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Beyond Da Feet Automata

Rich Newman carved this automaton of a couple dancing on a cloud. It's set to the music of TagYerit's song "Beyond da Feet". The automaton is built of oak, w...
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Local student a finalist in Google Science Fair for his flying robot, inspired ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Local student a finalist in Google Science Fair for his flying robot, inspired ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Heron | Scoop.it
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PopPet: DIY, Arduino Compatible, Open Hardware, Robot Kit

PopPet: DIY, Arduino Compatible, Open Hardware, Robot Kit | Heron | Scoop.it
With a focus on STEAM education; PopPet is expandable, customizable, easy to assemble, small, fun and a great intro into robotics.

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Subsea World News - Liquid Robotics Ocean Glider Collects Weather Data of Typhoon Rammasun

Subsea World News - Liquid Robotics Ocean Glider Collects Weather Data of Typhoon Rammasun | Heron | Scoop.it

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revolutionising the industry, http://liquidr.com/ and a Schlumberger company

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Robot crowdsources designs to build Lego turtles - Wired.co.uk

Robot crowdsources designs to build Lego turtles - Wired.co.uk | Heron | Scoop.it
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If we want to build our robot army of helpers, everyone needs to pitch in.
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An Artist Built a Working Microscope Using Only Legos

An Artist Built a Working Microscope Using Only Legos | Heron | Scoop.it
Artist Carl Merriam has built a fully functional microscope using only Lego parts.
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Raspberry Pi

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Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Fuel Cells Will Eliminate Power Outages | Business | WIRED

Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Fuel Cells Will Eliminate Power Outages | Business | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
General Electric wants to bring clean, reliable, efficient, and affordable energy to the masses, and in a rare move for the 122-year-old company, it's launching a startup to do it.
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An Amazing Collection of Mechanical Singing Bird Automata Filmed by Douglas Fisher

An Amazing Collection of Mechanical Singing Bird Automata Filmed by Douglas Fisher | Heron | Scoop.it
Back in 2012 we featured a brief video about a small automata that could almost perfectly mimic the song of a bird.
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Bee-Inspired Bots Skitter and Swarm at NYC's Museum of Mathematics

Dr. James McLurkin has a swarm of robots. Individually, they're not that smart, but a crateful of them behaves in some very complex ways, like the bees that inspired them.
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2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed - Exterior, Interior Walkaround - 2014 New York Auto Show - YouTube

Welcome to AutoMotoTube!!! On our channel we upload every day short, (2-5min) walkaround videos of Cars and Motorcycles. Our coverage is from Auto and Moto s...
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Die öffentlichen Uhren des englischen Malers Kit Williams - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Den Älteren von uns wird Kit Williams vielleicht noch in Erinnerung sein durch sein Bilderbuch Masquerade, dessen kryptische Bilder
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Roboceratops: A Robot Dinosaur That Defies Extinction

Roboceratops: A Robot Dinosaur That Defies Extinction | Heron | Scoop.it
Inspired by a childhood love of dinosaurs, [Robert] set out to build a robotic dinosaur from the Ceratopsian family. After about a year of design, building, and coding, he has sent us a video of Ro...
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BeagleBone Robotic Projects eBook: Richard Grimmett

BeagleBone Robotic Projects eBook: Richard Grimmett: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store (#Canada #5: BeagleBone Robotic Projects: BeagleBone Robotic Projects Richard Grimmett (Author) Download: CDN$...

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Hexapod Robot Gets Even Better at Being Indestructible - IEEE Spectrum

Hexapod Robot Gets Even Better at Being Indestructible - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
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Last year, we wrote about a hexapod robot that could teach itself to walk after you chopped its leg off. It was awesome.
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Paper Play: A New Book About the Art of Papercraft from Gingko Press

Paper Play: A New Book About the Art of Papercraft from Gingko Press | Heron | Scoop.it
Lucie Houdkova Andrée-Anne Dupuis-Bourret Marine Coutroutsios Alexander Korzer-Robinson Geraldine Gonzalez Mia Pearlman Cecilia Levy Just published by Gingko Press, Paper Play is a new 256-page book exploring the use of paper in contemporary art...
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Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind

Watching This Robot Trying To Open A Door Will Blow Your Mind | Heron | Scoop.it
Doors: Not as simple as you thought. A clip from National Geographic Channel's Going Deep.

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'Diana and Stag Automaton' at the MFA - Boston Globe

'Diana and Stag Automaton' at the MFA - Boston Globe | Heron | Scoop.it
'Diana and Stag Automaton' at the MFA
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The piece bears the mark of Joachim Fries, a goldsmith from Augsburg active in the late 16th and early 17th centuries who made more than one of these much-sought-after automata.
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Japan Says That What the 2020 Olympics Needs Is Robot Athletes - Slate Magazine (blog)

Japan Says That What the 2020 Olympics Needs Is Robot Athletes - Slate Magazine (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
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Japan Says That What the 2020 Olympics Needs Is Robot Athletes
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It's fun to follow the Olympics, but something is missing. It's certainly not human narratives or drama.
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Clayton Boyer: Steampunk Impulse Engine - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Dieses kinetische Objekt von CB wird angetrieben durch ein Federwerk, welches nach Aufziehen mit konstanter Kraftabgabe 20 Minuten lang läuft.
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The Automata Blog: Video of incredible Huntsman Smoker automaton

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3D Printed Walking Robot

3D Printed Walking Robot | Heron | Scoop.it
This 3D Printed Walking Robot is just the thing to keep watch over your desktop. I tried to keep it as simple as possible with a minimum of parts. If ...

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Great American Cars Of The Forties - 1942-1945 Willys Army Jeep

Great American Cars Of The Forties - 1942-1945 Willys Army Jeep | Heron | Scoop.it
Is any vehicle better known than the military Jeep? Not likely, unless it's the Ford Model T or Volkswagen Beetle. Not surprisingly, they're similar in several ways. All were known for rugged const...
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Drone Tech Winners and Losers at the Precision Aerial Ag Conference 2014

Drone Tech Winners and Losers at the Precision Aerial Ag Conference 2014 | Heron | Scoop.it
Last week my colleague Mitch Solomon and I were privileged to be in the company of more than one thousand farmers in rural Decatur, IL, for the two-day Prec…
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Hey There Little Plant. Let's Be Friends!

Hey There Little Plant. Let's Be Friends! | Heron | Scoop.it
Perhaps, you're circle of friends is getting too small. Or maybe, you just want to communicate with the leafy, green beings that have rooted themselves in the soil inside your house. If so, this en...
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Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch - Wired.co.uk

Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch - Wired.co.uk | Heron | Scoop.it
Silicone sensors give robot fingers the human touch
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Robot arms that can feel as well as grip are on the way, but developing a bionic nervous system is expensive and complicated.
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