Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: get miniature 3D print-outs of famous Honda cars, new Alien: Isolation screenshots, the best photos from the Sony World Photography Awards.
- You can now get palm-sized Honda concept cars via three-dimensional printer design files released by the car manufacturer. Honda Motor Co. has made a range of files available on its new 3D Design Archives website; including the incoming NSX, the skateboarding inspired Fuya-Jo and the flexible, gel-like Puyo. Now all you need is a 3D printer.
- In other 3D printing news, a teenager has successfully fashioned a 3D-printed prosthetic hand for his nine-year-old amputee friend. Normally commanding prices of $18,000 or more, the prosthetic cost just $60 in materials. You can check out his handiwork in this YouTube video.
- Why is glass transparent? Gizmodo investigates.
- Each year, the Sony World Photography Awards showcases the best nature, fashion, lifestyle and news photos from around the world. As always, the shortlist of finalist is simply stunning. Click here to see the entire gallery.
- Aliens: Isolation is shaping up to be one of the most terrifying games in history — especially if you're freaked out by H.R. Giger's xenomorphs. Click here to see the latest creepy screen shots.