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Watch A Gigantic RC Fighter Jet Tragically Disintegrate In Mid-Air

Video: RC planes aren’t cheap, and crashing even a $250 model can be heartbreaking given how much work is required to build and test it before your first flight. So imagine how these guys feel when their half-scale Saab Gripen, measuring 8m long and weighing over 100kg, simply disintegrated in mid-air.

Here's A Clever Way To Hide Your Flatscreen TV

Video: They’re nowhere near as huge as the CRT and rear-projection TVs many of us grew up with, but a sizeable flatscreen can still take up quite a bit of space in a room — unless you find some clever way to make it disappear at the push of a button.

Fully-Functional Mobile Crane Shames Everything You've Ever Built From LEGO

Do you remember how proud you were the first time you built something with LEGO — without instructions — that other people could recognise? We’re sorry to say it was probably complete garbage compared to ShineYu’s fully-functional, remote-controlled Liebherr LTM 1350 all-terrain crane model.

This RC Car, Powered By A Hand-Made 4-Cylinder Engine, Sounds Grunty As

Drones may be all the rage these days when it comes to compact, remote-controlled gadgets, but there’s still a place for the humble RC car. Wait, did I say “humble”? Screw that. How about one with a tiny four-cylinder engine that sounds meatier than most go-karts?

Every Wave's A Towering Wall Of Water For This Tiny RC Surfer

Powered by an electric motor and a small propeller hidden beneath the board, this tiny, remote-controlled surfer can hit speeds upwards of 16km/h even without a wave pushing it along. But with a rushing wall of water behind it, Mother Nature decides its top cruising speed.

The Pilot Of This Camera Drone Has Mad Skills

Video: Watching this footage of talented RC pilots making their planes perform amazing stunts is made all the more impressive when you stop to think about the skills needed to capture these impossible mid-air closeups.

Nerf's New Dart-Blasting RC Battle Tank Is Straight Out Of Terminator

Nerf’s new N-Strike Elite Terrascout RC Drone looks like something Skynet cooked up to fight alongside the Terminators. But using a wireless remote with a live video feed from the tank’s camera, anyone can use it snipe at friends and co-workers while remaining safely out of range of retaliatory fire.

Mad Scientists Think Their Remote-Controlled Cyborg Beetle Could Replace Drones

An insect army awaits you. A team of engineers has developed a way to remotely control the movement of this beetle in incredible detail, finely tuning its gait, step length and walking speed.

Spotting This Flying Goth Musician Overhead Would Be Even Creepier At Night

Weighing in at just four-and-a-half pounds, Otto Dieffenbach’s latest flying creation is a remarkably lifelike replica of Bjørn Alexander Brem, the lead singer of an Osl0-based band called Gothminister. The easiest way to tell the two apart is to remember that the real Bjørn can’t fly.

There Are Now Tiny Remote Control BattleBots You Can Fight At Home

Over in the US, BattleBots officially returned to TV last summer after a 10 year hiatus. The response from fans was so overwhelming that US network ABC not only renewed the series for a second season, but Hexbug has also turned the league’s most popular robots into tiny remote control toys you can battle at home.

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