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06/26/2017 05:06 AM
The Monday List 26.17 | What We’re Reading This Week

Mondays might not be your favorite day of the week, but the good news is that we’re all in this together ladies and gentlemen. As purveyors of prime Grade A web content, the SolidSmack crew has done some of the heavy-lifting to make sure you get your Mondays started on the right track. Welcome to The […]

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06/26/2017 04:36 AM
Cool Tools of Doom: Porter-Cable 1500-Watt Heat Gun (29% Off)

Few shop tools scream badassery quite like a good heat gun. From heating shrink wrap tubing to drying or removing paint, the unsuspecting heat gun can help you power through a wide range of tasks with little effort. But like all shop tools, no two are the same. Unlike many other heat guns on the […]

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06/23/2017 02:07 PM
Anna Rubincam Describes Stone Carving, And It’s Amazing

Artists take many shapes and forms. A lot of contemporary visionaries nowadays use paint or photography to capture their in-the-moment experiences. And while taking photos of your dinner is technically considered art (is it?), it sure as hell doesn’t compare to what stone carver Anna Rubincam does for a living. In a recent film documentary […]

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06/23/2017 01:50 PM
Lenovo Unveils ThinkStation P320 Tiny Workstation. It’s… Tiny.

I don’t know what you do with all your all CPU towers. Me? Oh, I’ve made a throne. Think Iron Throne, but with CPUs. However, I made a bet with a 105 year old hermit selling cabbages near the park, that 2017 is the year when the traditionally large, bulky multi-bay, power-pumping CPU tower would […]

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06/23/2017 12:22 PM
Yes, You Too Can Weaponize Flat Steel Bar

Toys and weapons these days are just too expensive. Gone are the times when kids could be content with a good slingshot and rock. Now every adolescent and their mother is obsessed with fidget spinners – pieces of metal and plastic that look like miniature propellers. *Indistinct dry-heaving sound* They don’t even do anything other […]

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06/23/2017 11:32 AM
Friday Smackown: The Spindlers

It’s wasn’t that we were so small. It’s that they were so big. Towering over the blades of grass, gripping two sticks to catapult themselves off their one leg, propelling themselves along the dry, winding path. To get to the border, this is what we had to capture, but it was going to take a […]

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06/22/2017 02:59 PM
Palette+ Makes Multi-Material 3D Printing Possible on Any 3D Printer

Canada-based Mosaic Manufacturing announced a new version of their Palette multimaterial accessory, the Palette+. If you’re not familiar with the Palette concept, it is a very unusual approach to achieving multimaterial 3D printing on almost any open materials desktop 3D printer. Imagine this: a multicolor print is simply a long series of filament swaps, from […]

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06/22/2017 01:51 PM
Model of the Week: Credit Card Mobile Phone Stand [Handy!]

After last week’s model, we’re being extra picky not to print crap, and what could be less craptastic than a foldable mobile phone stand? Quite a lot actually, so don’t answer that. Still, we’re quite enamored with the design of this credit card size implement of mobile phone accessorizing bliss. Clement created this simple design […]

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06/22/2017 08:08 AM
Enviro-Nuts Will Watch MotoGP All-Electric Motorcycle Race Guilt-Free in 2019

It’s hard to enjoy something you know you shouldn’t. Diabetics can’t enjoy cookies for fear of dying a sweet death. Teenagers can never really have fun at their own house parties because their parents might barge in. And those who viciously care for the environment can’t drive atmosphere-killing cars to global warming meetings to shame […]

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06/22/2017 05:00 AM
These Luxury Cars Were Reimagined as Pickup Trucks

In the case that you might have gotten bored with your fleet of Bentleys, Porsches, and other luxury automobiles, a new roundup of vehicle concepts might tickle your (vehicular) taste buds. Produced by UK-based Ford van dealership Ford Transit Direct (??), this small collection of form studies takes a look at what modern ‘luxury’ might […]

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