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Gilbert Peyre - L'Interview

CUPIDON, PROPRIÉTAIRE DE L'IMMEUBLE SITUÉ SUR L'ENFER ET LE PARADIS nouveau spectacle de Gilbert Peyre, à découvrir au CENTQUATRE à partir du 29 juillet 2010...
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Spinning Chocolate Illusion Will Make You Trip

Spinning Chocolate Illusion Will Make You Trip | Heron | Scoop.it

This is an exhibit from a chocolate factory in Melbourne Australia with a very unique illusion.

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Um telescópio espacial para chamar de seu…

Um telescópio espacial para chamar de seu… | Heron | Scoop.it
Planetary Resources além de minerar asteróides quer estimular a participação de gente como a gente, criando um telescópio espacial que qualquer um pode usar.
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Estou com um grande problema em relação a esta entrada do Carlos Cardoso que coisa é o bbb em que as pessoas "votam"

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Building an Electric Car Fueled by Social Media

Building an Electric Car Fueled by Social Media | Heron | Scoop.it
I always say in my presentations that if we could use the creativity we see in other fields of social media but in medicine and healthcare, we would have amazing years ahead of us. One example, her...
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A new material for 3D-printing electrodes | KurzweilAI

A new material for 3D-printing electrodes | KurzweilAI | Heron | Scoop.it
Two microstructures made with the new material, containing the lowest concentration of RDGE. Left: Pre-carbonization. This circular table and bunny models,
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Parece que está na moda fazer modelos bem pequenos

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The Cars of Phoenix Comicon [Gallery]

The Cars of Phoenix Comicon [Gallery] | Heron | Scoop.it
I attended the 13th Annual Phoenix Comicon this past weekend, and in addition to the outstanding cosplay, there were numerous geeked-out cars parked outside th
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EXTREME BARBIE JEEP RACING 2012

DVDs & SWAG - http://www.4x4swag.com This years Barbie Jeep Race at RBD was one for the record books with more drivers showing up than ever before and going ...
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Deezmaker Introduces Bukito Portable Mini Printer Kit #3dthursday

Deezmaker Introduces Bukito Portable Mini Printer Kit #3dthursday | Heron | Scoop.it
One of the new models launching at Maker Faire Bay Area this year that caught my eye was the Deezmaker Bukito — a capable, affordable, portable entry-level model that Whosawhatsis and Diego carried around the Faire, printing on batteries.
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ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone

The first publicly accessible space telescope! Take amazing photos of space or have your photo displayed above the Earth.
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O objectivo e construir um telescópio espacial, para tal estão à procura de obter USD 1.000.000 nesta campanha

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My Raspberry Pi Robot Called Charlotte | A Hexapod robot with a Raspberry Pi as the "brain."

My Raspberry Pi Robot Called Charlotte | A Hexapod robot with a Raspberry Pi as the "brain." | Heron | Scoop.it

So this website will be a landing place for everything I’ve needed to develop for my robot project using a Raspberry Pi. It is still a work in progress and was created after I realized all of the notes I’ve taken in order to get this robot to the state it is today. This robot project was a mental exercise for me. It had been several years since I had done anything with C++ and I needed to shore up that skill set. I thought for a long time on something that would keep me challenged as well as simply keeping me interested to keep coming back to it week after week

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The Automata Blog: The Grand Magician automaton by Maillardet answers your questions

The Automata Blog: The Grand Magician automaton by Maillardet answers your questions | Heron | Scoop.it

Here is some wonderful footage of The Great Magician automaton held in the collections of theMusée international d'horlogerie (International Museum of Horology) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland

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The Toa Mata Drumbots Return

The Toa Mata Drumbots Return | Heron | Scoop.it
Italian maker and sound producer Giuseppe Acito returns with his robot percussion band by combining LEGO Bionicle bots, Arduino Uno, and an iPad MIDI sequencer app.
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Scanadu Scout promete revolução nos sensores Médicos para todos

Scanadu Scout promete revolução nos sensores Médicos para todos | Heron | Scoop.it

 O Scout é um sensor que permitirá a qualquer pessoa recolher dados e manter um histórico da sua saúde, medindo não só a temperatura do corpo e pulsação, como também a pressão sanguínea, nível de stress, nível de oxigénio no sangue, etc.

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How to Make a Rocket - Bang Goes the Theory - BBC

Jem Stansfield witnesses the awesome power of rockets with the Bloodhound land speed record project. Incredible HD clip from BBC 1 science series, Bang Goes ...
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Linkbot modular robot platform grows with your knowledge

Linkbot modular robot platform grows with your knowledge | Heron | Scoop.it
Barobo has launched on Kickstarter to bring its Linkbot modular robot platform to market.
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Balloons Take Wind Power to New Heights: Scientific American Video

Balloons Take Wind Power to New Heights: Scientific American Video | Heron | Scoop.it
News videos covering science, health and technology at Sciam.com
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Animações na roda da bicicleta com LEDS - Revolução Digital

Animações na roda da bicicleta com LEDS - Revolução Digital | Heron | Scoop.it
Personalizar as bicicleta é vulgar mas agora temos à nossa disposição novos assessórios electrónicos que permitem tornar a roda da bicicleta mais dinâmica
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Saw this on the 101 in Los Angeles today. It was...

Saw this on the 101 in Los Angeles today. It was... | Heron | Scoop.it
Saw this on the 101 in Los Angeles today. It was caravanning with a bunch of classic cars.
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eu gostava de ver esses "dª. elvira"

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B go beyond

Fast on the road and in difficult terrain, agile in the air - Go beyond the limits!
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How to send and receive SMS with GSM/GPRS & GPS shield

How to send and receive SMS with GSM/GPRS & GPS shield | Heron | Scoop.it
  This post is one in a series showing you the main features of the GSM /GPRS/GPS shield and of its related library. The examples are great to have inspiration and reuse the material to create your own solutions.
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Hospitals Struggle to Get Workers to Wash Their Hands

Hospitals Struggle to Get Workers to Wash Their Hands | Heron | Scoop.it
Facing persistent, lethal neglect of a basic precaution, hospitals are using high-tech sensors, training hand-washing coaches and issuing gold stars.
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Será que vêem outras coisas tb

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Internet's Best Secrets: Oculus Rift [First Impressions]

Internet's Best Secrets: Oculus Rift [First Impressions] | Heron | Scoop.it

I usually keep most of my longer writing to my main tech blog (in portuguese), but in the case of the Oculus Rift, I think many of you might be as curious as I have been since the day I first saw it and immediately decided to back them on Kickstarter.

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Gigapixel Holographic Microscope Made From A4 Paper Scanner | MIT Technology Review

Gigapixel Holographic Microscope Made From  A4 Paper Scanner | MIT Technology Review | Heron | Scoop.it
The A4 digital scanner gathering dust under your desk could find new life as a gigapixel holographic microscope, say Japanese engineers who have constructed one at minimal cost
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Lumigrids - 2012 | concept | red dot award: design concept

Lumigrids - 2012 | concept | red dot award: design concept | Heron | Scoop.it
Lumigrids is an LED projector for bicycles, which aims to improve safety during night riding. It projects square grids onto the ground. By observing changes in the grids, the rider can easily comprehend the landforms ahead.
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Tracking cicadas with Radiolab and an Arduino

Tracking cicadas with Radiolab and an Arduino | Heron | Scoop.it
Once every 17 years, a population of cicadas ranging from Connecticut to the Appalachian highlands of North Carolina emerges to annoy everyone within earshot.
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