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Taking Robert Race’s Automata short course at West Dean College

Taking Robert Race’s Automata short course at West Dean College | Heron | Scoop.it
Last weekend I took a long-planned break from work and family to go to West Dean College in West Sussex for a four day course with Robert Race learning how to make simple automata.
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ScienceCasts: NASA's Sounding Rockets

Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Sounding rocket missions can often be the key to getting a quick answer to a tightly focused science question.
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Colossal K'Nex Roller Coaster - The Awesomer

Colossal K'Nex Roller Coaster - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
Builder knexpert06 shows off an incredible creation made using K'Nex construction toys. The 141 foot-long roller coaster has dual tracks so two coaster
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Não se amarrota nem se suja: É a melhor amiga dos executivos

Não se amarrota nem se suja: É a melhor amiga dos executivos | Heron | Scoop.it
Startup espanhola criou a camisa perfeita para os empresários. Resultado é surpreendente.
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Cette montre Pokémon est aussi affreuse qu’onéreuse (258 000 dollars)

Cette montre Pokémon est aussi affreuse qu’onéreuse (258 000 dollars) | Heron | Scoop.it
D’un côté, on trouve Uniqlo qui demain va lancer sa collection de t-shirts en collaboration avec Nintendo, et qui en émoustille plus d’un à la
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Portable Laser Range Finder Enables Real-Time 3-D Mapping

Portable Laser Range Finder Enables Real-Time 3-D Mapping | Heron | Scoop.it
A new handheld device integrates LIDAR with a motion sensor, camera, processor and seven-inch touch screen to enable color mapping on the fly
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Echodyne’s pocket-sized radar may be the next must-have tech for drones (and drone hunters)

Echodyne’s pocket-sized radar may be the next must-have tech for drones (and drone hunters) | Heron | Scoop.it
Just because we live in an age of many sensors doesn't mean we always have the right one for the job. One in particular we've been lacking is a radar system..
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Another Printer With An Infinite Build Volume

Another Printer With An Infinite Build Volume | Heron | Scoop.it
Very rarely do we see a 3D printer that is more than just a refinement of what's currently standard practice. [Prusa]'s single-hotend, four-color printer makes the list, but that came out a whil
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The Bang and Olufsen Museum Offers 91 years of Gadget History

The Bang and Olufsen Museum Offers 91 years of Gadget History | Heron | Scoop.it
Vlad Savov for The Verge takes a tour of The Bang and Olufsen Museum in Denmark. From the first components to elegant radios, all the way to the $90,000 speakers of present day, the museum covers i…
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Review of Makey Makey: A Fun, Affordable Invention Kit (Available on Amazon Launchpad)

Review of Makey Makey: A Fun, Affordable Invention Kit (Available on Amazon Launchpad) | Heron | Scoop.it
Makey Makey is a unique circuit board that turns ordinary objects into computer controllers. This gadget was conceived by two students, Jay Silver and Eric Rosenbaum, as a school projec
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How to Make an Observatory Excellent With Tech #CitizenScience #Tech #Science #DIY

How to Make an Observatory Excellent With Tech #CitizenScience #Tech #Science #DIY | Heron | Scoop.it
If you dream of having a personal observatory, you will love this project by Manoj Koushik. Considering I found out about it through Particle.io, you are probably thinking there are some Photon mic…
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“Look Ma, No Gyros!”: A Self-Balancing Mechanical Velociraptor

“Look Ma, No Gyros!”: A Self-Balancing Mechanical Velociraptor | Heron | Scoop.it
You've got to walk before you can run, right? Perhaps not, if this bipedal dino-like running robot is any indication.

Officially dubbed a "Planar Elliptical Runner," the bot is a test platfor
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Giant LEGO Magic Folding Cube - The Awesomer

Giant LEGO Magic Folding Cube - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
After building a couple of smaller versions, LEGO fanatic slfroden shows off a jumbo version of his Yoshimoto cube inspired construction which can b
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This spherical chess board uses magnets to change up the game

This spherical chess board uses magnets to change up the game | Heron | Scoop.it
This isn’t the first time we’ve seen a magnetic chess board, but it’s probably one of the more innovative takes on the game: a globe-shaped board.
A design student named Ben Myers create
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À Singapour, il existe un distributeur… de voitures de luxe

À Singapour, il existe un distributeur… de voitures de luxe | Heron | Scoop.it
Ce distributeur là ne distribue pas des boissons ou des barres chocolatées, mais des voitures de luxe. Ainsi, si l’envie vous prend, vous pouvez vous
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It Took the Bicycle 200 Years to Find Its Way in the World

It Took the Bicycle 200 Years to Find Its Way in the World | Heron | Scoop.it
Some inventions come ahead of their time. This one came along well after it
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Guillermo del Toro Creates a List of His 20 Favorite Art House/Criterion Films

Guillermo del Toro Creates a List of His 20 Favorite Art House/Criterion Films | Heron | Scoop.it


When it comes to films released by the Criterion Collection, we'd all struggle to narrow our favorites down to only ten, but we probably wouldn't have quite as hard a time as Guillermo del Toro.
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A day on the track with the ridiculous 2017 Ford GT supercar

A day on the track with the ridiculous 2017 Ford GT supercar | Heron | Scoop.it
A few weeks back, Ford invited us out to Salt Lake City to spend an afternoon in the 2017 Ford GT supercar. They're only making 250 of these things per year,..
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Makeblock Airblock and Neuron electronic modules for makers – ARMdevices.net

The Airblock is a Modular and Programmable Drone with drone mode, underwater and hovecraft.
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Watch the world’s first skydive from a drone

Watch the world’s first skydive from a drone | Heron | Scoop.it
Unlike typical consumer-aimed quadcopter drones, Latvian company Aerones specializes in big UAVs that can carry hefty loads. Last year, they showed off one o
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SeaBubbles reveals its latest ‘flying water car’ as it brings in a new wave of cash

SeaBubbles reveals its latest ‘flying water car’ as it brings in a new wave of cash | Heron | Scoop.it
SeaBubbles, the adorably named French startup that hopes to be the Uber for water taxis, has a new prototype to show off. The boat is semi-production ready and will be in attendance at th
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Reborn Fisker Karma Revero to Begin Production This Month

Reborn Fisker Karma Revero to Begin Production This Month | Heron | Scoop.it
Reborn Fisker Karma Revero hybrid supercar is set to Begin Production This Month with ads already running in Florida and California!
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Harley Davidson: 100 New Models Over The Next Decade - Including An Electric Motorcycle - Gas 2

Harley Davidson: 100 New Models Over The Next Decade - Including An Electric Motorcycle - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
Harley Davidson is poised to introduce 100 new models over the next ten years, including at least one electric model. Will an electric motorcycle appeal to Harley riders?
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Working LEGO Printer - The Awesomer

Working LEGO Printer - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
JK Brickworks shows off another awesome mechanical build - a fully-functional printer/plotter that uses a pen to draw words and images on a sheet o
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Vector successfully launches its micro-satellite with a 3D-printed part

Vector successfully launches its micro-satellite with a 3D-printed part | Heron | Scoop.it
Vector, a micro-satellite company started by a founding member of SpaceX, has successfully launched its vehicle, which has a 3D-printed part, in California.
This is the first of severa
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