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Sell your 3D-printed My Little Pony fan art with Hasbro's blessing

Bronies with 3D design skills have an official outlet for hocking My Little Pony creations thanks to a partnership between Hasbro and Shapeways.

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Need a 3D printer? Hit the hardware store

Home Depot and MakerBot team up to bring 3D printers to the masses. Here's why the unusual pairing makes perfect sense.

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BMW gives thumbs-up to 3D printing with custom-created thumbs

Workers in a BMW factory are being issued thumb guards specifically tailored to their hands as they build cars.

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3D printing helps surgeons save 5-year-old's life

Spanish surgeons frustrated by a young boy's seemingly inoperable tumor turn to 3D printing to tackle the challenging operation.

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For your ears only: Startup wants to 3D-print custom earbuds

Startup OwnPhones plans to use 3D-printing magic to tailor wireless earbuds to a wearer's ear, thus delivering the perfect fit.

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Google's Nest Thermostat talks to your car, washing machine

Nest Labs opens its platform so the smart thermostat and smoke detector can communicate with other appliances and apps. And Intel shows off a walking, talking 3D-printed robot anyone can build and program.

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This 3D-printed three-sided die is a work of modern art

If you're a dice completist, then you might want to add this beautiful three-sided die to your collection of rolling numbered objects.

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Inside the 3D-printed rocket car that travels at 1,000 mph (pictures)

Take a close look at the rocket-powered car that's set to achieve speeds of 1,000mph, including components built by 3D printers.

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Try to destroy this 3D-printed ping-pong ball. Just try

The classic table-tennis ball gets a high-tech makeover with a new design and 3D printing to make it happen.

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3D-print with Nutella: Paste extruder takes on Play-Doh, icing

Go beyond plastics with the Discov3ry Extruder, a paste extruder on Kickstarter that turns a regular 3D printer into a Nutella printer.

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3D printing makes scoliosis braces more sleek, comfortable

Design pioneer 3D Systems unveils the "Bespoke" brace, which aims to change the way back braces fit, function, and feel.

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Cool! CreoPop 3D-printing pen doesn't use hot plastic

The secret to the cool temperatures of the soon-to-be-crowdfunded CreoPop 3D-printing pen is a special type of resin that hardens with UV light.

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