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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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USS Missouri recriado em LEGO com 7.4 metros

USS Missouri recriado em LEGO com 7.4 metros | Heron | Scoop.it
O USS Missouri foi um navio de guerra norte-americano que ficou tragicamente imortalizado para a História ao ser afundado durante o ataque a Pearl Harbor, e que agora foi recriado em LEGO mantendo a sua escala imponente.
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Hackster.io - The community dedicated to learning hardware.

Hackster.io - The community dedicated to learning hardware. | Heron | Scoop.it
Hackster is a community dedicated to learning hardware. Find instructions, connect with others, and get motivated to build better hardware. Share your projects and learn from other makers. Come build awesome hardware!
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Big toys for the big kid in all of us

Big toys for the big kid in all of us | Heron | Scoop.it
You may have grown up, but some toy classics have come along for the ride.
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Hoje passou mais uma vez um clip com 2 irmãos engenhocas que produzem triciclos eléctricos a partir de biclas. Aquele jogo de pinball é decente.
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The Megakopter | Make:

The Megakopter | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
The Megakopter is the largest electric multi-copter in the world, and the 48 motors provide enough lift to carry a person.
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Google’s Atlas robot goes on successful walk in the woods

Google’s Atlas robot goes on successful walk in the woods | Heron | Scoop.it
Updates on (according to me) the most impressive humanoid ever created, former Boston Dynamics (now Google) Atlas robot hanging around in the wood for a relaxing walk! Boston Dynamics is a Massachusetts-based company that specializes in developing robots. Among others, they are also responsible for the four-legged robotic dog Spot that has been widely circulating on the web. Featuring a hand-like manipulator on its face, this robot is even capable of opening doors and executing other complex tas
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Un agriculteur automatise son tracteur avec du matériel open-source

Un agriculteur automatise son tracteur avec du matériel open-source | Heron | Scoop.it
Matthew Reimer a modifié son tracteur John Deere pour y ajouter un système open-source d'auto-pilotage qui lui permet de gagner du temps lors de la moisson du
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Microsoft built a robotic air hockey table to show off Windows 10

Microsoft built a robotic air hockey table to show off Windows 10 | Heron | Scoop.it
Microsoft is more than a little proud that a version of Windows 10 runs on tiny, embedded PCs -- proud enough that it's willing to make clever devices t
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Miniature Locomotive for War Work, 1915

Miniature Locomotive for War Work, 1915 | Heron | Scoop.it
Reported in Scientific American , this Week in World War I: August 14, 1915
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Um comboio transportado por um comboio de elefantes (claro manada)

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Video: How to drift, by Ken Block - shredding tyres in the 845bhp Hoonicorn Mustang | Autocar

Gymkhana and rallycross star Ken Block shows us how to drift in his all-wheel-drive Ford Mustang
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This Is How A Manual Gearbox Works: Video

This Is How A Manual Gearbox Works: Video | Heron | Scoop.it
You. Yes, you there. You're clearly a man or woman who knows everything there is to know about the inner-workings of the automobile, correct? Of course you are. Well, what if you have to explain something to, oh a friend or family member that might not fully understand the combustion engine and all...
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Esta série de vídeos da GM são interessantes para quem goste de mecânica básica

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How A Dual-Clutch Transmission Works: Video

How A Dual-Clutch Transmission Works: Video | Heron | Scoop.it
Manual transmissions seem to be disappearing from options lists across the automotive landscape, even for performance brands such as Ferrari and Lamborghini. One of the biggest reasons for this trend is the dual-clutch transmission (DCT), which not only shifts faster than any driver on a manual...
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Robotronica: Thousands glimpse into robot future at Queensland University of ... - ABC Online

Robotronica: Thousands glimpse into robot future at Queensland University of ... - ABC Online | Heron | Scoop.it
Robots, machines and a real-life cyborg have given curious humans a glimpse of what the world will look like a decade from now.
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Aproximação das universidades ao publico

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DIY R/C gasoline racing speedboat

RC gas speedboats are fast and agile models that are built for those who love racing. Whether building or running them, RC gas speedboats offer a fantastic ...
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Brasil que Dá Certo: avião da UFMG bate recordes de velocidade

Brasil que Dá Certo: avião da UFMG bate recordes de velocidade | Heron | Scoop.it
Contrariando nossa vocação natural algumas vezes o Brasil funciona, dá certo. Como o Centro de Engenharia Aeronáutica da UFMG. Desta vez não só os alunos construíram o Anequim, um avião projetado com técnicas modernas, como quebraram vários recordes no processo.
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THE SMALL HADRON COLLIDER

THE SMALL HADRON COLLIDER | Heron | Scoop.it

Particle physics hasn’t changed much in my lifetime so my Small Hadron Collider is retro, built from a 1970s Japanese Pachinko machine.

 

via: http://kugelbahn.blog.de/2015/08/28/neues-tim-hunkins-londoner-arcade-20717230/

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Piro - a two-wheeled balancing robot

Piro - a two-wheeled balancing robot | Heron | Scoop.it
Finland-based Patrick Aalto has been working this summer on a two-wheeled balancing robot powered by a Raspberry Pi. On 16th August, he achieved his first successful balancing. You can see a video ...
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XTERRAIN500 – an Electric Bike with Monstrous Off-Road Fat Tires

XTERRAIN500 – an Electric Bike with Monstrous Off-Road Fat Tires | Heron | Scoop.it
Off-road electric bikes are not big news, but the XTERRAIN500 brings something big and extraordinary to the table - 10-inch-wide tires able to surmount any te
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HERMES : un robot humanoïde téléguidé par exosquelette

HERMES : un robot humanoïde téléguidé par exosquelette | Heron | Scoop.it
Des chercheurs du MIT ont présenté HERMES, un robot humanoïde qui interagit avec son pilote par la voie d'un
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Made in Nürnberg

Made in Nürnberg | Heron | Scoop.it
In the period from roughly 1550 and 1650 Nürnberg was the leading centre in Europe, and thus probably the world, for the manufacture of scientific instruments. It is historically interesting to loo...
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Russian Bikers Answer "What Do You Do When it Rains?"

Watch these Russian bikers power through a raging river ... on their sidecar-quipped, WW2 era Ural motorcycles! You won't believe this amazing video!
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Robot Factory unveils 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0 that avoids projection issues of other machines

Robot Factory unveils 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0 that avoids projection issues of other machines | Heron | Scoop.it
Developed by Robot Factory, this new 3D printer is called the 3DLPrinter-HD 2.0 and should feature high performance, high quality, and plenty of reliability – everything people typically look for in resin 3D printing.
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Watch People Ride The Very Real Lexus Hoverboard: Video

Watch People Ride The Very Real Lexus Hoverboard: Video | Heron | Scoop.it
What happens when you combine the oldest Japanese luxury brand, 200 meters of magnetic track, a pair of -197 degree C "cryostats," and a specially designed skatepark outside Barcelona, Spain? You get an absolutely fantastic way to break your wrist. ALSO SEE: Father Brings Son Along For Drift...
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Local Motors Moving Along With Plans For 3D-Printed Car: Video

Local Motors Moving Along With Plans For 3D-Printed Car: Video | Heron | Scoop.it
Last year, boutique company Local Motors announced a contest to design a 3D printed car. And now, Automotive News (subscription required) is reporting that the company says it will have a version of the winning design, dubbed the Strati, available to consumers in 2017. According to the Local Motors...
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Bulldozer modules by Open Source Ecology

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Uma série extensa de máquinas e partes de máquinas

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Joe Nall 2015 RC Airshow!

Hi DemonDriver here and I wanted to share with with the Largest Remote Control RC Airshow in the Entire world! Joe Nall 2015! RC Scale planes, warbirds, jets ...
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Uma hora de vídeo "pouco" montado é demasiado

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