For those who want to experience a hypercar, but only have $60,000 to spare, look no further than the Daymak C5 Blast Go-Kart. This all-electric beast features a series of Electric Ducted Fan motors to help it weigh a mere 100kg, while a liquid-cooled 10kW brushless motor provides exhilarating performance. This means a 0-60mph time of just 1.5-seconds, faster than any street-legal hypercar on the market today. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what it's like to live in one of the world's most remote locations.
The Traxxas 8S X-Maxx is no ordinary remote-controlled truck, as it measures in at 2.5-feet in length and weighs 20-pounds. It can achieve speeds in exess of 50 mph, thanks to a 1200XL brushless motor, an all-metal gear drive train, oil filled aluminum shocks, strengthened axles, an integrated wheelie bar, and and large 8" tires. The all-new Torque-Biasing Center Drive improves driveline durability and drives larger module ring and pinion gears on the toughest differentials the company has ever produced. Get one here now. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
LEGO Star Wars sets may be the cool thing to own, but when this 3.28-foot tall Apollo Saturn V Rocket is released, that may change. This massive kit will come bundled with three separable Saturn V rocket stages, a lunar orbiter, lunar module, crew of three astronauts, and an American flag for the minifigs to secure on the moon. There's exactly 1,969-pieces, and that number pays tribute to the year 1969, when Neil Armstrong coined the famous "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," phrase on the lunar surface. Continue reading for a video of the actual Apollo V rocket launch and more pictures of this set.
The LEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing Fighter 75149 consists of 740-pieces, and it's being offered for just $51.99 shipped, today only, originally $56.72. This detailed X-Wing Fighter features opening wings and cockpit, 4 spring-loaded shooters, retractable landing gear, removable engine and a detachable BB-8. The set also comes with a building section with a container, toppling tower and fire elements to attach to the building and Flametrooper's weapon to create a make-believe blaze. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.
California-based director Ian Pfaff wanted to pay tribute to Mad Max: Fury Road, but in a way that his children could also enjoy as well. So, he decided to take a couple Little Tykes Cozy Coupes, and transform them into vehicles that appear to be straight from the film, weapons, rust, apocalyptic paint job, and all. Supplies used include: old computer parts, a decommissioned espresso machine, bike chains, random toys, and plenty of metal scrapyard pieces. That's not all, his wife also created matching outfits for the children to wear. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of Anki's Overdrive set as a real-life Mario Kart track, but with added smartphone control. Each Supercar is a self-aware robot, driven by powerful artificial intelligence (A.I.) and equipped with deadly strategy. Whatever track you build, they'll learn it. Wherever you drive, they'll hunt you down. The better you play, the better they become. Whether you battle A.I. opponents or friends, your tactical options are unlimited. Get the standard edition here. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a fascinating macro view of ink swirling through water.
The FQ17W Drone may be pocket-sized, but it's great for enthusiasts, and offers FPV camera controls to boot, all for $44.99 shipped, today only. When you're ready to fly, simply open the app on your mobile device (iOS / Android), and the integrated camera will enable you to see everything in real-time, complete with one-key takeoff and landing. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video demonstration and more information.
There's mini R/C cars, like the Maisto Crawler, and then The Rewarron by Mammuth Works. This 1:3 scale R/C trophy truck may look like a real truck in photos, especially if there are no other objects in frame for reference, and rightfully so, as it weighs in at a hefty 375 pounds. It's powered by a 270cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder engine, while featuring a comprehensive suspension system that can tackle just about any terrain. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Cheerson's CX-10 is touted as the "world's smallest drone", and it's being offered for just $15 shipped, today only, originally $29.99. This drone includes a remote transmitter, USB cable, user manual, and a few spare blades in case something ends up damaged or missing. It measures in at about 4-centimeters long, 4-centimeters wide, and 2-centimeters in height, making it small enough to eaisly fit in the palm of your hand. The device is powered by a 100 mAh lithium ion battery, which can be charged up quickly on-the-go. Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.
The Nerf Rival Atlas XVI-1200 blaster fires two simultaneous shots up to 80-feet-per-second, and it's being offered for just $19.99, today only, originally $39.99. The magazine holds up to 12 high-impact rounds and slides securely into the blaster. Prime the blaster with the spring-action mechanism by sliding the pump handle backward and forward. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.