If Tony Stark owned a dune buggy, it would probably look like the 2018 Can-Am Maverick X3 RS Turbo R. It's powered by a turbocharged and intercooled Rotax ACE engine generating 172 horsepower and 124 foot-pounds of torque, while its ultralight 980 steel chassis keeps all of the passengers safe. Plus, it features a BRP four-link TTX suspension with 24-inches of travel, fully-adjustable Fox shocks, and 14-inch aluminum beadlock wheels, mated to large 30-inch Maxxis Bighorn 2.0 six-ply tires. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how not to use heavy machinery to rob an ATM.
Inventor and entrepreneur Richard Browning of technology startup "Gravity," has created a functional Iron Man-like suit that actually flies. It's powered by four arm-mounted gas turbine engines, two hip-mounted gas turbine engines, and a wearable exoskeleton that enables the pilot to vertically take off and land, while using the body to maneuver. Gravity claims the production suit, called "Daedalus," will be capable of flying at several hundred miles per hour at thousands of feet. "I have aeronautics in my blood. My grandfather instructed on WW2 Hurricanes, and the other was Chairman of Westland Helicopters. My father was an aeronautical engineer and an innovator, too. We've already had a few comparisons to Tony Stark, but this is real-world aeronautical innovation. We stand at the very beginning of what human propulsion systems will do. It's at the same point as the mobile phone was in the early to mid-80's or the internet of the early 90s - and I have to say, it's phenomenally exciting," said Browning. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how to change your WiFi channel to avoid interference with your neighbors.
For those with $360,000 and have always wanted a functional Iron Man suit, The Toys Asia has just the item for you. Featuring 46 motors and 567 parts, this automated suit takes 28-seconds to power on, and a remote control is included to let users open the armor manually to show off all of the components within. Let's just hope they fly a representative from China down to wherever these need to be delivered for that price, especially since there's already an 8-month long waiting list. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the first ghost shark ever captured on film.
We all know that Tony Stark definitely has the wealth to own properties worldwide, and that includes in Ibiza, the tiny island off the east coast of Spain. Italy-based architectural firm Metroarea has unveiled a multi-story villa that would be perfect for the superhero. Located atop a hill, the living space boasts a grand vista with sweeping terraces, sprawling pool included, a master suite, six guest rooms, dining areas, a large kitchen, gym, and spa. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
The Marvel Legends Iron Man Helmet is perfect for fans as well as cosplayers alike, and it's being offered for only $79.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Highly detailed and 1:1 full-scale premium role-play items come to the Marvel Legends line. In addition to 2 glowing L.E.D. eyes, the Iron Man Helmet has a magnetized faceplate that can be completely detached from the helmet and then connected to the top. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Starks's suits are each unique in design and purpose. They are made of incredibly strong fictional materials bolstered by a force field. Every suit has a self-contained environment, assorted onboard weapons systems, enhanced strength, flight, and various communications arrays and sensors (such as radar and radio). Furthermore, they typically have multiple power sources including a secondary solar energy collection function in the event that conventional recharging methods are unavailable. Earlier versions of the armor could also fold virtually flat, allowing Stark to store them in his bullet-proof briefcase. This person decided to create a real-life version of Iron Man's gauntlet rocket launcher. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a Vigilante app that lets strangers take justice into their own hands.
If Tony Stark, best known in the Marvel universe as a billionaire playboy, business magnate, and ingenious engineer, spent $200,000 building a treehouse, this is probably what it would look like, except the Woodsman's Treehouse actually exists. Located in the forest of Jurassic Coast, which sits along the English Channel in southern England, this mansion - by treehouse standards - features a full kitchen, copper bath, leather club chairs, a king-sized bed, a large deck with a wood-fired pizza oven, an outdoor tree shower and spa. In addition to the bridge, there's a 1-meter-wide stainless steel slide that lets you slide down for swift exit. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a dog that sounds exactly like a TIE fighter.
Manufactured by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the TALOS (Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit) exoskeleton comes equipped with an innovative electrically-activated shield called liquid body armor. Once triggered by a magnetic or electrical current, the body armor transitions from liquid to solid in a matter of milliseconds. The final version will be bulletproof, weaponized, have the ability to monitor vitals, and give the wearer superhuman strength and perception. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the world's smallest airbow.
Engineering student Vimal Govind Manikandan from Kerala, India, managed to build a wearable Iron Man-like exoskeleton that weighs in at a hefty 220-pounds. Despite its heft, this super suit enables its wearer to lift up to 330-pounds with ease. What's most surprising is that it cost him only $749 in parts to make. who knows, the next version may included a functional repulsor beam. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral "Batman of Shanghai" video.
EXE teamed up with Liberty Walk to bring you this amazing Iron Man-inspired Lamborghini Aventador Roadster. Featuring Liberty Walk's signature ultra widebody kit, a set of flared wheel arches, custom front bumper/splitter package, extended side skirts, a large rear wing and a cray rear diffuser. Continue reading for more pictures and information.