A Car That Makes the Mentos and Diet Coke Trick Ever So Slightly Less Wasteful

Drop a pack of Mentos in a 2 liter bottle of Diet Coke and you get yourself a nice soda geyser. It's fun! It's also pretty wasteful! With this kit you can at least tell yourself you're using Mentos' magical properties to propel a little plastic car up to 200 feet.

The kit come with a car that can accomodate a standard 2 liter soda bottle as well as a handy cylinder for sliding the sustainable fuel pellets (Mentos) cleanly into the sugary fuel tank. Chemistry takes care of the rest: the car zips along at a pretty impressive clip up to a distance of 200 feet. It'll be available to all aspiring cool science teachers later this year. [Be Amazing Toys]

Toy Fair is the annual event where we get to completely regress back to childhood and check out all of the awesome toys coming out for the rest of the year. And well, we love toys.