Soar through the sea like a superhero with the ‘Iron Man’ Exosuit

March 17, 2016 by  
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While terrestrial engineers unlock the mobility possibilities of exosuits on land , the ocean-going equivalent of Tony Stark has been working on a project of his own. Inventor and underwater expert Phil Nuytten has unveiled the Exosuit, a 530-pound aluminum-alloy suit which shields its wearer from the harmful effects of decompression sickness and allows the user to soar through the seascape with 1.6 horsepower water jets. “It’s kind of like ‘Iron Man’ come to life,” says Nuytten. Read the rest of Soar through the sea like a superhero with the ‘Iron Man’ Exosuit

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Heavy truck crashes through ice road days after government raises weight limit

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It sounds like the beginning of a really bad joke, but sometimes truth is indeed stranger than fiction. What happens when you quadruple the weight limit on an Arctic ice road in the midst of an unseasonably warm winter? The ‘punchline’ in this case is pretty much what you’d expect— a heavy tanker truck carrying fuel breaks through the ice and gets stuck. Read the rest of Heavy truck crashes through ice road days after government raises weight limit

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