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Swimming robot reaches Australia

Swimming robot reaches Australia | Heron | Scoop.it
A marine robot has completed a record-breaking 9,000 nautical mile (16,668km) trip across the Pacific Ocean.

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Skycademy - Free High Altitude CPD - Raspberry Pi

Skycademy - Free High Altitude CPD - Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it
We’re looking for 24 teachers (or youth leaders) to take part in a FREE two-and-a-half day Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event aiming to provide experience of high altitude ballooning to educators, and demonstrating how it can be used as an engaging teaching opportunity. Over the last few year I’ve seen many awesome uses of the Raspberry …
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UT researchers develop physical therapy robot - KSAT San Antonio

UT researchers develop physical therapy robot - KSAT San Antonio | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Texas are developing a physical therapy robot designed to help people with spinal cord injuries and stroke patients
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Persona Synthetics: Human Robots Service Company? [Video] | Persona Synthetics

Persona Synthetics: Human Robots Service Company? [Video] | Persona Synthetics | Heron | Scoop.it
UK News: National News & Headlines: Persona Synthetics: Human Robots Service Company? [Video] | Persona Synthetics
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Half-Lego, Half-Real Porsche 911 RSR Is the Curviest Collection of Rectangular Bricks

Half-Lego, Half-Real Porsche 911 RSR Is the Curviest Collection of Rectangular Bricks | Heron | Scoop.it
If you wanted to render a Porsche 911’s trademark curvy profile, you probably wouldn’t reach for a bucket of Lego, the most literally brick-shaped building tool on the market. Apparently, all that means is that you lack the gumption of the Legonauts who built this amazingly detailed half-Lego Porsche 911 RSR, right down to the racing […]
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▶ ROAD TRIP to the Illinois Railway Museum with tubalcain - YouTube

On June 16, 2015--tubalcain took a road trip with a friend to the ILLINOIS RAILWAY MUSEUM at Union, Illinois. This is America's largest railroad museum. Plea...
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Alunos de Famalicão construíram carros de F1 para entrar em competições - País - Notícias - RTP

Alunos de Famalicão construíram carros de F1 para entrar em competições - País - Notícias - RTP | Heron | Scoop.it
Um grupo de alunos de Vila Nova de Famalicão criou carros de fórmula 1, em miniatura. Os jovens querem vencer o campeonato do mundo e ganhar uma bolsa de estudos em Londres. País
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Thinking Inside The Gearbox: How A Manual Transmission Works: Video

The future of the stick shift looks dim. Performance icons like Ferrari, Lamborghini, and McLaren no longer offer traditional manuals. Even on enthusiast models like the Corvette, less than half of buyers opt for a third pedal. But all is far from lost. Alfa Romeo's new Giulia will allow drivers to...
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Parrot Unveils 13 New Minidrones That Jump And Glide For Under $189

Parrot Unveils 13 New Minidrones That Jump And Glide For Under $189 | Heron | Scoop.it
Parrot unveiled 13 new minidrones this week, all for under $189. The terrestrial "Jumping" drone got a major upgrade, with LED lights for nighttime..
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The world’s first commercial jetpack will cost $150,000 next year

The world’s first commercial jetpack will cost $150,000 next year | Heron | Scoop.it
Jetpacks could fly out of science fiction and on to the streets carrying first responders and millionaires next year
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RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry | Robohub

RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry
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New Process Can Print Stretchy Electronics Onto Your Clothes

New Process Can Print Stretchy Electronics Onto Your Clothes | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created a single-step process to print conductive material on cloth, allowing manufacturers to build stretchable..
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US Western locomotive #3DThursday #3DPrinting

US Western locomotive #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
UTJTrain shares: This working motorized model is inspired by various Western locomotive models. download the files on: Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community ...
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Robots Seem to Be Improving Productivity, Not Costing Jobs

Robots Seem to Be Improving Productivity, Not Costing Jobs | Heron | Scoop.it

Nearly 30 years ago, in 1987, the Nobel-winning economist Robert Solow surveyed the impact of IT on the economy and concluded that “you can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.”

Solow’s quip crystallized a frustrating disconnect in the 1980s. Why did an observed technology boom coincide with a prolonged slump in the productivity data? Companies were using computers, but they didn’t seem to be getting any more productive.

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Now there's a cockroach-inspired robot that can squeeze into small spaces - Quartz

They probably won't survive a nuclear winter, though.
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I am a Student | F1 in Schools

I am a Student | F1 in Schools | Heron | Scoop.it
F1 in Schools Ltd is a not-for-profit company established with committed partners to provide an exciting yet challenging educational experience through the magnetic appeal of Formula One.
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Review: DJI Phantom 3 Professional | WIRED

Review: DJI Phantom 3 Professional | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
The Phantom drones from DJI are beloved for their ease of use. The new version, which adds 4K video capabilities, is even simpler to fly.
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▶ 1100ft Freefall Kiss - Roberta Mancino in Dubai 4K - YouTube

1100ft Freefall Kiss! Roberta Mancino is one of a kind! Basejumper, Model, Freediver, she’s always on the road on search for the perfect thrill. Click here t...
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Mad Max Power Wheels For Kids

Mad Max Power Wheels For Kids | Heron | Scoop.it
The Mad Max Power Wheels Desert Drifters started as a ThinkGeek April Fools' Day joke, but now they may have become a reality.   Thanks to the g
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Alumnus’s throwable tactical camera gets commercial release

Alumnus’s throwable tactical camera gets commercial release | Heron | Scoop.it
Softball-sized camera can be tossed into unseen areas, sends panoramic images back to a smartphone.
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