So... My new Ultimaker 2 3D Printer...

thomasforsyth:

This purchase has been something I’ve been building up to for the last couple of years, especially with using 3d printing more often for clients in work projects.

I’d narrowed it down to two printers which I thought were leaders of the prosumer market for quality and reliability, and with enough…

A nice early review of the Ultimaker 2.

minimaldesks:

Workspace inside of Far Pond.  A beautiful Southampton, NY retreat.  

minimaldesks:

Workspace inside of Far Pond.  A beautiful Southampton, NY retreat.  

aros:

The Sustainability Treehouse / Mithun
futureofscience:

Researchers Spin Fishing Line into Super Muscles
"Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas have designed super strong artificial muscles by simply twisting and coiling ordinary fishing line. The coiled muscles can lift more than 100 times the weight of a human muscle of the same size, and generate as much mechanical power per kilogram as a jet engine — perhaps offering an inexpensive new material to move prosthetics and robotic exoskeletons."

futureofscience:

Researchers Spin Fishing Line into Super Muscles

"Scientists at the University of Texas at Dallas have designed super strong artificial muscles by simply twisting and coiling ordinary fishing line. The coiled muscles can lift more than 100 times the weight of a human muscle of the same size, and generate as much mechanical power per kilogram as a jet engine — perhaps offering an inexpensive new material to move prosthetics and robotic exoskeletons."

Jawbone’s emerging, according to Wired, as a serious contender to Apple

According to Wired Magazine, Jawbone may be poised to take on Apple. That’s kind of a big statement, yet they might be right. It’s nice to see a physical product design company getting some attention these days!

To read Wired’s article, click here.


What a gorgeous car

A nice exploration of pattern, materials, color and finish.