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Top 3D Printing Headlines Last Week: Dinosaurs, Action Figures, Organs, Olympics

3D Scanning Fossils

A roundup of the top news On 3D Printing brought you from July 2 to July 8.

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Make Your Own Superhero: Your Face 3D Printed on Batman

3D Printed Superheros and Villians

Have you always wanted your own superhero action figure … of yourself? Now Firebox can help you fulfill that dream.

Step 1: Take 2 photos of your face and upload them to Firebox.

Step 2: Select a superhero template to personalize, from Batman to Superman to Captain America to Batgirl.

Step 3: Firebox 3D prints your action figure and ships it to you for $128.

Personalized Superhero Action Figure

Besides the cool factor, we were interested in this novel application of 3D printing. Firebox explains how it works:

Using advanced 3D printing technology your photographs will be turned into a fully-formed 3D version of your noggin – including eye colour, skin tone, hair style (or as close as possible) and hair colour. Accurate? It’ll be like looking in a teaspoon.

Learn more at Firebox.

Hat tip to geekosystem.