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2014-10-01 08:34:54

Contest Draws Over 1,000 Innovative Product Ideas From Engineers and Students in 61 Countries NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Contour Crafting, a computerized construction method that rapidly 3D prints large-scale structures directly from architectural CAD models, has been awarded the grand prize of $20,000 in the 2014 "Create the Future" Design Contest. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149532 Contour Crafting...

3D Printed Homes May Be The Next Big Thing
2014-01-23 13:28:05

[ Watch the Video: Printing A House In A Single Day ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Three-dimensional printing has the potential to impact everything from Americans’ Second Amendment rights to food production, and a new startup company founded by a University of Southern California professor is planning to use the technology to fabricate housing. The novel robotic form of construction is said to be capable of building a domicile in less than 24 hours and the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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