WATCH: Amazing paper airplane machine gun

Check out this guy, who has built a gun that automatically folds and launches paper aeroplanes. It is the cleverest thing you'll see all day. If you watch to the end you'll see how it works - essentially each sheet of paper is sent along a production line as it turned into a plane. Even…

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James O'MalleyWATCH: Amazing paper airplane machine gun
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3D Hubs network could be about to make 3D printing mainstream

Need to print that one widget you need but don't have a 3D printer? A new network of 3D print shops could be about to make the new technology go slightly more mainstream. 3D Hubs is pretty clever. Rather than have everyone buy a 3D printer for their home, it is instead a website where…

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James O'Malley3D Hubs network could be about to make 3D printing mainstream
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WATCH: 3D Printed Saxophone

If you're wondering just how good 3D printing can be now check out this video from Prof Olaf Diegel at Lund University, who has printed himself a saxophone. Apparently the Alto Sax is made of 41 separately printed parts and weighs 25% less than a normal instrument. As he says in the video - it…

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Gadget Show Live: Previewing the Robox 3D Printer

Today we're at Gadget Show Live at the NEC in Birmingham, and one of the exhibitors there is an intriguing 3D printing company called Robox, whose first products are shipping to Kickstarter backers in the next couple of weeks. Unlike…

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James O'MalleyGadget Show Live: Previewing the Robox 3D Printer