British inventor Colin Furze has been busy fulfilling his dreams of becoming one of the X-Men. The somewhat enthusiastic inventor has created a pair of magnetic shoes to allow him to walk along the ceiling, so long as that ceiling is made of metal of course.
Inspired by Magneto’s ability to control metal, he created the boots from parts he found at his local scrap yard. Using an old microwaves transformer, which he stripped down for its magnetic coil, ran a current through it and found that the magnet could support up to 80KG, then it was simply a case of stripping all this to his feet and adding some control switches.
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This isn’t even the first X-Men inspired creation that Furze has worked on, only recently he released a video of his real-life Wolverine retractable claws.
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