Skylar Tibbits: The emergence of “4D printing”

I was browsing my options in purchasing a DIY 3-D printer kit when I came across this. 


Christopher Kane S/S 2014

Omg that sweater is only….$1495.00
Hmmm….time to pull out my fabric markers. 

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Anatomy Cushion Covers


At about $27 a pop
I’m putting these on my wish list!!!!

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Hi guys, 

So after hearing about the Heartbleed bug I became more aware of the vulnerabilities involving personal information - with that said, Heartbleed has been around for over two years now. Yesterday The Daily Telegraph released an article with statements from popular websites detailing whether or not they have been affected. 

The following sites have been patched, and recommend that you change your password:

  • Facebook
  • Tumblr
  • Google [Gmail, Youtube, Wallet, Play, Apps, and Apps Engine]
  • Dropbox
  • OkCupid

If you are still uncertain, check out the Heartbleed Test and type in the web address of your choosing; it will tell you if the site is at risk (any other concerns you can contact the man behind it all through twitter). Some tech experts are saying don’t freak out - there’s no need to change your data if a site has been unaffected or has not yet been patched. It is in the interest of internet companies to keep your data safe. Major companies are working towards securing their sites, and will update consumers with any new information when it becomes known (so check in regularly with their Facebook/Twitter/webpage). I also suggest contacting your bank for further verification. 

This has been a friendly PSA :)

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Neil deGrasse Tyson is Tired of Your Shit - Imgur

He has had enough!

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Veins are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. Most veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the heart; exceptions are the pulmonary and umbilical veins, both of which carry oxygenated blood to the heart. Veins differ from arteries in structure and function; for example, arteries are more muscular than veins, veins are often closer to the skin and contain valves to help keep blood flowing toward the heart, while arteries carry blood away from the heart

Image: Video of venous valve in action

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Everyone you meet

Is a chance to learn something new
not only about the world, 
but about yourself. 


From this episode of Nature on PBS that gives numerous examples of how plants, contrary to popular belief, are a lot like animals.

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I had a tour interview at Life Technologies (now a part of Thermo Fisher) on Friday.

And it was AWESOME! 

Some of the things that really stuck with me: 

  • Their walls are insulated with denim
  • Their waste isn’t dumped in the landfill, its used as an alternative to fossil fuel for energy.  
  • Every one gets together for ergonomic stretches before a shift.
  • Everyone was really nice and had a positive attitude.
  • The managers took the time to answer my questions and clarified what I didn’t understand.

Even if I’m not selected it was cool getting to tour an environmentally conscious lean facility and making new connections. 


Because of Them We Can … Be Scientists and Inventors PART 1!!!!!

Dr Patricia Bath

George Washington Carver

Dr. Mae Jemison

Benjamin Banneker

John Lee Love

The last one, "There is a solution to every problem." 

It may not be the solution that is most convenient, or even liked, 
but it is a solution. 

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The arteries of the heart

Ilias kontonikolas

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Human encephalon’s arteries

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become a part of the movement » Cologne Couture «
Instagram !

Don’t fear it, 

Explore it! 

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How a failed attempt to 3D print a cake led to beautiful sugar sculptures you can eat … or drop into your coffee

In grad school, designers Liz and Kyle von Hasseln wanted to bake their friend a cake. The only problem? They didn’t own an oven. They did, however, have a 3D printer.

In a talk at TEDxManhattanBeach, the duo explains how this problem led to a breakthrough: they couldn’t print a cake, but they could print a cake topper.

Now, Liz and Kyle now spend their days designing and (3D) printing edible sugar sculptures — from corkscrews for your coffee to latticework for your cocktail.

Watch the whole talk to find out more about how these super sweet designs are made»

(Photos: the sugar lab)

Science and cake. These are pretty much my favorite things in life. 

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