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Reprap development and further adventures in DIY 3D printing: 3D Printers - Big printers, Small printers, Wide printers, Tall printers

Reprap development and further adventures in DIY 3D printing: 3D Printers - Big printers, Small printers, Wide printers, Tall printers | Heron | Scoop.it

This is a summary post, going over some of the machines I have been working on over the last 6 months. Much more information, design details and files are on the way, just fighting for time at the moment.

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Weekend Watch: Model Railroad Construction with Luke Cowan | Make:

Weekend Watch: Model Railroad Construction with Luke Cowan | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Learn how to make realistic scale models with this fantastic series.
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Modelmaker creates an abandoned VW microbus

Modelmaker creates an abandoned VW microbus | Heron | Scoop.it
Starting with an off-the-shelf model of a VW microbus, Hernandez Dreamphography creates Inner Trip, a diorama of a weathered VW on a wintry field.
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Autonomous Rovers Will Soon Be Exploring Mars

Autonomous Rovers Will Soon Be Exploring Mars | Heron | Scoop.it
High T3ch is a blog on fun technology. Videos, gadgets, documentaries and all the fun tech stuff.
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THE WORLD´S BIGGEST RC SCALE MODEL TURBINE HELICOPTER EC-135 ADAC NOTARZT CHRISTOPH 33

Model: EC-135 ADAC Notarzt Christoph 33 Engine: Jakadofsky Pro Turbine Take-off weight: 49Kg Rotor diameter: 3,50m Pilot: Michael Franke Flight Style: Scal
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How AR technology can help farmers stay relevant | Robohub

How AR technology can help farmers stay relevant | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
I’ve long believed that Augmented Reality (AR) and robotics are closely related. Both model their environments to some degree. Robotics uses that model to guide the behavior of a machine, whereas AR uses it to provide an enhanced sensory experience to a human.
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Robotics, maths, python: A fledgling computer scientist’s guide to inverse kinematics | Robohub

Robotics, maths, python: A fledgling computer scientist’s guide to inverse kinematics | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
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When the Worst Happens, These Amazing Robots Will Come to the Rescue

When the Worst Happens, These Amazing Robots Will Come to the Rescue | Heron | Scoop.it
The attacks of September 11, 2001, will go down in American history for many reasons—the deaths of nearly 3,000 people chief among them. A footnote in that particular history book is of interest to us here: 9/11 was the first time robots were used in a real search and rescue effort in the United States. …
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Swincar é o veículo todo terreno capaz de envergonhar os jipes

Swincar é o veículo todo terreno capaz de envergonhar os jipes | Heron | Scoop.it
É impossível não ficar impressionado com a capacidade que os jipes têm de ultrapassar terrenos que pareceriam impossíveis de transpor. No entanto, o ágil Swincar E-Spider consegue enfrentar até os obstáculos que poderiam deixar um jipe encravado.
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These paper-airplane drones may one day save your life

These paper-airplane drones may one day save your life | Heron | Scoop.it
DARPA is funding autonomous cardboard airplanes that can carry medical supplies.
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Programming the Open-V Open Source CPU on the Web

Programming the Open-V Open Source CPU on the Web | Heron | Scoop.it
You can now program the Open-V on the web, and see the results in real time. The code is compiled in the web IDE and then flashed to a microcontroller which is connected to a live YouTube liv
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Arcimoto looks for investments via Fundable

Arcimoto looks for investments via Fundable | Heron | Scoop.it
Arcimoto brought the eighth iteration of its three-wheeled electric vehicle, the SRK, to CES 2017. This is the version that will be produced this spring in..
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Formula E drivers battled simulator pros in a million-dollar e-race

Formula E drivers battled simulator pros in a million-dollar e-race | Heron | Scoop.it
With $1 million on the line, cheering crowds and drivers from the likes of McLaren and Ferrari, the inaugural Visa Vegas e-race did a good job of conveying a
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RL Automotive Tourbillon Watches - The Awesomer

RL Automotive Tourbillon Watches - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
Ralph Lauren's stunning single- and double-tourbillon wrist watches were influenced by Lauren's own 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe. The wood bezel,
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See Through Engine - 4K Slow Motion Visible Combustion

See Through Glass Head on Briggs and Stratton Internal Combustion Engine in Slow Motion and 4K Slow Motion. you can see just how and engine really works an
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How to build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope

How to build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope | Heron | Scoop.it
Build a DIY replica of Galileo's telescope to stargaze like the pioneering astronomer did.
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Kiel Johnson Reaches New Heights with Cardboard Aircraft

Kiel Johnson Reaches New Heights with Cardboard Aircraft | Heron | Scoop.it
Los Angeles-based Kiel Johnson has created suits, miniature cityscapes, and cameras with cardboard. Yet, one of his most recent sculptures emulates something even more unexpected: an aircraft. Joh…
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The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017

The Morning After: Monday, January 16th 2017 | Heron | Scoop.it
Welcome to Monday morning. Over the weekend, we toured Dyson's UK HQ (featuring mannequins, jet engines and more), how China wants increased security for it
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Tiny Single-Cylinder Engine Constructed from Paper

It’s not just that it’s made from paper… but it’s so tiny! The model is completely made of paper, it is reduced(and slightly modified) copy of this model: LxWxH: 18 x 13 x 2…
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Maker turns Ducati and Suzuki motorcycles into 3D printed RC racers (with rider!)

Maker turns Ducati and Suzuki motorcycles into 3D printed RC racers (with rider!) | Heron | Scoop.it
Brett Turnage, a 3D printing and RC racing expert, has unveiled two functional 3D printed RC motorcycles'complete with a moving 3D printed rider. Both 3D printable models are free to download.
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Iran's Centuries-Old Windmills May Soon Stop Turning

Iran's Centuries-Old Windmills May Soon Stop Turning | Heron | Scoop.it
An ancient cultural site is in danger of falling into disrepair.
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This notebook can be wiped clean and digitally scanned

What do you do with your notebooks when you're finished with them — do you save them or just throw them away? A Kickstarter for the Everlast notebook aim
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The worst and weirdest cars at the Detroit Auto Show

The worst and weirdest cars at the Detroit Auto Show | Heron | Scoop.it
Here at The Verge, we like to cover cars from a slightly different angle. Also at The Verge, we like to focus on the weird side of internet culture (and just culture) under the banner of TL;DR.
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Drone Has Bird-Like Wings

Drone Has Bird-Like Wings | Heron | Scoop.it
Swiss researchers have taken inspiration from nature by designing a drone whose wings have artificial feathers. The Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne’s drone mirrors the way a bird not only …
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