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Todler Puzzle Game 3D Printed

I wanted to quickly make a gift to a todler. After some search, I found some cute puzzles on MyMiniFactory. I chose to print 2 of them, both by MixedGears, with rather big parts, which is important to avoid children accidentally swallow them.Elephant Puzzle Toy. Comes in a single file ...
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Beautiful Giroid Vase 3D Printed

I was looking for a gift idea to 3D print. Then, one of my students showed me this cool vase. This beautiful design was published by Area3D on MyMiniFactory. It took me 9 hours to print at 0.10 mm resolution. But, it does worth it. The result is smooth, with ...
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Castle Dice Tower with Moveable Gate 3D Printed

This dice tower was designed by LennartS, and published on Thingiverse on April 01, 2015. It prints as a single part including the moving gate. It took me 15 hours to finish the print. I used a sunlu silk PLA filament, that has this smooth shiny finish. Although there was no ...
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Rubik’s Cube 3D Printed Stands

Rubik's Cube Puzzle Stand Based on a design by by jgoss via Thingiverse published on October 14, 2013. Previous Next Globe Cube Stand Based on a design by OldManLink published via Thingiverse on February 26, 2020. Previous Next ...
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Space Invader Retro-Game Phone Stand 3D Printed

I made this phone stand for a friend who is fan of retro-games. I had to design it myself since I was unhappy with the ones I found on hobby 3D printing sites. Previous Next Design I've wanted it to be easy to print. Mixing different colors was also a ...
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3D Printed Bird Feeding House for Gardens

Bird Feeding House Mixing Wood with 3D Printed Parts

Birds populations have been severely plummeting for many decades in a row. According to recent studies, we have lost about 30% of of breeding birds, compared to the 1970's. The goal of this DIY project is offer a solution to balance this decline. By feeding the birds during winter, we ...
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COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

Fighting COVID-19: Maker Projects that Can Make a Difference

This is a selection of projects and initiatives to make solutions to to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak. Please note that most of them are uncertified biomedical devices. Still, they are likely to be helpful, and maybe life-saving, since there is a shortage in many hospitals around the globe. Laser Free ...
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Multisolving climate change has both short-term and long-term benefits

Multisolving the Climate Change Has Short-Term Benefits Too

I believe this TEDx talk by Dr. Elizabeth Sawin (see video below) deserves more attention from everyone interested in fighting climate change. Dr Sawin introduces Multisolving, which stands for solutions that address multiple problems at the same time. She discusses some obstacles to an international agreement at the United Nations ...
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Global Warming Caused by Continuous Carbon Emissions

How to Stop the Global Wildfires Epidemic?

Media's attention is currently drawn to the Corona virus epidemic. But, what's the status of fires that were burning major biodiversity hot spots? The answer is provided by today's map from NASA's Fire Information for Resource Management System (see Figure 1 below). In South America, Amazon rainforest fires are record-breaking ...
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Brain Treats App Your Daily Dose of Fun Facts

Brain Treats App: Your Daily Dose of Fun Facts!

Want to get smarter while having fun? The Brain Treats app is for you. You will learn astonishing facts and real amazing anecdotes. It works even if you are offline. Energize Your Brain with Fun Facts You can use the Brain Treats app if you are alone and bored, to ...
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Smalltalk : le retour d'un langage mythique

Smalltalk est l’avenir du code – 2ème partie – Programmez! Magazine #244

Pour fêter la nouvelle année, quoi de tel qu'une bonne dose de Smalltalk. Eh bien, figurez-vous que ça ne pouvait pas mieux tomber. Le 40ème anniversaire de Smalltalk a été célébré dignement à travers une première vague d'articles sur différentes facettes de ce langage mythique. Les festivités se poursuivent en ...
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Smalltalk on the Cover of issue of november of Progammez! Magazine

Smalltalk est l’avenir du code – 1ère partie – Programmez! Magazine #243

Pour fêter le 40ème anniversaire de Smalltalk-80, la communauté francophone du Smalltalk libre Pharo a écrit une série d’articles. Ils sont publiés dans le magazine “Programmez!”, à destination des développeurs. Ce dossier a été assemblé et relu par  Stéphane Ducasse (INRIA). La coordination en a été assurée par Laurent Julliard ...
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Développement interactif de programmes Pharo 8

Comme vous pouvez le constater à travers les menus de Pharo, il y a de nombreux outils. Mais, pour débuter, vous n'avez besoin que d'un petit sous-ensemble. C'est justement ce qui est abordé dans ce tutoriel.Dans ce qui suit, je vous propose de  prendre en main les outils de base ...
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Global Warming Caused by Continuous Carbon Emissions

Que faire face à l’épidémie des feux de forêt qui dévastent la planète ?

L'attention des médias est actuellement dirigée vers l'épidémie du virus Corona. Mais, qu'en est-il des incendies qui brûlaient les sanctuaires de biodiversité ? La réponse est donnée par la carte fournie, ce jour, par le service de récolte d'information sur les incendies de la NASA (voir la figure 1 ci-dessous) ...
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Arrétons de gaspiller l'eau

Combien d’eau gâchée avant une douche chaude?

Mon ami Eric et moi avons constaté qu'avant de prendre une douche, il faut laisser couler l'eau pendant de longues minutes avant qu'elle ne soit assez chaude. Nous étions d'accord qu'il fallait faire quelque chose contre ce gaspillage. Mais, quoi ?Je me suis dit qu'avant de traiter le problème, il ...
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