Uber Tuber: The Instant French Fries Bazooka System

For some reason, Ted Goessling and Zach Gens think that creating a French fries machine using a potato gun-a compressed-air bazooka that fires potatoes-, a wire screen, and a large pot with hot oil is a good idea. I don't agree. I think their instant French fries maker-or Uber Tube, as they call it-kicks some serious… » 11/28/08 6:00pm 11/28/08 6:00pm

Shapeways Allows You to Materialize Any 3D Object, Star Trek Style

While visiting the Philips research lab here in Amsterdam I came across a company that is getting the Star Trek replicator closer to everyday life. Imagine being able to create any 3D object you want-a World of Warcraft » 8/26/08 9:00am 8/26/08 9:00am avatar, a chess set, a lamp, a Lego piece you are missing, a house for a train model, or a fully…