Meet TurboRoo, a two-legged chihuahua with 3D printed wheels for his front legs

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Monday 10 November 2014

Born with his two front legs missing, two-legged chihuahua TurboRoo was just a six-month-old puppy when he got fitted for a 3D-printed wheelchair to help him walk on ground. The feisty dog uses the device to push him forward as he walks on his hind legs. Like Lazarus, the cat with a cleft palate, TurboRoo […]

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The entire text of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, gloriously reprinted on 2,500 bodies as tattoos

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Thursday 31 July 2014

Litographs, which creates lit-inspired products like t-shirts and bags, has taken wearable art to the next stage with temporary literary tattoos for bibliophiles. To launch its first collection of literary tattoos from fifteen literature classics, it has turned to Kickstarter for help. What’s even better is Litographs’ plan to form the World’s Longest Tattoo Chain with 2,500 people.

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3D printing for every single one of us

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Tuesday 23 April 2013

Looks like we’re all going completely potty about 3D printing. Recently, our celebrity crush Dita Von Teese donned the world’s first completely 3D-printed dress, and even an entire building is slated to be made from 3D printing in the next year or so. What’s left? Well, accessibility to the rest of us plebeians, that’s what. […]

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Classic movie inspired woodcuts by Loren Kantor

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By Loren Kantor in New Art on Thursday 7 March 2013

I fell in love with woodcuts in the 80s when I attended a German Expressionist show at LA County Museum. My wife gave me a woodcutting set for my birthday and I dove in blindly. I began carving images inspired by classic movies. Each carving takes 40-50 hours. The process forces me to slow down. […]

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Shapeways: turn your designs into reality via 3D printing

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By Malc Foy in New Design on Friday 1 June 2012

As if there wasn’t already enough nonsense online for me to fritter my hard-earned cash away on! Now I’ve stumbled across Shapeways and, frankly, I doubt I’ll be able to hold off a purchase for much longer. Shapeways is the place to turn designs into reality.

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