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"@Fliggity: I don't know if I could have handled this as a kid. #toomanylegos http://t.co/CYkrWol1"OMG! That's a lot of legos
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A Strong Robot Hand with a Softer Side

A Strong Robot Hand with a Softer Side | Heron | Scoop.it
A robotic gripper that combines strength with delicacy could help drones hold packages or industrial robots sort objects.
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3Doodler is back with a cute, safe 3D printing pen for kids

3Doodler is back with a cute, safe 3D printing pen for kids | Heron | Scoop.it
Even from their earliest moments of Kickstarter success, one thing was clear to the team at 3D printing pen startup 3Doodler: they'd have to build a version jus...
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A digital, 3D printed sundial whose precise holes cast a shadow displaying the current time

Julldozer created an amazingly clever digital sundial (“Cadran Solaire Numérique”) that precomputes the angle of the sun throughout the day and uses those computations to make hundreds …
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These Gecko Gloves Can (Kind of) Turn You Into Spider-Man

If you were upset at the news that Spider-Man is an impossible dream, don’t despair. A set of gecko gloves created by a Stanford researcher make the ability possible once more.
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A closer look at the vehicles designed for the Hyperloop Pod competition

A closer look at the vehicles designed for the Hyperloop Pod competition | Heron | Scoop.it
Trains in the US are slow and boring. They may have brought this country together over 100 years ago, but unless you're commuting, when we think about spanning...
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Cockroach Robots Will 'Infest' Earthquake Sites For Rescues | Video

Building off of millions of years of insect evolution, roboticists are developing CRAM (Compressible Robot with Articulated Mechanisms) to get robots into tiny spaces.
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A Budget Exoskeleton Allows Paraplegics To Walk--For The Price Of A Car

A Budget Exoskeleton Allows Paraplegics To Walk--For The Price Of A Car | Heron | Scoop.it
The Phoenix lets paraplegic people sit, stand, and walk. It costs just $40,000. Here's how the designers pulled it off.
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Did a pro cyclist hide a motor inside her bike?

Did a pro cyclist hide a motor inside her bike? | Heron | Scoop.it
There’s no question that Belgian cyclist Femke van den Driessche had a motor hidden in a bike she rode in the UCI Cyclocross World Championships over the weekend, because race officials disco…
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The Fancy Art of Auctioning Million-Dollar Classic Cars

The Fancy Art of Auctioning Million-Dollar Classic Cars | Heron | Scoop.it
Charlie Ross has auctioned off thousands of rare vehicles in his career, even though he's no car lover.
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Russian Rocket Tech Comes In From the Cold

Russian Rocket Tech Comes In From the Cold | Heron | Scoop.it
Decades after the end of the space race, an American rocket took off from Cape Canaveral. This was a routine launch to send a communications satellite into orbit, but the situation was an historic fir...
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O Aston Martin de 3 milhões de euros

O Aston Martin de 3 milhões de euros | Heron | Scoop.it
Foram produzidas apenas 24 unidades do Vulcan e muito dificilmente será visto a circular na rua. Este modelo é descrito pela marca como sendo a a criação mais intensa e excitante de sempre.
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A Robot That Runs And Swims Like A Salamander #Biomimicry

A Robot That Runs And Swims Like A Salamander #Biomimicry | Heron | Scoop.it
Robots designed to understand how animals move via TEDTalk Roboticist Auke Ijspeert designs biorobots, machines modeled after real animals that are capable of handling complex terrain and would app…
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Meet the Drone That Already Delivers Your Packages — Bolt Blog — Medium

Meet the Drone That Already Delivers Your Packages — Bolt Blog — Medium | Heron | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of talk about package delivery via flying drones. While this is a pretty interesting vision of the fu…
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Some Russians have built the perfect apocalypse survival vehicle

Some Russians have built the perfect apocalypse survival vehicle | Heron | Scoop.it
Someday, civilization will collapse. It is with that knowledge that a group of Russians — who might know more than most about the perils of that collapse — have built the Sherp. It's an all-terrain...
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The inventor of Android wants to give you a free dashboard camera

The inventor of Android wants to give you a free dashboard camera | Heron | Scoop.it
Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, left Google in 2014. A recent report from The Information suggested he might be interested in developing an Android handset as part of his future plans, but...
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LEGO Paper Plane Machine

LEGO Paper Plane Machine | Heron | Scoop.it
LEGO machine building expert Arthur Sacek was approached by Arrow Electronics to design and build a LEGO contraption that could take a sheet of paper and turn it into an airplane. The result was not only a cool machine, but a great commercial. Behind the scenes video here.
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Soft Robots

Soft Robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Inspired by the the octopus, engineers are creating robots that can twist their way around problems that rigid robots can’t handle.

This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on February 3, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.
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Secrets from a Factory Assembly Line

Secrets from a Factory Assembly Line | Heron | Scoop.it
Ready to start shipping a few units of your hardware product? Here's how real factories approach efficient assembly so you can run a professional line in your garage.
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Porsche completes photovoltaic pylon

Porsche completes photovoltaic pylon | Heron | Scoop.it
Porsche defrays its luddite position on driverless vehicles with an impressive solar array that will power the Berlin-Adlershof Porsche center from 2017.
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MIT Students Just Won a Competition to Design a Hyperloop Pod

MIT Students Just Won a Competition to Design a Hyperloop Pod | Heron | Scoop.it
The concept won even though it quite deliberately did not include space for people, or even cargo.
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It’s Too Bad Electric Scooters Are So Lame, Because They May Be the Future

It’s Too Bad Electric Scooters Are So Lame, Because They May Be the Future | Heron | Scoop.it
This ain't your kid's Razor scooter.
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Projecto português mostra frota de robots aquáticos autónomos

Projecto português mostra frota de robots aquáticos autónomos | Heron | Scoop.it
Sendo Portugal um país com longa tradição marítima é bom ver que também está preparado para desbravar novo horizontes no campo da navegação autónoma com embarcações robot.
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Massive Ariane 5 To Launch Giant NextGen Telescope In Dynamic Deployment To L2 - Universe Today

Massive Ariane 5 To Launch Giant NextGen Telescope In Dynamic Deployment To L2 - Universe Today | Heron | Scoop.it
The Ariane 5 rocket will carry the James Webb Space Telescope into orbit and send it on its way to L2.
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4ª "Electrónica e Informática" em Castelo Branco

4ª "Electrónica e Informática" em Castelo Branco | Heron | Scoop.it
Junho promete ser um mês quente em actividades em Portugal, de Norte a Sul e do litoral ao interior. Para quem estiver por Castelo Branco, não quererá perder a oportunidade de visitar ou participar na quarta edição do Electrónica e Informática em Castelo Branco.
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