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A community of kids who make, learn new skills, use technology constructively, begin a lifelong adventure of curiosity, and spend time offline, too.
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Super Mega Microbot « Trossen Robotics Blog

Super Mega Microbot « Trossen Robotics Blog | Heron | Scoop.it
Forum User jpieper has made a 3DOF quadruped robot of his own design, using Dongbu DRS-0101 servos. It starts off slowly, but is surprisingly speedy and exceedingly steady. This robot has since been upgraded with a turret and a gimbal, making it Mech Warfare Ready.
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Next Big Future: Pictures of several of China's large drone designs and some nearly have the wingspan of a 747

Next Big Future: Pictures of several of China's large drone designs and some nearly have the wingspan of a 747 | Heron | Scoop.it
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▶ Got a Light, Tim? - YouTube

Tim's Toy Collection contains a large number of lighters, which Tim is always happy to demonstrate. Some are novelty lighters, that look like something else,...
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Cientistas Portugueses resolvem mistério da sincronização dos pêndulos

Cientistas Portugueses resolvem mistério da sincronização dos pêndulos | Heron | Scoop.it
Os relógios de pêndulos podem ser considerados uma peça do passado, mas há centenas de anos que intrigavam os cientistas. É que, colocando-se dois relógios numa mesma parede, eles acabam por sincronizar o balanço dos seus pêndulos - e agora dois investigadores portugueses explicam porque tal acontece.
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A new artificial compound eye | Robohub

Taking cues from the natural world is growing ever more popular in robotics. This week, in a paper published by the Royal Society, a team from NCCR Robotics and LIS, EPFL present a revolutionary new artificial compound eye, created with the fruit fly in mind.

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Age reduction VFX | De-aging | Digital Cosmetics on Vimeo

Here is my 1st age-reduction Vfx TEST made in NUKE. My level in Nuke is Junior. I've decided not to apply any facial markers, to challenge myself (and make my…
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Numa aula de história das ideias (científicas) discutiu-se o que era uma fotografia (como representante da realidade)...

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UCAR technologists develop low cost 3D printed weather stations for rural communities

UCAR technologists develop low cost 3D printed weather stations for rural communities | Heron | Scoop.it
Thanks to the work from technologists Kelly Sponberg and Martin Steinson however, small rural communities in developing countries may be able to have their own sustaining weather stations thanks to 3D printing.
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Porsche just eBayed a model of its Le Mans-winning 919 for $106,100

Spending over $100,000 on a car puts you squarely in the one percent. Spending over $100,000 on a car that doesn't even run? Well, that puts you in a different category altogether.
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Este saiu barato, como alguém diria de mim que mão de vaca

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$9 CHIP Computer Reveals Its Open Source Details | Make:

$9 CHIP Computer Reveals Its Open Source Details | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Dave Rauchwerk, CEO of Next Thing Co., reveals that $9 CHIP computer is licensed as Creative Commons ShareAlike. That's just the beginning.
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Argo’s 8×8 Amphibious Utility Terrain Vehicle

Argo’s 8×8 Amphibious Utility Terrain Vehicle | Heron | Scoop.it
How do you think a combination of  a tank, an ATV and a boat would look like? Now we have an answer for you...   Argo's 8x8 UTV it is! This all-
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3D Printed Multispectral Imager by Conrad2468

3D Printed Multispectral Imager by Conrad2468 | Heron | Scoop.it
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This is the Swiss Army Knife of imaging, the unit is more capable than a standard camera because the unit has access to 4 separate imagers, 3 of which can be filtered. The 4th imager is a FLIR lepton camera for thermal imaging. Not only can the device be used for multispectral imaging, the cluster of cameras forms a synthetic aperture which allows for the ability to see a target around occlusions. The potential for this unit is endless and the fact th
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Deep Dive: Formula Student Team Delft DUT15

Formula Student was launched to help find the next generation of engineering talent- and this deep dive from Racecar Engineering shows how good they are!
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Veeco será feito em Gaia e chega em 2016

Veeco será feito em Gaia e chega em 2016 | Heron | Scoop.it
Depois de ter sido revelado em 2012, este desportivo eléctrico Português parecia ser mais um projecto que se tinha ficado pelas boas intenções - mas agora parece demonstrar o contrário, com a promessa de que chegará às estradas já no próximo ano, e a ser feito aqui mesmo, em Gaia.
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Transformers em LEGO realmente transformáveis

Transformers em LEGO realmente transformáveis | Heron | Scoop.it
Já sabemos que os LEGO nos permitem construir praticamente tudo aquilo que imaginemos, mas por vezes lá somos confrontados com criações que levam o conceito ao limite, como acontece com estes Transformers em LEGO.
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Improving Object Recognition for Robots | Robot Magazine

The proposed SLAM-aware object recognition system is able to localize and recognize several objects in the scene, aggregating detection evidence across multiple
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The Massive, 1/6th-Scale Millennium Falcon Is the Prettiest Hunk of Junk

The Massive, 1/6th-Scale Millennium Falcon Is the Prettiest Hunk of Junk | Heron | Scoop.it

Alongside their ridiculously pretty Star Wars figures, at Comic-Con Hot Toys unveiled a new line of 1/6th scale dioramas to go with them—starting off with a gigantic, beautiful recreation of the Millennium Falcon’s cockpit.

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SCiO is World’s First Pocket-Sized Spectrometer That Can Tell You the Molecular Makeup of Just About Anything

SCiO is World’s First Pocket-Sized Spectrometer That Can Tell You the Molecular Makeup of Just About Anything | Heron | Scoop.it
What if we told you that there's a pocket-size gadget you can use to analyze just about anything around you? You would probably think we took this one straight
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Car hack uses digital-radio broadcasts to seize control - BBC News

Car hack uses digital-radio broadcasts to seize control - BBC News | Heron | Scoop.it
A UK-based security company shows the BBC how a digital-radio broadcast can be used to seize control of a car's computer systems.
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Naval Postgraduate School - ARSENL Breaks Previous Records, Flies 20 Autonomous UAVs

A team of faculty and researchers at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is setting what are believed to be world records in the realm of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
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The graffiti drone that tagged Kendall Jenner's face is now open source

Earlier this year, graffiti artist and feces portrait painter KATSU carried out what has been described as the first recorded act of drone graffiti. Using a modified quadcopter, KATSU sprayed a...
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3D-printing basic electronic components | KurzweilAI

3D-printing basic electronic components | KurzweilAI | Heron | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley engineers created a smart cap using 3-D-printed plastic with embedded electronics to wirelessly monitor the freshness of milk (credit: Photo and
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The Most Advanced Robots in the World

The Most Advanced Robots in the World | Heron | Scoop.it
The most advanced robots in the world might not be exactly what you’re expecting. But they’re shaping humanity’s future.
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