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Bots_Alive Brings Sophisticated Brains to Cheap Robots

Bots_Alive Brings Sophisticated Brains to Cheap Robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Bots_Alive is a kit that turns a Hexbug Spider robot into an autonomous interactive critter
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Tiny, Underwater Robots Offer Unprecedented View of World's Oceans

Tiny, Underwater Robots Offer Unprecedented View of World's Oceans | Heron | Scoop.it
The innovative miniature robots act as satellites for the ocean.
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Here are the differences between Variable Valve Lift and Variable Valve Timing

Here are the differences between Variable Valve Lift and Variable Valve Timing | Heron | Scoop.it
Engines are complex bits of machinery. At their core level, yes, it's easy to understand what is happening. Air and fuel enter the engine where they are ignited and combustion occurs resulting in power that turns shafts. CHECK OUT: Classic video explains how a planetary gear set works In
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Exploring Drone Aerodynamics With Computers

Exploring Drone Aerodynamics With Computers | Heron | Scoop.it
Fantastic simulation from NASA’s Ames Research Center. For decades, NASA has used computer models to simulate the flow of air around aircraft in order to test designs and improve the performa…
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Amazing Rube Goldberg Trick Shot

Amazing Rube Goldberg Trick Shot | Heron | Scoop.it
This is amazing. People over at the Allstars Sports Bar in Bristol, UK, made this amazing Rube Goldberg style trick shot that has to be seen to be believed. Check it out! [Allstars Sports Bar Brist…
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Mudd-Ox ATVs in Action

Mudd-Ox ATVs in Action | Heron | Scoop.it
This video shows the Mudd-Ox 85hp Fort Mac, Max IV, Max 6x6, etc... in extreme condition. A four - wheeler (in some countries also called quadricycle, ATV or Quad) or quad (in English all-terrain vehicle or ATV) is a vehicle four wheels like a motorcycle . It comes from the first tricycles or trikes , which possessed two…
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11 Outrageously Fancy Cars You Can Buy at Auction This Weekend

11 Outrageously Fancy Cars You Can Buy at Auction This Weekend | Heron | Scoop.it
Fire up your private jet and hustle down to Arizona.
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RL Automotive Tourbillon Watches - The Awesomer

RL Automotive Tourbillon Watches - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
Ralph Lauren's stunning single- and double-tourbillon wrist watches were influenced by Lauren's own 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe. The wood bezel,
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See Through Engine - 4K Slow Motion Visible Combustion

See Through Glass Head on Briggs and Stratton Internal Combustion Engine in Slow Motion and 4K Slow Motion. you can see just how and engine really works an
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How to build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope

How to build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope | Heron | Scoop.it
Build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope to stargaze like the pioneering astronomer did.
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Kiel Johnson Reaches New Heights with Cardboard Aircraft

Kiel Johnson Reaches New Heights with Cardboard Aircraft | Heron | Scoop.it
Los Angeles-based Kiel Johnson has created suits, miniature cityscapes, and cameras with cardboard. Yet, one of his most recent sculptures emulates something even more unexpected: an aircraft. Joh…
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The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017

The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017 | Heron | Scoop.it
Welcome to Monday morning. Over the weekend, we toured Dyson's UK HQ (featuring mannequins, jet engines and more), how China wants increased security for it
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Tiny Single-Cylinder Engine Constructed from Paper

It’s not just that it’s made from paper… but it’s so tiny! The model is completely made of paper, it is reduced(and slightly modified) copy of this model: LxWxH: 18 x 13 x 2…
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Five finalists will try to land a spacecraft on the Moon this year to win the Google Lunar X Prize

Five finalists will try to land a spacecraft on the Moon this year to win the Google Lunar X Prize | Heron | Scoop.it
From a group of 16 contestants, five teams are officially moving forward into the final stretch of the Google Lunar X Prize competition — an international contest to send the firs
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This Moving Wooden Horse Sculpture is Mesmerizing #ArtTuesday

This Moving Wooden Horse Sculpture is Mesmerizing #ArtTuesday | Heron | Scoop.it
This work is entitled “Grand Cheval” by Maurice Montero, Via Horse Nation Maurice Montero of Arte Mecánico has created hundreds of absolutely stunning moving works of art in his shop in…
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South Korea's sound barrier-chasing train, and more in the week that was

South Korea's sound barrier-chasing train, and more in the week that was | Heron | Scoop.it
Tesla's Gigafactory is spitting out lithium-ion batteries at breakneck pace, but the automaker isn't stopping there. Elon Musk just announced plans to giv
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How to Install Chains on $60 000 Extreme Tyre to Counter Fire: Pewag Chains in Action

Video showing how to install Pewag tyre chains on a giant caterpillar wheel loader. Pewag is an Austrian company founded in the 1800s and specialized in th
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Weekend Watch: Model Railroad Construction with Luke Cowan | Make:

Weekend Watch: Model Railroad Construction with Luke Cowan | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Learn how to make realistic scale models with this fantastic series.
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Modelmaker creates an abandoned VW microbus

Modelmaker creates an abandoned VW microbus | Heron | Scoop.it
Starting with an off-the-shelf model of a VW microbus, Hernandez Dreamphography creates Inner Trip, a diorama of a weathered VW on a wintry field.
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Autonomous Rovers Will Soon Be Exploring Mars

Autonomous Rovers Will Soon Be Exploring Mars | Heron | Scoop.it
High T3ch is a blog on fun technology. Videos, gadgets, documentaries and all the fun tech stuff.
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THE WORLD´S BIGGEST RC SCALE MODEL TURBINE HELICOPTER EC-135 ADAC NOTARZT CHRISTOPH 33

Model: EC-135 ADAC Notarzt Christoph 33 Engine: Jakadofsky Pro Turbine Take-off weight: 49Kg Rotor diameter: 3,50m Pilot: Michael Franke Flight Style: Scal
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How AR technology can help farmers stay relevant | Robohub

How AR technology can help farmers stay relevant | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
I’ve long believed that Augmented Reality (AR) and robotics are closely related. Both model their environments to some degree. Robotics uses that model to guide the behavior of a machine, whereas AR uses it to provide an enhanced sensory experience to a human.
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Robotics, maths, python: A fledgling computer scientist’s guide to inverse kinematics | Robohub

Robotics, maths, python: A fledgling computer scientist’s guide to inverse kinematics | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
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When the Worst Happens, These Amazing Robots Will Come to the Rescue

When the Worst Happens, These Amazing Robots Will Come to the Rescue | Heron | Scoop.it
The attacks of September 11, 2001, will go down in American history for many reasons—the deaths of nearly 3,000 people chief among them. A footnote in that particular history book is of interest to us here: 9/11 was the first time robots were used in a real search and rescue effort in the United States. …
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