from the everyone-has-priorities dept.
Shareable writes "Makerbot just launched Project Shellter, which will leverage the Makerbot community's network of 5,000 3D printers to make shells for hermit crabs — which face a species-threatening, man-made shell shortage (they inhabit abandoned shells)."
The first time, it's a KLUDGE! The second, a trick.
Later, it's a well-established technique!
-- Mike Broido, Intermetrics