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Enginursday: Homopolar motors and a greater understanding of Magnetism - News - SparkFun Electronics

Enginursday: Homopolar motors and a greater understanding of Magnetism - News - SparkFun Electronics | Heron | Scoop.it
Homopolar motors and a greater understanding of Magnetism
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OObject 2013 Gift Guide | oobject - Daily User Ranked Lists

OObject 2013 Gift Guide | oobject - Daily User Ranked Lists | Heron | Scoop.it
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Guia de Prendas 2013 de uns poucos milhares até uns poucos milhões

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Mini Kit – 320×240 2.8″ TFT+Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi « adafruit industries blog

Mini Kit – 320×240 2.8″ TFT+Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi « adafruit industries blog | Heron | Scoop.it
Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits : Blog - MiniPOV SpokePOV Tools MintyBoost Gift Certificates Arduino BoArduino TV-B-Gone Game of Life SIM reader Drawdio XBee Tweet-a-Watt Cables Robotics Sensors/Parts separator0 LEDs Clocks...
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From Song to 3D Model to Augmented App: Visualizing Oneohtrix Point Never

From Song to 3D Model to Augmented App: Visualizing Oneohtrix Point Never | Heron | Scoop.it
One reason to use code, and the constellation of open source creative coding libraries, is the ability to express ideas across media. HoloDecks is a beautiful experiment in doing just that.
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Máquina LEGO "complicada"

Máquina LEGO "complicada" | Heron | Scoop.it
Este mega-sistema de blocos LEGO mecanizados é capaz de transportar pequenas bolas num ciclo infinito, fazendo-as atravessar uma dezena de diferentes módulos que demonstram que não há limite ao que se pode fazer com os populares blocos LEGO.
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Swatch Sistem51 review, automatic, mechanical Swiss Watch for the mass market – ARMdevices.net

Swatch Sistem51 review, automatic, mechanical Swiss Watch for the mass market – ARMdevices.net | Heron | Scoop.it

This is the latest advancement in Swiss Watch Making technology, 90-hour power reserve, one screw holds everything together, with anti-magnetic structure.

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Trends in Tech and Other Highlights from ITP's 2013 Winter Show

Trends in Tech and Other Highlights from ITP's 2013 Winter Show | Heron | Scoop.it
I recently visited ITP's 2013 Winter Show at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Here's a slideshow of what students there have been up to lately.
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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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New Product Friday: Actobotics! - News - SparkFun Electronics

New Product Friday: Actobotics! - News - SparkFun Electronics | Heron | Scoop.it
This week we have our biggest New Product Post ever! Check out the new Actobotics product line.
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Woodpeckers in motion, how to make - YouTube

How to make a woodpecker toy. Watch the woodpeckers peck there way down a pole.
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Fazem-me lembrar uns relógios do Séc XVII, quanto ao princípio de funcionamento, claro que no relógio o movimento do objecto descendente (o próprio relógio) era mais lento, a altura servia de corda

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Watch a robotic cube walk and balance under its own power

Watch a robotic cube walk and balance under its own power | Heron | Scoop.it
Cubes aren't usually the go-to shape when creating an object that's meant to move around, but researchers in Switzerland have created one that can do just that — along with a handful of other...

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The Awesome Foundation : Sneel - Open Hardware Swimming Robotic Snake

The Awesome Foundation : Sneel - Open Hardware Swimming Robotic Snake | Heron | Scoop.it
Sneel engages communities to take a hands-on approach to marine preservation through the use of modular hardware toolkits for fabricating and progr...
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NEW PRODUCT – littleBits KORG Synth Kit

NEW PRODUCT – littleBits KORG Synth Kit | Heron | Scoop.it
NEW PRODUCT – littleBits KORG Synth Kit – littleBits and Korg have demystified a traditional analog synthesizer, making it super easy for novices and experts alike to create music. Now you can get modular without needing tons of banana cables!
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This Amazing Life-Size, Air-Powered Lego Car Hits 20mph

This Amazing Life-Size, Air-Powered Lego Car Hits 20mph | Heron | Scoop.it
What happens if you take 500,000 pieces of Lego and 256 pistons, then hand them over to Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida? This fully functioning, life-size, air-powered Lego car is what.
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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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graúdos putos

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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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