This Subaru R/C Car Vs. Stick Bomb Race Is The Ultimate Toy Car Fantasy

It's a little 2015 Subaru WRX STI R/C car versus Stick Bomb, the rather more explosive take on tongue depressors. It's basically a car racing an explosion and it's better than it has any right to be. » 3/04/14 3:45pm 3/04/14 3:45pm

Radio-Controlled Toy Car Parts May Have Been Used In Boston Bombs

Authorities have said that the bombs used in the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this week were largely homemade and built with conventional pressure cookers. Tonight FBI officials released more surprising details on the bombs: they may have been built using parts from radio-controlled toy cars. » 4/18/13 5:26pm 4/18/13 5:26pm

Awesome Dyson Engineers Build Remote Control Cars From Scrap Vacuum…

Dyson recently challenged fifty of its finest engineers to a make a remote-controlled car from Dyson balls and spare parts. The engineers were divided into teams and given three weeks to build their designs before racing them at a makeshift track at the R&D facilities in Wiltshire, England. The cars had to navigate… » 12/19/12 2:00pm 12/19/12 2:00pm

Of Course Those German Minis At The Olympics Are Advertising

No advertisements or logos are allowed in the Olympics, yet big-time sponsor BMW gets to hustle Minis all through the throwing events with their R/C retriever cars. The Olympic Committee claims this isn't advertising, which is total bullshit. » 8/09/12 3:30pm 8/09/12 3:30pm

What's An R/C Track Doing In The Middle Of Afghanistan?

As anyone who's had to perform military service in a warzone knows, overseas deployments tend to involve hard work and long working hours. But the down time can be just as intense, with many of the troops turning to video games and pirated DVDs to keep their minds from drifting wistfully homeward while they're away. » 6/21/12 12:00pm 6/21/12 12:00pm

The Air Hog Zero Gravity Micro R/C Car Uses Vacuum To Drive On Walls…

Ever tried to drive an R/C car on the wall only to come face-to-face with that stupidest of Newton's laws — gravity? No more! Air Hog Zero Gravity Micro R/C cars channel Jim Hall and his Chaparral 2J » 9/02/08 10:20am 9/02/08 10:20am design, using a small fan to create enough suction to allow the little radio-controlled critters to cruise right up a…