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BEDJET: Sleep better with ultra rapid bed heating & cooling

Never be too cold or too hot in bed again. Superheat your bedding in just 180 seconds or cool off instantly via bedside remote control.
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The Kite Man cometh: Ars does DIY open-source aerial surveillance - Ars Technica

The Kite Man cometh: Ars does DIY open-source aerial surveillance - Ars Technica | Heron | Scoop.it
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Long has been doing aerial camera cartography for years, and he's one of the cofounders of the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab).
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Maior presépio do mundo em movimento tem sete mil peças e pode ser visitado em São Paio de Oleiros

Maior presépio do mundo em movimento tem sete mil peças e pode ser visitado em São Paio de Oleiros | Heron | Scoop.it
O maior presépio do mundo em movimento tem sete mil peças montadas num espaço de 2 mil metros quadrados e pode ser visitado em São Paio de Oleiros, no concelho de Santa Maria da Feira.
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Primo and playful programming: last 3 days on Kickstarter!

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Primo and playful programming: last 3 days on Kickstarter! | Heron | Scoop.it

27 days on from our Kickstarter campaign for Primo, in collaboration with theArduino at Heart program, we are pleased to announce that we have reached both our first funding goal at £ 35,000 and our first stretch goal at £ 40,000

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Restaurierung der Rochat Singvogeldose durch Brittany Cox - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Restaurierung der Rochat Singvogeldose durch Brittany Cox - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik | Heron | Scoop.it
(Photo: Brittany Cox) Die junge Meisterin aus Seattle für Restaurierungen von Automata hat den Auftrag bekommen, diese über 200
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InterBEE 2013: Swish Japan Motorized Video Tracking Dolly System

SWISH JAPAN demonstrated this complex tracking dolly system for video and film creation at InterBEE 2013 in Chiba, Japan last week.
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Cylon Paper Circuit | The Tinkering Studio

Cylon Paper Circuit | The Tinkering Studio | Heron | Scoop.it
Every time I sit down to create a paper circuit I want to try something different. The past few times I made 3-dimensional circuits but they seemed to go against the spirit of these paper cards we've all been making.
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Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal

Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal | Heron | Scoop.it

When he was just 16 years old Luigi Prina entered and won a national aircraft modeling competition. When he went to collect the prize money the organizers asked the boy why his father couldn’t come and collect it himself.

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Pre-War Classics Of The Road - Part 8

Pre-War Classics Of The Road - Part 8 | Heron | Scoop.it
1903 Fiat Clearly inspired by contemporary Mércèdes practice, the 1903 16/2 4hp FIAT had a four-cylinder engine cast in two pairs and low-tension magneto ignition; it was the work of FIAT's new des...
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Cubelets + Legos = Family Fun! | MAKE

Cubelets + Legos = Family Fun! | MAKE | Heron | Scoop.it
Here in the Maker Shed, we love Cubelets! These magnetic robot building blocks snap together and don't require any programming,…
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LEGOS come to life: True to its name, ATOMS are smart building ...

LEGOS come to life: True to its name, ATOMS are smart building ... | Heron | Scoop.it
Grab some LEGOS to build the car with a few motor ATOMS to the Bluetooth ATOM, hold your iPad next to it to automatically pair, and you can control the motors by way of virtual ATOMS on the iPad's screen.
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Crystal Board: FPGA - Arduino - ARM SoC in a single device

The Fastest, Most Integrated Development Board on the Planet! Everything you ever wanted in an All-In-One DIY Package
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Obrigado Nuno Marques.

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Support OpenBCI: the Open Source Brain-Computer Interface For Makers

Support OpenBCI: the Open Source Brain-Computer Interface For Makers | Heron | Scoop.it
Truly amazing project on kickstarter! OpenBCI is a versatile and affordable Arduino-compatible, 8-channel EEG platform that gives you access to high-quality, raw EEG data via OpenBCI: An Open Source Brain-Computer Interface For Makers by Joel...
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No More Woof

No More Woof | Heron | Scoop.it
"The first device to translate animal thoughts into english"

NMW uses the latest technology to analyse animal thoughts and translate them into english.
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Lego Stop-Motion Animation Hilariously Recreates A 1984 Macintosh Computer

Lego Stop-Motion Animation Hilariously Recreates A 1984 Macintosh Computer | Heron | Scoop.it
Are you a fan of the 1984 version of an Apple Macintosh computer? Because designers Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken are bringing back the tech relic of yesteryear in a hilariously perfect stop-motion animation -- using Legos.
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Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find ...

Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find ... | Heron | Scoop.it
Mix that with some clever coding, and the automaton can take off and navigate its surroundings unassisted until its nine minutes of battery life are up. The DelFly crew imagine their bots could have both fun and functional uses ...
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▶ This Man Invented the World's First Video Game Console - YouTube

Tom discovers that in the gaming world, it takes a little practice to walk away with first place.
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DIY and Save: A Scientist's Guide to Making Your Own Lab Equipment

DIY and Save: A Scientist's Guide to Making Your Own Lab Equipment | Heron | Scoop.it
Joshua Pearce has penned a how-to book on the open-source 3D printing technology that could revolutionize how science is done all over the world.
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Pneumatic Lego Turing Machine

Pneumatic Lego Turing Machine | Heron | Scoop.it
A group of students at the Computer Science department at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon built a working replica of a Turing Machine out of Lego bricks
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Candy Chromatography | Holiday Science Project

Candy Chromatography | Holiday Science Project | Heron | Scoop.it
In this holiday science experiment, find out what dyes were used to make your favorite colorful candies.
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LEGO Mindstorms EV3 API, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Desktop and you! (Channel 9)

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 API, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Desktop and you! (Channel 9) | Heron | Scoop.it
Anytime we can highlight LEGOs, robotic development (via LEGO Mindstorms), Windows 8, Desktop and Windows Phone app dev, well that's a great Hardware Friday post!
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Handheld 3D Bio-Pen Could Transform Implants > ENGINEERING.com

Handheld 3D Bio-Pen Could Transform Implants > ENGINEERING.com | Heron | Scoop.it

Researchers at the University of Wollogong in New South Wales, Australia, have created a Bio-Pen that could give surgeons the ability to build custom tailored osteo-implants during surgical procedures.

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Exhibit Spotlight

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Exhibit Spotlight | Heron | Scoop.it

Bill Probert & I LUG (LEGO® Users Group) NY return to the galleries at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for a fifth season with a LEGO® landscape of epic proportions.

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Video Friday: REEM-C, Bots of the Past, and Drones Hear Your Screams - IEEE Spectrum

Video Friday: REEM-C, Bots of the Past, and Drones Hear Your Screams - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
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Next Wednesday night, we'll be taking a redeye out to Florida for the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
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