How to Do Things with Toy Cars

How To : Power a toy car with a balloon

Karthik Raj and Nishant explained about a air balloon car in this video. You just need 4 or more things to make the air balloon car. You need two rubber bands, one pen, two toy cars, and one air balloon exactly to do this air balloon car. First of all, you just take the air ba ...more

How To : Add mask and fade detail to the shell of a toy car

Sure, your RC car runs like a champ but does it look the part? With a little bit of customization, it can. In this hobbyist how-to, you'll learn how to add mask and fade detail to an RC shell. Part 1 of 2 - How to Add mask and fade detail to the shell of a toy car. Part 2 of ...more

News : Toy Car Thanksgiving Day Toilet Paper treatment

I saw this car as i was driving home on Thursday morning, Thanksgiving. after a heavy night of partying, and thought it would make a great image. Taken with my Galaxy S Samsung Epic 4G, then imported to lightroom for some tweaking

News : How to Make Tinfoil Cars

In this video, I show you how to build tinfoil cars for crushing with toy Monster Trucks. My son Eston and I love monster trucks. One of the most exciting things when you go to see monster trucks live, is when they crush cars. Problem is, when you use your hot wheels or match ...more

How To : Build a mousetrap car

This five part series shows you everything you need to do build a mousetrap from beginning to end. An extensive, and thorough explanation on building this fun and classic toy. This is a great tutorial for the entire family to enjoy. It's also fun to build your own toy from you ...more

How to Walkthrough Toy Story 3 : The Video Game on Xbox 360

Disney's animated film Toy Story 3 beat all expectations at the box office, and is now the highest-grossing movie of 2010 in North America and second worldwide. Can Disney Interactive Studio's Toy Story 3: The Video Game match the success? Who knows, but no matter how successf ...more

News : GTA 4 First Person View Mod

GTA4 1st Person View Mod This mod has been out for a while, but with some people gettings Grand Theft Auto 4 for the PC last week because of the Steam sale, there has been talk about what are the best mods to get. There is a thread on Neogaf that talks about playing the game ...more

How To : Build a rubber band powered mini car launcher

What is it about boys and toy cars? Speed, motors, and lots of fun! In this video, Kipkay shows us how to make a mini toy car launcher that is powered by rubber bands. Make sure an adult supervises this project, as power drills are required. Once it's completed, your kid will ...more

How To : Create a space starburst in Photoshop

You can use starburst to make stars in photos stand out or you can use that feature to make reflections and glares on cars, mirrors and other shiny things. You use different layers in Photoshop to create the starbursts then add it to the photograph that you select. You can cho ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Make a simple and powerful Knex gun

There are an infinite number of things that you can make out of K'nex. A disproportionate, but entertaining, number of these are toy guns. This video features an innovative design for a powerful K'nex (it also has a rubber band in it) gun that shoots small K'nex pieces across ...more

How To : Do cool mods for GTA IV on PS3

GTA 4 is a sweet game, and now you can get into the guts of it and create some sweet mods for yourself. Cars, weapons, perspectives, and many, many, many more mods can be created. Follow the steps and open the doors to new cools things with this great game on Sony PS3. This vi ...more

How To : Snorkel

Why the Love? Every one has a reason for loving something. Mine was that it was the only thing I had. That one sure thing. I loved it because I had nothing, and it cost me nothing. At times I had no idea what was going to happen to me, or where I was going to be. The shore is ...more

How To : Make a rocket powered matchbox car

Kipkay explains how to make a rocket powered matchbox by combining two matchbox toy cars. You need A10-PT model rockets and 32 gauge wire to connect the model rockets to the two cars.

How To : Use your iPod or MP3 player in a 2010 Kia Forte

one of the great things about cars nowadays, is that they come with great new features that make driving a lot more fun. One of those features is the addition of a plug jack for listening to mp3 players. In this video tutorial, you'll be finding out how to connect your iPod or ...more

How To : Build a go-kart

As kids, we couldn't wait to drive drive a car and the best way the ahcieve that was by driving a go-kart. Although it's not exactly a car, go-karts are one of the closest things to cars that kids have to drive. It all all the basic fundamentals of a car: steering, the gas nd ...more

How To : Get the 'Chain Reaction' achievement in GTA IV

Geoff walks us through getting the "Chain Reaction" Achievement in GTAIV. GTA or Grand Theft Auto IV is a best-selling game for the XBOX 360 & PS3. You gather achievements for your XBOX Live account to gain points on the network. GTAIV is a game where you essentially drive ar ...more

How To : Turn an RC vehicle on and off

While it seems like nit-picking, there is a proper procedure for turning an RC toy car on and off. Going out of the proper order can result in accidents from runaway cars or even damage to the RC toy. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to turn an RC vehicle on and off whi ...more

News : 1,200 Hot Wheels in Perpetual (NOISY) Motion

Chris Burden's latest piece is a portrait of L.A.'s hot mess of traffic, entitled Metropolis II. The artist has constructed a miniature highway system, complete with 1,200 custom-designed cars, 18 lanes, 13 toy trains and tracks, and a landscape of buildings made with wood blo ...more

Toy Challenge : Bookosaurus

One of the many things my boyfriend and I discovered we had in common when we started dating was that we each owned a toy dinosaur, which we like to take pictures of on various adventures. The one in the foreground is mine. I call him Henry.

How To : Make a caterpillar baby toy

In this crafty parent's how-to, Erin Bried, author of How to Sew a Button (And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew) demonstrates a method for making a simple baby toy, what she calls the Cinchy Ichy Caterpillar.

How To : Make a 3D model of a rim and tire

Drawing cars is one of the most fun and practical things that a 3D artist can spend their time on and get employed doing. This video is a walkthrough for making a 3D model of a rim and tire of a car. It should be good practice for getting you ready to start designing your own ...more

How To : Setup your bluetooth on a 2011 Sorento

With many states accepting laws about banning the use of cell phones while driving, bluetooth is becoming an important feature to have. Not only does it make things easier when talking on the phone, but it's something that is being featured in many new cars. So in this tutoria ...more

How To : Drift with a model car

This video shows how to drift with electric and petrol(nitro)model RC cars. Learn how to develop the right skills and find the right parts to drift with a toy model car.

How To : Modify your laser pointer

In this video, learn how to modify your laser pointer to make fun, new shapes. This video will show you how to make an extremely cool new toy and impress everyone. Imagine what your class reaction will be when you start pointing to things with a funky shape instead of a typica ...more

News : Mind Your Manners!

If you live in an urban environment, chances are that you've seen this: It's a program started by the FBI to prevent terrorism and general thievery in peaceful and innocent communities all around America. I myself have seen a lot of these, and my previous apartment community ...more

How To : Have an eye-catching online dating profile

Make a great online dating profile with this tutorial! Having a good profile is very important because when it comes to catching someone's eye and getting them to contact you. You have maybe a few seconds so your profile has to stand out, be interesting, and personable. Photos ...more

How To : Program the radio presets on a 2010 Hyundai Tucson

Each year, new gadgets and features are being put into cars to help the overall experience when driving. Massagers, seat warmers, and mp3 player jacks are just a few of the new things. One thing that remains true, but has gone through a bit of a change, is the car radio. Peopl ...more

How To : Draw an animated Pilot marker with Wizard

Thanks to advances in CGI, lots of ordinarily silent or non-alive things have been animated (or anthropomorphized for all you English majors out there). Dogs, cats, squirrels, and thanks to the "Toy Story" series, Barbie and Ken, too. But we can bet you've never seen a Pilot ...more

News : Alan Wake Episode 3 Gameplay & Musings

There are no spoilers in this writing, read without worry. Finished Episode 3 of Alan Wake yesterday, impressed by different reasons. I originally bought the game for the possibility of great story, dialogue, and voice acting. That part of the game has been disappointing. Wha ...more

How To : Do the African Kizomba dance for beginners

Kizomba may not sound as familiar to you as a dance like the Viennese Waltz (in fact, it sounded like a funky toy to us at first), but in Africa it's THE dance to do. Derived from Zouk music, the dance is romantic and features mixed up flow rhythms. This sensual dance is perf ...more

How To : Break in a new nitro engine on an RC toy car

Chris Chianelli gives you some tips on breaking in your nitro engine. RC cars require maintenance, just like a real car, and also need to be broken in, just like a real car. Watch this video tutorial and learn the proper steps and precautions to be taken when playing with a ne ...more

How To : Understand jump starting a car

A car that needs to be jump started is going to make a clicking noise but things such as the lights and radio will not turn on. To jump start the car first you need to line the cars up so that the batteries are in line with each other. You will need a working car to jump the c ...more

News : the wal-mart bandit

I THINK THIS COULD BE GREAT..IVE BEEN TALKING ABOUT IT FOR EVER.. WE SHOULD DRESS UP IN A BLUE CAP WITH A BIG YELLOW SMILEY FACE ON IT AND HAVE A YELLOW MASK ACROSS OUR EYES.. WALK INTO WAL-MART GRAB A CART AND SHAKE THE DOOR GREETERS HAND AND JUMP IN THE CART AND USE IT KINDA ...more

News : Pissed Piss Line

I don't know f you can use this, but here goes: They make these realistic sex toys that you can fill with liquid and squirt. Fill one with clean warm water. Go to one of those places where people stand in line hoping to get into a club. Have two guys ride down the street on a ...more

Robot Basics : Using an H Bridge to Move Your Bot Backwards

I love robots. They have the potential to evolve into Asimovian destroyers of the human species, but have only just mastered the art of cleaning my rug. They have an ever increasing cool factor and a growing number of cheap and simple components that let the hobby roboticist r ...more

News : Sneak Peek at Super Bowl 50's Commercials for 2016

Up until the last 15 years or so, watching the commercials during the Super Bowl was arguably more exciting than the game itself. Super Bowl XXIV featured the San Francisco 49ers blowing out the Broncos, 55-10, in the worst Super Bowl beatdown of all time. The game might not h ...more

How To : Replace Headlight Bulb on Pontiac G6

Cars are quite different than they used to be. Sure, modern cars have some cool things, but repairing them are becoming difficult. Even simple things like changing a headlight bulb. The pontiac G6 is not as hard as some of them, but it can take some time. The headlight is tuc ...more

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