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I am a Student | F1 in Schools

I am a Student | F1 in Schools | Heron | Scoop.it
F1 in Schools Ltd is a not-for-profit company established with committed partners to provide an exciting yet challenging educational experience through the magnetic appeal of Formula One.
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Review: DJI Phantom 3 Professional | WIRED

Review: DJI Phantom 3 Professional | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
The Phantom drones from DJI are beloved for their ease of use. The new version, which adds 4K video capabilities, is even simpler to fly.
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▶ 1100ft Freefall Kiss - Roberta Mancino in Dubai 4K - YouTube

1100ft Freefall Kiss! Roberta Mancino is one of a kind! Basejumper, Model, Freediver, she’s always on the road on search for the perfect thrill. Click here t...
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Mad Max Power Wheels For Kids

Mad Max Power Wheels For Kids | Heron | Scoop.it
The Mad Max Power Wheels Desert Drifters started as a ThinkGeek April Fools' Day joke, but now they may have become a reality.   Thanks to the g
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Alumnus’s throwable tactical camera gets commercial release

Alumnus’s throwable tactical camera gets commercial release | Heron | Scoop.it
Softball-sized camera can be tossed into unseen areas, sends panoramic images back to a smartphone.
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Nissan made a 600-horsepower Juke, because it can

The only thing more ridiculous than the first Juke-R — a concept version of the Juke shown four years ago with a 485-horsepower GT-R mill — was that Nissan ended up making a few of them for...
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▶ Inside the Computer (EDSAC) - Computerphile - YouTube

One of the first computers in the world, EDSAC is being rebuilt at the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park. Andrew Herbert takes us on a walk arou...
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Maple Seed Inspired Drone Takes Flight #Biomimicry

Maple Seed Inspired Drone Takes Flight #Biomimicry | Heron | Scoop.it
It's easy to see how the whimsical spiraling journey a maple leaf takes when it falls from it's branch inspired this drone's design. via treehugger DARPA's maple seed-inspired drone has taken fligh...
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World’s First 3D Printed Supercar is Unveiled – 0-60 in 2.2 Seconds, 700 HP Motor – Built from Unique Node System

World’s First 3D Printed Supercar is Unveiled – 0-60 in 2.2 Seconds, 700 HP Motor – Built from Unique Node System | Heron | Scoop.it
The automobile industry has been relatively stagnant for the past several decades. While new car designs are released annually, and computer technology has
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Alunos de Famalicão construíram carros de F1 para entrar em competições - País - Notícias - RTP

Alunos de Famalicão construíram carros de F1 para entrar em competições - País - Notícias - RTP | Heron | Scoop.it
Um grupo de alunos de Vila Nova de Famalicão criou carros de fórmula 1, em miniatura. Os jovens querem vencer o campeonato do mundo e ganhar uma bolsa de estudos em Londres. País
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Thinking Inside The Gearbox: How A Manual Transmission Works: Video

The future of the stick shift looks dim. Performance icons like Ferrari, Lamborghini, and McLaren no longer offer traditional manuals. Even on enthusiast models like the Corvette, less than half of buyers opt for a third pedal. But all is far from lost. Alfa Romeo's new Giulia will allow drivers to...
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Parrot Unveils 13 New Minidrones That Jump And Glide For Under $189

Parrot Unveils 13 New Minidrones That Jump And Glide For Under $189 | Heron | Scoop.it
Parrot unveiled 13 new minidrones this week, all for under $189. The terrestrial "Jumping" drone got a major upgrade, with LED lights for nighttime..
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The world’s first commercial jetpack will cost $150,000 next year

The world’s first commercial jetpack will cost $150,000 next year | Heron | Scoop.it
Jetpacks could fly out of science fiction and on to the streets carrying first responders and millionaires next year
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RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry | Robohub

RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
RoCKIn2015: A glimpse into the future of Europe’s domestic and industrial robotics industry
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New Process Can Print Stretchy Electronics Onto Your Clothes

New Process Can Print Stretchy Electronics Onto Your Clothes | Heron | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created a single-step process to print conductive material on cloth, allowing manufacturers to build stretchable..
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US Western locomotive #3DThursday #3DPrinting

US Western locomotive #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
UTJTrain shares: This working motorized model is inspired by various Western locomotive models. download the files on: Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community ...
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Daymak Photon Scooter

Daymak Photon Scooter | Heron | Scoop.it
Daymak's Photon is an affordable electrically assisted kick scooter. It has a 6.4W solar panel that trickle charges not only its 100W motor but also powers its headlight, 1W speaker, FM radio and USB charger.
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This Go-Kart Looking Thing Has 700-Horsepower and is Faster Than a Bugatti

This Go-Kart Looking Thing Has 700-Horsepower and is Faster Than a Bugatti | Heron | Scoop.it
Don't let its exterior fool you - Ariel Atom is everything but a go-kart.   South Carolina-based DDMWorks has transformed this car into a monste
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For Those Who Missed the First BattleBots 2015

For Those Who Missed the First BattleBots 2015 | Heron | Scoop.it
For those who missed it last night, a wonderful show from 13 years ago came back, Battlebots
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Formlabs announces new Tough Resin with first 3D printed Rube Goldberg machine

Formlabs announces new Tough Resin with first 3D printed Rube Goldberg machine | Heron | Scoop.it
Formlabs has just announced a brand new 3D printing material, which makes objects as detailed as you expect from a Form 1+, but are definitely strong enough for prototyping and even production.
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