3D-Printed Guns Are Only Getting Better, and Scarier

A couple years ago, when a 25-year-old law student in Texas said he was going to 3D-print a gun, nobody took him seriously. Then, he actually did it. And then, a lot of people started doing it. Now, it's so easy that some protestors are going make a gun inside the Texas State Capitol with a special gun machine. This… » 1/06/15 1:15pm 1/06/15 1:15pm

The Newest 3D-Printed Gun Is Far More Dangerous For Much Cheaper

After the stir several weeks ago, buzz surrounding Defense Distributed's 3D-printed gun has begun to (somewhat) die down. This is probably due in part to Kim Dotcom's removal of the gun's blueprint from Mega and the fact that, frankly, the gun itself isn't much of an immediate threat. But as one potential threat… » 5/20/13 3:37pm 5/20/13 3:37pm

Kim Dotcom Is Concerned Enough To Take 3D Printed Gun Plans Off Mega

In a statement to TechCrunch that was conspicuously devoid of live-tweeting, helicopter chases or any underwater components, Kim Dotcom announced that he has instructed the Mega staff to delete any public copies of the blueprints for this week's fully 3D-printable gun. » 5/12/13 4:00pm 5/12/13 4:00pm

State Department Is Demanding the Removal of the 3D-Printed Gun Plans

After finding its way to over 100,000 hard drives in a matter of mere days, the blueprints for the world's first fully 3D-printed gun have finally been pulled from the designer's website at the request of the US State Department. » 5/10/13 9:54am 5/10/13 9:54am

100,000 People Already Downloaded 3D-Printed Gun Plans. So What?

In just two days, blueprints for the world's first (almost) entirely 3D printed gun have made their way onto the hard drives of over 100,000 potential quick-draws around the world. And the idea of this many people gaining non-regulated access to lethal weapons this quickly should be sending us into a mass, hysterical… » 5/09/13 2:34pm 5/09/13 2:34pm