IR Car Chases Beams of Light Like an Angry Cat

Most R/C cars are controlled by radio frequencies and a miniature steering wheel, but this car follows a dot of infrared light wherever you want it to go (similar to a cat chasing a laser). The only catches are that the car doesn't look to read throttle commands and it can only recognize light up to 5 feet away, so… » 9/24/08 4:40pm 9/24/08 4:40pm

Fat Shark Wireless RC Glasses Let You See Through Your Car In First…

We were too poor to play with RC cars when we were kids, but it seems like it was worth the wait in order for these Fat Shark Wireless RC Glasses to be invented. Strap the glasses on your face and you'll be able to see through the actual head of the RC driver. Better yet, the head can pivot and tilt so you're not… » 4/23/08 12:14pm 4/23/08 12:14pm

200MPH Nitro-Powered RC Car Opens Time-Space Portal

So, this is what 200 miles per hour looks like on a small scale. And what this RC-controlled car sounds like is a gazillion very angry bees all chasing after Michael Caine. Powered by nitromethane, the car is attached via cable to a pole situated in the middle of a circular track. Round and round the car goes, getting… » 4/16/08 8:00am 4/16/08 8:00am