"At the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago, Local Motors 3D printed a plastic car called the Strati. Local Motors printed the car's chassis and body all in one piece, and also printed the fenders separately. The first phase of the process took just 44 hours.
Then the non-printed components (engine, seats, steering wheel, etc.) were..."
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Magnetic electronic blocks. What an interesting and easy way to create circuits & build STE(A)M skills. We're thinking about incorporating this in our classrooms in the near future.
This is an oldie but an oftentimes misquoted myth.
"Barry L. Beyerstein of the Brain Behavior Laboratory at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver explains.
Whenever I venture out of the Ivory Tower to deliver public lectures about the brain, by far the most likely question I can expect as the talk winds up is, "Do we really only use 10 percent of our brains?" The look of disappointment..."
Read on @ Scientific American
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