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Chocolate printer to go on sale after Easter
BBC.com ^

Posted on 04/07/2012 9:31:25 AM PDT by Daffynition

The UK scientists who developed a prototype chocolate printer last year say they have now perfected it.

They hope to have the machine on sale at the end of April - just missing the Easter egg rush.

It would allow chocolate lovers to print their own custom-made sweets, layer by layer.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet; Food
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Edible images...MMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.


1 posted on 04/07/2012 9:31:29 AM PDT by Daffynition
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To: Daffynition

Three dimensional printing is the wave of the future and will transform manufacturing in so many ways it’s astounding.


2 posted on 04/07/2012 9:33:44 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (I will not comply. I will NEVER submit.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

According to an email from *Motley Fool* it’s the next new money maker for investors.


3 posted on 04/07/2012 9:36:02 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

Did Barak Obama fund this pinnacle of human technology?


4 posted on 04/07/2012 9:36:15 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Daffynition
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5 posted on 04/07/2012 9:39:33 AM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Vince Ferrer

It’s the UK...surprising b/c the Brits know nothing about food. [running...ducking]


6 posted on 04/07/2012 9:44:27 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: gorush
How do you *refill* the ink carts? That's what I wanna know.


7 posted on 04/07/2012 9:45:42 AM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
Finally -- a matching peripheral for my system....
8 posted on 04/07/2012 9:48:35 AM PDT by mikrofon (Oh, wrong concept ;)
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To: Daffynition

Mmmmmmmmmmmm, lessee: layer of chocolate, layer of peanut butter fudge, layer of chocolate fudge, layer of peanut butter fudge, layer of chocolate fudge, layer of peanut butter fudge, layer of chocolate fudge, layer of... Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!


9 posted on 04/07/2012 9:52:32 AM PDT by carriage_hill (I'd vote for a "orange juice can", before 0bummer&HisRegimeFromHell, gets another 4yrs. Can-> later.)
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To: Daffynition

Look how fast the muslims buy gazillions of this device and use it to print layered shaped charges. Bus bombings will never be the same.


10 posted on 04/07/2012 9:54:26 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (nobody gives me warheads anyway))
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To: Daffynition
Sounds like an April Fools' story.

In any case, "Printen" are German gingerbread cookies.

Some are quite elaborate:

(I recorded the travel show on PBS this week)

11 posted on 04/07/2012 9:56:25 AM PDT by x
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12 posted on 04/07/2012 10:10:28 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit ;-{)
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To: Daffynition

NOBODY had better say a word to my wife!


13 posted on 04/07/2012 10:34:22 AM PDT by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Three dimensional printing is the wave of the future and will transform manufacturing in so many ways it’s astounding.

Agreed.

I am in awe of the video of an adjustable pair of pliers being created on a printing machine. Not only did it work flawlessly, but it was just as strong if not stronger than an ordinary set of pliers.

Amazing stuff.


14 posted on 04/07/2012 10:50:54 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (2012 isn't an election - it's a restraining order.)
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