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Spring Hill man builds Lone Ranger diorama with Legos - Tampabay.com

Spring Hill man builds Lone Ranger diorama with Legos - Tampabay.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Spring Hill man builds Lone Ranger diorama with Legos
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SPRING HILL — Rolling his eyes in mock derision, James Burrows' nine-year-old son sighed about his father's Legos hobby.
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Amazing Mom Built Detailed Model of Hogwarts with 400,000 LEGO Bricks

Amazing Mom Built Detailed Model of Hogwarts with 400,000 LEGO Bricks | Heron | Scoop.it
Alice Finch recreated Hogwarts from the beloved Harry Potter books with 400,000 LEGOs. via My Modern Met: A Seattle mom has brought the beloved Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to life wi...
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Nanoengineered temporary tattoo is a needle-free way to monitor glucose levels | Science Codex

Nanoengineered temporary tattoo is a needle-free way to monitor glucose levels | Science Codex | Heron | Scoop.it
Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. This first-ever example of the flexible, easy-to-wear device could be a
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Hackett on Nuts & Bolts in The Big Book of Maker Skills

Hackett on Nuts & Bolts in The Big Book of Maker Skills | Heron | Scoop.it
We're celebrating the release of Chris Hackett & PopSci's new book, The Big Book of Maker Skills. Today's excerpt is about taps and threads. - Becky Stern Hackett Says: Use an Old-School Tool ...
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PIXIO: World’s first auto follow camera system to film indoor and outdoor – ARMdevices.net

PIXIO: World’s first auto follow camera system to film indoor and outdoor – ARMdevices.net | Heron | Scoop.it

PIXIO is the first of its kind Auto Follow Cam to automatically track, film and zoom. Let’s say that you need to prepare a new video for your blog, moving around your studio, but no one to film you?

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The Electric Scooter Scheme That Could Finally Make Battery-Swapping Work | WIRED

The Electric Scooter Scheme That Could Finally Make Battery-Swapping Work | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
A vehicle that could change not just how the world moves through cities, but how it stores and manages electricity.
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Razer's New Virtual Reality Gaming Headset Encourages Open-Source Hacking | WIRED

Razer's New Virtual Reality Gaming Headset Encourages Open-Source Hacking | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Razer is showing off a new piece of hardware at CES: a VR developer's kit. It's a fully functioning 3D headset for play-testing virtual reality games and peripherals.
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Israel George's curator insight, January 23, 10:29 AM

Gaming Goggles for Developer's of Unity 3D or Unreal Game Engines.

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A Zero-Emissions House That Charges Itself and Your Electric Car Too | WIRED

A Zero-Emissions House That Charges Itself and Your Electric Car Too | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Because solar energy is most efficient when used in real time, the ZEB house is especially enabled by connected home gadgets.
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Animals Bow to Their Mechanical Overlords - Issue 10: Mergers & Acquisitions - Nautilus

Animals Bow to Their Mechanical Overlords - Issue 10: Mergers & Acquisitions - Nautilus | Heron | Scoop.it
Several years ago, a group of American cockroaches discovered four strangers in their midst. A brief investigation revealed that the…
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Humanoid robot platform suitable for studying embodied interaction

Humanoid robot platform suitable for studying embodied interaction | Heron | Scoop.it
This paper presents the humanoid robot BARTHOC who has been developed to study human-robot interaction (HRI). The main focus of BARTHOC's design was to realize the expression and behavior of the robot to be as human-like as possible. This allows to a...
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Coravin | Enjoy wine by the glass without pulling the cork

Coravin | Enjoy wine by the glass without pulling the cork | Heron | Scoop.it
The Coravin Wine Access System uses transformational technology that allows you to pour your favorite wine by the glass, without pulling the cork. With no oxidation, preserve your wine over weeks, months and longer.
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3ders.org - Italian designer develops highly detailed 3D printable cars Shelby Cobra, Fiat 500 & Ferrari F430 | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Italian designer develops highly detailed 3D printable cars Shelby Cobra, Fiat 500 & Ferrari F430 | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
If you're going to 3D print toys, miniatures, accessories, you might as well do it properly. That might've been going through Maurizio Casella's mind when designing his insanely detailed miniatures.
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Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine 22RE, Complete working model by Ericthepoolboy

Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine 22RE, Complete working model by Ericthepoolboy | Heron | Scoop.it
Completely reverse engineered Toyota 22RE 4 cylinder engine. Can completely print a fully rotating model. Working crank, pistons, and valve train. The valves open and close!!!. It may not be the most exciting engine but its the only one I had in my garage. Great if you want to learn about engines and how the moving parts in them work. All parts are printed except for a few bearings and fasteners.
More than 3 days of total print time.
The block alone was 34 hours. So make sure you have a
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▶ Steam Trains at Speed - YouTube

Steam trains at speed, you gotta love 'em. Whether they be roaring through a busy station, or pounding through the open countryside. This video showcases mos...
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Self-Propelled Micromotors Take Their First Swim in the Body

Self-Propelled Micromotors Take Their First Swim in the Body | Heron | Scoop.it
Microsized tubes can now zip around in a mouse’s stomach and deliver cargo, suggesting the potential for improved functions of nanoparticle drug carriers and imaging agents
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Electric Airplanes Are the Future of Pilot Training | WIRED

Electric Airplanes Are the Future of Pilot Training | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Walk into a flight school today and you’ll probably take your first training flight in an aging airplane that’s noisy, expensive, and burns leaded fuel. But the race is on to change that, with electric trainers that are clean, vibration-free, and cheap to operate. Electric aviation has been in experimental development for years, but now…
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This is our way of getting closer to a personal plane in every garage.  It costs about $200,000, which is cheap considering a normal plane costs about $300,000. These electrical beauties are hopefully going to rule the skies one day... Only problem is the electrical bill!

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Computational Creativity and the What-If Machine | WIRED

Computational Creativity and the What-If Machine | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
How machines are helping us come up with new ideas (and recipes).
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The Internet of Anything: The 3-D Printer That Can Spit Out Custom Electronics | WIRED

The Internet of Anything: The 3-D Printer That Can Spit Out Custom Electronics | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
Today’s 3D printers are great for building plastic stuff, things like toys and musical instruments and even shoes. Some can also print metal objects, like car parts and jewelry and, well, guns. But Jennifer Lewis helped create a new kind of printer, one that can print electronics,. And soon, you’ll be able to buy one of these printers from her new company, Voxel8.
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Flying, Walking Vampire Bat Robot Is Back - IEEE Spectrum

Flying, Walking Vampire Bat Robot Is Back - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
With new, foldable wings, DALER is more capable (and bat-like) than ever
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LOW-TECH MAGAZINE: The Mechanical Transmission of Power (1): Stangenkunst

LOW-TECH MAGAZINE: The Mechanical Transmission of Power (1): Stangenkunst | Heron | Scoop.it
Long-distance power transmission predates the invention of electricity by almost four centuries. From the 1500s onwards, engineers developed mechanical power transmission and distribution technologies, called "Stangenkunsten", that became ever more sophisticated. Networks of pivoted, wooden field rods conveyed power from water wheels in the valleys to mining machinery up the mountains over distances of up to 4 km, operating pumps and bellows, hoisting ores, and transporting miners up and down shafts. Later systems replaced wooden rods by steel cables. Many Stangenkunsten remained in use well into the twentieth century,...
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Jaguar Bike Sense Makes The Road Safer For Cyclists - Gas 2

Jaguar Bike Sense Makes The Road Safer For Cyclists - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
The Jaguar Bike Sense system wants to help drivers share the road with bicyclists, using a variety of warning signals to ensure everybody gets home safe.
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Meccano robot at London Toy Fair marketed at 'boys 8+'

Meccano robot at London Toy Fair marketed at 'boys 8+' | Heron | Scoop.it
But Ben Varadi, vice president of Meccano owner Spin Master, said ‘anybody who is into exploration, creativity, building and love of engineering’ will enjoy the robot
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Remotely Controlling Automobiles Via Insecure Dongles

Remotely Controlling Automobiles Via Insecure Dongles | Heron | Scoop.it

Insegurança Automobiles are getting smarter and smarter. Nowadays many vehicles run on a mostly drive-by-wire system, meaning that a majority of the controls are electronically controlled. We're not just talking ...

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Insegurança por omissão

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