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3ders.org - Enter Materialise’s Slot Car Races at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D printed design | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Enter Materialise’s Slot Car Races at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D printed design | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Materialise is inviting everyone to enter the Slot Car Race at EuroMold 2014 with your own 3D Printed Slot Car, and join them in watching the race during the Materialise Evening Reception on Tuesday, November 25th from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Messe Frankfurt, Germany.
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3ders.org - Meet and ride with 3D printed car Strati at NAIAS 2015 in Detroit | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Meet and ride with 3D printed car Strati at NAIAS 2015 in Detroit | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Attendees will be able to ride along in the world's first full-size, working 3-D-printed car, the Strati. This game-changing vehicle is the brainchild of Phoenix-based Local Motors.
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▶ The Volvo Robocoaster - YouTube

▶ The Volvo Robocoaster - YouTube | Heron | Scoop.it
A visit to Legoland in 2007 inspired Volvo Cars’ safety expert Anders Axelson to turn an amusement park ride into an efficient test method in Volvo Cars’ que...
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Robot Gift Guide - Doc Zone

Robot Gift Guide - Doc Zone | Heron | Scoop.it
Forget slippers, sweaters, and jewelry. Who wouldn’t want a robot as a gift? Droids of all shapes, sizes, and price range, can be bought for the special nerd in your life. Here’s a sample of what’s out there.
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RoboBrain: The World's First Knowledge Engine For Robots - MIT Technology Review (blog)

RoboBrain: The World's First Knowledge Engine For Robots - MIT Technology Review (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
If you have a question, you can ask Google or Bing or any number of online databases. Now robots have their own knowledge database
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Create a Digital Compass with the Raspberry Pi

Create a Digital Compass with the Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it
This guide shows how to create a digital compass with the Raspberry Pi using an IMU or Magnetometer .E.g. BerryIMU
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Peter Dahmen’s Amazingly Beautiful and Complex Pop-Up Paper Sculptures

Sure, pop-up birthday cards are nice enough, be they're nothing compared to Peter Dahmen's amazingly beautiful and complex paper sculptures. You can watch h
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This is the fastest electric motorcycle you can buy

This is the fastest electric motorcycle you can buy | Heron | Scoop.it
With a polite round of applause, the first owner of the fastest production electric motorcycle took the keys to his new ride. Sitting down just a few moments later, he slyly looked down and slid...
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Industrial Automation & Robotics: Write a N... | element14

Industrial Automation & Robotics: Write a N... | element14 | Heron | Scoop.it
Read about 'Write a Novel and get Rock Hard Abs with this Punching Bag Keyboard' on element14.com. A Punching bag keyboard for you work and exercise needs (via Bless) Let's face it. Sitting in
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Convert an Old Slide Projector for Modern Video Use

Convert an Old Slide Projector for Modern Video Use | Heron | Scoop.it
Projectors can be expensive. Fortunately, slide projectors are not. The idea has probably occurred to many of us that one of these could be melded with modern electronics. It's possible it's been d...
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How to Measure Planck’s Constant Using Lego | MIT Technology Review

How to Measure Planck’s Constant Using Lego | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
If you’re searching for the perfect present for the physicist who has everything, how about a Lego kit for measuring one of the universe’s fundamental constants?
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History of Computers and Computing, Mechanical calculators, Pioneers, Samuel Morland

History of Computers and Computing, Mechanical calculators, Pioneers, Samuel Morland | Heron | Scoop.it
History of Computers and Computing, Mechanical calculators, Pioneers, Samuel Morland
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Take a look at the collection of +11,000 antique toys at NYC's oldest museum

I know Christmas is this beautiful, spiritual time of the year about peace and love, but even as a grown man, I relish the material culture: the giant trees, the ornate window displays, the toys.
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3ders.org - 3D printed implant helps regenerate meniscus and prevent arthritis | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printed implant helps regenerate meniscus and prevent arthritis | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Luckily, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have devised a way to replace damaged menisci using a personalized 3D printed implant infused with proteins that stimulate stem cells, prompting the body to regenerate a brand new, functional lining.
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LEGO Physics é uma Rube Goldberg machine em LEGO

LEGO Physics é uma Rube Goldberg machine em LEGO | Heron | Scoop.it
Já sabemos que os LEGO nos oferecem possibilidades ilimitadas para brincadeiras. Hoje trago-vos este LEGO Physics - um projecto que não só é divertido, como poderá também ser usado para interessar os mais pequenos pelo fascinante mundo da física.
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Kickstarter Alert — Ingocraft: An Amazing Tool for Kid Makers - GeekDad (blog)

Kickstarter Alert — Ingocraft: An Amazing Tool for Kid Makers - GeekDad (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
If you've got a child that has the maker bug, you're sure to enjoy this one -- a new Kickstarter called Ingocraft is offering up a two new tools that combine to give young kids an amazing opportunity to stretch their creativity skills.
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Play With a Swarm of Robots at NYC's Museum of Mathematics - IEEE Spectrum

Play With a Swarm of Robots at NYC's Museum of Mathematics - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
Museumgoers can watch behaviors emerge underfoot
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Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts Mimic Motions of Flight and Fish

Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures by Bob Potts Mimic Motions of Flight and Fish | Heron | Scoop.it
Bot Potts, via M.A.D.Gallery
Working out of his one-man workshop inside a mid-19th century barn, artist Bob Potts (previously) builds wonderous kinetic sculptures that replicate the motions of birds, fish, or other natural motions. The 72-year-old artist utilizes hand-crafted gears, levers, c
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Are agricultural robots ready? 27 companies profiled | Robohub

Are agricultural robots ready? 27 companies profiled | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
Are agricultural robots ready? 27 companies profiled
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[Phoronix] Gizmo 2 Development Board Powered By AMD SoC

[Phoronix] Gizmo 2 Development Board Powered By AMD SoC | Heron | Scoop.it

The Gizmo Explorer Kit has been available for a while now as an open-source, mini x86 development board to compete with the many ARM development boards available to consumers and developers.

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Bluesmart: World's First Smart, Connected Carry-On

Bluesmart: World's First Smart, Connected Carry-On | Heron | Scoop.it
Lock, weigh and track your Bluesmart carry-on with your phone. Recharge your devices and more!
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Spark | Open source IoT toolkit

Spark | Open source IoT toolkit | Heron | Scoop.it
he Photon includes everything you need to get a connected project off the ground. Our Wi-Fi module includes a powerful STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller, and we've paired it with all the necessary bits and pieces. Just attach a sensor or actuator and you're off to the races. Spark
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▶ (1/4) Intro/History: Introducing a 100-year-old mechanical computer - YouTube

► Learn more at: http://www.engineerguy.com/fourier ► Buy the book on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0983966176/ ► Buy the posters on Zazzle: http:...
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