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  1. New “Scotty” 3D Printer Is Actually a Disturbingly Destructive Teleporter

    Oh God, please don't beam me up, Scotty.

    In case all of the recent talk about artificial intelligence wasn't enough of a technologically-driven existential crisis for you, we now have a 3D printer that will "teleport" objects by beaming their specifications to another printer and then destroying the original object. But why destroy the original? Well we don't want any Thomas Rikers running around, do we?

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  2. Things We Saw Today: Vintage Sigourney Weaver Testing Her Alien Flamethrower

    Come on, cat. Let's f*** shit up.

    LIFE GOALS.

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  3. Seven-Year-Old Gets a 3D Printed Prosthetic Stormtrooper Arm From the 501st Legion and e-NABLE

    *Sniff* What? There's just something in my eye, OK?

    Prosthetic limbs are usually too expensive to be practical for most children (one in 1,500) born with partially formed arms. 3D printing has the capacity to not only lower the cost significantly and put prosthetics in reach for people in need, but also raise kids' spirits with some really personalized designs like this stormtrooper arm from the 501st legion.

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  4. Today in Good 3D-Printing News: Model of Her Tumor Helped Save Woman’s Sight

    A happy ending!

    In another example of the autonomy 3D-printing can give people over their health, MakeZine is reporting that Pamela Shauvan Scott and her husband Michael Balzer used their maker expertise to get a crucial second medical opinion.

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  5. Teen Uses 3D Printer to Redesign His Wheelchair for Class Project

    Wow, high school got cool.

    Sixteen-year-old Mohammad Sayed, a student at Cambridge's experimental high school NuVu, initially wanted to "make a wheelchair that flies and go under water" for a class project. “But [my teacher] said we need to start small and then go big.”

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  6. Things We Saw Today: Hasbro’s Replacement Play-Doh Penis Toy

    Thing that can't be unseen.

    After receiving numerous complaints regarding the questionably-shaped 'Extruder' toy included in Hasbro's new Cake Mountain Set, the company has replaced the phallic device with this new, larger model.

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  7. This Robotic Spider Dress Will Attack Anyone Who Comes At You Wrong

    Perfect for being in public at any time!

    If you want a dress that makes people stay the eff out of your personal space on the subway, fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht has the perfect holiday gift for you.

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  8. Have Your Morning Happy Cry Watching This Disabled Dog Run for the First Time With 3D Printed Legs

    Fact: Tears are 3D printed feelings.

    Tara Anderson, the director of project management at 3D Systems, has a awesome heart, and took disabled pooch Derby under her wing a few months ago. Anderson knew she could help the dogger, and Derby goes from an (also pretty innovative) doggy wheelchair to having sweet 3D-printed blade legs that allow him to run like the champion he truly is. What? No, it's just... it's dusty in here, and... I'm not crying, you're crying!

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  9. 3D Print Your Own Collapsible Cross Guard Lightsaber Because Star Wars Fans Are The Best

    GIMME

    There has indeed been an awakening, and it's in the form of awesome fans who know how to create super awesome things. Case in point: these Star Wars makers from FabShop who put the cross guard lightsaber to the test by 3D printing all the components and putting it together themselves.

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  10. KREE! This Woman Made A 3D-Printed Stargate That Actually Lights Up And Dials!

    Chevron seven, locked.

    Holy frozen bad guys, someone get Walter Harriman on the phone stat!

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