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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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German pensioner 3D prints amazing functional planes with up to 2m wingspan

German pensioner 3D prints amazing functional planes with up to 2m wingspan | Heron | Scoop.it
Few flying projects we’ve seen so far have been more impressive than the 3D printed, fully functional and very cool plane series (with a wingspan up to an impressive 3 meters) developed by Cults3D user Michael Christou, which is all the more special because he is actually a pensioner.
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The Automata Blog: Paper automaton kit reveals why there are no magical fairies in the world

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Marquette University’s HEIR Lab Participates in RoboCup « Trossen Robotics Blog

Marquette University’s HEIR Lab Participates in RoboCup « Trossen Robotics Blog | Heron | Scoop.it
HEIR Lab (Humanoid Engineering & Intelligent Robotics), at Marquette University took their robot to RoboCup 2015 in Hefei, China! The team is lead by Andrew B. Williams, Ph.D., who has written up a fantastic post on the subject.
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Custom Ferraris Take Exclusivity to a Whole Different Level

Custom Ferraris Take Exclusivity to a Whole Different Level | Heron | Scoop.it
Ferrari has long worked with outside designers to make custom coachwork for its cars, generating extra special, often unique vehicles.
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World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope

World's most advanced digital camera will power a space telescope | Heron | Scoop.it
Scientists get the greenlight for a 3.2-gigapixel (yes, gigapixel) digital camera that will drive a space telescope.
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Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone

Flying drones are all the rage right now. The latest DJI Phantom is smoking hot. But sitting in your very own one and flying it? That's uncharted..
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How to Create Fantastical Landscapes with a Kinect-Powered Sandbox | Make:

How to Create Fantastical Landscapes with a Kinect-Powered Sandbox | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
These interactive displays use sand to allow you to scoop, smash, and splatter structures that are then analyzed by a Kinect and projected as a topographical map.
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os incríveis modelos de luigi colani

os incríveis modelos de luigi colani | Heron | Scoop.it
O designer alemão Luigi Colani criou propostas muito arrojadas baseadas em curvas vibrantes que evocam fortemente formas de animais e vegetais. Chamou-lhe linhas biodinâmicas e, aplicou o conceito a automóveis, aviões, barcos, bicicletas, óculos, pianos, máquinas fotográficas, robots e muitos outros objectos.
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Viktor Grigoriev(RU): Kugelbahnbaum - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Nun hat auch der Petersburger Künstler VG das Kugelbahnthema aufgegriffen und es figürlich einem Baum hinzugefügt. Lustig, daß ich hier
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Uli Westerfrölke - ein Atelierbesuch - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Nur noch zwei Tage sind kinetische Skulpturen von Uli Westerfrölke im Koblenzer Schloßgarten zu sehen, wie es im Video der
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Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build | Make:

Watch This Transfixing Benchtop Gyroscope Build | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Gyroscopes really are amazing devices, and as a home machine shop project, they really don't come much better than this.
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Pierre Bastien (FR) und sein Mecanium - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Ein etwa 2 Jahre altes Video zeigt ein mechanisches Orchester mit Instrumenten traditioneller afrikanischer Musik aus PB's Privatsammlung in den
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USS Missouri recriado em LEGO com 7.4 metros

USS Missouri recriado em LEGO com 7.4 metros | Heron | Scoop.it
O USS Missouri foi um navio de guerra norte-americano que ficou tragicamente imortalizado para a História ao ser afundado durante o ataque a Pearl Harbor, e que agora foi recriado em LEGO mantendo a sua escala imponente.
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Uma "aranha" todo-o-terreno

Uma "aranha" todo-o-terreno | Heron | Scoop.it
Veículo eléctrico desenhado por engenheiros franceses permite conduzir fora de estrada sem barulho nem poluição.
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Jannis' Blog - Launching a weather ballon, a camera and a Raspberry Pi to the stratosphere

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Restaurar clássicos

Restaurar clássicos | Heron | Scoop.it
Os automóveis são uma paixão óbvia. Mas os clássicos estão ainda mais próximos do coração de Carlos Tavares.
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Explore the International Space Station (Toilets and All) With This Interactive Map 

Explore the International Space Station (Toilets and All) With This Interactive Map  | Heron | Scoop.it
Before the end of her record-setting stint on the International Space Station, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took a number photos of each module of the ISS, which the European Space Agency has stitched together into an awesome interactive tour.
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ISS astronaut will get to drive and 'feel' a rover on Earth

ISS astronaut will get to drive and 'feel' a rover on Earth | Heron | Scoop.it
From the ISS, astronaut Andreas Mogensen will drive a rover here on Earth. Better yet, force feedback will help him "feel" the little robot's arms.
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Cleaning ship emissions with metal sponge cells

Cleaning ship emissions with metal sponge cells | Heron | Scoop.it
By 2020, ports around the world will be implementing strict emission standards for ship exhaust. A small spinning steel sponge may be the solution for the shipbuilding industry.
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Mycroft: An Open Source Artificial Intelligence For Everyone

Mycroft: An Open Source Artificial Intelligence For Everyone | Heron | Scoop.it
Uses natural language to control Internet of Things. Built on Raspberry Pi this whole home A.I. plays media, controls lights & more.
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They hacked her pancreas and found love along the way

They hacked her pancreas and found love along the way | Heron | Scoop.it
Dana Lewis and Scott Leibrand hacked a Raspberry Pi to turn it into an artificial pancreas.
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Jet Engines at Trondheim Maker Faire | Make:

Jet Engines at Trondheim Maker Faire | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
We talk to the driver of the student-built jet powered car that was on display at the Trondheim Maker Faire.
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