The new normal?

The Pandemic Has Moved 3D Printing From Fiction To Fact In Africa


September 15, 2020

In one expectedly hilarious episode of Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady’s hit comedy series, The Big Bang Theory, two of the characters, Howard Wolowitz and Rajesh Koothrappali, basically blew five grand on a pair of ridiculous miniature plastic dolls. Or maybe it was three dolls. Either way, five thousand bucks was spent.

Actually, the backstory is that Wolowitz and Koothrapali -- both nerds who loved comic books and action figures despite being among top scholars at Caltech -- were bummed after they received the finished product from an online shop that claimed to fabricate and deliver action figures that could look like anyone.

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