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Candy Chromatography | Holiday Science Project

Candy Chromatography | Holiday Science Project | Heron | Scoop.it
In this holiday science experiment, find out what dyes were used to make your favorite colorful candies.
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LEGO Mindstorms EV3 API, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Desktop and you! (Channel 9)

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 API, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Desktop and you! (Channel 9) | Heron | Scoop.it
Anytime we can highlight LEGOs, robotic development (via LEGO Mindstorms), Windows 8, Desktop and Windows Phone app dev, well that's a great Hardware Friday post!
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Handheld 3D Bio-Pen Could Transform Implants > ENGINEERING.com

Handheld 3D Bio-Pen Could Transform Implants > ENGINEERING.com | Heron | Scoop.it

Researchers at the University of Wollogong in New South Wales, Australia, have created a Bio-Pen that could give surgeons the ability to build custom tailored osteo-implants during surgical procedures.

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Exhibit Spotlight

Stamford Museum & Nature Center - Exhibit Spotlight | Heron | Scoop.it

Bill Probert & I LUG (LEGO® Users Group) NY return to the galleries at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for a fifth season with a LEGO® landscape of epic proportions.

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Video Friday: REEM-C, Bots of the Past, and Drones Hear Your Screams - IEEE Spectrum

Video Friday: REEM-C, Bots of the Past, and Drones Hear Your Screams - IEEE Spectrum | Heron | Scoop.it
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Video Friday: REEM-C, Bots of the Past, and Drones Hear Your Screams
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Next Wednesday night, we'll be taking a redeye out to Florida for the DARPA Robotics Challenge.
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Une Vespa doit mourir pour qu’un Segway ait l’air « hype »

Une Vespa doit mourir pour qu’un Segway ait l’air « hype » | Heron | Scoop.it
Bien que très pratique pour se déplacer, les Segways semblent ne pas faire l'unanimité en matière de design. Aussi une équipe espagnole de passionnés s'est
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PRI 2013: the Green Demon is the World's Fastest Sprint Car

PRI 2013: the Green Demon is the World's Fastest Sprint Car | Heron | Scoop.it
Green Demon is the world's fastest sprint car, with a speed week result of more than 197 MPH and an eye set on 200 for next year, this is an alcohol beast!
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The invention of laughter: Charley Douglass and the laff box

The invention of laughter: Charley Douglass and the laff box | Heron | Scoop.it
Charley Douglass was the first guy who could make anyone laugh at the push of a button. The sound engineer invented the laff box and the laugh-track technique, which was quickly adopted by...
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USMA - A clock without a visual interface

USMA is a clock which resorts only to the sound of church bells, bringing home the rural, and, peaceful relation with time.
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Scanner 3D com 40 Raspberry Pi

Scanner 3D com 40 Raspberry Pi | Heron | Scoop.it

A popularização das impressoras 3D faz com que também aumente o interesse nos sistemas de scanning 3D que permitam captar informação tridimensional de alta qualidade de pessoas e objectos.

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High-accuracy 3D motion-tracking through walls | KurzweilAI

High-accuracy 3D motion-tracking through walls | KurzweilAI | Heron | Scoop.it
The WiTrack system provides significantly increased accuracy in tracking a person’s movement, and can even detect motion through walls and obstructions
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Final design of Platypus underwater exploration vehicle revealed

Final design of Platypus underwater exploration vehicle revealed | Heron | Scoop.it
After four years of development and months of prototype testing, Platypus founder Francois Alexandre Bertrand and his team have decided on the final design ...
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OpenBCI opens up low-cost brain-wave-controlled experimentation to everyone | KurzweilAI

OpenBCI opens up low-cost brain-wave-controlled experimentation to everyone | KurzweilAI | Heron | Scoop.it
OpenBCI board (credit: OpenBCI) New York EEG researchers and Parsons instructors Joel Murphy & Conor Russomanno just launched a Kickstarter called
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Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal

Ships That Sail Through the Clouds: Meet Luigi Prina, the 83-Year-Old Builder of Flying Model Ships | Colossal | Heron | Scoop.it

When he was just 16 years old Luigi Prina entered and won a national aircraft modeling competition. When he went to collect the prize money the organizers asked the boy why his father couldn’t come and collect it himself.

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Pre-War Classics Of The Road - Part 8

Pre-War Classics Of The Road - Part 8 | Heron | Scoop.it
1903 Fiat Clearly inspired by contemporary Mércèdes practice, the 1903 16/2 4hp FIAT had a four-cylinder engine cast in two pairs and low-tension magneto ignition; it was the work of FIAT's new des...
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Cubelets + Legos = Family Fun! | MAKE

Cubelets + Legos = Family Fun! | MAKE | Heron | Scoop.it
Here in the Maker Shed, we love Cubelets! These magnetic robot building blocks snap together and don't require any programming,…
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LEGOS come to life: True to its name, ATOMS are smart building ...

LEGOS come to life: True to its name, ATOMS are smart building ... | Heron | Scoop.it
Grab some LEGOS to build the car with a few motor ATOMS to the Bluetooth ATOM, hold your iPad next to it to automatically pair, and you can control the motors by way of virtual ATOMS on the iPad's screen.
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Crystal Board: FPGA - Arduino - ARM SoC in a single device

The Fastest, Most Integrated Development Board on the Planet! Everything you ever wanted in an All-In-One DIY Package
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Obrigado Nuno Marques.

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Copenhagen Wheel - Roda eléctrica para bicicletas

Copenhagen Wheel - Roda eléctrica para bicicletas | Heron | Scoop.it
Embora por cá ainda se esteja bastante distante da realidade de outros países no que diz respeito à utilização da bicicleta como meio de transporte diário, hoje trago-vos uma proposta que iria ajudar a convencer mais pessoas a reconsiderarem esta...
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AIRTAME: Wireless HDMI for Everyone.

AIRTAME: Wireless HDMI for Everyone. | Heron | Scoop.it
Display your computer screen and sound (Mac, Windows, Linux) on your TV, Projector or Monitor - Wirelessly.
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Google buys Boston Dynamics, maker of spectacular and terrifying robots

Google buys Boston Dynamics, maker of spectacular and terrifying robots | Heron | Scoop.it
Google has acquired robotics engineering company Boston Dynamics, best known for its line of quadrupeds with funny gaits and often mind-blowing capabilities. Products that the firm has...
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Voxan Wattman, uma moto eléctrica que chega aos 100Km/h em 3,4 segundos - Revolução Digital

Voxan Wattman, uma moto eléctrica que chega aos 100Km/h em 3,4 segundos - Revolução Digital | Heron | Scoop.it
Existe uma moto eléctrica que consegue disputar uma boa largada com as outras motos a gasolina. A Voxan Wattman chega ao 100 Km/h em cerca de 3,4 segundos
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Câmara com 1mm de espessura foi desenvolvida na Madeira

Câmara com 1mm de espessura foi desenvolvida na Madeira | Heron | Scoop.it
A câmara com 1mm de espessura apresentada na ilha da Madeira pode ser considerada a câmara de filmar mais pequena do mundo. Pode filmar dentro das veias!
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Epic LEGO Lord Of The Rings Diorama Took 200,000 Bricks To Build

Epic LEGO Lord Of The Rings Diorama Took 200,000 Bricks To Build | Heron | Scoop.it
Alice Finch - who earlier this year built the world's biggest LEGO Hogwarts - has teamed up with another builder, David Frank, to recreate The Lord Of The Rings' Rivendell. Using around 200,000 bricks.
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Ping Pong Balls Break The Sound Barrier - Doobybrain.com

Ping Pong Balls Break The Sound Barrier - Doobybrain.com
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