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The Electric Rolls-Royce May Not be What You Expected!

There is an electric Rolls-Royce Phantom, based on the Phantom ultra-luxury car which can be charged wirelessly and go from 0-60 mph in just 8 seconds.
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Este brinquedo seria de qq das formas demasiado caro

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NVBOTS Wants To Make 3D Printers As Easy As Toasters

NVBOTS Wants To Make 3D Printers As Easy As Toasters | Heron | Scoop.it
Right now 3D printing curriculums, if they exist, are fairly sparse. Putting a two thousand dollar machine in front of a grade schooler usually ends up in a..
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Illinois man builds Lego replica of Welsh castle, will travel there to see the real thing - Chicago

Illinois man builds Lego replica of Welsh castle, will travel there to see the real thing - Chicago | Heron | Scoop.it
A retired Decatur dermatologist has built a replica Welsh castle using 50,000 Lego bricks. In May, Bob Carney is going to Wales see the real thing.
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Pi Tank 3D Printed Open Source Smartphone Controlled Raspberry Pi Robot (video)

Pi Tank 3D Printed Open Source Smartphone Controlled Raspberry Pi Robot (video) | Heron | Scoop.it
Those luckily enough to own a 3D printer and enjoying building a Raspberry Pi robot, or would like to start, may gain more inspiration from this awesome Pi Tank

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Tiny Ringo Arduino Robot Unveiled (video)

Tiny Ringo Arduino Robot Unveiled (video) | Heron | Scoop.it
Anyone who enjoys building projects using the Arduino platform may be interested in a new tiny palm sized Arduino robot which has been created by Plum Geek called the Ringo

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Disney's retelling the 'Star Wars' film saga with Legos

Disney's retelling the 'Star Wars' film saga with Legos | Heron | Scoop.it
There isn't a way to turn back time and prevent the Star Wars prequels from ever releasing (just ask Cher), but maybe Disney XD's upcoming crack at them
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chain reaction dispatch

chain reaction dispatch | Heron | Scoop.it
We have been doing chain reaction in the Tinkering Studio for the past couple of months, and it feels like it's really starting to come together. I wanted to share some of the things we have done to make a great space that works.
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Touch Board Inventors Kit | Robot Magazine

Paint a piano on a piece of paper and then play it, using the Bare Conductive Touch Board Inventors Kit. (Photo credit: Bare Conductive.) Bare
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▶ RC Drift Cars in Japan - Not as Fast and Furious, Just as Awesome! - YouTube

This video was filmed in Yokohama, Japan at the WARU Circuit. We found these guys last minute before we made our trip over to Japan. Our buddy Anpei (freesty...
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How To: Build A World-Class Insect-Photography Rig For Under $6,000

How To: Build A World-Class Insect-Photography Rig For Under $6,000 | Heron | Scoop.it
Six thousand bucks is a lot of money, but it's small change compared to the price of many professional camera kits.
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Automaton figure of a monk, South Germany or Spain, c. 1560 - YouTube

Video made by John Hiller for the Smithsonian Institution, running time 5 minutes, no audio. Automaton figure of a monk, South Germany or Spain, c. 1560; Nat...
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These Hyper-Detailed Scratch-Built RC Cars Make You Question Reality

These Hyper-Detailed Scratch-Built RC Cars Make You Question Reality | Heron | Scoop.it
Attention to detail is something all model builders strive to accomplish when working on their new builds, which is obviously apparent in each of Heaquake’s RC vehicles. The hobbyist recreates ever...
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UK robotics experts developing 'smart trousers'

UK robotics experts developing 'smart trousers' | Heron | Scoop.it
‘Intelligent clothing’ will employ artificial muscles to assist people with reduced mobility, and could even replace stairlifts and wheelchairs

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The close-fitting “smart trousers” will employ artificial muscles to assist the mobility of frail elderly and disabled individuals. Ultimately they could even replace stairlifts and wheelchairs, according to the University of Bristol team. Dr Jonathan Rossiter, from the university’s department of engineering mathematics, who is leading the project, said: “This is the first time soft robotics technologies have been used to address the many rehabilitation and healthcare needs in one single type of wearable device.

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Smashing! Student Builds Replica Large Hadron Collider Out of Legos - NBCNews.com

Smashing! Student Builds Replica Large Hadron Collider Out of Legos - NBCNews.com | Heron | Scoop.it
A particle physics student has used his downtime to build a Lego model of the world's most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Na...
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It’s a robot’s world: Kitchener's Clearpath looks to automated future

It’s a robot’s world: Kitchener's Clearpath looks to automated future | Heron | Scoop.it
Kitchener-based Clearpath Robotics has engineered a fleet of heavy-duty yellow and black robots that fit comfortably between the look of a Tonka truck and the character in Pixar’s “Wall-E.”

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Yale OpenHand Aims to Create a Simplified Design to Spur Innovation for 3D Printed Robotic Hands

Yale OpenHand Aims to Create a Simplified Design to Spur Innovation for 3D Printed Robotic Hands | Heron | Scoop.it
There have been a few notable projects intent on developing affordable and open-source robotic hands, but when Yale University takes on the problem, you can exp

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OpenHand Aims to Create a Simplified Design to Spur Innovation for 3D Printed Robotic Hands http://3dprint.com/47342/yale-openhand-robotic-hands/

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Dronecode: Taking the Internet of Things to the Skies | Linux.com

Dronecode: Taking the Internet of Things to the Skies | Linux.com | Heron | Scoop.it
In 2007 former Wired Magazine Editor Chris Anderson built a Lego mindstorms robot with his kids in an effort to get them interested in science. Two years later he founded 3DRobotics, now the largest
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Impressive automated bicycle parking in Japan

Automated cycle parking: roll bike in, machine whips it underground and parks it. Come back later, tap your membership card, retrieve bike. Genius.
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Power8 Power Tool Workshop

Power8 Power Tool Workshop | Heron | Scoop.it
This portable power tool kit includes several 18-volt rechargeable tools, and provides a metal working platform that converts to a table saw, scroll saw or a drill press. It might not be ideal for big jobs, but it's perfect for DIY projects.
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How to assemble Delta 3D Printer

How to assemble Delta 3D Printer | Heron | Scoop.it
Assembling a 3d printer from a kit is actually easier than you'd expect! I show you how to make a DeltaPrintr brand 3d printer. NOT A SPONSORED VIDEO, but find out more about them at deltaprintr.co...
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Internet Of Things Hardware Kit May Be A Maker's Best Friend

Internet Of Things Hardware Kit May Be A Maker's Best Friend | Heron | Scoop.it
Designed for companies, but priced and ready for tinkerers.
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3ders.org - Australia's Monash University 3D prints an entire aircraft engine | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Australia's Monash University 3D prints an entire aircraft engine | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Monash University researchers in Australia, along with CSIRO and Deakin University, have produced a jet engine using 3D printing. According to the reseachers, this is the first time an entire aircraft engine has been printed.
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Socialist Zionist robot pool cleaners: the rise of Israel's Maytronics - Business

Maytronics, a kibbutz company, has seen its share triple in three years as it uses technology to keep ahead of rivals.
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Comunas! Este artigo fez-me lembrar um professor do American Language Institute que no final do período em que nos deu aulas ía para Israel para uma comuna (agrícola)

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