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Enjoy These Clever Miniature Sculptures Made From Old Clock Parts

Enjoy These Clever Miniature Sculptures Made From Old Clock Parts | Heron | Scoop.it
We absolutely love these recycled and repurposed steampunk-ish objects made by Susan Beatrice. Check out this gallery of incredible art she's created.
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Volume is a $1,000 holographic display for your home

Volume is a $1,000 holographic display for your home | Heron | Scoop.it
Just when we were running out of things to throw our money at, along comes another product nobody asked for. Startup Looking Glass made a "personal volumetri
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Kano’s latest DIY tech kits let you assemble your own camera and speaker

Kano’s latest DIY tech kits let you assemble your own camera and speaker | Heron | Scoop.it
DIY computer-maker Kano is moving into the internet of things. The British startup has announced a new Kickstarter campaign for a trio of gadgets designed to let children (and adults) buil
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Hot on GoPro's heels, DJI launches its own foldable drone

Hot on GoPro's heels, DJI launches its own foldable drone | Heron | Scoop.it
Not to be out-droned by the foldable Karma, DJI has today announced the Mavic Pro, its own less-expensive drone that folds up into a cute little rectangle.
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Airworld 3D adds radical direct drive to create the complete dual extruder 3D printer

Airworld 3D adds radical direct drive to create the complete dual extruder 3D printer | Heron | Scoop.it
Airwolf 3D has added its new direct drive extrusion system to the AXIOM Dual Extruder 3D printer. Is this the most complete dual extruder 3D printer in its class now? It just might be.
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Six sun-powered ships

Six sun-powered ships | Heron | Scoop.it
By Cat DiStasio

The vast majority of boats rely on fossil fuels that tax the environment. Fortunately, alternative energy is on the rise in the marine world
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2016 Best Driver’s Car

2016 Best Driver’s Car | Heron | Scoop.it
Motor Trend's annual supercar showdown icnludes 12 amazing rides, like the Acura NSX, Jaguar F-Type SVR, Audi R8 V10, McLaren 570S, Camaro SS and more. We wonder if the results would have been different if the Corvette Grand Sport showed up. Watch them drag race here.
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Glimpsing the Evolution of Glass Lenses in Three Centuries of Microscopes

Glimpsing the Evolution of Glass Lenses in Three Centuries of Microscopes | Heron | Scoop.it
CORNING, NY — To closely inspect the evolution of the microscope, the Corning Museum of Glass is highlighting the lens-making behind the optical tool. “No one’s really had glassmakers look into this,” Marvin Bolt, curator of science and technology at the museum and the
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This Solar Car Charges Itself While It’s Parked On The Street

This Solar Car Charges Itself While It’s Parked On The Street | Heron | Scoop.it
FastCoExist has a piece on the new self-charging solar car from Sono Motors. If the battery runs out on a new electric car when you aren’t near a power outlet—in the middle of the wilderness on a c…
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Ce petit drone arrive à voler… sans batterie

Ce petit drone arrive à voler… sans batterie | Heron | Scoop.it
Avec la multiplication des normes sans fil, le dernier lien mécanique qui existe sur les machines est bien souvent lié à l’alimentation et la batterie.
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TiniJet : la première découpe jet d’eau de niveau industriel accessible à tous les ateliers

TiniJet : la première découpe jet d’eau de niveau industriel accessible à tous les ateliers | Heron | Scoop.it
TiniJet développée par DeuroS et présentée lors du dernier CES, est une machine de découpe au jet d’eau. Elle est maintenant commercialisée pour une livraison
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Meet 'Octobot', the world's first entirely soft and autonomous robot

Meet 'Octobot', the world's first entirely soft and autonomous robot | Heron | Scoop.it
A team of Harvard University researchers has demonstrated the first autonomous, untethered, entirely soft robot.
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Arduino Blog – ESLOV is the amazing new IoT invention kit from Arduino

Arduino Blog – ESLOV is the amazing new IoT invention kit from Arduino | Heron | Scoop.it
Arduino is on a mission to radically simplify the way you build smart devices. Introducing ESLOV, a revolutionary plug-and-play IoT invention kit.
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BMW partners with the Andretti Formula E team

BMW partners with the Andretti Formula E team | Heron | Scoop.it
After months of rumors, BMW has officially confirmed that it is partnering with the Andretti Formula E team. The German car manufacturer made the announcement earlier today as part of
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Standing in Line? Boo. Try Nissan's Self-Driving Chairs

Standing in Line? Boo. Try Nissan's Self-Driving Chairs | Heron | Scoop.it
With its built-in cameras, the high-tech chair "detects and automatically follows the chair ahead of it."
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The Strange Victorian Computer That Generated Latin Verse

The Strange Victorian Computer That Generated Latin Verse | Heron | Scoop.it
Called the Eureka, it may have influenced Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace.
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Kúla Bebe mirror based lens adaptor turns your smartphone into a true 3D camera

Kúla Bebe mirror based lens adaptor turns your smartphone into a true 3D camera | Heron | Scoop.it
With so much of modern technology going 3D these days, it's a little bit surprising there is no smartphone available (yet) with 3D capture capabilities. A compact mirror driven adapter called Kúla Bebe hopes to change that.
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Amsterdam's autonomous canal boats, and more in the week that was

Amsterdam's autonomous canal boats, and more in the week that was | Heron | Scoop.it
Hydrogen-powered cars and planes are on the rise, and this week Germany announced plans to launch the world's first completely hydrogen-powered passenge
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Dyson CSYS is a desk lamp that moves effortlessly and costs a fortune

Dyson CSYS is a desk lamp that moves effortlessly and costs a fortune | Heron | Scoop.it

I had no idea Dyson made desk lamps. The CSYS is the overall name for what
is currently two different lighting systems offered by Dyson. The products
are differentiated by their name and purpose -- CSYS Floor for a room lamp
and CSYS desk for a desk lamp.

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Bloodhound's land speed record revived by Chinese car giant

Bloodhound's land speed record revived by Chinese car giant | Heron | Scoop.it
Bloodhound will, eventually, maybe, probably attempt to break the world land speed record next year. The project has been hit by countless delays, but ne
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Prusa I3 MK2 3D, the first printer to auto-calibrate its geometry!

Prusa I3 MK2 3D, the first printer to auto-calibrate its geometry! | Heron | Scoop.it
Prusa3D (a company that currently ships 1000 printers every month) announced a big firmware update for the Prusa I3 MK2 model that focuses on the current day
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Airboard personal mobility scooter from Motor Norway, FreeGoChina scooter – ARMdevices.net

Airboard personal mobility scooter from Motor Norway, FreeGoChina scooter – ARMdevices.net | Heron | Scoop.it
The primary scooter shown here is the Airboard, product of a company from Norway.
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Bye, Bye Rosetta — We'll Miss You! - Universe Today

Bye, Bye Rosetta — We'll Miss You! - Universe Today | Heron | Scoop.it
The Rosetta comet probe will leave its flyover orbit today to prepare for its dramatic free-fall descent to the surface of Comet 67P/C-G on Friday morning Sept. 30.
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Fastbrick Robotics Hadrian X Digital Construction System

New animation of the Hadrian X featuring Peter Maddison from Grand Designs Australia. "This dynamic simulation does not show all the components of th
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