A recently opened exhibit at Walt Disney World aims to give guests a hands-on understanding of plastics. Sponsored by The Society of the Plastics Industry and anchored by society members DuPont and GE Advanced Materials, Fantastic Plastics Works seeks to improve the public's appreciation of plastics and to encourage young people to consider a career in plastics. Visit www.plasticsworks.com for more information.
A make-your-own Star Wars Sith Lightsaber hilt is heftier and better-looking than most others out there, according to its maker, Sean Charlesworth. You can 3D print it from free source files, and there's even a hardware kit available -- not free -- so you can build one just in time for Halloween.
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