MIT graduate Nathan Ball created a real-life Batman ultility belt for a contest. Called the ATLAS Rope Ascender, it’s capable of lifting 250-pounds, 50-feet into the air. in 5-seconds or less. Video after the jump.
Batman jokes aside (I have well surpassed my quota), this is a great tool that could be used by the military, firefighters, window washers and more. Ball even won $30,000 for making it