British inventor Richard Browning has set a Guinness World Record for recording the fastest speed in a body-controlled jet engine-powered suit by hitting 32.02 mph. The Iron Man-inspired flight suit boasts six kerosene-fuelled micro gas turbines, each with 22 kg of thrust, controlled through body movements alone. "This is real-world aeronautical innovation. We are serious about building a world-changing technology business. 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 80s or the internet of the early 90s," said Browning. Continue reading for more world records you probably never knew about.
When paired with a special mobile app, Hasbro's Hero Vision AR offers an experience that begins when you scatter circular markers over the floor of your superhero hideout of choice. Once the app opened and your gauntlet is strapped on, the markers spring your adversaries, who threaten your own safety while Thanos taunts you from an inter-dimensional portal high above. Continue reading for hands-on pictures and more information.
Priced at $2699, the Full Body Armors wearable Iron Man Mark 43 (XLIII) Suit could be one of the coolest superhero accessories yet. The basic suit weighs in at 15.4 lbs (7 kg), depending on the add-ons and accessories you select, which range from a motorized face plate / eye lights to a refined chest Arc Reactor light as well as even height increasing shoe pads. Worried about it not fitting? Well, you'll be happy to know that each suit is handmade to your body measurements. Continue reading for three more cool gadgets that you probably haven't seen before.
The Elliptic House (Casa Eliptica), located along the coast of Portugal, is perfect for Tony Stark, starting with its minimalistic geometric design. Its exterior boasts overlapping ovals, while a seaward wall features a curved silhouette with a glazed facade for panoramic ocean views. The reflecting pool, Jacuzzi, and a cutout in the cantilevered roof all follow the circular motif. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Two engineers decided to build an 'underwater ironman jetpack' of sorts that enables on to speed through water at speeds of up to 6.25 miles per hour. It consists of four motors, with each one strapped onto each arm and each leg. "David and I suck at swimming, we're the types of guys who would drown in our own shower, but instead of investing the time to learn how to swim better, we thought there might be an engineering solution to this,' said Ecletical Enginerring's Ryan. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the iPhone X by Pineapple.
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.