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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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The 2015 3D Printer Guide | 3D Hubs

The 2015 3D Printer Guide | 3D Hubs | Heron | Scoop.it
Looking for the best 3d printers? The 3D Hubs 2015 3D Printer Guide answers it, and while doing so it digs deep and reach far beyond what today's 3D Printer Reviews reveal.
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COOLEST RC PLANES EVER! RC Antonov AN-225 & RC Buran SPACE Shuttle Both REMOTE Controlled! MUST WATCH!

COOLEST RC PLANES EVER! RC Antonov AN-225 & RC Buran SPACE Shuttle Both REMOTE Controlled! MUST WATCH! | Heron | Scoop.it
When it comes to RC toys and every good aspect of these awesome little machines, the RC planes are probably the best and most challenging toys for grownups from
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International Robot Exhibition 2013 in Tokyo - YouTube

This year's International Robot Exhibition hosted a record 334 exhibitors demonstrating a wide range of products and services. While the trade show has tradi...
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Underwater robot provides first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice

Underwater robot provides first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice | Heron | Scoop.it
Antarctic scientists have made big gains in our knowledge of Antarctic sea ice thanks to an autonomous underwater vehicle that produced high-resolution 3D maps beneath previously-inaccessible ice ...

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Turn on your computer from anywhere with an Arduino Server

Turn on your computer from anywhere with an Arduino Server | Heron | Scoop.it
Unless you live off-the-grid and have abundant free electricity, leaving your rig on while you go away on trips is hardly economic. So if you're like [Josh Forwood] and you happen to use a remote de...
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A Minha Alegre Casinha: Cria uma mesa com um "infinity mirror"

A Minha Alegre Casinha: Cria uma mesa com um "infinity mirror" | Heron | Scoop.it
O efeito de "espelho infinito", onde se cria um túnel luminoso que vai até ao infinito é um dos mais curiosos e que é capaz de atrair a atenção de todos os que passarem por perto. Hoje trago-vos um projecto que nos mostra como se pode facilmente criar uma mesa com um tampo que parece ser um buraco sem fundo.
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Outra possibilidade é ficarmos entre dois espelhos

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Sifteo's intelligent cubes go open-source after disappointing commercial run

Sifteo's intelligent cubes go open-source after disappointing commercial run | Heron | Scoop.it
The Intelligent Cubes launched with fanfare in 2011 but were never hit commercially.
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Mastering BeagleBone Robotics: Safari Books Online

Mastering BeagleBone Robotics: Safari Books Online | Heron | Scoop.it
9781783988907 - Mastering BeagleBone Robotics - Master the power of the BeagleBone Black to maximize your robot-building skills and create awesome projects Create complex robots to explore land, sea, and the skies Control your robots through a...

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A passion to build incredible flying machines in UAE - Yahoo! Maktoob News

A passion to build incredible flying machines in UAE - Yahoo! Maktoob News | Heron | Scoop.it
There is something about these men who build precision scale models of planes with the costs sometimes running into thousands of dirhams
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Is the Triple Delta Robot a 3D Printing Gamebreaker?

Is the Triple Delta Robot a 3D Printing Gamebreaker? | Heron | Scoop.it
Back in the early 1980s, the brilliant Reymond Clavel invented the delta robot. Clavel, the director of the Laboratoire de Systèmes Robotiques 2 at the Éco
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As close to Rosie the Robot Maid as we've gotten

As close to Rosie the Robot Maid as we've gotten | Heron | Scoop.it
Developed by RoboDynamics and design studio SchultzeWORKS, Luna is 5 feet tall, weighs 60 pounds, can navigate flat surfaces on her own, and has position-able metal arms.
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Arduboat built from scratch is almost ready to go.

Arduboat built from scratch is almost ready to go. | Heron | Scoop.it
I thought I would finally start my own discussion.  The following are pictures of my boat in various stages of the build.
Formers are set on the building board…
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NEW PRODUCT - Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Vol. 2 by Charles Platt

NEW PRODUCT - Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Vol. 2 by Charles Platt | Heron | Scoop.it
NEW PRODUCT - Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Vol. 2 by Charles Platt Want to know how to use an electronic component? The Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Vol. 2 by Charles Platt includ...
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Woods Hole to receive $5 million to build better underwater robots

Woods Hole to receive $5 million to build better underwater robots | Heron | Scoop.it
The Bay State has a soft spot for underwater robots.

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Super Cool HALO Spacecraft Is Made out of $7,000 Worth of LEGO

Super Cool HALO Spacecraft Is Made out of $7,000 Worth of LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
Check out this huge LEGO model of Halo: Combat Evolved’s Pillar of Autumn
spacecraft. It was built by Lee Jones, and he used $7,000 worth of Lego
bricks to build it.
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How Aldebaran Robotics Built Its Friendly Humanoid Robot, Pepper - IEEE Spectrum

How Aldebaran Robotics Built Its Friendly Humanoid Robot, Pepper - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
The French company worked in secret for two years to create Pepper. Now Japanese telecom giant SoftBank is ready to sell it to consumers

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Backstory to the Pepper robot that used Japanese money to create a French robot-as-human-companion. Will it fly?

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Mechanischer Plüschaffe, um 1950 - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Mechanischer Plüschaffe, um 1950 - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik | Heron | Scoop.it
Das französische Auktionshaus Galerie de Chartres zeigt diesen mechanischen Affen, der durch Handhebel über Schnurzüge gesteuert werden kann und dessen
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Avião com motor híbrido poupa 30% de combustível

Avião com motor híbrido poupa 30% de combustível | Heron | Scoop.it

Não é só no solo que se procuram os motores mais eficientes para nos transportar de um lado para o outro. Depois de nos termos habituado a ver motores híbridos nos automóveis, também os aviões parecem estar prestes a adoptar este sistema para maior eficiência.

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Mark Twain Plays With Electricity in Nikola Tesla’s Lab (Photo, 1894)

Mark Twain Plays With Electricity in Nikola Tesla’s Lab (Photo, 1894) | Heron | Scoop.it
You'll get a charge out this picture taken long ago. It captures Mark Twain, a literary giant of the 19th century, tinkering in the laboratory of the great inventor, Nikola Tesla.
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Cylon.js - JavaScript framework for robotics, physical computing, and the Internet of Things using Node.js

Cylon.js - JavaScript framework for robotics, physical computing, and the Internet of Things using Node.js | Heron | Scoop.it
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5 ways to protect your smartphone from Hacking and Information Loot

Are you being stalked? How would you know if someone's tapping your calls? How do hackers break into your system via waves transmitted into the air? Know your …
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3D Design Challenge 2014 | 3D Modeling Competition |Robotics Technology

3D Design Challenge 2014 | 3D Modeling Competition |Robotics Technology | Heron | Scoop.it

To cope up with the increasing demand for robotics technology, CGTrader.com is going to organize a 3D Robot Challenge for its community comprising more than 120,000 3D designers to facilitate designing and visualizing the robots of the next generation.


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Kickstarter Reminder - Ingocraft 3D Printable Construction Set - GeekDad

Kickstarter Reminder - Ingocraft 3D Printable Construction Set - GeekDad | Heron | Scoop.it

Ingocraft is offering up a kit of parts that allows young makers to not only create parts that stay put, but more parts can be printed on a 3D printer... to that list as well as the app that well let my sons first design on the screen and then convert their designs to real-world objects with physical parts they snap and bolt together. Continue reading →

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