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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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Le rover lunaire chinois tire sa révérence

Le rover lunaire chinois tire sa révérence | Heron | Scoop.it
C’est terminé pour le Lapin de Jade. La Lune n’a maintenant plus aucun objet humain fonctionnel à sa surface. En effet, la Chine a mis un terme à l
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Este coelho já se reformou
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World's Most Efficient Car Gets 26,135 MPGe (w/Video) - Gas 2

World's Most Efficient Car Gets 26,135 MPGe (w/Video) - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
The world's most efficient car has set a record at 26,135 MPGe. Built by students from the Technical University of Munich, the car is a hyper-efficient three wheeler
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China começa a testar o TEB, o Abominável Ônibus Elevado

China começa a testar o TEB, o Abominável Ônibus Elevado | Heron | Scoop.it
China apresenta primeiro protótipo funcional do TEB, seu bizarro ônibus elevado que chega para "salvar" o povo do monstro do trânsito
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Japan's latest humanoid robot makes its own moves

Japan's latest humanoid robot makes its own moves | Heron | Scoop.it
Japan's National Science Museum is no stranger to eerily human androids: It employs two in its exhibition hall already. But for a week, they're getting a ne
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Expresso | São veleiros, são robôs e vão invadir o Rio Lima em setembro

Expresso | São veleiros, são robôs e vão invadir o Rio Lima em setembro | Heron | Scoop.it
Há três participantes portugueses no Campeonato do Mundo de Veleiros Robóticos, em Viana do Castelo, à procura da vitória, mas também de novos meios para vigiar os oceanos
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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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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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Too Bad You’ll Never Drive Nissan’s Razor-Like Electric Concept

Too Bad You’ll Never Drive Nissan’s Razor-Like Electric Concept | Heron | Scoop.it
Nissan's BladeGlider concept is for those who like their cars lean, green, and byzantine.
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STORM Pulse Electric Motorcycle Europe To China Tour - Gas 2

STORM Pulse Electric Motorcycle Europe To China Tour - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
Students at Eindhoven University in the Netherlands will take two STORM Pulse electric motorcycles of their own design on a tour from Germany to China starting later this month. The tour will end in Shanghai, China on September 24.
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New littleBits kit gives kids the power to rule their rooms

New littleBits kit gives kids the power to rule their rooms | Heron | Scoop.it
Remember when you were a kid and couldn't keep your mom and your rowdiest sibling out of your room? You'd probably have loved littleBits' latest kit. I
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Copenhagen Suborbitals Launches Impressive Amateur Liquid Fueled Rocket

Copenhagen Suborbitals Launches Impressive Amateur Liquid Fueled Rocket | Heron | Scoop.it
Copenhagen Suborbitals just launched their latest amateur liquid fuel rocket. Why? Because they want to strap someone to a bigger amateur liquid fuel rocket and launch them into space.

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You can drive the Elio in 41 states without a motorcycle license

You can drive the Elio in 41 states without a motorcycle license | Heron | Scoop.it
A year after successfully crowdfunding $25 million to build its 84 mpg closed-cabin tricycle, Elio Motors has done serious legwork to ensure that most folk
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