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Campo Pequeno LEGO Fan Event 2013

Campo Pequeno LEGO Fan Event 2013 | Heron | Scoop.it
Pelo segundo ano consecutivo a SIC K e a VISÃO Júnior apoiam o maior evento de construções com peças LEGO
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Lego e mais Lego no Campo Pequeno - Artes - DN

Lego e mais Lego no Campo Pequeno - Artes - DN | Heron | Scoop.it
Ao entrar, o difícil é decidir por onde começar. Três milhões de peças de Lego compõem cidades, monumentos, naves espaciais, comboios... É a maior exposição em Lisboa do género que promete atrair crianças e adultos.
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Welcome

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Inspired by the concept of flat packing and home assembly, we were driven to develop a new bicycle concept: the Sandwichbike, a bike made out of two wooden plates! The contemporary design, the large surface of the frame and the absence of welding joints makes the frame visually attractive and easy to assemble. The bike will be delivered in a flat cardboard box and can be assembled at home with a few basic tools. With the excellent driving dynamics, the Sandwichbike is a unique and highly sophisticated product

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A imagem acima é a embalagem da bicla ainda em kit para ser montada

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BHOREAL

BHOREAL | Heron | Scoop.it
Do you want to make your own control interface? And do you want to control all the software and hardware you use for your multimedia projects with it? In addition.... Do you want it to have an attractive, flexible and open source design? Stop beating around the bush! The thing you want is BHOREAL. BHOREAL is an Open Source interface based on the Arduino platform that allows to control all types of software and hardware using a surface with RGB LED-backlit pushbuttons
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The technology of Stanford's Laptop Orchestra (video)

The technology of Stanford's Laptop Orchestra (video) | Heron | Scoop.it
SLOrk's not the most elegant name, so far as acronyms go, but Stanford's weird and wonderful Laptop Orchestra wears it pretty well. The group dates back
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O-No Sushi, un Art Toy pour ceux qui ont du goût !

O-No Sushi, un Art Toy pour ceux qui ont du goût ! | Heron | Scoop.it
L' O-No Sushi est Art Toy créé par Adrew Bell. Ce Toy s'inspire de l'univers des Sushis auquel il donne un semblant d'humanisme.
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Huge Assortment Of Rare Ferraris, Including 288 GTO, F40, F50 And Enzo, To Be Sold

Huge Assortment Of Rare Ferraris, Including 288 GTO, F40, F50 And Enzo, To Be Sold | Heron | Scoop.it
Coinciding with the upcoming 2013 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, premier auction house RM Auctions will be flogging a huge assortment of the most desirable Ferrari models ever produced, along with dozens of other rare autos.
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Magic; stage illusions and scientific diversions, including trick photography

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The Automata Blog: Flying geometric jellyfish moves through the air by turning inside out

The Automata Blog: Flying geometric jellyfish moves through the air by turning inside out | Heron | Scoop.it
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A Festo continua a apresentar uma série de objectos com movimentos suaves. Para uma firma com pergaminhos em sistemas de automação industrial não está nada mal

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3D Headset and Treadmill Combo Make Video Games Feel Real [VIDEO]

3D Headset and Treadmill Combo Make Video Games Feel Real [VIDEO] | Heron | Scoop.it
When combined, two pieces of virtual-reality tech offer an immersive experience for users when they play video games.
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Art reveals the lengthy history of video game controllers

Art reveals the lengthy history of video game controllers | Heron | Scoop.it
A jumbo-size poster sends the viewer on a retrospective journey through nearly six decades of video game input devices. What's your favorite controller? Read this article by Christopher MacManus on CNET.
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Helical Robotics Introduces Climbing Robots for Wind Turbine Inspection

Helical Robotics Introduces Climbing Robots for Wind Turbine Inspection | Heron | Scoop.it
Helical Robotics has debuted their HR-MP20, a wireless robot that is able to climb and inspect wind turbines.
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FoldaRap, Peer-to-Peer Edition

FoldaRap, Peer-to-Peer Edition | Heron | Scoop.it
By: EmmanuelG

You may already know The FoldaRap (reprap.org/wiki/FoldaRap), an open-source 3d-Printer, easy to assemble, and most important : foldable to bring it everywhere !

After a first version and 30 prototypes I'm looking to make a second batch for the version 1.1. And to make it available for more people I need you to be a part of it.

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Miniature Automata

These tiny automata are made by a retired watchmaker. You can see how tiny they are in comparison to the size of Tim's fingers! Each has a charming mechanism...
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Mammuth Rewarron

Mammuth Rewarron | Heron | Scoop.it
The world's first 1:3 scale production R/C car! Design Build Prototype Production   It's a pure beast, powered by a powerful 4 stroke engine and about 70km/h top speed. Running weight nearly 8...
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Para quem o preço das coisas não tenha qualquer limitação...

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Lynx A 3D point-and-shoot camera/tablet does motion capture and 3D modeling, we go hands-on

Lynx A 3D point-and-shoot camera/tablet does motion capture and 3D modeling, we go hands-on | Heron | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, a group of enterprising students from the University of Texas unveiled the Lynx A 3D camera and asked for money to fund its
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MCP9802 temperature sensor and Arduino :Embedded Lab

MCP9802 temperature sensor and Arduino :Embedded Lab | Heron | Scoop.it

MCP9802 is a digital temperature sensor from Microchip that measures temperatures between -55°C and +125°C to a digital word. It provides an accuracy of ±1°C (maximum) from -10°C to +85°C. The MCP9802 sensor comes with user-programmable registers that provide flexibility for temperature sensing applications. The register settings also allow user-selectable 9-bit to 12-bit temperature measurement resolution...


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75-Year-Old BMW 328 Gearbox Re-Creation Now Available

75-Year-Old BMW 328 Gearbox Re-Creation Now Available | Heron | Scoop.it
BMW announced today that it will build 55 examples of a reproduction gearbox for the iconic BMW 328. There aren't many applications for a modern-day copy of a 75-year old gearbox from a BMW 328.
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Muscle-Controlled Iron Man Repulsor #WearableWednesday

Muscle-Controlled Iron Man Repulsor #WearableWednesday | Heron | Scoop.it
Interactive Iron Man repulsor by Advancer Technologies on Instructables. More than just wearable…it’s triggered by the electrical activity of your forearm muscles! How cool is that? The Adafruit Wave Shield for Arduino also features prominently.
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The Open Hardware Weekly

The Open Hardware Weekly | Heron | Scoop.it
The Open Hardware Weekly, by Leds&Chips: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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These Adorable Robots Are Making a Documentary About Humans. Really. | Underwire | Wired.com

These Adorable Robots Are Making a Documentary About Humans. Really. | Underwire | Wired.com | Heron | Scoop.it
BlabDroids, which will be filming this week at the Tribeca Film Festival, are out to make the first documentary ever shot and directed by robots.
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Joel Goupil(FR): Myrmidon, ein windbetriebener 'Drachenist' - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik

Joel Goupil(FR): Myrmidon, ein windbetriebener 'Drachenist' - Spiel und Kunst mit Mechanik | Heron | Scoop.it
Bei Drachenfestivals, wie z.B. Berck-sur-mer an der französischen Kanalküste, tritt Joel Goupil oft mit ganz besonderen Installationen auf, so
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No site do artista encontram-se outros dos seus projectos

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