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Marines test GuardBot an amphibious robotic ball

Marines test GuardBot an amphibious  robotic ball | Heron | Scoop.it
It seems like the Marines will soon have a BB-8-like robot to aid them in missions.
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"Corvo robot" já consegue fazer acrobacias aéreas

"Corvo robot" já consegue fazer acrobacias aéreas | Heron | Scoop.it
A maioria das máquinas aéreas que temos actualmente pouco tem a ver com a técnica de voo das aves; mas este Robo-Raven (literalmente corvo-robot) é uma das excepções, e até já consegue enganar outras aves.
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Großer Artikel über Seth R,Goldstein in der New York Times - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Der inzwischen 75-Jährige (ich berichtete vor 4 Jahren über ihn ) erhielt nun einen ausführlichen Artikel über sich und seine
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Os futuristas carros futuristas soviéticos do século passado

Os futuristas carros futuristas soviéticos do século passado | Heron | Scoop.it
Normalmente, quando se pensam em automóveis "futuristas" das décadas de 20 a 50 do século passado, vêm-nos à cabeça imagem dos automóveis norte-americanos. Mas, mesmo sem poder competir no mediatismo, também na União Soviética havia quem tentasse tornar realidade as mais loucas ideias automobilísticas.
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spaceprob.es catalogs the active human-made machines that freckle our solar system and dot our galaxy

spaceprob.es catalogs the active human-made machines that freckle our solar system and dot our galaxy | Heron | Scoop.it
Current information on the scientific probes sent into deep space by human beings of planet Earth
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Open source robot kit builds on Raspberry Pi 2

Open source robot kit builds on Raspberry Pi 2 | Heron | Scoop.it
On Indiegogo, CoroWare launched a 4WD "CoroBot Spark" open robot platform for STEM education, based on a Raspberry Pi SBC and a CoroWare controller board.

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Robbie the Robot, At Your Service - PC Magazine

Robbie the Robot, At Your Service - PC Magazine | Heron | Scoop.it
A team at Trinity College in Dublin is building a robot that will help those with disabilities become more independent.
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The Automata Blog: Tour of a paper automaton shop in Bremin, Germany

 

Here's a fun little tour of a paper automaton shop in Bremin, Germany

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Air Power Soccer Disc: Hovering Soccer Disc

Air Power Soccer Disc: Hovering Soccer Disc | Heron | Scoop.it

Combine soccer and hovercrafts and you've got yourself the multi-surface Air Power Soccer Disc.

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Offrez-vous un avion en papier à moteur pour 10 euros

Offrez-vous un avion en papier à moteur pour 10 euros | Heron | Scoop.it
Vous vous ennuyez au bureau ? Qoqa propose aujourd'hui le POWER UP 2.0, un avion disposant d'une petite batterie rechargeable lui permettant de voler jusqu'à 30
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Sepios, o robot marinho

Conheça o Sepios, um robot de 4.600 peças criado em Zurique capaz de nadar em qualquer direcção e que pode contribuir para uma nova abordagem na exploração marinha.
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MIT's light-up robot garden teaches you how to code

MIT's light-up robot garden teaches you how to code | Heron | Scoop.it
If you're teaching kids how to code, what do you do to show that software makes an impact in the real world? MIT has a clever idea: a robot garden. The
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Sensorymotor tissues for soft robots | LIS

Sensorymotor tissues for soft robots | LIS | Heron | Scoop.it

The goal of this project is to generate novel actuators, sensors and materials to enable the creation of future soft robots

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Destiny's Best Rocket Launcher Built With LEGOs - Cinema Blend

Destiny's Best Rocket Launcher Built With LEGOs - Cinema Blend | Heron | Scoop.it
An amateur LEGO engineer has crafted a weapon that will make every Destiny player salivate: the Gjallarhorn exotic rocket launcher.
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Watch a robot play the violin better than you can

Watch a robot play the violin better than you can | Heron | Scoop.it
Wish you hadn't been so quick to give up violin practice as a kid? You may never get to turn back the clock, but retired engineer Seth Goldstein is showi
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3ders.org - Canadian engineer 3D prints the OpenSwift: a very cool RC flying wing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Canadian engineer 3D prints the OpenSwift: a very cool RC flying wing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Canadian André Roy has gone into an entirely different direction by designing the OpenSwift: a very cool 3D printed RC flying wing. André is a mechanical engineer from Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada.
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » What time is it? Explore Galileo board’s real time clock tutorial

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » What time is it? Explore Galileo board’s real time clock tutorial | Heron | Scoop.it

In the past weeks we explored how to make a gsm-controlled star light, a touch-screen controlled marionette, and how to learn more about Linux on Intel Galileo Gen 2.

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Origami blossoms in a light-up robot garden - CNET

Origami blossoms in a light-up robot garden - CNET | Heron | Scoop.it
MIT has built a "garden" consisting of over 100 robots that fold up like origami, glow in changing colours, crawl and swim.
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Ongoing 3D Printed Robot Hand Project Deserves a Big Hand

Ongoing 3D Printed Robot Hand Project Deserves a Big Hand | Heron | Scoop.it
Years ago, when my older brother told me he was going into prosthetics, I didn't know what it was. Then, once I learned about it, I quickly understood how valua

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Ongoing 3D Printed Robot Hand Project Deserves a Big Hand http://3dprint.com/44404/3d-printed-robot-hand-project/

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3ders.org - Artis develops giant KUKA robot, a 100 cubic meter CNC machine & 3D printer in one | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Artis develops giant KUKA robot, a 100 cubic meter CNC machine & 3D printer in one | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
KUKA Quantec Ultra machine is developed by the Berlin-based construction and engineering company Artis Engineering. It's a CNC milling machine and 3D printer in one.
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Honey on Tap: A New Beehive that Automatically Extracts Honey without Disturbing Bees

Honey on Tap: A New Beehive that Automatically Extracts Honey without Disturbing Bees | Heron | Scoop.it
The Flow Hive is a new beehive invention that promises to eliminate the more laborious aspects of collecting honey from a beehive with a novel spigot system that taps into specially designed honeycomb frames. Invented over the last decade by father and son beekeepers Stuart and Cedar A
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This Super-Intense Racing Simulator Costs as Much as a New Corvette | WIRED

This Super-Intense Racing Simulator Costs as Much as a New Corvette | WIRED | Heron | Scoop.it
CXC Simulations makes a racing simulator that costs as much as a real car.
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You're Invited to a Look @ Linkages

You're Invited to a Look @ Linkages | Heron | Scoop.it

We're hosting a hangout that's all about linkages as part of our ASTC Community of Practice for Making and Tinkering in Museums. 

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