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Need a toilet urgently? A research team in Singapore successfully 3D-printed a bathroom unit in just 12 hours

Formulating and fine-tuning the right concrete mix for the bathroom unit's walls alone took four years.
The habitats can be printed by an industrial robot.

NASA held a contest to design a 3D habitat on Mars, and the winner is a vertical pod that can be printed in 30 hours

The winning design features vertical pods made from materials naturally found on Mars.
This design from a New York-based team won first in the semi final of NASA's competition to create sustainable shelters suitable for the Moon or Mars.

NASA held a contest to design a habitable 3D-printed home on Mars — here’s what that could look like

NASA has chosen three designs as finalists in its competition for a 3D-printed structure that can be house humans on the moon or Mars.
A new exhibition casts tech moguls as mythological figures.

This doomsaying art exhibition recasts Bezos, Musk, and Zuckerberg as mythological figures heralding the end of civilization

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz re-imagines modern Silicon Valley luminaries as classical statues.
The Toybox 3D Printer ($299) is a fun and easy-to-use machine that my five-year-old son Ben greatly enjoys.

I tried the $300 3D printer that was backed on ‘Shark Tank’ — my 5-year-old son and I both enjoy making toys with it

The Toybox 3D printer makes it easy for kids to design and print their own toys. At $300, it's affordable by 3D printer standards, but not cheap.

These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

A housing charity and a technology company teamed up to create what they say is "the first permitted, 3D-printed home in America."
Gucci's 3D-printed Mickey Mouse bag.

Gucci is selling a 3D-printed Mickey Mouse bag for $4,500

The Gucci Mickey Mouse bag has been created to mark the iconic Disney character's 90th birthday.
Stargate by Relativity Space is arguably the largest metal 3D printer in the world.

Defectors from SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Tesla are developing a remarkable technology called ‘Stargate’ to help colonize other planets

While SpaceX works on giant reusable rockets to reach Mars, other companies are working on technologies to keep colonists alive on the red planet. Relativity Space has made the world's largest metal 3D printer, called Stargate, to print rockets, tools, and other useful objects off-Earth.

A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home — take a look

Manufacturers have been working to automate the homebuilding process for years, and some startups have already released design prototypes. But until this year, none of these 3D-printed houses have been occupied. This summer, a family in France became the first to begin living in a 3D-printed home.