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Magic; stage illusions and scientific diversions, including trick photography

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Someone finally made a drone that's safe for me to headbutt

The average consumer drone has become much cheaper and easier to use over the last three years. But it's still bulky and dangerous when compared to a smartphone on a selfie stick. Snap, a new drone...
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Chris Hackett's book in @popsci popsci.com/makerbook

Chris Hackett's book in @popsci popsci.com/makerbook | Heron | Scoop.it
Neato - Chris Hackett's book is in the latest Popular Science. Chris Hackett, is an artist, television presenter, writer, fabricator, alternative engineer, and instructor. He is a co-founder of the...
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Recycled Factory Recycles Soda Bottles

Recycled Factory Recycles Soda Bottles | Heron | Scoop.it
All over the world, mountains of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastics are available for recycling in the form of soda bottles. And wherever there is enough cheap raw material, a market is sure t...
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Como um engenhoca brasileiro resolveu combinar 5 maquinetas numa só, e todos a partir de restos.

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Uma "aranha" todo-o-terreno

Uma "aranha" todo-o-terreno | Heron | Scoop.it
Veículo eléctrico desenhado por engenheiros franceses permite conduzir fora de estrada sem barulho nem poluição.
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Jannis' Blog - Launching a weather ballon, a camera and a Raspberry Pi to the stratosphere

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Restaurar clássicos

Restaurar clássicos | Heron | Scoop.it
Os automóveis são uma paixão óbvia. Mas os clássicos estão ainda mais próximos do coração de Carlos Tavares.
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Explore the International Space Station (Toilets and All) With This Interactive Map 

Explore the International Space Station (Toilets and All) With This Interactive Map  | Heron | Scoop.it
Before the end of her record-setting stint on the International Space Station, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took a number photos of each module of the ISS, which the European Space Agency has stitched together into an awesome interactive tour.
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ISS astronaut will get to drive and 'feel' a rover on Earth

ISS astronaut will get to drive and 'feel' a rover on Earth | Heron | Scoop.it
From the ISS, astronaut Andreas Mogensen will drive a rover here on Earth. Better yet, force feedback will help him "feel" the little robot's arms.
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Cleaning ship emissions with metal sponge cells

Cleaning ship emissions with metal sponge cells | Heron | Scoop.it
By 2020, ports around the world will be implementing strict emission standards for ship exhaust. A small spinning steel sponge may be the solution for the shipbuilding industry.
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Mycroft: An Open Source Artificial Intelligence For Everyone

Mycroft: An Open Source Artificial Intelligence For Everyone | Heron | Scoop.it
Uses natural language to control Internet of Things. Built on Raspberry Pi this whole home A.I. plays media, controls lights & more.
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They hacked her pancreas and found love along the way

They hacked her pancreas and found love along the way | Heron | Scoop.it
Dana Lewis and Scott Leibrand hacked a Raspberry Pi to turn it into an artificial pancreas.
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O Watch

O Watch | Heron | Scoop.it
3D printable Arduino smartwatch kit for kids
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This drone combat champion is still in high school #droneday

This drone combat champion is still in high school #droneday | Heron | Scoop.it
Via Motherboard. Drone combat pro Kyle Ettinger went undefeated in his last tournament, knocking down the other teams’ drones one after another. He’s a drone fight club champion—and he’s only 15. K...
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German pensioner 3D prints amazing functional planes with up to 2m wingspan

German pensioner 3D prints amazing functional planes with up to 2m wingspan | Heron | Scoop.it
Few flying projects we’ve seen so far have been more impressive than the 3D printed, fully functional and very cool plane series (with a wingspan up to an impressive 3 meters) developed by Cults3D user Michael Christou, which is all the more special because he is actually a pensioner.
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The Automata Blog: Paper automaton kit reveals why there are no magical fairies in the world

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Marquette University’s HEIR Lab Participates in RoboCup « Trossen Robotics Blog

Marquette University’s HEIR Lab Participates in RoboCup « Trossen Robotics Blog | Heron | Scoop.it
HEIR Lab (Humanoid Engineering & Intelligent Robotics), at Marquette University took their robot to RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, China! The team is lead by Andrew B. Williams, Ph.D., who has written up a fantastic post on the subject.
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Custom Ferraris Take Exclusivity to a Whole Different Level

Custom Ferraris Take Exclusivity to a Whole Different Level | Heron | Scoop.it
Ferrari has long worked with outside designers to make custom coachwork for its cars, generating extra special, often unique vehicles.
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World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope

World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope | Heron | Scoop.it
Scientists get the greenlight for a 3.2-gigapixel (yes, gigapixel) digital camera that will drive a space telescope.
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Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone

Flying drones are all the rage right now. The latest DJI Phantom is smoking hot. But sitting in your very own one and flying it? That's uncharted..
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How to Create Fantastical Landscapes with a Kinect-Powered Sandbox | Make:

How to Create Fantastical Landscapes with a Kinect-Powered Sandbox | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
These interactive displays use sand to allow you to scoop, smash, and splatter structures that are then analyzed by a Kinect and projected as a topographical map.
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os incríveis modelos de luigi colani

os incríveis modelos de luigi colani | Heron | Scoop.it
O designer alemão Luigi Colani criou propostas muito arrojadas baseadas em curvas vibrantes que evocam fortemente formas de animais e vegetais. Chamou-lhe linhas biodinâmicas e, aplicou o conceito a automóveis, aviões, barcos, bicicletas, óculos, pianos, máquinas fotográficas, robots e muitos outros objectos.
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Viktor Grigoriev(RU): Kugelbahnbaum - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Nun hat auch der Petersburger Künstler VG das Kugelbahnthema aufgegriffen und es figürlich einem Baum hinzugefügt. Lustig, daß ich hier
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Uli Westerfrölke - ein Atelierbesuch - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Nur noch zwei Tage sind kinetische Skulpturen von Uli Westerfrölke im Koblenzer Schloßgarten zu sehen, wie es im Video der
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