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Unusual Toy Automata

A lot of unusual toys come out of Japan, and this range of Japanese musical automata is no exception! The toys are made by the Maywa Denki company, and these...
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Copenhagen Suborbitals lança foguete bem-sucedido (pelo padrão da Melhor Coréia)

Copenhagen Suborbitals lança foguete bem-sucedido (pelo padrão da Melhor Coréia) | Heron | Scoop.it
A Copenhagen Suborbitals lançou com quase sucesso o Nexø I, um foguete experimental com um motor de combustível líquido mais avançado do que os do programa espacial de certos países. Nada mal para um grupo de hobbystas fundado em 2008.
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Setting a Land Speed Record with a Sidecar Motorcycle

Setting a Land Speed Record with a Sidecar Motorcycle | Heron | Scoop.it
Kevin Clemens built this electric sidecar motorcycle to set a world record on the salt flats of Bonneville
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Marvel and Harley-Davidson Made a Bunch of Badass Super Hero Bikes

Marvel and Harley-Davidson Made a Bunch of Badass Super Hero Bikes | Heron | Scoop.it
To help celebrate Captain America’s 75th anniversary down under, Marvel Comics and Harley-Davidson dealers in Australia and New Zealand teamed up to make a series of 25 custom motorcycles inspired by heroes and villains in the Marvel universe. The results are fantastic, and a terrible tease since none of the custom rides are available for sale.
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Done in 60 seconds: See a Massive Rocket Fuel Tank Built in A Minute

Done in 60 seconds: See a Massive Rocket Fuel Tank Built in A Minute | Heron | Scoop.it
Awesome video via NASA’s Marshall Center. It took a lot longer than 60 seconds to weld the massive 130-foot rocket fuel tank. This time-lapse video shows the construction and rotation of the …
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CellRobot wants to let you build a modular robot

CellRobot wants to let you build a modular robot | Heron | Scoop.it
Robots. Some people love them, some people hate them, and some people are deeply afraid of them causing a Terminator-like apocalyptic future. No matter what your feelings on them are, everyon
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Star Destroyer em LEGO mede mais de 2 metros e pesa 50kg

Star Destroyer em LEGO mede mais de 2 metros e pesa 50kg | Heron | Scoop.it
O Star Wars é um tema recorrente para mega-construções LEGO, e temos mais uma fantástica construção de um Imperial Star Destroyer com tal nível de detalhe, que bem poderia ter sido usado nos filmes.
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GoPro will start selling its six-camera VR rig on August 17th

GoPro will start selling its six-camera VR rig on August 17th | Heron | Scoop.it

GoPro has announced that it will open up sales of its six-camera "Omni" virtual reality rig when the company starts shipping preorder units on August 17th. 

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Watch an object levitating atop another levitating object

YouTuber Latheman666 takes maglev to the next level by adding nine neodymium magnet cubes to a levitating magnet and then floating a pyrolytic graphite disc about 1mm above the neodymium. Hypnotic!
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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 é o carro de sonho que poucos poderiam comprar

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 é o carro de sonho que poucos poderiam comprar | Heron | Scoop.it
A Mercedes pode orgulhar-se de ter algumas obras-primas no seu catálogo de automóveis ao longo da História, e agora apresenta-nos um protótipo que imediatamente poderia subir para a primeira posição: o Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6.
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The Power Egg is unlike any drone you've ever flown before

The Power Egg is unlike any drone you've ever flown before | Heron | Scoop.it
Normally, when you think "quadcopter", you think of the standard block-shaped mass of propellers, struts and landing gear. But nothing says they have t
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Make your own Dtto Modular Robot – Assembly instructions (Part 3 of 3) | Robohub

Make your own Dtto Modular Robot – Assembly instructions (Part 3 of 3) | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it


Dtto v2.0 is a modular self-reconfigurable robot focused on bio-inspired locomotion mechanisms.
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Alta Motors Electric Motorcycles | Translogic 205

Alta Motors Electric Motorcycles | Translogic 205 | Heron | Scoop.it
On this Translogic, host Jonathon Buckley rediscovers the joys of electric motorcycles with the Alta Redshift MX and SM.
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Mega escavadora motorizada LEGO pode ser tua por €240

Mega escavadora motorizada LEGO pode ser tua por €240 | Heron | Scoop.it
Se pensam que os kits LEGO não se medem aos palmos, esperam só para ver o que os 240 euros pedidos por esta Bucket Wheel Excavator serão capazes de vos comprar.
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Flam王D (Flam3D) teams with 17 companies to develop a fully 3D printed bike

Flam王D (Flam3D) teams with 17 companies to develop a fully 3D printed bike | Heron | Scoop.it
Flemish 3D printing promotor Flam王D has just unveiled a completely 3D printed bike, down to the saddle, wheels and bicycle chain, which aims to illustrate the practical potential of different 3D printing technologies for Belgian companies.
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Twin Turbo Corvette Drag Races Radio-Controlled Car - CorvetteForum

Twin Turbo Corvette Drag Races Radio-Controlled Car - CorvetteForum | Heron | Scoop.it
David vs. Goliath. A 1,000 horsepower twin turbo Chevy Corvette lines up to race a foot-long high performance radio controlled car. What happen
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The Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb is a short, muddy, English masterpiece

The Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb is a short, muddy, English masterpiece | Heron | Scoop.it
The starting line is just ahead of us, and the guy behind the wheel of this 650-horsepower muscle car is showing off for the crowd. We're spinning the tires, doing burnout after burnout
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This adorable robot octopus is powered by farts

This adorable robot octopus is powered by farts | Heron | Scoop.it
The latest addition to a growing menagerie of octopus-robots has a lot going for it: It’s small, completely squishy, it doesn’t need a battery — and it farts.
The adorable palm-sized robot is th
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Aston Martin made a convertible Vanquish Zagato and of course it's amazing

Aston Martin made a convertible Vanquish Zagato and of course it's amazing | Heron | Scoop.it
This is the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante. It's the drop-top version of the incredibly stunning Vanquish Zagato coupe that Aston unveiled earlier this year.

Unveiled at Pebble Beac
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Lost in Space prop computer remake

Brian Mix shows off his replica Jupiter 2 computer, a remake based on the 1960s TV Lost in Space show — which was also used as the 1966 Bat Computer in the Batman TV show.
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Meet the Megaprocessor: a 16-bit CPU the size of a room

Meet the Megaprocessor: a 16-bit CPU the size of a room | Heron | Scoop.it
Chipmaking is a relentless competition to make transistors smaller and smaller. Such refined technology is as inscrutable to users as angels dancing on the head of a few hundred copper pins, so Jam…
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Protótipo da Roborace já acelera nas pistas

Protótipo da Roborace já acelera nas pistas | Heron | Scoop.it
A Roborace quer levar os carros sem condutor para as pistas de corrida e ajudar no desenvolvimento das tecnologias necessárias, e o protótipo que servirá de base a esses carros já circula.
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MIT researchers develop self assembling mobile phones based on 4D printing concepts

MIT researchers develop self assembling mobile phones based on 4D printing concepts | Heron | Scoop.it
The assembly of electronic devices is and always has been a very labour intensive endeavour. A research team at MIT is developing a way to self-assemble devices based on 4D printing concepts that may one day change how we manufacturer our consumer goods.
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Alternator Becomes Motor for This Electric Go-kart

Alternator Becomes Motor for This Electric Go-kart | Heron | Scoop.it
Growing up in the 70s and 80s, a go-kart was a quick ticket to coolness, second maybe to a mini-bike. In both cases, a welded steel tube frame and a cast-off lawnmower engine were all that stoo
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Differential Analyzer Cranks out Math like a Champ at VCF 2016

Differential Analyzer Cranks out Math like a Champ at VCF 2016 | Heron | Scoop.it
Here at VCF, we stumbled across a gigantic contraption that spanned several tables. Rube Goldberg machine this was not. Instead, this device actually does something useful! [Tim Robinson's
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