Speed Reads

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X-Men-inspired magnet shoes let this guy clomp around upside-down on his ceiling

X-Men-inspired magnet shoes let this guy clomp around upside-down on his ceiling

Colin Furze has done it again. The man who earlier this month debuted his own homemade retractable Wolverine claws has crafted a pair of magnetized boots to (sort of) recreate Magneto's mastery of metal. The footwear looks clunky and hardly utilitarian — how often do you find metal walls and ceilings to climb? — but nonetheless entertaining. Here's to hoping Furze's next project is to mimic Nightcrawler's teleportation powers. --Jon Terbush