Man Builds His Own Iron Man Suit, Wears It In To Work
When discussing realistic superheroes Batman is always at the top of the everyone's mind, but the truth is that Iron Man is pretty practical as well. Sure, you need a shitload of money and some serious engineering skills, but the truth is that robotic exoskeletons are actually in development and are a few guns and pieces of armor away from becoming ultimate weapons (the flying thing is still a work in progress). That said, this will probably be the coolest thing you see all day.
Gizmodo has discovered a video on a Chinese blog called Wang XiaoKang that features a video of a man in a homemade Iron Man Mark I suit going into the office. An almost perfect replica of the suit seen in Jon Favreau's 2008 movie, the suit cost only $460 to make and features a light-up arc reactor and a fan in the back to keep him cool. There is a downside, though, as the damn thing weighs 110 pounds.
Check out the video below and start getting excited for round two: he's making the Mark III armor next.
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