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Miniscope v2d - open source PC USB oscilloscope + generator using STM32F3

Miniscope v2d - open source PC USB oscilloscope + generator using STM32F3 | Heron | Scoop.it
Open source miniature PC/USB oscilloscope/signal recorder/spectrum analyzer based on STM32F3 microcontroller.
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ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone

Planetary Resources' launched a Kickstarter campaign to provide unprecedented public access to space and place the ARKYD space telescope into the hands of st...
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PCBmodE: Make your PCB a work of art | Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

PCBmodE: Make your PCB a work of art | Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories | Heron | Scoop.it

The folks at BoldPort have created PCBmodE, free open source software for designing printed circuit boards, but with an artistic perspective.

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$99 Parallella supercomputer is now completely open source | Chips

$99 Parallella supercomputer is now completely open source | Chips | Heron | Scoop.it
In the meantime, the makers have fulfilled their promise to make Parallella completely open source. How can a supercomputer only cost $99? Well, it's not a supercomputer in the traditional sense. Parallella is a credit ...
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Incredible 200 - year - old jewelled automated caterpillar that uses clockwork ... - Daily Mail

Incredible 200 - year - old jewelled automated caterpillar that uses clockwork ... - Daily Mail | Heron | Scoop.it
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Software to Construct Everything with Legos - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Software to Construct Everything with Legos - ScienceBlog.com (blog) | Heron | Scoop.it
Software to Construct Everything with Legos ScienceBlog.com (blog) If you remain a big kid at heart or, more practically speaking, if you enjoy architectural challenges, an algorithm developed by Roman Testuz should enable all your artistic...
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Lightning's Electric Motorcycle Dominates Pikes Peak | Autopia | Wired.com

Lightning's Electric Motorcycle Dominates Pikes Peak | Autopia | Wired.com | Heron | Scoop.it
Lightning Motorcycles and racer Carlin Dunne dominated at this weekend's Pikes Peak hill climb.
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3ders.org - Imperia GP: a legendary Belgian marque is back, thanks to 3D printing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Imperia GP: a legendary Belgian marque is back, thanks to 3D printing | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Belgian eco-sports car Imperia GP combines pure driving fun with a clear conscience. The Imperia GP Roadster is the resurrection of a legend with entirely new technology, including 3D printing.
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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Makertour in Torino for Arduino Camp and an exploration of the Arduino factory!

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Makertour in Torino for Arduino Camp and an exploration of the Arduino factory! | Heron | Scoop.it

During the same trip the video-crew visited the factory where Arduino is manufactured and Davide Gomba reveals where does the “Arduino” name comes from! 

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Miss Cellania: Magic Automaton

Magic Automaton:
What sorcery is this? Swedish artist Per Helldorff made this cup-and-ball automata called Th... http://t.co/7HliaWKQi2
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20 Cool Furniture Designs Made Out of Legos | Daily source for ...

20 Cool Furniture Designs Made Out of Legos | Daily source for ... | Heron | Scoop.it
Lego are and will be the most popular toys for the kids. There is no person in the world that doesn't like lego toys. Lego is a popular line of construction toys manufactured by The Lego Group, a privately held company based in Billund, ...
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Original Ferris Bueller Ferrari And James Bond Submersible Lotus Up For Sale

Original Ferris Bueller Ferrari And James Bond Submersible Lotus Up For Sale | Heron | Scoop.it
Two of the most famous movie cars of all time, a replica Ferrari that starred in 1986’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and a submersible Lotus Esprit that starred in the 1977 James Bond flick The Spy Who Loved Me, will soon be going under the hammer,...
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Multicore computer out of 16 Atmega328 microcontrollers

Multiple core systems isn't new thing for quite long time. Probably your desktop or laptop computer is equipped with at least two core processor. Multiple cores simply share workload of the system....
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E4C Solutions: A bicycle-powered irrigation pump for Kenyan farmers

E4C Solutions: A bicycle-powered irrigation pump for Kenyan farmers | Heron | Scoop.it
Alex Odundo created and manufactures a pedal-powered irrigation pump for farmers in his home country of Kenya.Tags : agriculture, water
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Ziphius: The Aquatic Drone

The first app-controlled aquatic drone that plays augmented reality games and shows autonomous behaviors. Ziphius™ is zillions of fun!
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Ken Morrison's comment, July 24, 2013 7:03 PM
ooo ooo ooo I want one! I want one!
Paulo Tomás Neves's comment, July 24, 2013 7:55 PM
You're not alone Ken ☺
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Arduino-Lego DIY book hits Amazon

Arduino-Lego DIY book hits Amazon | Heron | Scoop.it
Jon Lazar has penned an instructional book for Makers that describes how to use various Atmel-powered Arduino boards in a wide variety of LEGO projects. "Once the list of projects was decided, some...
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Dug's Automata Tips, Techniques and Tricks No. 11 : Cabaret ...

Dug's Automata Tips, Techniques and Tricks No. 11 : Cabaret ... | Heron | Scoop.it
A ratchet can be a very useful mechanism within an automaton. It can be used to keep the handle from being turned the wrong way or to divide the cycle of action into a series of small steps. This is one way to extend the ...
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Timelapse video of a woman making her own prosthetic leg from LEGO pieces

Timelapse video of a woman making her own prosthetic leg from LEGO pieces | Heron | Scoop.it
 
Something you don’t see every day: An awesomely creative woman makes a prosthetic leg for herself out of LEGO pieces!
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3ders.org - 3D printed custom windsurf & kite SmartBoards on Kickstarter | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printed custom windsurf & kite SmartBoards on Kickstarter | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
MADE, a performance board sports manufacturer based in Chicago, IL has come up with a smarter way to create high-performance hyper-custom sail, kite, surf, and paddle boards using 3D printing.
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3ders.org - Smartphone-Controlled 3D Printed Interactive Robotic Smart Doll | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - Smartphone-Controlled 3D Printed Interactive Robotic Smart Doll | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
The first ever 3D printed interactive robotic smartphone controlled doll is going to be 60 cm tall. This "Smart Doll" is modeled after the character Mirai Suenaga, the mascot character for the Culture Japan brand.
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Levitating Superconductor on a Möbius strip

Levitating Superconductor on a Möbius strip | Heron | Scoop.it
Andy takes a closer look at one of his favourite demos from the 2012 Christmas Lectures, bringing together a levitating superconductor and a bewildering Möbius strip made from over 2,000 magnets.
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Photo by bdawson24 • Instagram

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bdawson24's photo on Instagram (#Snapseed #capital #dc #washington #legos #sandiego #california #worldoflegos #president http://t.co/6Hy9uFfDWL)
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Danny MacAskill’s “Imaginate” Bike Video Brings Kid’s Toys to Life

Danny MacAskill’s “Imaginate” Bike Video Brings Kid’s Toys to Life | Heron | Scoop.it
A blog about Art, Photography, Film, Music, Design, and Collaborative Projects. (Jaw dropping http://t.co/i1XbulmWf1)
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