Industrial design student Jackson Gordon invented this IRL version of the Batsuit that armors the wearer just like it would Bruce Wayne.
Instead inheriting a billionaire's fortune, this kid only had to raise a cool $1,255 for the project. He spent two months on the build, posting updates from his dorm along the way.
The fully functioning combat suit can take punches, stabs, slashes, and supposedly, laughing gas attacks. All it needs is a grappling hook & projectile forearm blades.
And here's the whole suit, which came out to 25 pounds of pure badassery:
(via Kotaku & USA Today)
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