In Pictures: The worst of 3D printing hype

Undoubtedly, 3D printing is a groundbreaking technology with the potential to change the world. However, the technology has been over-hyped lately, so much so that some experts anticipate consumers will be largely disappointed with the technology’s reality. Amid reports of some of the most important 3D printing projects, some projects over-state their potential, are too expensive to ever be practical, or are just plain useless.

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3D print your face…in chocolate! A project in Japan suggested printing miniature replicas of people’s faces made out of chocolate, apparently as a gift for Valentine’s Day. It could be a good way to make sure people know who gave them chocolates.

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