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Diecast Toy Car: METAL TOYS AND AUTOMATA

Diecast Toy Car: METAL TOYS AND AUTOMATA | Heron | Scoop.it
After a chapter of introduction, the book deals with a selected range of subjects, namely automata (toys with automation to represent the movements of people or animals), metal toys, model railways, toy soldiers and diecast ...
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Vote for this Awesome Concept for a Pair of Smooth LEGO Puzzle Cubes

Vote for this Awesome Concept for a Pair of Smooth LEGO Puzzle Cubes | Heron | Scoop.it
LEGO Ideas member Sleepy17's playset hides all of the pieces' studs for a clean look. The set consists of puzzle pieces that form one of two cubes whe
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Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models Let You Build the Miniature Guggenheim of Your Dreams

Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models Let You Build the Miniature Guggenheim of Your Dreams | Heron | Scoop.it
With 'Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models' by Marc Hagan-Guirey, you can build tiny models of Fallingwater, the Guggenheim Museum, and Taliesin West.
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Los Altos High School Club Builds Self-Driving Vehicle | NextBigFuture.com

Los Altos High School Club Builds Self-Driving Vehicle | NextBigFuture.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Los Altos High School Club Builds Self-Driving Vehicle
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Carnegie Mellon Solves 12-Year-Old DARPA Grand Challenge Mystery

Carnegie Mellon Solves 12-Year-Old DARPA Grand Challenge Mystery | Heron | Scoop.it
H1ghlander narrowly took second in the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. Just last week, CMU figured out why
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An Exquisite Collection of Paper Pop-Ups Designed by Peter Dahmen

An Exquisite Collection of Paper Pop-Ups Designed by Peter Dahmen | Heron | Scoop.it
Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture
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When Chevrolet made Ford a better car for racing - ClassicCars.com Journal

When Chevrolet made Ford a better car for racing - ClassicCars.com Journal | Heron | Scoop.it
Branson Auction to feature a Chevrolet-tweaked 1926 Ford Model T Frontenac
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This Kit Lets You Make Aerobatic Remote-controlled Paper Airplanes

This Kit Lets You Make Aerobatic Remote-controlled Paper Airplanes | Heron | Scoop.it
PowerUp's latest paper airplane remote control kit lets you perform tricks. Use the Dart's app to do a barrel roll, a loop, an Immelman turn and more
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Festo's Fantastical Flying Robots

Festo's chief pilot gives us a private demo of its eMotionButterfly, AirJelly, and AirPenguin
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Papercraft haunted dollhouse furniture, housewares and decor

Papercraft haunted dollhouse furniture, housewares and decor | Heron | Scoop.it
Spanish Etsy seller EasyPrintAndCut makes tiny, printable papercraft furniture, housewares and decor for haunted dollhouses: grimoires, vampire hunting kits, spooky wallpaper and wainscotting, tiny…
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Watch This Insanely Fast R/C Plane Fly up to 450 mphg

By strapping a turbine powered delta wing R/C plane to a catapult, these guys were able to fly a model aircraft at speeds up to 451 mph, making it nearl
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This Beautiful Digital Music Box was Inspired by Braga’s Cultural History #MusicMonday

This Beautiful Digital Music Box was Inspired by Braga’s Cultural History #MusicMonday | Heron | Scoop.it
From Imaginando on YouTube via MusicTech.net: Imaginando proudly presents: ‘Digital Music Box’ an artistic journey to reinvigorate creativity and to cultivate imagination. Inspired by Braga’s rich …
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The machines that move highways.

Road "zippers" can change the configuration of lanes on a highway that has highly variable traffic patterns, like the Golden Gate Bridge. Plus 99% Invisible has a collection of other pleasing videos of large road machinery, like con
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How Dieter Schneider Makes a Camera #celebratephotography

How Dieter Schneider Makes a Camera #celebratephotography | Heron | Scoop.it
Super calming and enthralling video from Dieter Schneider on YouTube: About five years ago I started making cameras. In this video I want to show you parts of the process, from start to finish. Eve…
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Ford Thunderbird Automatic Transmission Rebuild Time Lapse | Redline Rebuild #4 - YouTube

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VW to return to Pikes Peak with radical electric racecar

VW to return to Pikes Peak with radical electric racecar | Heron | Scoop.it
It appears Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. The German automaker has confirmed it will be returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2018. Along with the confirmation, the automaker dropped a series of teaser shots of it
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8 robots that were working hard at Germany’s Motek automation show - The Robot Report

  Logo building At the Asyril booth, this Epson robot was busy making logos a little more three dimensional. Pick and place The MKE booth featured this Stäubli TX60 grasping and replacing different components. Going for a spin Over at Pflügen’s booth, a Fanuc R-2000iC 210F was keeping busy manipulating car wheels, to show its…
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The Soviet Union’s flawed rival to Concorde

The Soviet Union’s flawed rival to Concorde | Heron | Scoop.it
The world’s first supersonic airliner was not the Anglo-French Concorde but a Soviet design intended to show the world the superiority of the USSR. Stephen Dowling reports.

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Watch a craftsman build a large format camera from scratch

Watch a craftsman build a large format camera from scratch | Heron | Scoop.it
And when we say from scratch, we are not kidding. This isn't just ordering a bunch of components online and bolting them all together. Other than the lens and a few hinges, every piece on this camera is hand made. Right down to the perfectly hand ground glass. The camera is the wonderful creation of very talented camera builder, Dieter Schneider. Whether you want to build your own camera or not, it's a fascinating video to watch. The attention to detail, and ridiculously accurate workmanship is remarkable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djxfHtrBX20&feature=youtu.be It's rare that I watch a 35 minute YouTube video all the
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This Manual Coin Sorter Is So Satisfying to Watch

This Manual Coin Sorter Is So Satisfying to Watch | Heron | Scoop.it
While banks and even grocery stores have fully automated coin sorting machines these days, there's something appealing about the simplicity and eleganc
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Women Code Breakers, a World of Endangered Species and Other New Science Books

Book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American 
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A 747 'Supertanker' rains retardant on California's wildfires

A 747 'Supertanker' rains retardant on California's wildfires | Heron | Scoop.it
A converted Boeing 747-400 used to fight fires is a great example of old technology reborn with a new purpose. The aircraft, the largest passenger model i
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