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08/01/2014 03:04 EDT | Updated 08/28/2014 05:59 EDT

IJustine Takes Printing To The Next Dimension With MakerBot On Hardwired 2.0

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Once there was a time when printers were nothing but big, clunky, ink-sucking machines prone to fail at the one job they had: print something on paper.

But now, thanks to the rise of 3D printing technology, it's cool to print things again. And they no longer suck ink. In fact they don't even use ink. Oh, and they can do a heck of a lot more than print a high-school essay.

Need a dress? Print it. Fancy a pair of shoes? Print it. Need a prosthetic hand? Yep, you guessed it. For more on what else they world of 3D printing can produce, check out the video above.

Welcome to Hardwired 2.0, an AOL On Original series dedicated to tackling the latest tech trends and how they one day might impact your life.

Can't get enough of Hardwired 2.0? Check out the next episodes below:

Episode 5: Beauty Tech

Episode 6: Gaming Tech

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