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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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Tesla Model S P85D Breaks The Dyno With Instant Torque: Video

Tesla Model S P85D Breaks The Dyno With Instant Torque: Video | Heron | Scoop.it
Here you have it folks: the Tesla Model S P85D is so ferociously, inconceivably badass that it actually broke the damned dyno the instant the hammer was dropped. The explanation? Instant torque from the electric motors just surprised the hell out of that unsuspecting dyno, causing it to give up the...
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LightSail Spacecraft Restored After Being Silenced by Software Issue

LightSail Spacecraft Restored After Being Silenced by Software Issue | Heron | Scoop.it
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
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Larry Page's asteroid-mining firm launches its first satellite in July

Larry Page's asteroid-mining firm launches its first satellite in July | Heron | Scoop.it
Planetary Resources hasn't had much success getting its asteroid-mining business off the ground, in a very literal sense -- it lost its first satellite,
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New Invention - OpenTrons: Open-Source Rapid Prototyping for Biology

Accelerating research with open, affordable, & easy-to-use lab robots. We empower people to innovate with biotech. Support this project here: ... technology.
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Stanley, the Hammering Automaton: Built from a 2x4 and one nail.

More about this project: This is my entry for the Summer's Woodworking Third Annual (2015) 2x4 Competition. For a long time I've been intrigued by automata, ...
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Watch This Robot Learning to Play with Legos Like a Kid - Singularity Hub

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They say their approach more closely approximates human learning.
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Face-to-face with Han the smiling humanoid robot - Wired.co.uk

"Hello, my name is Han. Pleased to meet you." The computer-generated voice greeting me throws me somewhat, given the remarkably human face it emerges from
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Googles robot dog: Boston Dynamics puts robot dog Spot through training day

Boston Dynamics, a subsidiary of Google, has unveiled a new robot dog named Spot on YouTube that is going as viral as its quadruped forebearers. BigDog ...
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Relive your youth and play with millions of Legos on The High Line

Relive your youth and play with millions of Legos on The High Line | Heron | Scoop.it
Attention, kiddies and big kids alike: Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has deposited 2 million white Legos on the High Line and they’re ready for construction.
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Eye-Controlled Wheelchair Advances from Talented Teenage Hackers

Eye-Controlled Wheelchair Advances from Talented Teenage Hackers | Heron | Scoop.it
[Myrijam Stoetzer] and her friend [Paul Foltin], 14 and 15 years old kids from Duisburg, Germany are working on a eye movement controller wheel chair. They were inspired by the Eyewriter Project w...
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O mundo quase irreal dos relógios Zenith

O mundo quase irreal dos relógios Zenith | Heron | Scoop.it
A comemorar os seus 150 anos, a empresa que George Favre-Jacot lançou de forma visionária em 1865 é hoje uma referência. Nos relógios, mas também na indústria e na inovação, com algumas loucuras à mistura.
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Sheffield University to build a £1m 3D printer that will 3D print parts as fast as a production line

Sheffield University to build a £1m 3D printer that will 3D print parts as fast as a production line | Heron | Scoop.it
Sheffield University in the United Kingdom has recently announced that they are building a £1m 3D printer that they hope will produce plastic parts as fast as more traditional manufacturing methods - such as injection molding.
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▶ ATRIAS Bipedal Robot: Takes a Walk in the Park - YouTube

ATRIAS, Oregon State University's Bipedal Robot, goes for a stroll in the park for the first time. ATRIAS was built by the Dynamic Robotics Laboratory at Ore...
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These are the coolest cars you'll never drive

These are the coolest cars you'll never drive | Heron | Scoop.it
Our ability to drive innovation through creative visualization has helped us explore the reaches of space, put powerful computers into our pockets and de
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New Invention - Scratch Duino: Open Source Magnetic Robot Kit for Education

Support this project on Kickstarter: Scratch Duino is a highly customizable, simple and interactive ... technology. New Invention - Scratch Duino: Open Source ...
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Legos Helped One Woman Reconstruct Her Family Memories - LA Weekly

Legos Helped One Woman Reconstruct Her Family Memories - LA Weekly | Heron | Scoop.it
Suzy Lentchner didn't play with Legos during childhood. It wasn't until she was an adult with kids that the colorful bricks became a point of fascination.
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Home - Arckit

Home - Arckit | Heron | Scoop.it

Schools and Students interested in using ARCKIT for S.T.E.A.M. Design and Design and Technology or University Architecture and Design courses please get in touch at:

 contact@arckit.com

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3ders.org - 3D printed self-learning, self-repairing robots can adapt to extreme environments | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printed self-learning, self-repairing robots can adapt to extreme environments | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at Oslo University's Department of Informatics has developed a category of robots that, through simulation programs and 3D printing, adapt to unforeseen obstacles.

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Watch this tiny robot assemble itself, carry things around, and dissolve into nothing

Watch this tiny robot assemble itself, carry things around, and dissolve into nothing | Heron | Scoop.it
When placed on a heated surface, the bot's PVC layer will contract, causing it to fold up into an origami shape with legs and a body.
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Napoleon's life rebuilt with Legos for Waterloo anniversary | The Japan Times

Napoleon's life rebuilt with Legos for Waterloo anniversary | The Japan Times | Heron | Scoop.it
It is an achievement that Napoleon himself might have been proud of: a huge tableau of the French emperor's life made entirely out of 1.2 million Lego bloc
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JPL's RoboSimian to compete in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

JPL's RoboSimian to compete in DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals | Heron | Scoop.it
Pasadena CA (JPL) May 31, 2015 - RoboSimian, the ape-like robot developed at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, will compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals at the Fairplex in Pomona, California, June 5...

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