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ambientsensors - Research and Practical Sensors and Sensor Networks - Energy Scavenging WSN

ambientsensors - Research and Practical Sensors and Sensor Networks - Energy Scavenging WSN | Heron | Scoop.it
Putting together all the pieces now. Here is a complete Open Source Hardware (OSHW) Wireless Senso...
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Aston Martin made a convertible Vanquish Zagato and of course it's amazing

Aston Martin made a convertible Vanquish Zagato and of course it's amazing | Heron | Scoop.it
This is the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Volante. It's the drop-top version of the incredibly stunning Vanquish Zagato coupe that Aston unveiled earlier this year.

Unveiled at Pebble Beac
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Lost in Space prop computer remake

Brian Mix shows off his replica Jupiter 2 computer, a remake based on the 1960s TV Lost in Space show — which was also used as the 1966 Bat Computer in the Batman TV show.
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Meet the Megaprocessor: a 16-bit CPU the size of a room

Meet the Megaprocessor: a 16-bit CPU the size of a room | Heron | Scoop.it
Chipmaking is a relentless competition to make transistors smaller and smaller. Such refined technology is as inscrutable to users as angels dancing on the head of a few hundred copper pins, so Jam…
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Protótipo da Roborace já acelera nas pistas

Protótipo da Roborace já acelera nas pistas | Heron | Scoop.it
A Roborace quer levar os carros sem condutor para as pistas de corrida e ajudar no desenvolvimento das tecnologias necessárias, e o protótipo que servirá de base a esses carros já circula.
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MIT researchers develop self assembling mobile phones based on 4D printing concepts

MIT researchers develop self assembling mobile phones based on 4D printing concepts | Heron | Scoop.it
The assembly of electronic devices is and always has been a very labour intensive endeavour. A research team at MIT is developing a way to self-assemble devices based on 4D printing concepts that may one day change how we manufacturer our consumer goods.
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Alternator Becomes Motor for This Electric Go-kart

Alternator Becomes Motor for This Electric Go-kart | Heron | Scoop.it
Growing up in the 70s and 80s, a go-kart was a quick ticket to coolness, second maybe to a mini-bike. In both cases, a welded steel tube frame and a cast-off lawnmower engine were all that stoo
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Differential Analyzer Cranks out Math like a Champ at VCF 2016

Differential Analyzer Cranks out Math like a Champ at VCF 2016 | Heron | Scoop.it
Here at VCF, we stumbled across a gigantic contraption that spanned several tables. Rube Goldberg machine this was not. Instead, this device actually does something useful! [Tim Robinson's
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Watch this Short Film About Northlandz, the ‘World’s Largest Model Railroad’

Watch this Short Film About Northlandz, the ‘World’s Largest Model Railroad’ | Heron | Scoop.it
The short film Some Kind Of Quest is online and it shows the work of Bruce Zaccagnino, creator, keeper, and operator of the world’s largest model railroad: Northlandz. The intro of the film i…
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What It Takes to Make a Motorcycle Hit 400MPH

What It Takes to Make a Motorcycle Hit 400MPH | Heron | Scoop.it
Triumph built the Streamliner to do one thing: top 376.363 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats to become the fastest motorcycle on the planet.
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Bicicleta com pneus de carro

Bicicleta com pneus de carro | Heron | Scoop.it
Se fazem parte do grupo de pessoas que gosta de ver os carros com os pneus mais largos possíveis, eis um projecto que aplica um conceito idêntico... às bicicletas.
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Next Big Future: Two Frenchmen pedaling 24 miles per day in pedal powered submarine

The sub is on its way...
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Two new great books for Arduino and electronics projects

Two new great books for Arduino and electronics projects | Heron | Scoop.it
No Starch Press just released two nice books. Arduino Project Handbook by Mark Geddes has 25 beginner-friendly projects that use Arduino (a low cost electronic prototyping platform), including a Si…
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Bristol Cars Unveil Latest Model, BULLET - OFFICIAL

The first new model to be launched from Bristol Cars in over 10 years. Powered by a 4.8 litre V8 engine delivering an impressive power to weight ratio and
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GoPro will start selling its six-camera VR rig on August 17th

GoPro will start selling its six-camera VR rig on August 17th | Heron | Scoop.it

GoPro has announced that it will open up sales of its six-camera "Omni" virtual reality rig when the company starts shipping preorder units on August 17th. 

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Watch an object levitating atop another levitating object

YouTuber Latheman666 takes maglev to the next level by adding nine neodymium magnet cubes to a levitating magnet and then floating a pyrolytic graphite disc about 1mm above the neodymium. Hypnotic!
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Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 é o carro de sonho que poucos poderiam comprar

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 é o carro de sonho que poucos poderiam comprar | Heron | Scoop.it
A Mercedes pode orgulhar-se de ter algumas obras-primas no seu catálogo de automóveis ao longo da História, e agora apresenta-nos um protótipo que imediatamente poderia subir para a primeira posição: o Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6.
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The Power Egg is unlike any drone you've ever flown before

The Power Egg is unlike any drone you've ever flown before | Heron | Scoop.it
Normally, when you think "quadcopter", you think of the standard block-shaped mass of propellers, struts and landing gear. But nothing says they have t
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Make your own Dtto Modular Robot – Assembly instructions (Part 3 of 3) | Robohub

Make your own Dtto Modular Robot – Assembly instructions (Part 3 of 3) | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it


Dtto v2.0 is a modular self-reconfigurable robot focused on bio-inspired locomotion mechanisms.
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Alta Motors Electric Motorcycles | Translogic 205

Alta Motors Electric Motorcycles | Translogic 205 | Heron | Scoop.it
On this Translogic, host Jonathon Buckley rediscovers the joys of electric motorcycles with the Alta Redshift MX and SM.
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Mega escavadora motorizada LEGO pode ser tua por €240

Mega escavadora motorizada LEGO pode ser tua por €240 | Heron | Scoop.it
Se pensam que os kits LEGO não se medem aos palmos, esperam só para ver o que os 240 euros pedidos por esta Bucket Wheel Excavator serão capazes de vos comprar.
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Home

Northlandz is a world of wonder everyone should experience. It includes the World's Largest Model Railroad, a doll colledtion, several dollhouses including one with 94 rooms and much more.
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o 'sesto elemento' e bem poucos quilos por (muitos) cavalo(s)

o 'sesto elemento' e bem poucos quilos por (muitos) cavalo(s) | Heron | Scoop.it
Apenas 20 unidades do 'Sesto Elemento' foram produzidas em 2011. É um cupê de dois lugares com motor central e tração integral. A carroceria é composta apenas por fibra de carbono para que pese bem menos que seus equivalentes. Está entre os automóveis mais caros jamais produzidos!
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Un fan réalise le diorama ultime pour Donjons et Dragons

Un fan réalise le diorama ultime pour Donjons et Dragons | Heron | Scoop.it
Pour jouer à Donjons et Dragons (ou autre Jeu de rôle plateau), vous utilisez une carte dessinée ou imprimée sur un papier fatigué, souvent annotée de partout.
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Cruise the airport on top of a piece of motorized luggage

Cruise the airport on top of a piece of motorized luggage | Heron | Scoop.it
I've never driven a car. I've also never ridden a scooter, a moped, a Segway or even one of those stupid "hoverboard" things with the combustible batteries
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A fazer cara de parvo
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Test flight held for small jet modeled after Miyazaki anime - The Mainichi

Test flight held for small jet modeled after Miyazaki anime - The Mainichi | Heron | Scoop.it
TAKIKAWA, Hokkaido -- The first test flight of a small jet plane modeled after
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