Items tagged with Iron Man

Deepfakes have risen in prominence in a few short years. What first started off in the deep, seedy underbelly of the internet for erotica purposes has burgeoned into a vast operation with tinkerers swapping faces of celebrities and politicians, or manipulating video and audio to actually “put words” into a person’s... Read more...
Do you ever have the urge to pull off a truly epic “Superhero Landing” to assert your dominance? Well, A UK entrepreneur is working to make that happen with his own Iron Man suit — or at least the closest approximation to Tony Stark’s suit that could be made with off-the-shelf components and some added... Read more...
Just when you thought that Tesla Motors (and SpaceX) CEO Elon Musk already had enough on his plate, it looks as though he’s found a way to shove on another spoonful of alternative energy goodness. SolarCity, a company that Musk actually co-founded and still sits on the board for, was downgraded yesterday to... Read more...
We’ve seen a number of special edition Xbox One consoles since its initial introduction over two years ago. However, Microsoft France has gone “Full Marvel” by enlisting the help of Tony Stark (better known as Iron Man) to design its latest Xbox One. The newest Xbox One is emblazoned with Stark Industries logos and... Read more...
Ah, to be the billionaire co-founder of the world's most popular social networking site. That's the position Mark Zuckerberg finds himself in, and one thing is for sure, he's enjoying life. He's also spreading the fun to Facebook users in unique ways, which would explain why he wore a virtual Iron Man mask to announce... Read more...
When you're swimming in money like Mark Zuckerberg, you have to invent ways to entertain yourself -- I imagine it eventually gets old simply buying anything and everything you want. To keep himself grounded and in a constant state of growth, the Facebook co-founder tackles a personal challenge every year. Last year it... Read more...
The first official trailer for Marvel’s upcoming Captain America: Civil War hit the web today and it’s pretty freakin’ awesome. The trailer begins where the post-credit scene from Ant Man leaves off, with Bucky’s metal arm trapped in a piece of machinery, while Falcon and Cap look on. It’s obviously after the... Read more...
It's official, gold is no longer best. We can't in good conscious continue proclaiming such nonsense after seeing Samsung's limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge in Iron Man trim. From here on out, we must concede that gold and red is the new best color combination, a conclusion we're sure Tony Stark and Avengers fans around... Read more...
Robert Downey Jr. melted many hearts last week when he showed up as Tony Stark to deliver a customized, bionic arm to a seven-year-old fan. The video went viral and showed how the thoughtfulness of others can make a lasting impression on a child. Today, however, Robert Downey Jr. is stepping back into his role as... Read more...
Here’s your feel-good story for Thursday afternoon. Albert Manero, who has a degree in Aerospace engineering from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, has made it a point to help serve others. "My parents always encouraged me to use my education to help... Read more...
When it comes to superhero face-offs, Iron Man vs. the Hulk is shaping up as the one to beat. (Not that Iron Man’s dust-up with Thor in “The Avengers” wasn’t mightily entertaining.) Marvel has been stoking the fire in advance of the upcoming “Avengers: Age of Ultron” sequel, even going so far as to release a teaser... Read more...
A child in Texas received an Iron Man-like prosthetic hand which was created by a 3D printer. Non-profit organization E-Nable, which advocates the use of 3D-printing for prosthetic limbs, provided five-year old Keith Harris with the 3D-printed hand which he showed off to his classmates at Mossman Elementary School... Read more...
Iron Man may be a fictional character in the land of comic books and Hollywood adaptations, but is such a suit out of the real of possibility? Apparently the U.S. Special Operations Command is determined to find out. They've teamed up with some of the brightest minds and researchers from various universities and laboratories to see if an Iron... Read more...
LG is launching its first Android-powered phone, the LG Ally. In addition to launching the new phone, LG is teaming up with Marvel Studios to launch a multi-platform marketing campaign for the phone and the upcoming summer film Iron Man 2. As part of the marketing campaign, you'll get a special edition Iron Man 2 comic book when you buy an... Read more...
We've seen some pretty wild promotions in our day, but Dell's latest really has us scratching our heads. Starting today and for a limited time only, you can get Iron Man preloaded on a select Dell laptop or desktop for an additional $20. This is not the Iron Man DVD or Blu-ray disc, but a digital movie file (Windows Media format) pre-loaded... Read more...