3D Printed House

3D Printed House

By: Eric Kong, Journalist
This is a 3D printed house, it is the newest way of making a house for $4,000 and in about 24 hours.
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World Largest Boat

World Largest 3D Printed Boat

By: Pradeep Ravi, Journalist
The University of Maine created the world largest 3D Printed boat. The boat weighs 2.2 ton and is 7.62 meters long.
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#AutoItCan - Drilled Holes in Trash Can

#AutoItCan – Drilled Holes in Trash Can

Currently in our project, our group drilled holes in our trash can and put screws through them. The holes made room for the motor to fit in. The holes are located to the top part of the trash can and were...

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NASA gives $500,000 to Mars Home Design

NASA gives $500,000 to Mars Home Design

In June 2019, the "Marsha" won the 3-d Printed Habitat Challenge. The challenge started in 2010 and encouraged the public to try and make a mars house that could be 3-d printed, durable, and airtight....

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#CNCSign Project Post: 3

Today we measured our CNC machine. We carefully marked it out on a large piece of plywood and cut it out with an electric hand saw. It was difficult to cut in a straight line because we didn't have enough...

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#ScrewPropulsion Day 9, We finished the frame

#ScrewPropulsion Day 9, We finished the frame

Today we finished connecting all the main parts for the frame, and both the 3D printed wheels will be connected not only to the shaft but also to the motor through the pulley-like device. The battery...

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#CNCSign Project Update:2

#CNCSign Project Update:2

Today we picked out the font for the sign: Mistral. We picked it because it is one of the better-looking scripts and the letters all stayed connected. We chose an Endmill .25" bit, which is a 90 degree...

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#ScrewPropulsion Day 7: Built Frame of Vehicle

#ScrewPropulsion Day 7: Built Frame of Vehicle

Most of the materials that we needed to start our project arrived, and the second screw wheel finished printing. Today we finished building the main frame of the vehicle, which was mostly made of Makeblock...

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