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Pornogami

Pornogami | Heron | Scoop.it
Learn this ancient art of paper folding while putting your dirty mind to use with this book, which offers up step-by-step directions for crafting a variety of rude, crude and lascivious shapes you can leave lying around your desk.
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Shibuya Crossing Stop Motion

Shibuya Crossing Stop Motion | Heron | Scoop.it
Swimming Design promoted Terada Mokei's 1:100 architectural figures by using the paper models to recreate the world famous Shibuya Crossing, i.e. the jam-packed intersection news channels often show when talking about Tokyo.
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1953 Fiat V8 Supersonic

1953 Fiat V8 Supersonic | Heron | Scoop.it
The 8V is a unicorn among Fiat's mass-market wares: a touring sports car with a 110bhp 2L V8 engine. But the 8V Supersonic is even rarer. Out of the 114 8Vs, only 15 were blessed with the Ghia body designed by Giovanni Savonuzzi.
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Faz você mesmo: Rodas Dentadas em ARAME! E uma impressora com 6(!) Cabeças, mais uma melhor Antena Wi-Fi,

Faz você mesmo: Rodas Dentadas em ARAME! E uma impressora com 6(!) Cabeças, mais uma melhor Antena Wi-Fi, | Heron | Scoop.it
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▶ 5 Mechanical Kinetic Artworks by Brett Dickins - YouTube

Subscribe or feel free to follow or friend me on Facebook for my latest creations - http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1813942199&sk=info Five of my wood...
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Newsletter altLab - 2015-07-14 - Nº 11 | altLab Documenta

Newsletter altLab - 2015-07-14 - Nº 11 | altLab Documenta | Heron | Scoop.it
Newsletters altLab Nº 11 de 14 de Julho de 2015
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O AltLab está com alguma pedalada apresentando com elevada frequência estas newsletters

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Mechanical rodent for the rich - The Irish Times - Irish Times

Mechanical rodent for the rich - The Irish Times - Irish Times | Heron | Scoop.it
Pearl, gold and enamel automaton mouse fetches more than €500,000 at Sotheby’s
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Quase de borla

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Somerville's six-legged robot nears completion - Boston Globe

Somerville's six-legged robot nears completion - Boston Globe | Heron | Scoop.it
“The world needs to have more giant robots,” says the project manager for Stompy, a giant six-legged robot that won funding on Kickstarter.
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Rimac's €6,500 Electric Bike Unveiled - Gas 2

Rimac's €6,500 Electric Bike Unveiled - Gas 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
July 16th, 2015 by Guest Contributor  Originally published on EV Obsession. Those that are wealthy and in the lookout for an electric bicycle may want to check out the Greyp G12 — a high-performance offering that can reach speeds of up to 44 miles per hour (70 kilometers an hour). The bike is retailing for €6,500
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Que coisa feia

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Hakone Maruyama Trick boxes

Hakone Maruyama Trick boxes | Heron | Scoop.it

Recently, I received a couple of wonderful trick boxes from a new friend, Marcel. He ordered them for me from a company called Hakone Maruyama Inc.

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New ReWalk™ Personal 6.0 - ReWalk – More Than Walking

New ReWalk™ Personal 6.0 - ReWalk – More Than Walking | Heron | Scoop.it
The new ReWalk Personal 6.0 System is designed for all day use at home and in the community.  It is the most customizable exoskeleton and is configured specifically for you.  This precise fit optimizes safety, function and joint alignment. ReWalk: More Than Walking ReWalk is the most researched exoskeleton and clinical studies* show that standing …
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3DSimo Mini 3D Printing Pen

3DSimo Mini 3D Printing Pen | Heron | Scoop.it
A compact 3D printing pen that lets you draw objects in three dimensions. It heats super hot so it can handle a wide variety of materials, and can even solder. Down the road, it will get add-on tips for woodburning, foam cutting and more.
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Yuneec Q500 4K Drone

Yuneec Q500 4K Drone | Heron | Scoop.it
Drone pilots and photographers of all skill levels will enjoy Yuneec's newest 4K drone. It features 25 minutes of flight time, a 3-Axis anti-vibration gimbal, Geo-fencing and Follow Me and Watch Me modes. See what it can film here.
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See it Made: 3D Cube Illusion Wooden Bowl | Make

See it Made: 3D Cube Illusion Wooden Bowl | Make | Heron | Scoop.it
Watch woodworker Thomas Anton Geurts create a wooden bowl with a 3D cube illusion design (known also as the tumbling cube).
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Send In The Drones: Putting Wheels And Wings On The Internet Of Things

Send In The Drones: Putting Wheels And Wings On The Internet Of Things | Heron | Scoop.it
Imagine you're a farmer trying to grow a crop under drought conditions. Up-to-the-minute data on soil moisture can help you to decide where and when to irrigate, which directly affects your crop yield...
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10 Robot Fails (and What They Mean for Machine Learning) - PSFK.com - PSFK (blog)

10 Robot Fails (and What They Mean for Machine Learning) - PSFK.com - PSFK (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
At PSFK, we’re the first to acknowledge the entertainment value of watching robots fail to perform elementary tasks.
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Artist re-creates masterworks brick by Lego brick - Chicago Tribune

Artist re-creates masterworks brick by Lego brick - Chicago Tribune | Heron | Scoop.it
Legos may have been invented for kids, but 42-year-old artist Nathan Sawaya proves that great works of art can be sculpted with Legos. Sawaya's "The Art of the Brick" exhibit on display at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia until Sept.
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MUSEUM GUIDE: Nature Connects Lego sculptures at Morton Arboretum in ... - Chicago Tribune

MUSEUM GUIDE: Nature Connects Lego sculptures at Morton Arboretum in ... - Chicago Tribune | Heron | Scoop.it
Legos are the bacon of the toy world — nearly everyone loves them, and they're always trying to find new things to do with them.
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Young Boy Uses LEGOs to Customize His Prosthetic Arm - The Christian Post - Christian Post

Young Boy Uses LEGOs to Customize His Prosthetic Arm - The Christian Post - Christian Post | Heron | Scoop.it
Children with disabilities have their resilience tested every day. Some go through their daily rituals without a single complaint, even though the challenges they face mean less time for fun and play.
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Building a giant Iron Man suit you can actually wear! | FreeIO

Building a giant Iron Man suit you can actually wear! | FreeIO | Heron | Scoop.it

if you are a fan of cosplay, props and hand built creations you can’t miss the work of  James Bruton

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OOZ 2 Mars quer levar-nos até Marte na Maker Faire Lisboa

OOZ 2 Mars quer levar-nos até Marte na Maker Faire Lisboa | Heron | Scoop.it
A Maker Faire de Lisboa vai-se aproximando, e nem as férias iminentes interrompem o processo criativo daqueles que lá querem ir apresentar os seus projectos. Os nossos amigos do OOZ Labs estão a preparar uma autêntica missão espacial, que permitirá aos visitantes confrontar-se em primeira mão com as dificuldades de controlar um robot num planeta distante, com o seu OOZ 2 Mars.
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The classic Morgan three-wheeler is getting an electric version

The modern three-wheeler from British manufacturer Morgan traces its roots back to the very earliest days of the auto industry, but there's nothing primitive about its latest model. The EV3 takes...
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