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Programmable robots coming to Korean stores, will assimilate your Android phone - Engadget

Programmable robots coming to Korean stores, will assimilate your Android phone - Engadget | Heron | Scoop.it
Programmable robots coming to Korean stores, will assimilate your Android phoneEngadgetDongbu Robot (previously Dasarobot) is launching several new products for wannabe bot engineers, but it's the Google OS-compatible HOVIS kits that caught our eye.
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Wintergatan e o trabalho por trás da sua Marble Machine | Aberto até de Madrugada

Wintergatan e o trabalho por trás da sua Marble Machine | Aberto até de Madrugada | Heron | Scoop.it
Há cerca de dois anos mostramos a fantástica máquina musical com 2000 esferas metálicas do grupo sueco Wintergatan. Pois bem, eles não têm estado parados, e têm partilhado o (muito) trabalho no desenvolvimento e construção destas complexas máquinas.
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Delightful Electromechanical Build Of A Jet Engine Model

Delightful Electromechanical Build Of A Jet Engine Model | Heron | Scoop.it
[InterlinkKnight]'s jet engine model is a delight to behold and to puzzle out. Many of us have been there before. We know how to build something, we know it's not the most up-to-date approach, but w
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Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry

Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry | Heron | Scoop.it
Harley Davidson will launch its first production e-motorcycle in 2019. Yes, the iconic symbol of American steel and piston popping internal combustion is..
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Watch a Tesla-powered Honda Accord Blast from 0-to-60 in 2.7 Seconds

Watch a Tesla-powered Honda Accord Blast from 0-to-60 in 2.7 Seconds | Heron | Scoop.it
Automotive madman Jimmy Built managed to cram the drive unit from a Tesla Model S and the battery pack from a Chevy Volt into an old Honda Accord. Th
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littleBits launches more accessible $40 'Hall of Fame' kits

littleBits launches more accessible $40 'Hall of Fame' kits | Heron | Scoop.it
littleBits kits are a great way to teach kids how to build their own toys and electronics, but they're not exactly cheap. The Star Wars Droid inventor set
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Air Hogs' Supernova packs motion controls in a kid-friendly drone

Air Hogs' Supernova packs motion controls in a kid-friendly drone | Heron | Scoop.it
Toy drones have been cheap and plentiful over the past few years, but it's really hard for new products to stand out from the pack when they need to keep th
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Filming TV screens at 380,000 fps shows exactly how they produce "moving" images

Filming TV screens at 380,000 fps shows exactly how they produce "moving" images | Heron | Scoop.it
Modern display technology is pretty amazing. It’s come such a long way since its early days of black & white. And since shifting from the Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) TVs of the 90s to flat panel Plasma, LCD and OLED technology, they’ve come even further. But how do they actually draw that image on the …
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Conheça o ‘supercarro’ que a Mercedes-AMG criou para os mares –

Conheça o ‘supercarro’ que a Mercedes-AMG criou para os mares – | Heron | Scoop.it
Na verdade não é um "supercarro" mas sim um "superbarco". Avaliado em dois milhões de dólares, o modelo, que foi apresentado na quinta-feira, em Miami, EUA, foi fabricado pela Mercedes-AMG em parceria com o 515 Project One, da Cigarrette Racing. Este “charuto”, com 3.100 cavalos e uma capacidade de
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3Doodler’s new kit lets kids draw bodies for robotic insects

3Doodler’s new kit lets kids draw bodies for robotic insects | Heron | Scoop.it
3Doodler has partnered with Hexbug to let kids create their own robotic insects that can scurry their way through mazes.
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The Voltera V-One Can Print Circuit Boards on Your Desktop

The Voltera V-One Can Print Circuit Boards on Your Desktop | Heron | Scoop.it
Voltera's machine lets you print two layer circuit boards right on your desktop. Its plotter lays down layers of silver-based conductive ink, makin
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MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps

MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps | Heron | Scoop.it
Lego bricks (or, if you're not a pedant, Legos) are highly precise and highly consistent plastic objects. Anywhere you go in the world the Lego is th
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Skyrora: Scotland joins space race with 3D printed suborbital launch vehicle | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

Skyrora: Scotland joins space race with 3D printed suborbital launch vehicle | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | Heron | Scoop.it
Edinburgh-based Skyrora, a company with partners in Ukraine, will launch a partially 3D printed suborbital vehicle from the north of Scotland later this year. Skyrora's rocket engines run on hydrogen peroxide and kerosene.
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Mini Arcade & Pinball Machines

Mini Arcade & Pinball Machines | Heron | Scoop.it
33 Games creates teensy (non-functional) replicas of classic arcade cabinets and pinball machines. They're extremely detailed, down to the mini joystick
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Learning Microcontrollers and Robotics in the DroneBot Workshop | Make:

Learning Microcontrollers and Robotics in the DroneBot Workshop | Make: | Heron | Scoop.it
Discover an excellent YouTube channel for learning hobby electronics, microcontrollers, robotics, and drones.
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Mechanisms: Mechanical Seals

Mechanisms: Mechanical Seals | Heron | Scoop.it
On the face of it, keeping fluids contained seems like a simple job. Your fridge alone probably has a dozen or more trivial examples of liquids being successfully kept where they belong, whethe
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Mission Space Lab flight status announced! | FreeIO

Mission Space Lab flight status announced! | FreeIO | Heron | Scoop.it
Students from ESA membership and associate countries had the chance to design science experiments and write code to be run on one of our two Raspberry Pis on the International Space Station (ISS).
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PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane

PowerUp releases its phone-controlled paper airplane | Heron | Scoop.it
PowerUp first previewed its smartphone-controlled paper airplane back in 2014, but now it's finally available to everyone. The startup has announced that
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Smart Swarms of Robots Seek Better Algorithms

Smart Swarms of Robots Seek Better Algorithms | Heron | Scoop.it
New algorithms show how swarms of very simple robots can be made to work together as a group.
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Pololu - TI launches Robotics System Learning Kit (TI-RSLK) based on Pololu Romi platform

Pololu - TI launches Robotics System Learning Kit (TI-RSLK) based on Pololu Romi platform | Heron | Scoop.it
Texas Instruments just launched their new Robotics Learning System Kit (TI-RSLK), a complete robotics kit and curriculum aimed at university students and based on our Romi platform. Twenty modules with lecture notes, lab activities, and over a hundred videos are all publicly available now.
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Donut-shaped drone that isn't hurt by collisions /

Donut-shaped drone that isn't hurt by collisions / | Heron | Scoop.it
Cleo is a donut-shaped drone with a single propellor in the center, which steers by changing the airflow direction, so its blades are entirely contained – and can’t be easily broken when the …
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Virgin Galactic’s VR-powered website lets you tour its spaceships

Virgin Galactic’s VR-powered website lets you tour its spaceships | Heron | Scoop.it
As Virgin Galactic gears up for commercial spaceflights and science research, the company has partnered up with Microsoft and its Edge browser to create a ne
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Want to See if Your Kid Is a Genius? Now You Can 3D Print Einstein's Toy Blocks at Home - Print (video)

Want to See if Your Kid Is a Genius? Now You Can 3D Print Einstein's Toy Blocks at Home - Print (video) | Heron | Scoop.it
Project Is Part of Real Play Coalition Launched in Davos by Ikea, Unilever and Lego
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Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner

Nuro’s self-driving vehicle is a grocery-getter and errand-runner | Heron | Scoop.it
Not every self-driving car has to be able to move passengers from point A to point B. Take, for example, Nuro: The startup just revealed their unique..
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