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The Unwelcome Dinner Guest- A wood automaton by Dug North

The Unwelcome Dinner Guest- A wood automaton by Dug North | Heron | Scoop.it
The Unwelcome Dinner Guest, a wood automaton by artist Dug North (@maxhumphries Thanks for spreading the word about my wood automata.
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thang010146 - YouTube

thang010146 - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
List of 1700 videos in channel thang010146 (uploaded till 31 Dec. 2014) including pictures, brief descriptions and YouTube links can be downloaded at: http:/...
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Forbidden Fruit Machine

Forbidden Fruit Machine | Heron | Scoop.it
Here's another example of how today's rapid-prototyping technologies are allowing Artists and Craftsmen to create interactive works of art rapidly and easily. [Kati Hyypa] and [Niklas Roy] teamed up t...
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BIG-ASS GALLERY #1 - 2014 Tokyo International Toy Show [WEEKEND REARVIEWS]

BIG-ASS GALLERY #1 - 2014 Tokyo International Toy Show [WEEKEND REARVIEWS] | Heron | Scoop.it
Despite his icky feelings from being around so much happiness, Nayalan shot some amazing photos. A lot of them. And so, thanks to our brave photographer's perseverance through the minefield of overwhelming joy and glee, we present here the first of 3 BIG-ASS GALLERIES.
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Guinness World Record on a Hoverboard

Watch Catalin Alexandru Duru become the first person ever to break the Guinness World Records Title for the Farthest journey by hoverboard.
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Ajuda a fazer História com a Light Sail de Bill Nye

Ajuda a fazer História com a Light Sail de Bill Nye | Heron | Scoop.it
A proposta de criar naves que possam velejar pelo espaço não é nova, mas agora chegou a altura de poderem fazer parte da História, contribuindo para este projecto que quer mostrar a validade das velas solares (light sails) como forma de propulsão espacial.
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Modular Sprite drone is shaped like a thermos for better portability

Modular Sprite drone is shaped like a thermos for better portability | Heron | Scoop.it
The word drone, especially when used in a consumer context, will probably conjure images of whirring quadcopters flying around snapping photos and crashing into
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Architectural robots: The shape of the robots that will shape your home | Robohub

Architectural robots: The shape of the robots that will shape your home | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
Architectural robots: The shape of the robots that will shape your home
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Next Big Future: US Air Force confirms hypersonic SABRE engine is feasible

Next Big Future: US Air Force confirms hypersonic SABRE engine is feasible | Heron | Scoop.it

REL's ultra-lightweight heat exchangers are the key enabling components in SABRE engines for Mach 5 cruise and aircraft-like access to space.

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Soft robot: Shaping itself and moving with own internally generated power? - Tsepa

Soft robot: Shaping itself and moving with own internally generated power? - Tsepa | Heron | Scoop.it
For decades, robots have advanced the efficiency of human activity. Typically, however, robots are formed from bulky, stiff materials and require connections to external power sources; these features limit their dexterity and mobility.
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OSVehicle - TABBY EVO Platform Assembly Timelapse on Vimeo

_____________________________________________ Video credits: Simone Spada (http://simonespada.com) Music credits: I dunno by Grapes (CC BY 3.0) Just less than…
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Watch a Flying Hoverboard: Will We Soon Be Levitating?

Watch a Flying Hoverboard: Will We Soon Be Levitating? | Heron | Scoop.it
The Hendo uses magnets to move riders on a cushion of air. A faster version debuts in October and skate parks may follow.
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Business: Progressing Perceptions : 3D Printshow Summit

Business: Progressing Perceptions : 3D Printshow Summit | Heron | Scoop.it
3D printing has been used in the manufacturing industries for many years – but as the technology develops, other areas of business are beginning to embrace its versatile potential through all kinds of applications.
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SPARK, the italian drone recognized by ENAC (Italian FAA ) for professional aerial work.

SPARK, the italian drone  recognized by ENAC (Italian FAA ) for professional aerial work. | Heron | Scoop.it
Drones and aerial work in Italy. Despite some difficulties of a regulatory and bureaucratic, dictated by the regulation on unmanned aircraft, now almost ev…
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Um motor transparente a 2 tempos

Um motor transparente a 2 tempos | Heron | Scoop.it
Podemos já estar numa fase em que muitos desejam passar para veículos com motores eléctricos, mas os motores de combustão interna continuaram a ter o seu fascínio para todos os que se interessam por mecânica. Hoje podemos saciar a curiosidade, vendo como funciona um motor a 2 tempos.
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Electric Rides of the Future

Electric Rides of the Future | Heron | Scoop.it
Electric cars aren't the only green way to get around. There have been electric planes and now there's plans for an electric ferry! Trace counts down the three
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IoTize rejuvenates legacy systems with smartphone-compatibility - Electronics Eetimes

IoTize rejuvenates legacy systems with smartphone-compatibility - Electronics Eetimes | Heron | Scoop.it
At embedded world, the Raisonance business branch of Keolabs was demonstrating an interesting NFC retrofit solution for embedded systems, the IoTize plug-and-play RF module able to rejuvenate and turn any legacy system into a smartphone-compatible cloud-connected appliance.
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Hackaday Prize Entry: A Broke Hackers’ Model Train

Hackaday Prize Entry: A Broke Hackers’ Model Train | Heron | Scoop.it
Model railroads are the wellspring of hacker culture; the word itself comes from the MIT Tech Model Railroad Club sometime in the early 60s. These old timers at MIT had incredible resources available ...
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3D Printed Educational Robotic Platform

3D Printed Educational Robotic Platform | Heron | Scoop.it
Build your own customized balancing robot and gain first hand experience in Programming, Robotics, and 3D Design.
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Dali

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For older adults, simple daily tasks, such as shopping or just socialising, can be extremely challenging. To address this problem, we have developed a portable motion planning device for crowded environments, to help reduce the stress of a user with impaired ability.
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▶ 10 Most Expensive Cars In The World - YouTube

From the world's fastest car to extremely rare exotic vehicles, we take a look at the 10 most expensive cars in the world. Subscribe (new video every day!) -...
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How to Assemble the VEX IQ Robot - Happy Brickineering!

The VEX IQ Robot has been unboxed. Now it is time to assemble it. Assembly took less than 48 minutes. The best tip is to lubricate axles, connectors and small ...
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Nonprofit creates shoes that expand with kids' feet

Kenton Lee worked with shoe R&D firm Proof of Concept to develop a kids' sandal that adjusts over five sizes and is built to last for at least five years.

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Watch This Foldable Mini-Drone Launch in a Snap | WIRED

A pair of Swiss researchers have built a small foldable drone that can unfurl and take off within seconds.
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rubber band-powered cirin RC car fuses mechanical design + sculpture

rubber band-powered cirin RC car fuses mechanical design + sculpture | Heron | Scoop.it
the team of max greenberg, sameer yeleswarapu, ian cullimore developed the 'cirin' RC car as part of the formula E race at art center college of design.
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