3D printing

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Since 3D printing went mainstream, there’s been much buzz about a future filled with 3D printed buildings, cars, and airplanes.

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Study Finds Some 3D Printers Emit Toxic Particles

by Carey Dunne on February 17, 2016

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In recent years, as 3D printers have become more affordable and mass-produceable, they’ve become commonplace in schools, homes, and creative studios.

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Post image for “Your Shiny Plastic Future Is a Load of Crap”: Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke’s #Additivism

Morehshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke’s expansive project #Additivism is a call for the radical rethinking of new technologies like 3D printing, the plastification of the world, and the position of humans within it.

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Post image for In Acts of Resistance, Artists and Scholars Digitally Reconstruct the Past

In the past year alone, members of ISIS have marred cultural treasures in Iraq and Syria, taking sledgehammers and drills to statues at the Mosul Museum and delivering numerous blows to the ancient site of Palmyra, including its 1,800-year-old Arch of Triumph.

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Post image for Mold-A-Rama: An Affordable Art Machine That’s Survived Half a Century

OKLAHOMA CITY — In zoos, museums, and other attractions around the United States, visitors can still get a retro souvenir for just a couple of bucks.

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Post image for NASA Launches $2.25M Design Competition to 3D Print Habitats for Mars

The hope is that 3D printing and the incorporation of spacecraft waste and materials from the alien world can in turn help address affordable housing on Earth.

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Post image for The Baroque World of Rubens as a Kinetic Carousel of the Damned

In a colossal carousel of horror, Mat Collishaw and Sebastian Burdon reinterpreted the chaotic violence of Peter Paul Rubens’s “Massacre of the Innocents” paintings as a 3D-printed zoetrope.

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The Daily Show

In honor of Japanese artist Megumi Igarashi, aka Rokudenashi-ko (“Good-for-nothing girl”), Jon Stewart premiered a new segment on The Daily Show last night: “We May Have Problems, But at Least We’re Not Jailing Artists for 3D Printing Their Vaginas.”

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Post image for Japanese Artist In Trouble for Making Her Genitals Available to Others

Police in Tokyo have arrested a female artist on charges of obscenity, with investigators claiming that she distributed electronic data that could be used to replicate models of her genitals using a 3D printer, The Japan Times reported.

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Post image for 3D Printing Coney Island’s Bygone Electric Eden

Luna Park at Coney Island was an “electric Eden” of spindly towers and ornate architecture laced with some 250,000 lights. The amusement park was closed in 1944 after a catastrophic fire, and mostly photographs remain. To recapture some of the lost wonder, artist Fred Kahl is building a 3D-printed facsimile of Luna Park in miniature.

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