New Universal Pellet Extruder is an open source pellet extruder for multiple materials

December 27th, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Although pre-wound filament has been a go-to for ease-of-use for many 3D printing enthusiasts, the amount of users who are interested in printing from the cheaper pellet form has been growing exponentially on a seemingly monthly basis.

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Pyramidal shape algorithm removes need for 3D print material support

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In most cases, if you were to 3D print a plastic christmas tree using an FDM method, the end result wouldn’t look too much like an actual tree; it would probably more closely resemble a box residing underneath the christmas tree.

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A magnetic levitating gear system for zero friction and wear

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Researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are developing a new gear transmission mechanism with no touching parts, based on magnetic forces that prevent friction and wear and make lubrication unnecessary.

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Herringbone House: Tiny Tokyo Residence Split into 7 Levels

December 1st, 2014 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Measuring just 280 square feet, this tiny house in Tokyo by architecture firm Flathouse includes a public biscuit shop on the first level and manages to fit a lot of function into an irregularly shaped footprint by taking advantage of vertical space.

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The Average Font combines hundreds of characters into one typeface

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New York artist and designer Moritz Resl has compiled a new “ghostly” typeface by overlaying each letter of the alphabet from over 900 existing font families (+ slideshow).

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円環型ペンダントライト

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ramanPi : Raman Spectrometer

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You can also view the project log with this video that includes a full transcript HERE … Welcome to the hackaday.

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French Inventor Creates Pills That Make Your Farts Smell Like Roses & Chocolate

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French inventor Christian Poincheval has created pills that claim to ease indigestion while “perfuming” your farts to make them smell as sweet as roses or violets.

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