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Alfa Romeo Shares Its 4C Production Secrets: Video

Alfa Romeo Shares Its 4C Production Secrets: Video | Heron | Scoop.it
Alfa Romeo is following up the oh-so-sexy 8C with a smaller version that it's calling the 4C. You already know this though, because we've all been staring at the car for what seems like ages now.
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thang010146 - YouTube

thang010146 - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
List of 1700 videos in channel thang010146 (uploaded till 31 Dec. 2014) including pictures, brief descriptions and YouTube links can be downloaded at: http:/...
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In Silicon Valley, Auto Racing Becomes a Favorite Hobby for Tech Elites

In Silicon Valley, Auto Racing Becomes a Favorite Hobby for Tech Elites | Heron | Scoop.it
A small but growing group of mostly men gather to drive fast and network with clients and others in the tech industry.
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Thumbnail track pad

Thumbnail track pad | Heron | Scoop.it
Unobtrusive wearable sensor could operate digital devices or augment other device interfaces.
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Na década passada os físicos transformaram-se em financeiros, agora parece estarem a mudar-se para a moda...

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These old school electric bicycles look like a 1950s dream

For cycling enthusiasts whose interests fall somewhere between a 10-speed and a motorcycle, electric bicycles are a pretty solid alternative. Unfortunately, sometimes e-bikes look like this. But...
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ICRA 2015 AVERT: An Autonomous Multi-Robot System for Vehicle Extraction and Transportation

Accompanying video for the paper "AVERT: An Autonomous Multi-Robot System for Vehicle Extraction and Transportation" presented at the International ...
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▶ Car Guy Tour_18 Bertone Collection - YouTube

A look at the impressive Bertone collection located in the Styling center in Turin Italy. Filmed by Francis G. Mandarano while on the Oct 2009 Car Guy Tour.
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Un fablab en Provence, moteur du développement local

Un fablab en Provence, moteur du développement local | Heron | Scoop.it
Comment se servir du numérique et de la 3D pour dynamiser un territoire rural enclavé. C’est l’étonnant pari du village de Lourmarin, au pied du Luberon, dont la mairie a déjà mobilisé 3,5 millions d’euros pour, entre autres, un beau et grand fablab.

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‘Tron’ Lightcycle Up For Auction

‘Tron’ Lightcycle Up For Auction | Heron | Scoop.it
Father and son duo Paul and Chris Andrews are car collectors, ranging from the rare to the classic. On May 2, they will be auctioning off a custom replica o
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Big kids' toys at York's Cabin Fever Expo - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Big kids' toys at York's Cabin Fever Expo - York Daily Record/Sunday News | Heron | Scoop.it
The Cabin Fever Expo and Auctions is a playground for adults.
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HII Battelle & Bluefin Robotics are showcasing the unique Proteus DUMV at Sea Air Space 2015

HII Battelle & Bluefin Robotics are showcasing the unique Proteus DUMV at Sea Air Space 2015 | Heron | Scoop.it
HII Batelle & Bluefin Robotics are showcasing the unique Proteus DUMV at Sea Air Space 2015

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Inside the surprisingly dark world of Rube Goldberg machines

On the eve of the 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest college nationals, six teams gather in Columbus, Ohio’s Center of Science and Industry children’s museum to set up their machines around the...
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Build a Phased-Array Radar in Your Garage that Sees Through Walls

Build a Phased-Array Radar in Your Garage that Sees Through Walls | Heron | Scoop.it
Until recently phased array radar has been very expensive, used only for military applications where the cost of survival weighs in the balance. With the advent of low-cost microwave devices and uncon...
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World's first 1 megawatt all-electric race car to compete at Pikes Peak - ElectricAutosport.com

World's first 1 megawatt all-electric race car to compete at Pikes Peak - ElectricAutosport.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Drive eO announces the arrival of eO PP03, world’s first one megawatt all-electric race car. The 1020 kW (1368 hp) powerful vehicle is to compete at the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
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▶ ✔7 Things you never knew existed ▶7 - YouTube

▶ ✔7 Things you never knew existed ▶7 - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
How many of these do you know? Links Bluesmart http://bluesmart.com/ Bionic Bird http://www.mybionicbird.com/ Seatylock http://seatylock.com/ Flimbo http://w...
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▶ Air Transparent Soundproof Window 4 - YouTube

A soundproof window or wall which is transparent to airflow is presented. The design is based on two wave theories of diffraction and acoustic metamaterials....
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Robot gripper 3

A hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder opens and closes the jaws, permitting it to grasp and release large objects. Green jaw, violet swivel and orange slider create a ...
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Little red monster automata

Making this automata was loads of fun. The monster is made from polymer clay, the mechanism is wire and the frame is mount board fixed with meccano ...
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▶ The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can - YouTube

▶ The Ingenious Design of the Aluminum Beverage Can - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
Bill details the engineering choices underlying the design of a beverage can He explains why it is cylindrical, outlines the manufacturing steps needed to cr...
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » An open hardware quartz crystal microbalance

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » An open hardware quartz crystal microbalance | Heron | Scoop.it

OpenQCM is a fully open source scientific microbalance capable of weighing mass deposition down to 1 billionth of gram:

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Manually Controlled Quadruped walking robot.

A quadruped robot with manually controlled joints, in the style of QWOP. While programming a sequence of movements to traverse flat terrain is relatively easy, ...
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Greek Robotics Club 3D Prints Incredibly Fast Line Following Robots

Greek Robotics Club 3D Prints Incredibly Fast Line Following Robots | Heron | Scoop.it
The technologies of robotics and 3D printing continue to converge. While in essence, a 3D printer is a robot itself, it's the robots that are able to be fabr

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Greek Robotics Club 3D Prints Incredibly Fast Line Following Robots http://3dprint.com/58099/3d-printed-robots/

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Conheça o periscópio para ciclistas: Pedi-Scope

O Pedi-Scope desenvolvido por Mike Lane é um dispositivo simples para ajudar os ciclistas a se livrarem de suas dores no pescoço. Ele aponta para frente da…
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The innovators: build and launch your own satellite ... for £20,000

The innovators: build and launch your own satellite ... for £20,000 | Heron | Scoop.it
Technology used in mobile phones and laptops can now be used to track planes, follow tankers seized by pirates and even spot people flouting planning laws
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