Adidas Wants to 3D-Print Running Shoes That Perfectly Fit Your Feet

What if you could walk in a store, jog on a treadmill, and walk out with a pair of shoes that are custom manufactured for your feet and gait? That’s exactly what Adidas wants to do with its Futurecraft 3D project. And unlike most of the trash produced by 3D printing, the shoes look pretty awesome. »10/07/15 5:00pmWednesday 5:00pm

If Your Chipotle Burrito Looks Smaller Soon, Blame 3D Printing (Updated: Chipotle Says Portion Sizes Won't Change)

Chipotle isn’t known for stingy serving sizes, but people have been coming up with tricks to maximize the size of their burritos for years. But our days of gloriously unhealthy oversized heaps of Tex-Mex fast food may be numbered: Chipotle has enlisted a 3D printing company to fight the scourge of overstuffed… »10/07/15 12:00pmWednesday 12:00pm

This 3D-Printed Working Model of a 787's Jet Engine Has Impressive Thrust

Given the challenges with precision, building functional machines with a household 3D printer isn’t easy. And that’s why it’s all the more impressive that someone on the RC Groups forum has used a 3D printer to make a fully-functional scale model of a Boeing 787’s GE-built turbofan jet engine. »8/31/15 10:25am8/31/15 10:25am

Kid Gets Awesome New Bionic Hand, Reminds Us Not Everything is Garbage

The stock market is tanking, North and South Korea are on the brink of war, and a cartoon character from a dystopian future is the most popular candidate for US President at the moment. But don’t despair. While most things are garbage, there are some things in the world that aren’t. Like this adorable kid who just got… »8/21/15 6:00pm8/21/15 6:00pm

NASA Released a Free 3D-Printable Model of the Curiosity Rover

Last year NASA started releasing 3D models of its probes and spacecraft that anyone could download and use to 3D print their own space fleet. That collection now finally includes a tiny replica of the Curiosity Rover that’s been exploring Mars since 2012, and will soon be exploring your desk as well. »8/14/15 3:08pm8/14/15 3:08pm

A 3D-Printed Electric Violin Sounds as Good as the Real Thing

Manufacturers are getting nervous as 3D printers are getting more and more skilled at perfectly recreating every last detail of a physical object. But on the flip side of that coin is the possibility that musicians might soon be able to afford their own copy of a Stradivarius—made from 3D- printed plastic, not wood. »8/11/15 9:30am8/11/15 9:30am