Put aside your Red, Blue, Left, Right, Liberal and Conservative views for 3 minutes.
This reaches into the realm of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in which I am a HUGE proponent for.
It's awesome to see the technology we have within our grasp and how people are finding new, exciting ways of harnessing it.
Recently, the Smithsonian stopped by the White House to take a 3D portrait of President Obama, in what will be be the highest resolution digital model of a head of state. Take a look at the process, and the 3D rendering created from this technology.