Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. As a kid, I dreamed of flying RC planes. As a young adult, a friend ran their super expensive RC helicopter into their moderately expensive sports car. Fascination ended.
This RC 1:150 scale silver Toyota Crown was modded by YouTuber diorama111 from a TOMYTECH toy: The car is controlled by a self-made infrared remote control. The remote control format is proprietary. The battery installed in the car is a lithium polymer battery(3.7V 40mAh). I used motors by removing weights of the vibration motors. In… READ THE REST
A fellow identified as Alec in this Verge story bought a Tesla at an auction, which was advertised as having "Enhanced Autopilot" and "Full Self Driving Mode." Soon after Alec started driving the car, these features were deactivated without warning. Alec contacted Tesla and received the following explanation: Tesla has recent identified instances of customers… READ THE REST
On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly using a remote control car to smuggle meth from Mexico. According to the US Border Patrol, the RC car likely made several trips back and forth to haul more than 50 pounds of meth near the Otay Mesa Port of Entry in the San Diego-Tijuana region.… READ THE REST
There are things in this world that none of us enjoy, but all of us ultimately tend to accept with annoyed reservation. One of those life inconveniences is knowing that we need to carry keys for our home, vehicle, office, and more…and knowing we're going to need to tote that bulky ring around almost everywhere… READ THE REST
If you need to see in the dark, you grab a flashlight – unless you need to keep your hands free. You can put on a headlamp, but even with a secure headband, they can often feel cumbersome and uncomfortable. And, since most of these lamps are almost like strapping a searchlight to your forehead,… READ THE REST
Drones are taking pictures of real estate properties, running surveillance missions, dropping off Amazon packages, and now, they may soon be fighting fires. But, for all their applications, none of those uses explain the #1 reason you absolutely need to get a drone. They're just incredibly fun. Thankfully, the prices now found on these 10… READ THE REST