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MakerBot's 3-D Printer

Surprisingly, one of the most talked about gadgets at CES 2013 was a printer.

But, MakerBot's Replicator isn't just your average, run-of-the-mill printer. In fact, it doesn't even use paper. The Replicator is a 3-D printer, capable of recreating almost any item, regardless of its dimensions, out of a spool of plastic. Poised to completely redefine the manufacturing industry, the Replicator can quickly churn out a range of objects, including everyday items like door knobs and shower curtain rings, to not-so-everyday items, like this sculpture of Alexander the Great, which was showcased in MakerBot's popular booth.


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