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Tour of Chicago hackerspace: Pumping Station One

Tour of Chicago hackerspace: Pumping Station One | Heron | Scoop.it
As you may know I was on vacation in Chicago last week. I got a chance to jump on the blue line train from Chicago's downtown loop for a short trip out to the Addison stop where I caught a quick bu...
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$4 million worth of vintage Ford race cars headed to auction

$4 million worth of vintage Ford race cars headed to auction | Heron | Scoop.it
A noted Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] collector is selling off a selection of his collection, including a half dozen vintage racing cars with considerable provenance. The collection belongs to Jim Click, a mega car dealer in Tucson, Arizona, and the cars will be offered at RM Sotheby's annua
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Save your drone from an expensive fall with this mini parachute

If a drone's rotors stop working meters above the ground, the only option for pilots is usually to watch and pray. But a new parachute built specifically for drones might save quadcopter
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UP Aerospace — outro programa espacial melhor do que o nosso

UP Aerospace — outro programa espacial melhor do que o nosso | Heron | Scoop.it
Você conhece a UP Aerospace? Tudo bem, ninguém conhece, mas é uma empresa pequena que faz lançamentos espaciais de foguetes modestos mas nem por isso irrelevantes. Entre os clientes deles temos o Departamento de Defesa dos EUA e até a NASA. Agora liberaram um vídeo que é no mínimo emocionante, mesmo que modesto.
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How Wooden Toys Teach Kids to Code

How Wooden Toys Teach Kids to Code | Heron | Scoop.it
Is an old-school marble run better than an iPad for teaching young children to code? Why educational toys that focus on the physical world rather than the computer screen are so effective
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SpaceX successfully landed another rocket on a drone ship

SpaceX successfully landed another rocket on a drone ship | Heron | Scoop.it
SpaceX successfully launched the Japanese communications satellite, JCSAT-14 on their Falcon 9 rocket at 1:22am EST today from Cape Canaveral, Florida. After..
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Uso de Drones vai passar a ter regras apertadas

Uso de Drones vai passar a ter regras apertadas | Heron | Scoop.it
As multas para quem violar as regras são pesadas, variam entre 250 a 250 mil euros. A proposta de regulamento da Autoridade Nacional da Aviação Civil está em discussão pública até dia 23.
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Pi IoT - Smarter Spaces with Raspberry Pi 3: Ab..., in Pi IoT Documents | element14 Community

Pi IoT - Smarter Spaces with Raspberry Pi 3: Ab..., in Pi IoT Documents | element14 Community | Heron | Scoop.it
Read about 'Pi IoT - Smarter Spaces with Raspberry Pi 3: About This Challenge' on element14.com. Pi IoT Design Challenge Example Project The Kit The Prizes Terms and Conditions Pi IoT  is the 2016 element14 Design Challenge featuring Raspberry Pi.
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LimeSDR: Flexible, Next-generation, Open Source Software Defined Radio

LimeSDR: Flexible, Next-generation, Open Source Software Defined Radio | Heron | Scoop.it
You no longer have to be a large corporation to be an innovator in wireless communications.
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Leka: An Exceptional Toy for Exceptional Children

Leka: An Exceptional Toy for Exceptional Children | Heron | Scoop.it
A smart toy set on changing the way children with developmental disorders learn, play and progress!
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International Drone Day in Campinas

International Drone Day in Campinas | Heron | Scoop.it
On May 7 there will be the first International Drone Day in campinas, and I'm working with qgroundcontrol for a while, it's a very nice drone control station
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BMW has the first smart emergency system for motorcycles

BMW has the first smart emergency system for motorcycles | Heron | Scoop.it
While cars and trucks have long had smart emergency systems to send help in the event of a crash (think services like OnStar), motorcycles have had to g
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Bugatti Veyron owner cool with using auto wash

If your car retailed for well over a million dollars you’d want only the best treatment for it, right? Well, not the owner of this Bugatti Veyron who appears to have no qualms driving through an automatic car wash. DON'T MISS: Ferrari F12 tdf driver does massive burnout at Gumbal
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Há gajos que gostam de mandar bitaites com o $ dos outros
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Wooden radial engine inspires viewers

Wooden radial engine inspires viewers | Heron | Scoop.it
A hobbyist took his passion for woodworking and combined it with his love of all things mechanical to create a nine-cylinder radial engine from lumber and plastic.
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Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion | Heron | Scoop.it
Heron Arts is an independent arts organization in SOMA, San Francisco.
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O Estranho Efeito Dzhanibekov

O Estranho Efeito Dzhanibekov | Heron | Scoop.it
Efeito Dzhanibekov — qual a relação entre a Porta dos Desesperados e uma raquete de tênis atirada para o alto? Os dois se comportam de forma estranha e não-intuitiva, demonstrando que o Universo está pouco se lixando para o bom-senso e nossa necessidade de tudo fazer sentido.
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Mankind Doesn't Stand a Chance Now That Robotic Cockroaches Have Started Cooperating

The scourge of puppies, babies, and robotic vacuums is no longer a problem for robotic cockroaches. Researchers at UC Berkeley have taught this pair of VelociRoACHes to cooperate and help each other tackle stairs using a tiny magnetic winch and old-fashioned teamwork.
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Man Creates Beautiful Wooden Death Star From Scratch [Video]

Watch as artist and woodworker Frank Howarth creates a beautiful Death Star using bamboo wood and a multitude of tools. [frank howarth]
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FormBox brings a vacuum-forming factory to your home

FormBox brings a vacuum-forming factory to your home | Heron | Scoop.it
While 3D printing is all well and good, it can be frustrating if you need to make a lot of things, or make them quickly. Do you really want to wait minute
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Edouard Martinet's Masterfully Sculpted Animals and Insects Made from Bicycle, Car, and Motorcycle Parts

Edouard Martinet's Masterfully Sculpted Animals and Insects Made from Bicycle, Car, and Motorcycle Parts | Heron | Scoop.it
French artist Edouard Martinet assembles faithful interpretations of birds, crustaceans, insects, and other creatures with countless objects from discarded bicycles, cars, and household objects.
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This drone has one propeller and no life purpose

The poor Monospinner has accomplished quite the feat — it can fly with just one propeller — but lacks a point. Yes, it's an engineering marvel and proof of concept, but we can't even use it t
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Eight tools and one idea for ultra-low-cost diabetes screening

Eight tools and one idea for ultra-low-cost diabetes screening | Heron | Scoop.it
These are innovative, low-cost methods to screen for diabetes in resource-constrained settings that can save lives.
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Electric "Magnum PI" Ferrari 308 Is Stunning - Gas 2

This all electric Ferrari 308 weighs 150 lbs more than stock but has more than double the horsepower. It features 3 electric motors arranged in a V pattern that resembles the original V-8 engine in the car.
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Meet Curiosity Rover's Brother, "Scarecrow" - YouTube

Learn about outer space, leading scientific exploration, new technology, earth science basics, & more with science videos & news from Science Channel.
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