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.
Wired Magazine recently got their hands on a custom Iron Man glove, built by Patrick Priebe of Laser Gadgets, and decided to test it out. The laser itself may not be able to defeat any super villains, but it is 3,000-times more powerful than a standard laser pointer. You can use it at parties to obliterate action figures, cigarettes, ping pong balls, or just a piece of paper. 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 robot designed to walk eerily like a human.
Limited to just 50-units worldwide, the Iron Man-inspired 2017 Lamborghini Miura Homage celebrates the 50th anniversary of the '66 Miura. In addition to the special paint job, you also get special edition Dione wheels in a 20" / 21" front-to-rear stagger, two-tone leather upholstery, a carbon fiber trim package, and a plaque designating its rare membership in the Miura family on the inside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Mark 39 (Mark XXXIX) suit made its debut when Tony ordered J.A.R.V.I.S. to initiate the "House Party Protocol" in Iron Man 3. It earned its nickname, "Starboost", for having the ability to travel into sub-orbital ranges and for venturing into space, as it could withstand the cold temperature and radiation in space. Wayne Berendhuysen from EHV Props decided to create a real-life version, and it uses gas particles and 10-watt floodlight LEDs to simulate the thruster effect. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
Microsoft France created a special edition Stark Industries Xbox One modeled after the Iron Man suit, complete with light-up Arc Reactor. Plus, there's also a matching controller, with an illuminated home button and Stark Industries logo to top things off. Unfortunately, the company has only created three, which will be given away in upcoming promotions for Captain America: Civil War. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Marvel fans rejoice! HJC has unveiled a line of officially licensed Marvel motorcycle helmets that almost look too cool to wear, and they include: Iron Man, Captain America and The Punisher. Each one features an advanced polycarbonate composite shell for superior fit and comfort using advanced CAD technology, along with an otically-superior Pinlock 100% Max Vision-prepared face shield. Continue reading for more pictures.
This Captain America Waffle Maker has been a hot item online recently, and it's all because Robert Downey Jr. posted a status update with a few pictures. While an Arc Reactor model may be in the works, this one works exactly as expected...cooking up a shield-shaped treat. On a related note, did you know that the word "waffle" first appears in the English language in 1725 - "Waffles. Take flower, cream...? Get one here now. Click here to view some creative and geeky ways to eat waffles.
Wayan Sutawan has earned the title of "Indonesia's Iron Man" after building a robotic device that enables him to control his paralyzed left arm with just his thoughts. The father of three spent months working on this device using scrap metal as well as the knowledge he gained during his mechanical engineering studies in high school. The final product consists of a strap-on mechanism for his paralyzed limb connected to a headband that reads his brainwaves and transmits commands. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Iron Man suits are nothing new, but Thomas DePetrillo of Extreme Costumes has created one of the first Hulkbuster costumes we've ever come across. It stands a towering 9-feet tall, and can shoot frickin' green lasers from its eyes. When all was said in done, DePetrillo spent over 1,600-hours designing, planning and then piecing together a suit that was not only light enough to wear, but also flexible enough to move around in. Continue reading for a making of video and more pictures.