RoboTech SuperCar: Autonomous Cars Shrink Down to Size

Have you ever wanted ride shotgun in a robotic car as it drives around your neighborhood? Sure, autonomous cars are still very expensive, but how about miniature version? I bet you hadn’t though of that, but a couple of engineers came up with this scaled-down version of Google’s driverless car.

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Corgi i-H2GO R/C Car Runs on Hydrogen Fuel

While this R/C car technically doesn’t run solely on water, it’s still a pretty interesting scientific toy to have around. This new revision of the hydrogen-powered R/C car is more energy efficient and cheaper than the 2008 original.

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Lomo-Copter: The Artsy, Hipster Drone

There was some uproar about the possibility of using unarmed drones over US soil to locate that cop turned killer fugitive, but maybe that’s because drones have a bad rap because of all of the bombs they’ve been known to drop. Now, engineers at FliteTest are trying to make a kinder, gentler drone, the kind that captures artsy images.

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Always Innovating Tiny MeCam Quadrocopter

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The MeCam Quadrocopter from Always Innovating is a nanocopter, and it will follow your around, filming everything that you do thanks to its onboard webcam. It can launch from the palm of your hand, and hovers away, almost instantly.

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Brainwave-Controlled Helicopter Project Funded By Kickstarter

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A brainwave-controlled helicopter project was fully funded by Kickstarter, and is hoping to come into homes very soon. The project was initially posted as a DIY hack on Instructables two years ago, and it’s supposed to be an educational toy.

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Vinci Tab II: The Tablet You Won’t Mind Toddlers Playing With

I’m no longer surprised to see toddlers playing with iPads and iPhones, but I have to say that I’d rather have them playing with something that’s actually made for them, kind of like the Vinci Tab II tablet.

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Totoya Creatures iPad/iPhone Cases Make Gadgets Even More Kid-Friendly

We all know that kids love iPads and iPhones. They love the games, the touch-based OS and basically it’s impossible to get your iDevice back when it gets into the hands of a toddler. The Totoya Creatures cases are meant to house your iPhone or iPad and encourage your kids to play with them even more.

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Robot USB Hub: No Transformer But Still Cooler than Yours

USB hubs can be slightly boring, especially when you go through them quickly. It’s one of those pieces of hardware that easily breaks down due to either cheap construction, the constant plugging and unplugging of devices, or both. That being said, there’s no reason why you can’t have fun the next time you replace yours. Here’s a Robot USB Hub that might make you chuckle a bit while you plug in your peripherals.

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5,500 Toy Soldiers Make Portrait, Not Toy Armageddon

This has to be the coolest use of toy soldiers that I’ve ever seen. Have you got a few tins full of toy soldiers somewhere your garage? Check out what one artist decided to do with a bunch of those little plastic fighters.

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Sanwa Digital Toy Camera: So Tiny You’ll Lose it Each and Every Time

I’m all for miniaturization, but at some point, tiny becomes bothersome because you’ll most likely end up losing your tiny tech. That being said, there’s something awesome about an HD camera that can fit on a keychain.

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