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3d printed hexapod robot

3d printed hexapod robot | Heron | Scoop.it
This hexapod was made almost entirely via 3d printing (translated). The parts that you need to supply include a few fasteners to make connections, twelve servo motors, and a method of driving them.
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You Can Keep Your Self-Driving Cars, I Want This Jet-Powered Wing Suit

You Can Keep Your Self-Driving Cars, I Want This Jet-Powered Wing Suit | Heron | Scoop.it
Spreading my arms and taking to the skies like an eagle has always been my biggest fantasy. The closest I’ve ever come is piloting a two-seater Cessna, which was fun, but nowhere near as exhilarating as Jarno Cordia’s latest stunt involving a wingsuit and a pair of jet engines strapped to his ankles.
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DeLorean (Aerospace) Is Making a Flying Car That Really Won't Need Roads

DeLorean (Aerospace) Is Making a Flying Car That Really Won't Need Roads | Heron | Scoop.it
Paul DeLorean's DR-7 VTOL aircraft is the latest entry in an increasingly crowded field.
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Infiniti prototype melds a 1940s race car with EV power

Infiniti prototype melds a 1940s race car with EV power | Heron | Scoop.it
As a rule, electric car concepts embrace the future. Even those with a retro flavor are clearly products of the 21st century. Don't tell that to Infiniti
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Watch a full-size McLaren 720S get built from Legos in one minute

Lego has been churning out some great kits over the last few years. The Speed Champions series is chock full of excellent offerings that feature some of your favorite street and racing vehicles. One of the most recent kits in the series features a scaled-down McLaren 720S that comes complete wit
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Fabulous papercraft models of antique cameras

Fabulous papercraft models of antique cameras | Heron | Scoop.it
Korean artist Ji-Hee Lee makes all sorts of classic cameras as paper models, like this 1989 Rolleiflex. Here’s a photo of the actual camera:
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August 3, 1977: The TRS-80 Personal Computer Goes on Sale

August 3, 1977: The TRS-80 Personal Computer Goes on Sale | Heron | Scoop.it

It was with minimal expectations that, on August 3, 1977, Tandy Corporation teamed up with Radio Shack to release the TRS-80, one of the first personal computers available to consumer markets. While Don French—a buyer for the Tandy Radio Shack consumer electronic chain—had convinced some Tand
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These Are The Twenty Finalists For The Hackaday Prize Best Product

These Are The Twenty Finalists For The Hackaday Prize Best Product | Heron | Scoop.it
Hackaday is hosting the greatest hardware competition on Earth, and we’re giving away thousands of dollars to hardware creators to build the next generation of electronics. This is the Hackad…
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Watch a Bentley Mulsanne come to life on the assembly line

The Bentley Mulsanne isn't your typical automobile. It aims to redefine what luxury means. In fact, it's referred to as a "pinnacle car," rather a "luxury car." This is the pinnacle of Bentley's capability. It's not uncommon for the production process of a Bentley Mulsanne to approach 400 hour
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This Cute McLaren P1 Toy Car Can Be Driven or Remote Controlled

This Cute McLaren P1 Toy Car Can Be Driven or Remote Controlled | Heron | Scoop.it
Mere mortals can't own a P1, but at least your kid can get a little closer to McLaren's supercar. This officially licensed ride on car can also b
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This Electric Chopper Bike Has an Aggressive Style But a Laid Back Ride

This Electric Chopper Bike Has an Aggressive Style But a Laid Back Ride | Heron | Scoop.it
MC2's Chopper has an ergonomic backrest, a chainless drive system and a 5-speed pedal assist electric motor for a laid-back riding experience. It als
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This Radar Can Recognize Objects... And Has Huge Implications

Say goodbye to barcodes! WEBSITE: http://futurism.com FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/futurism TWITTER: https://twitter.com/futurism INSTAGRAM
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Autonomous Boat Sails the High Seas

Autonomous Boat Sails the High Seas | Heron | Scoop.it
As the human population continues to rise and the amount of industry increases, almost no part of the globe feels the burdens of this activity more than the oceans. Whether it’s temperature c…
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Awesome Time-Lapse Footage of a Harley Ironhead Engine Being Rebuilt

Awesome Time-Lapse Footage of a Harley Ironhead Engine Being Rebuilt | Heron | Scoop.it
After showing us what it takes to rebuild a couple of V8s, Hagerty Classic Cars captured the restoration of a V-Twin Ironhead engine from a 195
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Adam Savage's Maker Tour: MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms (Part 1)

At MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms, Adam gets a glimpse into the future of making. He starts out his tour with some amazing nano-technologies, including
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Tower of Hanoi Solved by a Mechanical Computer in a Physics Simulator • r/programming

Tower of Hanoi Solved by a Mechanical Computer in a Physics Simulator • r/programming | Heron | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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This $25 Paper Notebook Works With Your Favorite Web Services, and Can Be Erased In the Microwave

If you thought you knew everything there was to know about paper notebooks, you haven’t seen the Rocketbook Wave.
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US Navy lab tests "disposable" microdrones that glide down from the sky

US Navy lab tests "disposable" microdrones that glide down from the sky | Heron | Scoop.it
The US Naval Research Labs’s CICADA (Close-In Covert Autonomous Disposable Aircraft) microdrones are designed to be dropped in bulk from a flying aircraft. Once airborne, the drones use autop…
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Unstoppable Off-Road Machine!!

On our recent trip to Russia we had a chance to go for a ride in the Sherp! What a fricken amazing machine!! We are trying our best to get one over here s
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Amateur Radio Just Isn’t Exciting

As ARRL president, [Rick Roderick, K5UR] spends a significant amount of time proselytising the hobby. He has a standard talk about amateur radio that involves tales gleaned from his many decades as…
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Take a Sneak Peak at the Assembly Process of the Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series !

Take a Sneak Peak at the Assembly Process of the Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series ! | Heron | Scoop.it
Porsche shared this vide on Youtube! The 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series is an exceptional release, a complete one-of-a-kind. In addition to its high performance, it is characterised by exclusive body…
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Experiments

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If you have developed a worksheet or an experiment yourself (in any language), we
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World's Smallest Working Train Set Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Museum of Working Miniatures is jampacked with tiny versions of stuff. One of our favorites has to be this miniature model train set which actuall
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Algobrix teaches coding with Lego-like bricks

Algobrix teaches coding with Lego-like bricks | Heron | Scoop.it
Legos have been a beloved for decades as toys that teach constructive aesthetics and foster DIY creativity. Then the company started releasing Mindstorm kit
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The Bollinger B1 is an all-electric truck with 360 horsepower and up to 200 miles of range

The Bollinger B1 is an all-electric truck with 360 horsepower and up to 200 miles of range | Heron | Scoop.it
Built for — and in — the great outdoors
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