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Hold a Moment of History in Your Hand with 3D Printed Maps

Hold a Moment of History in Your Hand with 3D Printed Maps

Being both a maps enthusiast and an avid wargamer, I love this idea of 3D printing full-color, palm-sized terrain maps of famous battles from Japanese history. 3DPrint reported on these maps last week and describes the history behind the project. This campaign covers eight famous battles of Japanese Warring States Era (late 1500s to early […]

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10 Facts You Missed from Robot History Class

Catch up on your robot trivia. Robots have been around for longer than you might think, and their evolution is developing exponentially.

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Mixology and the Maker Movement

Mixology and the Maker Movement

Make:’s Emily Coker sits down with mixologist friend Jared Hirsch to discuss the history of craft cocktail culture and how it fits into today’s Maker Movement.

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The First Museum-Quality 3D-Printed Whale Fossil

The First Museum-Quality 3D-Printed Whale Fossil

This true facsimile of a prehistoric whale is a treasure from the past in two places at once.

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DIY Satellites: Now and Near Future

DIY Satellites: Now and Near Future

Space is becoming increasingly accessible to more people thanks to plummeting costs, weight, and energy use of the technologies needed for freeflying satellites to sense and direct their orientation, communicate with the ground, and perform complicated computations in real time on orbit. The dawn of this new age of DIY satellite making is in no small […]

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The Women Behind the Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers could not have invented the airplane without the involvement of two key women in their family.

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