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Flying RC Model StarTrek USS-Enterprise NCC-1701-D

Flying RC Model StarTrek USS-Enterprise NCC-1701-D | Heron | Scoop.it
This is the flying model of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D, the iconic star ship of the captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek – The Next Generation.
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50 MPH Drift Trikes - The Awesomer

50 MPH Drift Trikes - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
DevinSupertramp captured this awesome footage of the Rad Cows as they show off their homebuilt drift trikes, which they ride downhill at speeds up to 5
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Artistic/Makers Summer Residence

Artistic/Makers Summer Residence | Heron | Scoop.it
During the summer of 2017 Artica is opening it's doors to artists and makers who are looking for an office space and workshop where they can develop their summer projects.
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The company that builds the robots that make Teslas wants to build home robots

The company that builds the robots that make Teslas wants to build home robots | Heron | Scoop.it
In less than 10 years, the market for domestic robots is expected to grow to $4.4 billion.
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Teaching teams of drones to work alongside humans and nature

Teaching teams of drones to work alongside humans and nature | Heron | Scoop.it
The Robust Reactive Systems Lab just might have the highest ceilings of any lab on the Carnegie Mellon campus. It’s big and drafty, and were it not for the..
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E se um elevador não tivesse cabos e se movimentasse na horizontal?

E se um elevador não tivesse cabos e se movimentasse na horizontal? | Heron | Scoop.it
A thyssenkrupp apresenta o MULTI, na recém-inaugurada torre de 246 metros, em Rottweil, na Alemanha. O primeiro elevador do mundo sem cabos reduz até 60% os picos de energia necessários para o seu funcionamento.

 
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Satellogic raises $27M for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites

Satellogic raises $27M for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites | Heron | Scoop.it
Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and with participation by CrunchFund..
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The Latest Flying Car Concept Seems—Dare We Say It—Serious

The Latest Flying Car Concept Seems—Dare We Say It—Serious | Heron | Scoop.it
The four-fan concept from a European aerospace consortium offers reasonable specs—and could be here in a few years.
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1:4 Scale Model 1952 Porsche 356 Engine Made Using @Formlabs ‏SLA 3D-Printer

1:4 Scale Model 1952 Porsche 356 Engine Made Using @Formlabs ‏SLA 3D-Printer | Heron | Scoop.it
This is an absolutely incredible build by Giuseppe Guerini: Giuseppe Guerini’s passion for the renowned Stuttgart automaker began twenty years ago when he bought his first Porsche. “I’ve had about …
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How to build an F1 car using only matchsticks

How to build an F1 car using only matchsticks | Heron | Scoop.it
You might be good at clicking the bricks of a Lego kit into place. That's child's play, though, because you're presented with clear instructions and the appropriate pieces required to accomplish your goal. What if you were given a different building block of sorts and tasked with craftin
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Le moteur hybride, ou le meilleur des deux mondes : naissance d’une idée - Tech - Numerama

Le moteur hybride, ou le meilleur des deux mondes : naissance d’une idée - Tech - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
Marier un moteur thermique pour profiter de son endurance et un moteur électrique pour son couple et ses qualités environnementales : une idée qui a fait son chemin, au fur et à mesure des évolutions technologiques, jusqu’à devenir une excellente solution d’aujourd’hui. Petit retour aux racines de son développement qui sont bien plus lointaines que ce qu’on pourrait penser.
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Mira, tiny robot of joyful delight | FreeIO

he staff of Pi Towers are currently melting into puddles while making ‘Aaaawwwwwww’ noises as Mira, the adorable little Pi-controlled robot made by Pixar 3D artist Alonso Martinez, steals their hearts.
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Final da Taça de Portugal teve bola que chegou pelo ar

Final da Taça de Portugal teve bola que chegou pelo ar | Heron | Scoop.it
A Federação Portuguesa de Futebol antecipou-se aos CTT e na final da Taça de Portugal demonstrou como já é possível fazer a entrega da bola usando um "carteiro voador" montando sobre uma plataforma de drones.
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Wayne Piekarski | Modifying Microsoft Flight Simulator 4 to run on three immersive monitors

Wayne Piekarski | Modifying Microsoft Flight Simulator 4 to run on three immersive monitors | Heron | Scoop.it
Back in 1989, I was introduced to Microsoft Flight Simulator version 4. I thought it was incredible that I could fly around in a 3D environment, and this was something that got me interested in 3D graphics
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Weekend Watch: Engineering a TrotBot to Climb Stairs and Rugged Terrain | Make:

Weekend Watch: Engineering a TrotBot to Climb Stairs and Rugged Terrain | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
To test his skills as a roboticist, Ben Vagle decided to test how his Lego TrotBot robots performed on 1/3-scale stairs.
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Largest LEGO Ball Contraption - The Awesomer

Largest LEGO Ball Contraption - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
Beyond the Brick met up with builder Tom Atkinson at Brickworld Chicago 2017 for an extensive tour of this seemingly endless LEGO machine buil
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Elaphe In Wheel Motors Power BMW X6 Test Vehicle. Gas2 Exclusive - Gas 2

Elaphe In Wheel Motors Power BMW X6 Test Vehicle. Gas2 Exclusive - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
Elaphe is a start up company located in Slovenia that has developed a new system for electric in wheel motors that leave the original disc brakes and wheel hubs in place. This raises a number of interesting possibilities for the automotive industry.
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Watchmaker Stephen Forsey talks about the smartwatch problem

Watchmaker Stephen Forsey talks about the smartwatch problem | Heron | Scoop.it
Watchmaker Stephen Forsey, co-founder of Gruebel Forsey, isn't worried. This plain-spoken creator of some of the most complex and beautiful watches in the..
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Mobility for billions: The bicycle is 200! | Lifestyle | DW | 12.06.2017

Mobility for billions: The bicycle is 200! | Lifestyle | DW | 12.06.2017 | Heron | Scoop.it
Initially conceived as a make-shift solution, the bicycle ultimately became the most successful invention ever. Still, the bicycle had a rocky start before it really took off.
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Inside the Factory Building the World's Smallest, Cheapest Private Jet

Inside the Factory Building the World's Smallest, Cheapest Private Jet | Heron | Scoop.it
See how the five-passenger Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet comes together.
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Sony KOOV Blocks - The Awesomer

Sony KOOV Blocks - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
Sony's KOOV robot construction system is designed to teach kids basic robotic concepts. The colorful blocks snap together, and can be programmed using
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Book Recommendation: Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices

Book Recommendation: Calm Technology: Designing for Billions of Devices | Heron | Scoop.it
Amber Case’s book “Calm Technology” could be required reading for hardware developers one day. It is packed with suggestions for building #IoT gadgets that will be pleasing to use…
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Galileo : deux nouveaux satellites entrent en service pour le GPS européen - Sciences - Numerama

Galileo : deux nouveaux satellites entrent en service pour le GPS européen - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
La constellation des satellites européens Galileo compte deux satellites opérationnels de plus. Deux autres vont prochainement entrer en fonction.
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Evezor, the Open Source Manufacturing Platform for all your needs

Evezor, the Open Source Manufacturing Platform for all your needs | Heron | Scoop.it
A developer based in Chicago has created a new open source robotic arm and manufacturing platform called Evezor which is capable of taking you from prototype
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Artica lança "Summer Residence" para Makers

Artica lança "Summer Residence" para Makers | Heron | Scoop.it
Querem aproveitar o Verão para realizarem aquele projecto que há muito têm andado a matutar? A Artica dá uma ajuda, disponibilizando espaço e o ambiente propício para o fazerem com o seu "Summer Residence".
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Sony's fantastical Toio cubes combine robotics with papercraft

Sony's fantastical Toio cubes combine robotics with papercraft | Heron | Scoop.it
Sony's made some endearingly offbeat electronic toys over the years -- looking at you people who gave your Aibos funerals. The company's newest addition t
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