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Links for Monday, August 15, 2011

  • MicroRAX – “MicroRAX is a light weight mini T-Slot style building system. Suitable for use on your desktop or bench top to build science, engineering, or advanced hobby and DIY projects.
  • Sparkfun Electronics: MakerBeam – “MakerBeam is a Mini-T open-source building system. Mini-T is a miniature version of T-slot. Not only is it small enough to work as a model building system, but it’s also precise and strong enough to build real machines and robots.
  • Gizmodo: Man 3D-Prints Spare Part to Avoid Huge Ripoff – “His pricey Bugaboo stroller needed a small part that the company’s service center sells for $250. Really? So our guy, took his business elsewhere. Using a company called Shapeways, he had a new stainless steel part made on a 3D printer for $25.
  • James Altucher: The 10 Commandments of the American Religion – “The American Religion is a fickle and false religion. Used to replace the ideologies we (a country of immigrants) escaped from with tenets that don’t withstand the test of time. With random high priests lurking all over the Internet, ready to pounce. Below are some of the tenets of the American Religion.