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Download this bong: 3D printer templates for getting your buzz on

3D printers are gaining in popularity, with uses spanning the spectrum from moon bases to firearms, but there's another area where the ability to construct complex shapes is beginning to provide benefits: getting high. Online magazine Motherboard has published the story about the slow but inevitable rise of 3D-printed bongs.

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Using 3-D Printers To Make Gun Parts Raises Alarms

From NPR a Story about the possibility of printing guns with a3-D printer:
You may have heard about 3-D printing, a technological phenomenon that uses a robotic arm to build objects one layer at a time. As people get imaginative and create items in a one-stop-shop fashion, one more creation has been added to the printing line: gun parts.

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"Surveillance-proof" app makes calls, messages and sends files!

A “surveillance-proof” smartphone app to allow people to make secure phone calls and send texts easily. The groundbreaking encrypted data transfer app also enables people to send files securely from a smartphone or tablet at the touch of a button.

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Created by awagele 1 year 22 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 21 weeks ago
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Patent granted on handcuffs that would shock, inject sedatives

A patent for next-generation handcuffs offers a future in which the detained can be zapped directly from their restraints, and even injected with a medication, sedative, irritant, paralytic, or other fine substance.

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Inventor Develops License Plate Frame That Defeats Red Light Cameras

Tech is all about disruption. When a problem presents itself, someone will find a way to route around it. Red light cameras, the controversial jackpot generators favored by certain law enforcement agencies, are the problem. The solution?...

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Forget Centralized Energy - Live Free With Earthships

New Mexico residents are trying to a break free from Los Alamos’ nuclear legacy by creating more environmentally sound ways of living. At the forefront of this struggle is renegade architect Michael Reynolds, creator of radically sustainable living options through a process called "Earthship Biotecture." Reynolds’ solar homes are created from natural and recycled materials, including aluminum cans, plastic bottles and used tires. These off-the-grid homes minimize their reliance on public utilities and fossil fuels by harnessing their energy from the sun and wind turbines.

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"Why Is The Government Afraid Of This iPhone App?"

"Two Navy SEALs are bringing world-class encryption to the iPhone, for everything from state secrets to celebrity selfies. But that means it can be used by criminals as well."

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The iBrain and the Emotiv: Hacking the Human Brain

iBrain is a headband designed to diagnose sleep disorders by literally reading electrical signals in the patient’s brain while they’re asleep. Now Dr. Low is working with Professor Stephen Hawkings to see if the device can be used to read thoughts directly from his brain.

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New Technology Should Be Presumed Illegal Until Congress Says OK

Whenever possible, when the law is ambiguous or silent on the issue at bar, the courts should let those who want to market new technologies carry the burden of persuasion that a new exception to the broad rights enacted by Congress should be established. That is especially so if that technology poses grave dangers to the exclusive rights that Congress has given copyright owners. Commercial exploiters of new technologies should be required to convince Congress to sanction a new delivery system and/or exempt it from copyright liability. That is what Congress intended.

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The ugly math of low sales, high costs

General Motors Company sold a record number of Chevy Volts in the month of August. This is not good for the company's bottom line, however, as GM is losing as much as $49,000 on each Volt sold, according to industry analysts and manufacturing experts. GM is estimated to be years away from making money on the Volt, and will soon face new competition from Ford, Honda, and others. The Volt's steep ($39,995) base price and complex technology have kept buyers away from Chevy showrooms.

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