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Hue Animation Studio Simplifies Stop-Motion Film-Making on a Budget - Wired

Hue Animation Studio Simplifies Stop-Motion Film-Making on a Budget - Wired | Heron | Scoop.it
Hue Animation Studio Simplifies Stop-Motion Film-Making on a Budget
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For aspiring film-makers, stop motion animation is possibly the easiest way to try your hand at movie making, thanks to its simplicity and lack of required equipment.
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‘Body Integrated Programmable Joints Interface’ Extends Your Hand’s Capabilities

‘Body Integrated Programmable Joints Interface’ Extends Your Hand’s Capabilities | Heron | Scoop.it
We envision a machine-driven evolution of human body form and function, where the programmable nature of machines plays a crucial role. Robotic joints worn on the wrist turn into extra fingers so t…
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Bosch creates electric go-kart

Bosch has created an electric go-kart that could change the face of entry-level motorsports. Electric cars are known for, among other things, their instantaneous torque delivery. Simply press the pedal and, unless they have been tuned otherwise, they can deliver up to 100 percent of th
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The Great Make: Rocketry Round-Up | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

The Great Make: Rocketry Round-Up | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers | Heron | Scoop.it
Check out some of the amazing rocketry projects and articles we've featured over the years.
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Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone, costing $460 for 4K video or $380 for 1080p

Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone, costing $460 for 4K video or $380 for 1080p | Heron | Scoop.it
One of China's most popular consumer electronics brands today launches its own take on one of the hottest categories in consumer tech: drones. Xiaomi's Mi Drone is a quadcopter with
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British researchers, Google design modular shape-shifting mobile devices | KurzweilAI

British researchers, Google design modular shape-shifting mobile devices | KurzweilAI | Heron | Scoop.it
Cubimorph is an interactive device made of a chain of reconfigurable modules that shape-shifts into any shape that can be made out of a chain of cubes, such as
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The Images From India's First Ever Space Shuttle Launch Are Astonishing

The Images From India's First Ever Space Shuttle Launch Are Astonishing | Heron | Scoop.it
Early this morning, India launched its very first reusable space shuttle. These remarkable photos illustrate just how majestic the teensy shuttle looked as it took off.
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L'Europe lancera deux nouveaux satellites Galileo mardi - Sciences - Numerama

L'Europe lancera deux nouveaux satellites Galileo mardi - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
L'agence spatiale européenne prévoit la mise en orbite mardi prochain de deux nouveaux satellites Galileo, qui sera le système de navigation pour l'Europe.
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Science Journal transforma smartphones em sensores avançados

Science Journal transforma smartphones em sensores avançados | Heron | Scoop.it
A Google lançou uma app que será de especial interesse para todos os que já tenham sentido curiosidade em tirar partido e explorar o mundo dos sensores que existem nos seus smartphones (e não só), a Science Journal.
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Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen's stair-climbing wheelchair

Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen's stair-climbing wheelchair | Heron | Scoop.it
Remember Dean Kamen's iBot wheelchair? Its uniquely adjustable wheel orientation gave patients the freedom to climb stairs and effectively stand upright, bu
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L'Inde teste avec succès une navette spatiale réutilisable - Sciences - Numerama

L'Inde teste avec succès une navette spatiale réutilisable - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it

L'Inde ... a validé un prototype de navette spatiale réutilisable.

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ToddFun.com » Blog Archive » Monroe 1651 Calculator Key Teardown

Quick video on the teardown of one of the keys from my 1970’s scientific engineering nixie tube calculator.
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Static electricity will help tiny flying robots perch anywhere

Static electricity will help tiny flying robots perch anywhere | Heron | Scoop.it
Flying can be exhausting when you’re a tiny, bee-sized robot, but researchers from Harvard have created a new way to let little winged bots take a break. Using static electricity, robots n
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LEGO Pop-up Castle

LEGO Pop-up Castle | Heron | Scoop.it
Another amazing LEGO creation from builder Talapz. This incredible mechanical construction starts out looking like a big book, but unfolds to reveal an intricate model of Japan's iconic Himeji Castle. It looked a little precarious there when he went to fold it back up though.
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Battling Bots Get Pushy at 10th Annual Sumo Robot Match

Battling Bots Get Pushy at 10th Annual Sumo Robot Match | Heron | Scoop.it
Engineering students in the mechatronics class at The Cooper Union in Manhattan have a unique final exam—they build sumo robots that fight one another for supremacy.
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Blazing-Fast Hypersonic Jet on Track for 2018 Launch

Blazing-Fast Hypersonic Jet on Track for 2018 Launch | Heron | Scoop.it
A hypersonic jet engine that could be used to fly people from Sydney to London in just 2 hours is on track to make its first flight in 2018.
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BMW R5 Hommage

BMW R5 Hommage | Heron | Scoop.it
BMW celebrates the 80th anniversary of its pre-WW II street racer with this one-off bobber. The R5 Hommage has a restored 1936 R5 engine, but the rest of it was mostly custom made by BMW Motorrad and Unique Custom Cycles.
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How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA

How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA | Heron | Scoop.it
To win a competition, a Georgia Tech student devised a fuel-cell plane to rival today’s best-selling small aircraft
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Hyperloop startup selects Vibranium for pods because it’s good enough for Captain America

Hyperloop startup selects Vibranium for pods because it’s good enough for Captain America | Heron | Scoop.it
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced today that it will be using a new type of sensor-embedded carbon fiber to make its capsules, capable of transporting passengers throug
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AutoRally

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The AutoRally platform is a high-performance testbed for advanced perception and control research. The robot, developed at Georgia Tech, is integrated with ROS and designed as a self contained system that requires no external sensing or computing.
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Texas students use 3D printed otoscope to fight hearing loss in developing world

Texas students use 3D printed otoscope to fight hearing loss in developing world | Heron | Scoop.it
Student members of Texas A&M University's chapter of Engineering World Health have just completed a 3D printed otoscope smartphone attachment, which can help third world doctors diagnose preventable hearing loss.
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AMRO: The company that makes the orange external tank on the Space Shuttle

Ever heard of AMRO? No? Me neither. But according to this Los Angeles Times video, they are the company that makes the panels for the very recognizable orange external tank seen on the former NASA Space Shuttle
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This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes

This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes | Heron | Scoop.it

The physical limitations of existing materials are one of main problems when it comes to flexible electronics, be it wearables, medical or sports tech. If a flexible material breaks...

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47 Years Ago Today: The Fastest Manned Aircraft Flight Ever.

47 Years Ago Today: The Fastest Manned Aircraft Flight Ever. | Heron | Scoop.it
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. It flew at nearly Mach 7, seven times the speed of sound and twice the speed of a rifle bullet. The speed record it set 47 years ago today still stands today. It flew so high its pilots earned Air Force astronaut wings: 280,500 feet or 53.1 miles above the…
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Museum of Soviet arcade machines

Museum of Soviet arcade machines | Heron | Scoop.it
As kids, who among us never dreamed of growing up to be a sailor? After we go to space, naturally.
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