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Check out these programmable Lego bots from Sony - VentureBeat

Check out these programmable Lego bots from Sony
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The Toy Alive bots are controlled with Sony Playstation controllers. Like most basic robotics toys, Toy Alive contains LED components and small motors.
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Decoding Russian Meteor-M2 satellite images in real time

Decoding Russian Meteor-M2 satellite images in real time | Heron | Scoop.it
The Meteor-M N2 is a polar orbiting Russian weather satellite that was launched on July 8, 2014. Its main missions are weather forecasting, climate change monitoring, sea water monitoring/forecasting and space weather analysis/prediction. Meteor-M N2  transmits images using the digital LRPT…
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Watch: A fast-mo video of a flat-pack house that can be unfolded and assembled in 6 hours

Watch: A fast-mo video of a flat-pack house that can be unfolded and assembled in 6 hours | Heron | Scoop.it
M.A.Di. is a fully functional house that comes as a flat pack. You can unfold and assemble it in six hours – about as long as some IKEA furniture takes (at least when I’m building it). You do…
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These remarkably intricate insect models are crafted from bamboo

These remarkably intricate insect models are crafted from bamboo | Heron | Scoop.it
Noriyuki Saitoh creates these delightful life-sized insects from carved bamboo.
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Guy Builds Custom Skateboard for Riding Railroad Tracks

Guy Builds Custom Skateboard for Riding Railroad Tracks | Heron | Scoop.it
YouTuber Roadie fabricated a nifty motorized skateboarding rig that allows its rider to glide efforlessly (if not exactly quickly) along railroad tracks
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We're Mesmerized by this Display of Robotic Skill

We're Mesmerized by this Display of Robotic Skill | Heron | Scoop.it
A neat demonstration designed to show off the precision and programmability of Intelligent Actuator's technology, in which a grid comprised of dozens o
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Inside The World’s Only Private Boeing 787 Dreamliner!

Inside The World’s Only Private Boeing 787 Dreamliner! | Heron | Scoop.it
This Private Boeing 787 was opened for display during the Dubai Air Show 2017. It is managed by UAS International Trip Support, the exclusive global charter man
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Can an autonomous sailboat cross the Atlantic?

Can an autonomous sailboat cross the Atlantic? | Heron | Scoop.it
Sailing a boat across the Atlantic is challenging enough for a human sailor. But what about a computer? Nathan Hurst visits a sailing regatta for robots.
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A Tesla Too Pricey? E-Bikes Offer Entry-Level Electric Transportation

E-bikes, already popular elsewhere, are making inroads in the United States. But some models have drawn the scrutiny of lawmakers.
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L'Europe s'apprête à mettre sur orbite quatre nouveaux satellites Galileo - Sciences - Numerama

L'Europe s'apprête à mettre sur orbite quatre nouveaux satellites Galileo - Sciences - Numerama | Heron | Scoop.it
Sous l'égide de l'agence spatiale européenne, quatre nouveaux satellites Galileo destinés au système de positionnement de l'UE sont arrivés en Guyane. Ils doivent être mis en orbite en décembre.
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Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Does Backflips Now and It's Full-Tilt Insane

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Does Backflips Now and It's Full-Tilt Insane | Heron | Scoop.it
The Atlas humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics can now do backflips. That's one hell of a feat for a bipedal machine.
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"Death Star Dad" Returns With A Massive Millennium Falcon On His House | Make:

"Death Star Dad" Returns With A Massive Millennium Falcon On His House | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Behold this 28-foot Millennium Falcon that hovers over the roof of a neighborhood home. It's impressive...most impressive.
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Tiny construction vehicles on a tiny construction site

Tiny construction vehicles on a tiny construction site | Heron | Scoop.it
I would have set this video to the Fraggle Rock themesong. Via Digg.
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LEGO Technic Mack Anthem - The Awesomer

LEGO Technic Mack Anthem - The Awesomer | Heron | Scoop.it
A first look at a sweet new LEGO set based on Mack's workhorse trucks. The kit (#42078) includes includes all the parts needed to make two entirel
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The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Is a 650hp Crossover SUV

The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Is a 650hp Crossover SUV | Heron | Scoop.it
The italian exotic car maker's bonkers crossover SUV. It's powered by a twin-turbo V8 with 650 hp, has 4-wheel-drive, 4-wheel steering, adaptive ai
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Back Garden Trebuchet | Raspberry Pi Projects

Back Garden Trebuchet | Raspberry Pi Projects | Heron | Scoop.it
Everyone knows what a catapult is. It throws stones and flaming projectiles at castles. It is famous — and rightfully so
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Electric bikes compared: How to buy the best e-bike

Electric bikes compared: How to buy the best e-bike | Heron | Scoop.it
Shopping for an electric bike but confused by the different styles? Our guide to the best e-bikes around helps break it down for you.

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Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries After 100 Perfect Flights

Mercedes-Benz, conducting the biggest test using drones to ship everyday items like ground coffee and cellphones, said the mini aircraft completed 100 drop-offs to strategically placed vans in Zurich with a perfect safety record and more deliveries are planned for next year.
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European Robotics Week 2017: Live coverage | Robohub

European Robotics Week 2017: Live coverage | Robohub | Heron | Scoop.it
One highlight was the European Robotics League competition focused on service robotics with teams from Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom and Portugal.
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How to Make Hexaflexagons with Vi Hart | Make:

How to Make Hexaflexagons with Vi Hart | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
The definitive guide to folding these fun, six-sided, foldable geometric model.
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Óscares do espaço: A tecnologia nacional que está a mudar o mundo

Óscares do espaço: A tecnologia nacional que está a mudar o mundo | Heron | Scoop.it
São muitas as empresas a trabalhar com a Agência Espacial Europeia e a NASA. O reconhecimento é grande. Os prémios Copérnico Masters, conhecidos por Óscares do Espaço, deram recentemente dois galardões a Portugal.
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(4) NASA Live - Earth From Space (HDVR) ♥ ISS LIVE FEED #AstronomyDay2017 | Subscribe now! - YouTube

Live (2017) NASA Earth from Space - "International Astronomy Day", ISS HD Video is presented. NASA Live stream of Earth seen from space powered by NASA HDEV cameras aboard the International Space Station.
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