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RC Helicopters Lift a Lady, Honey I Shrunk the Heavy Lift Helicopter…

RC Helicopters provide hours of enjoyment for the enthusiasts that fly these magnificent micro machines. While they are undoubtedly fun we don’t typically think of them as heavy lift machines. Until today, the day two RC helicopters lifted a lady.

After months of organisation and thousands of Euros spent souping up their X7 helicopters the HeliGraphixs.com team have pushed the boundaries. With engines screaming the team’s two helicopters lifted off, the human payload hanging below. With a total payload of 124 pounds these highly tuned micro machines are punching well above their own weight.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that made the world wonder why? A demonstration of what people can do if the obsession is as deep as their pockets. Sit back, relax and be prepared to be amazed by the world’s smallest heavy lift helicopters.

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3Doodler the 3D Printing Pen, Drawing in Thin Air…

The 3D printing revolution took an unexpected leap forward this week entering the world of the pen with the 3Doodler, the World’s first 3D printing pen. 3Doodler promises to add an entirely new dimension to sketches, art can now literally jump off the page.

3Doodler burst onto the scene as a brand new Kickstarter project, passing it’s $30,000 funding goal in just a few hours. Now a little over a month later it has collected nearly $150,000 in pledges. Currently just over 1,000 pens are still available for advanced order, they will sell out with days. The first production run of 3Doodlers will ship in September while a second shipment in October will be required to complete the Kickstarter orders.

Like a hot glue gun with a 3D printing head installed the 3Doodler uses a string of ABS or PLA plastic that is fed through the back, heated by the 3D print head, coming out of the pen pliable allowing anyone to draw any object that comes to mind.

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