3D printed straws just made McDonald’s ‘suck’ even more

3D printed straws just made McDonald's 'suck' even more

Engineers from NK Labs and JACE have used 3D printing to create the STRAW, a massively overengineered multi-hole drinking straw designed to suck evenly from each contrasting half of the new McDonald’s Chocolate Shamrock Shake, made to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. When you’ve worked on engineering projects for Google, NASA, and DARPA, where do you go next to fulfill your creative ambitions? Apple? Facebook? 3D Systems? No, you go to McDonald’s. After helping to create Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone, Massachusetts-based NK Labs and San Fran’s JACE Design were looking for a new challenge, one that would push them […]

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