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The Pocket Drone - Your personal flying robot

The world's first multicopter that's powerful enough to carry a high quality action camera and folds up smaller than a 7in tablet.
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Megaprocessor is a Macro Microprocessor | FreeIO

Megaprocessor is a Macro Microprocessor | FreeIO | Heron | Scoop.it
James Newman] has been busy building Megaprocessor – a huge micro-processor made out of transistors and LED’s
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Here's How Spacecraft Dashboards Evolved, and Where They're Headed 

Here's How Spacecraft Dashboards Evolved, and Where They're Headed  | Heron | Scoop.it
When you drive, the second most important thing you should keep your eyes on is the dashboard of your car (the first thing being the road). In space, however, it’s the controls that are the most essential for navigating and operating your spacecraft. From Gagarin to Scott Kelly, here’s a brief visual history of the human-spacecraft interface.
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Meet the man who owns 5,500 Mustangs

Meet the man who owns 5,500 Mustangs | Heron | Scoop.it
We'll spoil this one for you before you even watch this short video: Adelbert Engler doesn't actually have 5,500 full-size Mustangs. He has a bunch of those in his "Garage Mahal," yes, but the subject of this brief film released a while back by Ford's European operations is more about hi
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Menacing walker teaches kids to build robots

Menacing walker teaches kids to build robots | Heron | Scoop.it
The ZeGoBeast Electric is a large, mean-looking built-it-yourself walking robot that's designed to be as simple to build as possible. The team hopes that the DIY walker​ will become a tool for learning about programming and electronics.​
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Wooden Antikythera Mechanism is Geared for Greatness

Wooden Antikythera Mechanism is Geared for Greatness | Heron | Scoop.it
[Dave] builds custom wooden orreries, which are mechanical models of the solar system. It's no surprise then that he's interested in the Antikythera Mechanism—a small geared device discovered of
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We're Better Makers | America's Greatest Makers | TBS

Guest judge Massimo Banzi joins the panel as the remaining makers compete in the Make or Break rounds for $100,000 and a spot in the million dollar finale
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James Webb Space Telescope Takes The Gloves Off - Universe Today

James Webb Space Telescope Takes The Gloves Off - Universe Today | Heron | Scoop.it
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) isn't even operational yet, and already its gleaming golden mirror has reached iconic status. It's segmented mirror i
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PodRide – a Bicycle Car

PodRide – a Bicycle Car | Heron | Scoop.it
High T3ch is a blog on fun technology. Videos, gadgets, documentaries and all the fun tech stuff.
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‘Stretchable Electronics’ Made with ‘Liquid Metal’

Circuits designed to stretch up to four times their length, and can stretch over one million times before their conductivity begins to degrade – Wow! Watch:
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Man builds working homemade hoverbike, doesn't die

YouTube sensation and inventor Colin Furze is used to making insane things like retractable wolverine claws, working versions of the hidden blade and rope launcher featured in Assassin'
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Tibbo Project System is a Modular Linux IoT Prototyping Platform based on TI Sitara Cortex A8 Processor

Tibbo Project System is a Modular Linux IoT Prototyping Platform based on TI Sitara Cortex A8 Processor | Heron | Scoop.it
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How We Built A 3D Printed Rube Goldberg Machine

How We Built A 3D Printed Rube Goldberg Machine | Heron | Scoop.it
To celebrate the launch of our latest resin, Tough, we gathered a toolkit of engineers to help build a 3D printed Rube Goldberg machine.
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Circuit Classics — Sneak Peek! « bunnie's blog

Circuit Classics — Sneak Peek! « bunnie's blog | Heron | Scoop.it
My first book on electronics was Getting Started with Electronics; to this day, I still imagine electrons as oval-shaped particles with happy faces because of its illustrations.
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World’s Only Amphibious Lamborghini Countach

World’s Only Amphibious Lamborghini Countach | Heron | Scoop.it
High T3ch is a blog on fun technology. Videos, gadgets, documentaries and all the fun tech stuff.
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Hacklet 105 – More Mind and Brain Hacks

Hacklet 105 – More Mind and Brain Hacks | Heron | Scoop.it
A mind is a terrible thing to waste - but an awesome thing to hack. We last visited brain hacks back in July of 2015. Things happen fast on Hackaday.io. Miss a couple of days, and you'll miss a bunc
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Máquina de Libertar Livros Livres #DomínioPúblico #Bookscanner

Máquina de Libertar Livros Livres #DomínioPúblico #Bookscanner | Heron | Scoop.it
Desenhar e construir uma máquina de digitalizar livros é o mote da tarde do próximo domigo, dia 1 de Maio, às 16h, na Casa das Artes Bissaya Barreto, em Coimbra. A máquina ficará na casa para ser u…
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Hover Camera é um drone desdobrável que pode voar sozinho

Hover Camera é um drone desdobrável que pode voar sozinho | Heron | Scoop.it
Drones há muitos, mas há alguns que se vão destacando pelas suas diferenças como será o caso do Hover Camera - um drone compacto e desdobrável, que pode seguir automaticamente pessoas e objectos.
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Claude Shannon: Tinkerer, Prankster, and Father of Information Theory

Claude Shannon: Tinkerer, Prankster, and Father of Information Theory | Heron | Scoop.it
A profile of Shannon reveals the many facets of his life and work
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Rolls-Royce unveils $45,000 luggage set

Rolls-Royce unveils $45,000 luggage set | Heron | Scoop.it
Rolls-Royces come with many features, but bespoke luggage generally hasn't been one of them—until now. The British automaker has created a line of luggage inspired by its new Wraith. Although the Wraith may be the most powerful Rolls-Royce ever built, the suitcases aren't exactly rate
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The World’s Hugest Jet Engine Is Wider Than a 737’s Fuselage

The World’s Hugest Jet Engine Is Wider Than a 737’s Fuselage | Heron | Scoop.it
With the GE9X, General Electric proves size matters.
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Russia launches the first rocket from its brand-new spaceport

Russia launches the first rocket from its brand-new spaceport | Heron | Scoop.it
Russian space agency Roscosmos has launched the first rocket from Vostochny Cosmodrome, the country's newest spaceport. Last night at 10:01PM ET, a Soyuz-2.1a rocket blasted off, taking wit
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Stanford's Humanoid Robot Diver "OceanOne" explores an abandoned Shipwreck

A group of underwater archaeologists exploring the sunken remains of King Louis XIV's flagship La Lune added a Virtual Diver named "OceanOne" to their div
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