Wouldn’t this have made you forget the Lincoln Logs, back in the day when we thought they were cool.

A company called Fat Shark offers one of the coolest R/C cars we’ve ever seen. How so? Its system has a camera mounted in the car’s driver’s seat. It transmits its signal wirelessly to VR-style goggles that give the operator a first-person view of the terrain ahead of the car itself. That alone would be neat, but the camera has pan and tilt functionality that the driver controls by simply moving his or her head to "look" in each direction.

Via Engadget.

Need I say more?  It’s “top down” season….

Rocketboom is one of my favorite sites, quirky and different.  Here’s one example: