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  • The world's first 3D-printed jet engine unveiled Yesterday

    Sydney: Australian researchers unveiled the world's first 3D-printed jet engine on Thursday, a manufacturing breakthrough that could lead to cheaper, lighter and more fuel-efficient jets. Engineers at Monash University and its commercial arm are making top-secret prototypes for Boeing Co, Airbus Group NV, Raytheon Co and Safran SA in a development...
  • How about a 3D-printed pancake for breakfast? 3 days ago

    London: Are we one step closer to the dream of 3D-printed selfie eatables? That is what Britain-based research, design and development house Kinneir Dufort's recent experiment with pancakes suggests. The company has detailed a process that used digital imaging, face tracking and recognition software, a 3D printer filled with pancake batter...
  • You can now get a 3D-printed selfie statue for Rs 6,000 February 17, 2015

    Berlin: Want to up your selfie game? You can now get a 3D printed replica of yourself! A German company is allowing people to get a 3D selfie - a detailed, four-inch figurine of their body - for a sum of $95. Making one of these figurines requires a massive pile of...
  • The world's first compact 3D printer with 360-degree scanning feature unveiled February 17, 2015

    San Jose: The world's first compact 3D printer-cum-scanner that can also scan items has been unveiled at the American Association Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in San Jose, California. Blacksmith Group start-up at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) launched Saturday the user-friendly all-in-one device, named the Blacksmith Genesis. The $2,200 device allows...
  • You could soon be able to watch 3D movies without wearing glasses January 17, 2015

    London: Austrian researchers have developed a new kind of display that creates 3D effects without the need for 3D glasses. Scientists used a sophisticated laser system that sends laser beams into different directions. Therefore, different pictures are visible from different angles. The angular resolution is so fine that the left eye is...
  • This 3D-printed Shah Rukh Khan in his signature pose is the world's first life-size 3D printed model January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Several actors have their wax models, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan has acquired a life-size 3D printed model of himself in his signature pose. As a special gift to Shah Rukh Khan, Redchillies.VFX and Autodesk India came together to make the world's first life-size 3D printed model in his...
  • It takes about 44 hours to make this 3D-printed electric car; coming later this year January 13, 2015

    Detroit: A 3D-printed car could be in your driveway sooner than you think. Phoenix-based Local Motors plans to sell a 3D-printed car called the Strati later this year. It's a two-seat neighbourhood car that can go up to 25 miles per hour. Local Motors prints the car's frame and panels out of...
  • Karan Singh Grover feels TV pays much better than films January 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Karan Singh Grover, who is making a transition from the telly world to the big screen, feels that actors are paid better for their work on TV than in films. Karan told IANS: "In TV, you get more money compared to films. (What we earn from films) It's like pocket...
  • A new app that lets you take 3D photos with your iPhone December 28, 2014

    New York: A new app that allows iPhone 6 users to take 360-degree pictures of objects and then show them as 3D photographs is here. Called 3DAround, the app made by Swiss software company Dacuda takes pictures that are not just 3-dimensional, but interactive. Free to download, the app was designed to...
  • NTR's grandson Nandamuri Janakiram's last rites to be performed today; he died in a car accident on Saturday December 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: The last rites of producer Nandamuri Janakiram, who died in an automobile accident Saturday, will be performed here Sunday.The accident occurred when Janakiram's car collided with a tractor near Akupamala village in Munagala mandal of Nalgonda district."The final procession will start from 2 p.m. from Harikrishna's residence. The last...
  • NASA creates first 3D printed object in space November 26, 2014

    Washington: The 3D printer at the International Space Station (ISS) has created the first printed object in space - a part of the printer itself - paving the way to future long-term space expeditions. NASA controllers from Earth sent the command to the printer to make the first printed part: a...
  • 3D-printed model to help treat complex heart disorders November 20, 2014

    Washington: A 3-dimensional printed model of the heart, combined with standard medical images, may help surgeons treat patients born with complicated heart disorders, scientists say. Most heart surgeons use 2D images taken by X-ray, ultrasound and MRI for surgical planning. However, these images may not reveal complex structural complications in...
  • NASA installs first zero-gravity 3D printer on International Space Station November 18, 2014

    Washington: The world's first zero-gravity 3D printer has been installed by NASA on the International Space Station (ISS), which will help astronauts to experiment with additive manufacturing in microgravity. NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore installed the 3D printer, designed and built by Made In Space for NASA, inside the Microgravity Science Glovebox...
  • Startup produces custom urns for deceased courtesy of company's 3-D printer October 26, 2014

    Eden Prairie, Minn.: A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. The Eden Prairie-based Foreverence offers urns that are made with a ceramic material that looks different than the plastic material typically produced by...
  • Desire a little action figure of yourself? Get a 3D-printed statue selfie October 10, 2014

    New York: Walk into Eddie DaRoza's office and you'll find two of him there: the actual 32-year-old video producer, and a 5-inch statuette of him. "There are a lot of double takes. It's like a little action figure of myself," the Los Angeles native said. He had the statue made on a...
  • 3D advertising app Blippar debuts in India October 8, 2014

    Blippar, a new concept in mobile advertising that has been around for a while has now arrived in India. This is an app that works via your smartphone camera and brings life into normal products with an Indian touch as well. ...
  • Unique '3D' Durga Puja in Kolkata pandal September 24, 2014

    Kolkata: Art and technology have mingled in this year's Durga Puja festival to present a unique 3D digital image of Goddess Durga at a pandal in the city. The "unique" image measuring 6x14 feet will be hosted in the Jodhpur Park puja pandal which is known for its innovation. Explaining...
  • Bipasha Basu is one of the finest actors I've ever come across, enjoys a huge fan following in Pakistan: Imran Abbas September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Pakistani actor Imran Abbas, who debuted in Bollywood with "Creature 3D", says he has certain reservations about bold scenes. Asked if he has any reservations about bold scenes, he said: "I have certain reservation with that and I can't cross that line. But when you start working, you can't take...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Finding Fanny' and 'Creature 3D' September 13, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Movies Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Finding Fanny' and 'Creature 3D'. ...
  • 'Creature 3D' review: The film fails spectacularly in getting the basics right September 12, 2014

    Cast: Bipasha Basu, Imran Abbas Naqvi Director: Vikram Bhatt Steven Spielberg famously explained that his decision to reveal as little of the shark as he possibly could, until one was twothirds into Jaws, helped escalate the audience's tension. After all, what really scares you is the stuff you can't see. Director Vikram...
  • 'Creature 3D' tweet review: This one is strictly for Bipasha Basu's fans September 12, 2014

    Directed by Vikram Bhatt, Creature 3D is touted to be India's first 3D monster thriller sciencefiction film. The movie has a lot of VFX which is supposedly the USP. Bipasha Basu has again shown her neverending love for horror flicks and played the main lead...
  • The terrible hypocrisy faced by monsters in Indian cinema: End the impossible body image set by Hollywood. All 'creatures' are beautiful September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the dead of night. You have just finished watching that episode of the latest season of 'American Horror Story' on your laptop. There's a slight nip in the air, it is September after all. You switch off the lights, and pull the sheets to cover you. Just...
  • Don't want to ever again stand behind the leading men looking lost and miserable: Bipasha Basu September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu, who has done a string of horror and supernatural movies, says this is the only genre that allows an actress to drive the plot towards box office success. "I want to travel that dark road," she said when asked about her choice of cinema. "...I've just done five supernatural...
  • Would like to do a film which has a funny take on women: Bipasha Basu September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Admitting to being "quirky" and "funny" offscreen, Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday said she would love to do a film like 'Bridget Jones's Diary', a funny take on women. In town to promote her forthcoming release 'Creature 3D', the dusky Bengali beauty said: "I would love to do a film...
  • Hope Indians support 'Creature 3D' for indigenous technology: Bipasha Basu September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Describing as a "very tough experience" the shooting of her forthcoming film 'Creature 3D' which brings to Indian audiences a fresh genre of cinema, Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu Tuesday hoped Indian viewers will appreciate the work of indigenous technicians. The movie, slated to release Sep 12, is a creaturebased thriller...
  • 'Creature 3D' certified UA, Bipasha Basu wants kids to watch it under parental supervision September 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu is happy that her film "Creature 3D" has been granted a UA certificate so that children can watch the entertainer under parental guidance. "#creature3d UA certification! Children can watch it under parental supervision! They are going to enjoy this film," Bipasha posted on Twitter Saturday. The movie,...
  • Yo Yo Honey Singh has the magic touch, would love to work with him: Bipasha Basu September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu is so impressed with rappersinger Yo Yo Honey Singh that she wants to work with him. "I will be foolish if I don't want to do it," Bipasha said on the sets of Honey Singh's singing reality show 'India's Raw Star'. When asked if she would like to...
  • Was Vikram Bhatt sceptical about casting Bipasha Basu due to her BO debacles? No. It is all about trust, says the filmmaker August 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Bipasha Basu's career wasn't going great guns when Vikram Bhatt cast her for his new movie "Creature 3D". But the director, who has earlier worked with her on "Raaz", says it's all a matter of trust. Both celebrities are currently busy promoting "Creature 3D". Asked if he was sceptical about casting...