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Makeblock Robot Solves the Rubiks Cube via Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

Makeblock Robot Solves the Rubiks Cube via Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi | Heron | Scoop.it
This Makeblock Robot has some serious skills when it comes to solving a Rubiks Cube! Published on Aug 19, 2014 How to Solve a Rubik's cube by using Raspberry Pi? This Project was made by Makeblock ...
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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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Giroptic’s unique take on the 360-degree camera is now shipping

Giroptic’s unique take on the 360-degree camera is now shipping | Heron | Scoop.it
Two years ago, a company called Giroptic held a pretty successful Kickstarter campaign for the 360cam, ostensibly the first consumer-ready camera that could shoot 360-degree photos and videos
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This Company May Have Solved the Electric Car Charging Problem

This Company May Have Solved the Electric Car Charging Problem | Heron | Scoop.it
A clever trick could make filling up electric cars almost as fast as gasoline powered autos.
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Two SpaceX founders will build a rocket for microsatellites

Two SpaceX founders will build a rocket for microsatellites | Heron | Scoop.it
Two of SpaceX's founders have started another rocket startup, but aren't entering the standard satellite game themselves. Instead Vector Space Systems, whic
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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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Já tinha visto alguns exageros deste género, mas isto parece-me excessivo
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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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Citybug 2S : une trottinette électrique améliorée en tout point

Citybug 2S : une trottinette électrique améliorée en tout point | Heron | Scoop.it
Plus de puissance, plus d’équipements et plus de confort. Voici, les maîtres mots de la campagne de lancement de la nouvelle trottinette électrique
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Star Wars : Ce Destroyer stellaire en LEGO est tout simplement… Impérial

Star Wars : Ce Destroyer stellaire en LEGO est tout simplement… Impérial | Heron | Scoop.it
Il existe de nombreux talents dans le monde des amateurs de LEGO. Mais cette construction nous a laissé bouche bée. Le Destroyer stellaire produit par Lego en
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How to turn yellowed plastic on old computers back to beige

How to turn yellowed plastic on old computers back to beige | Heron | Scoop.it
I've said this before and it's certainly worth highlighting again after
watching this video here. The 8-Bit Guy YouTube channel is one of the best
out there if you're interested in vintage technology and gadgets and how
they work.

A few of his videos center around Apple products from yesteryear such as
this Apple IIc he picked up. Now, if you're not an Apple fanboy you might
be asking why you would care about this video. Well, it's because the video
is really less about the Apple IIc and more about the incredible process he
went through to turn that iconic '80s and '90s beige exterior (which has
yellowed over time) back into a shining like-new shell!

Apparently, the magic is hydrogen peroxide and some sunbathing.

He has one more video about the process here.
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