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Mechanical Marvels - Clockwork Dreams (2013) - YouTube

...Meanwhile, an elegant and aristocratic audience keep watch, with the most minimal of movement." #Automata #Utopia http://t.co/Xiguv2s8ZR
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BMW R5 Hommage

BMW R5 Hommage | Heron | Scoop.it
BMW celebrates the 80th anniversary of its pre-WW II street racer with this one-off bobber. The R5 Hommage has a restored 1936 R5 engine, but the rest of it was mostly custom made by BMW Motorrad and Unique Custom Cycles.
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How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA

How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA | Heron | Scoop.it
To win a competition, a Georgia Tech student devised a fuel-cell plane to rival today’s best-selling small aircraft
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Hyperloop startup selects Vibranium for pods because it’s good enough for Captain America

Hyperloop startup selects Vibranium for pods because it’s good enough for Captain America | Heron | Scoop.it
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced today that it will be using a new type of sensor-embedded carbon fiber to make its capsules, capable of transporting passengers throug
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AutoRally

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The AutoRally platform is a high-performance testbed for advanced perception and control research. The robot, developed at Georgia Tech, is integrated with ROS and designed as a self contained system that requires no external sensing or computing.
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Texas students use 3D printed otoscope to fight hearing loss in developing world

Texas students use 3D printed otoscope to fight hearing loss in developing world | Heron | Scoop.it
Student members of Texas A&M University's chapter of Engineering World Health have just completed a 3D printed otoscope smartphone attachment, which can help third world doctors diagnose preventable hearing loss.
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AMRO: The company that makes the orange external tank on the Space Shuttle

Ever heard of AMRO? No? Me neither. But according to this Los Angeles Times video, they are the company that makes the panels for the very recognizable orange external tank seen on the former NASA Space Shuttle
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This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes

This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes | Heron | Scoop.it

The physical limitations of existing materials are one of main problems when it comes to flexible electronics, be it wearables, medical or sports tech. If a flexible material breaks...

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47 Years Ago Today: The Fastest Manned Aircraft Flight Ever.

47 Years Ago Today: The Fastest Manned Aircraft Flight Ever. | Heron | Scoop.it
By Tom Demerly for ALERT 5. It flew at nearly Mach 7, seven times the speed of sound and twice the speed of a rifle bullet. The speed record it set 47 years ago today still stands today. It flew so high its pilots earned Air Force astronaut wings: 280,500 feet or 53.1 miles above the…
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Museum of Soviet arcade machines

Museum of Soviet arcade machines | Heron | Scoop.it
As kids, who among us never dreamed of growing up to be a sailor? After we go to space, naturally.
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Concurso de elegância automóvel

Concurso de elegância automóvel | Heron | Scoop.it
Começa hoje o Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016, o mais importante e exclusivo evento de clássicos, onde todos os anos acorrem os exemplares mais notáveis que a indústria automóvel alguma vez produziu.
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Amateur Scientists Will Love Science Journal, Google's New App | Make:

Amateur Scientists Will Love Science Journal, Google's New App | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
So many of your phones sensors are hidden or hard to access, but Science Journal, the new Android App from Google, makes it easy to use them.
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Colecção única de 500 comboios em miniatura vai a leilão em Matosinhos

Colecção única de 500 comboios em miniatura vai a leilão em Matosinhos | Heron | Scoop.it
A galeria de Matosinhos P55 inicia esta tarde um leilão 'online' de uma colecção com mais de 500 comboios em miniatura e todos os acessórios de montagem de linha a eles associados.
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Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone, costing $460 for 4K video or $380 for 1080p

Xiaomi unveils the Mi Drone, costing $460 for 4K video or $380 for 1080p | Heron | Scoop.it
One of China's most popular consumer electronics brands today launches its own take on one of the hottest categories in consumer tech: drones. Xiaomi's Mi Drone is a quadcopter with
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British researchers, Google design modular shape-shifting mobile devices | KurzweilAI

British researchers, Google design modular shape-shifting mobile devices | KurzweilAI | Heron | Scoop.it
Cubimorph is an interactive device made of a chain of reconfigurable modules that shape-shifts into any shape that can be made out of a chain of cubes, such as
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The Images From India's First Ever Space Shuttle Launch Are Astonishing

The Images From India's First Ever Space Shuttle Launch Are Astonishing | Heron | Scoop.it
Early this morning, India launched its very first reusable space shuttle. These remarkable photos illustrate just how majestic the teensy shuttle looked as it took off.
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L'Europe lancera deux nouveaux satellites Galileo mardi - Sciences - Numerama

L'Europe lancera deux nouveaux satellites Galileo mardi - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
L'agence spatiale européenne prévoit la mise en orbite mardi prochain de deux nouveaux satellites Galileo, qui sera le système de navigation pour l'Europe.
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Science Journal transforma smartphones em sensores avançados

Science Journal transforma smartphones em sensores avançados | Heron | Scoop.it
A Google lançou uma app que será de especial interesse para todos os que já tenham sentido curiosidade em tirar partido e explorar o mundo dos sensores que existem nos seus smartphones (e não só), a Science Journal.
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Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen's stair-climbing wheelchair

Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen's stair-climbing wheelchair | Heron | Scoop.it
Remember Dean Kamen's iBot wheelchair? Its uniquely adjustable wheel orientation gave patients the freedom to climb stairs and effectively stand upright, bu
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L'Inde teste avec succès une navette spatiale réutilisable - Sciences - Numerama

L'Inde teste avec succès une navette spatiale réutilisable - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it

L'Inde ... a validé un prototype de navette spatiale réutilisable.

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ToddFun.com » Blog Archive » Monroe 1651 Calculator Key Teardown

Quick video on the teardown of one of the keys from my 1970’s scientific engineering nixie tube calculator.
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Static electricity will help tiny flying robots perch anywhere

Static electricity will help tiny flying robots perch anywhere | Heron | Scoop.it
Flying can be exhausting when you’re a tiny, bee-sized robot, but researchers from Harvard have created a new way to let little winged bots take a break. Using static electricity, robots n
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LEGO Pop-up Castle

LEGO Pop-up Castle | Heron | Scoop.it
Another amazing LEGO creation from builder Talapz. This incredible mechanical construction starts out looking like a big book, but unfolds to reveal an intricate model of Japan's iconic Himeji Castle. It looked a little precarious there when he went to fold it back up though.
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This freaky electric motorbike was 3D printed with metal powder

This freaky electric motorbike was 3D printed with metal powder | Heron | Scoop.it
The Light Rider is an electric motorbike that weighs just 77 pounds and has a frame like an alien skeleton. Its creator, Airbus subsidiary APWorks, crafte
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P55 Art and Auctions | Art Store, Auctioneer and Art Gallery

P55 Art and Auctions | Art Store, Auctioneer and Art Gallery | Heron | Scoop.it
Buying and selling of fine art, decorative art, collectibles and antique items, on Store and Live online Auctions. Visit our auction house!
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