Watch a man in a DIY Iron Man suit survive a storm of fireworks
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Colin Furze has a thing for superheroes. The British inventor has already used his engineering talents to build DIY devices inspired by the X-Men including retractable Wolverine claws and his latest project looks like a cut-price Iron Man. Furze put together a metal suit for the express purpose of getting within exploding distance of a fireworks display, the results of which can be seen in his latest video. His creation isn’t particularly scientifically advanced, being little more than a suit of rigid armor, but it’s probably got more applications than the fart machine he aimed at France earlier this year.