Pre-2014, there were plenty of people skeptical about the possibilities of 3D printing. The technology was even laughed at by my close friends and family and deemed “a gimmick” by the founder of Foxconn, Terry Gou. Well, close friends, family, Mr. Gou, who’s laughing now? 2014 proved just how far 3D printing has come since its invention thirty years ago. And these five breakthroughs demonstrate just how far it can take us.