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Convert Your Headphones To Bluetooth Headphones

Convert Your Headphones To Bluetooth Headphones | Heron | Scoop.it
Turn your headphones into bluetooth headphones with Bluetooth Box. via instructables I love what my headphones, but a few weeks ago, my friend bought a new bluetooth headset, I intend to switch to ...
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The Pronto - Fast-Charge Battery

The Pronto - Fast-Charge Battery | Heron | Scoop.it
The fastest charging portable battery pack. In just 5 minutes, you get enough juice to fully charge an iPhone 5 on-the-go!
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Ebola-Zapping Robots Unleashed in Hospitals

Ebola-Zapping Robots Unleashed in Hospitals | Heron | Scoop.it
A disinfecting robot pulses UV-C light, which kills pathogens in five minutes. Continue reading →

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Estas coisas não são especificas para o ebola, quase parece a história da gripe das aves há uns anos

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Project PAM – College Students Look to Create an Entirely Open Source DLP ... - 3DPrint.com

Project PAM – College Students Look to Create an Entirely Open Source DLP ... - 3DPrint.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Open source has contributed to 3D printing in such a tremendous way. Without the open sourcing of many desktop 3D printers several years ago, the space would no
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▶ Tomorrow Daily - 063: The Google Science Fair, a custom open-source robot and more - YouTube

http://www.cnet.com/tomorrow-daily On today's show, we praise the amazing finalists of this year's Google Science Fair, check out a "hack" that allows you to...
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LEGO Technic x Volvo: Making of

LEGO Technic x Volvo: Making of | Heron | Scoop.it
LEGO and Volvo give us an idea of how much time, effort and resources (and fun!) went into the making of the new LEGO Technic 42030, a remote-controlled replica of the Volvo
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Bust out the LEGOs! The toymaker cut its ties with Big Oil

Bust out the LEGOs! The toymaker cut its ties with Big Oil | Heron | Scoop.it
After Greenpeace released a video campaign starring tiny, drowning plastic fishermen, LEGO is letting go of its contract with Shell oil.
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The FAA Is Trying to Erase the 1981 Document That Legalized Hobby Drones

The FAA Is Trying to Erase the 1981 Document That Legalized Hobby Drones | Heron | Scoop.it
The agency says that AC 91-57 is no longer necessary.
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3D Printing Jet Engine #3DThursday

3D Printing Jet Engine #3DThursday | Heron | Scoop.it
3D Printing Jet Engine SLS(Nylon) & FDM(ABS) and Mechanical parts Size:W650mm 3D Printing Jet Engine from id.arts on Vimeo. It's always interesting to see 3d printed engines, here's a rather la...
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Savino Robots, remote controlled cars, helicopters, quad-copters and more – ARMdevices.net

Savino makes a car that can be controlled by an iPhone that has camera functionality built in

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Robot learns how snakes climb dunes

Robot learns how snakes climb dunes | Heron | Scoop.it
US researchers discover how sidewinders climb sand dunes by studying their motion in the lab and copying it with a robot.
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Education leads the way for 3D printing revolution | Inside3DP

Education leads the way for 3D printing revolution | Inside3DP | Heron | Scoop.it
A rapid prototyping and 3D printing solutions company manager is one of many bringing 3D printers and 3D printing education to schools across the world.
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MacGyvered Optoisolator is a Great Introduction

MacGyvered Optoisolator is a Great Introduction | Heron | Scoop.it
Sometimes the best way to learn about a technology is to just build something yourself. That's what [Dan] did with his DIY optoisolator. The purpose of an optoisolator is to allow two electrical sy...
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Raspberry Pi projects - make a CCTV security camera system

Raspberry Pi projects - make a CCTV security camera system | Heron | Scoop.it
Make a security system with nothing more than a Raspberry Pi and a cheap camera
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HTC officially unveils RE action camera

HTC officially unveils RE action camera | Heron | Scoop.it
image by Engadget

Two weeks ago, HTC teased the Internet by launching a site that hinted at a
GoPro-like action cam. The leaked images of the product were surprising to
say the least: a miniature periscope? Minimalist door handle? Bent PVC
pipe? 

The officially-unveiled RE is HTC’s first standalone camera. Weighing in at
just 65.5g, the pocket device is aimed at a wide, mainstream market: you
don’t have to be a professional photographer or looking to capture
“extreme” activities to opera
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Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams - BBC Four

Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams - BBC Four | Heron | Scoop.it
The story of automata, ancient clockwork machines designed to mimic and recreate life.
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Canadian firm develops 'open source' hydroponics system - iTWire

Canadian firm develops 'open source' hydroponics system - iTWire | Heron | Scoop.it
Canadian firm develops 'open-source' hydroponics system
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3ders.org - US researchers develop two open-source portable solar-powered 3D printers for off-grid communities | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - US researchers develop two open-source portable solar-powered 3D printers for off-grid communities | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Joshua Pearce researches both solar power and 3D printing to develop two solutions in the form of open-source solar-powered 3D printers, capable of printing objects in any community with access to sunlight.
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These awesome RC airplanes are so huge that you can fly a kid inside

These awesome RC airplanes are so huge that you can fly a kid inside | Heron | Scoop.it
I have seen big RC planes in the past, but this is really getting out of hand. I watch these videos of giant scale RC planes—the one above is 85 percent of the original size!—and I have to wonder what's the point.

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The (toy) robot revolution is here, thanks to Modular Robotics - Silicon Prairie News

The (toy) robot revolution is here, thanks to Modular Robotics - Silicon Prairie News | Heron | Scoop.it
Eric Schweikardt founded Modular Robotics to help children learn about robots, patterns and other computational projects.
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Harvard Launches Free Soft Robotics Toolkit #3DxRobotics #3DThursday #3DPrinting

Harvard Launches Free Soft Robotics Toolkit #3DxRobotics #3DThursday #3DPrinting | Heron | Scoop.it
Incredible resource! Harvard Launches Free Soft Robotics Toolkit : The Soft Robotics Toolkit is the result of Harvard’s attempt to create comprehensive instructional kits for hands on design projec...
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Applanix Offers Single-Board GNSS-Inertial System for UAV Mapping

Applanix Offers Single-Board GNSS-Inertial System for UAV Mapping | Heron | Scoop.it
Applanix, a mobile mapping and positioning company, has introduced a new product that enables major improvements in unmanned airborne mapping: the Applanix A…
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Scratch Duino: Open Source Magnetic Robot Kit for Education

Scratch Duino: Open Source Magnetic Robot Kit for Education | Heron | Scoop.it
Scratch Duino is a highly customizable, simple and interactive open source robot kit with magnetic-mount sensors.

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Educating our kids to become the Maker Movement of tomorrow | Inside3DP

Educating our kids to become the Maker Movement of tomorrow | Inside3DP | Heron | Scoop.it
We must educate our children to become a part of the maker culture, or maker movement, which is an integral part of the DIY culture, writes Roy Keidar.
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Multi-material 3D printer launches on Kickstarter | Inside3DP

Multi-material 3D printer launches on Kickstarter | Inside3DP | Heron | Scoop.it
In September we wrote an article on the upcoming Kickstarter launch of a 3D printer that promised to print in a range of materials including wood, conductive materials, ceramic, plastics, and various foods. Many of our readers were very curious about the 3D printer, and now you can all get the chance to test it …
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