'Speed Racer' slot car for geezer nostalgia
Long ago and far away, there was a thing called a slot car.
But now that the movie event of the century," as Craver Caroline McCarthy puts it--the venerable slot car may make something of a mild comeback. Carrera is coming out with a new package that includes a Mach 5 (of course), a Racer X Street Car, 20 feet of track, and endless bouts of nostalgia, according to Gadget Lab. Scoff if you will, but it sure beats that .has been resurrected--"