A jet pack tested by a Royal Marine in Devon has been turned into a replica of Marvel superhero Iron Man's suit - and it's actually bulletproof. Earlier this year, footage of the jet pack - invented by former Royal-Marine and founder of Gravity Industries Richard Browning - went viral when a video of it being tested at the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre in Lympstone, was shared on Twitter. Now, Mythbusters star Adam Savage has used the jet pack to recreate Tony Stark's famous suit from the Marvel movies and comics, for a new TV series on Discovery, called Savage Builds. The suit was 3D-printed from Titanium - and the high speed video shows it can deflect a bullet fired right at the breastplate. “It sounds like hyperbole, but I swear… if Tony Stark was not fictional and he was building an Iron Man suit right now, this is precisely how he would do it and this is the exact technology he’d be using,” Savage told CNET. “I was just … [Read more...] about Royal Marine jet pack turned into bullet-proof Iron Man suit
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How well do you know the local area? The Chronicle has teamed up with Marvel Universe LIVE! to give our readers the chance to win tickets to the brand new UK tour featuring Guardians of the Galaxy and more than 20 favourite Marvel Super Heroes and Villiains. To be in with a chance of winning tickets to the show's opening night at the Utilita Arena, log on to our Facebook page tomorrow at 12.30pm to see if you can work out where the mini Marvel characters are hidden. The first four people to arrive at the hidden location will each pick a golden envelope. Three of the envelopes contain family tickets to the live show and one contains a special VIP prize. The competition starts at 12.30pm and you have one hour to get yourself to the hidden location to win one of four envelopes containing tickets (terms and conditions apply). There are only four envelopes containing tickets up for grabs, so make sure you clear your lunch hour and log on at 12.30pm to get your clue as to the location. … [Read more...] about Marvel fans assemble! Here’s how you can win tickets for the opening night of Marvel Universe LIVE!
0 Have your say Your guide to what’s showing in local cinemas THE PALACEMARKET PLACE, LONGRIDGEPR3 3RRTEL: 01772 785600Comedy At The Palace (18): Thu 20.30Beautiful Boy (15): Thu 13.30Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15): Thu 16.45All Is True (12A) : Thu 10.30If Beale Street Could Talk (15): Fri 17.15 Sat 20.00 Sun 17.00 Tue 14.00 Wed 17.30The Aftermath (15): Fri 20.00 Sat 17.30 Sun 14.15 Mon 19.30 Tue 20.15The Lego Movie 2 - The Second Part (U): Sat 14.30BUMBLEBEE (12A): Sat 11.30 Take Five Things You Must Do Next Week What’s On Listings 14-20 March BOY ERASED (15): Sun 20.00 Tue 17.30 Wed 20.15Mary Poppins Returns (U): Tue 11.00THE FLOWER BOWLGARSTANG ROAD, BROCKPR3 0BTTEL: 01995 676210Captain Marvel (12A): Thu 11.10 13.55 17.00 19.30 Fri 11.40 14.25 17.30 20.00 Sat 12.15 14.15 17.00 19.45 Sun 10.45 13.30 16.15 19.00 Mon 14.15 17.00 19.45Casablanca (U): Thu 10.30Cold Pursuit (15): Thu 20.00 Fri 14.50 Mon … [Read more...] about Cinema Listings 14-20 March
Concerts, stage shows, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs across Sussex FRIDAY, MARCH 8COMEDYCOMEDY CLUB: £10, 8pm The Royal Hippodrome, Eastbourne (01323) 802020. Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club.KRATER COMEDY CLUB: Until March 10, 7pm/8pm/10.30pm, £5-£36.50 Komedia, 44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton 0845 293 8480.LIVE AT BRIGHTON DOME: £15-£20, 7.30pm Brighton Dome (01273) 709709. Sara Pascoe, Felicity Ward, Sara Barron, Lolly Adefope and Josie Long.COMMUNITYAGE UK: West Sussex Lamb House Activity Centre, Haywards Heath. 7pm-10.30pm. Quiz and curry night. Delicious chicken and veggie curry with all the trimmings. Cash prize and raffle. £15 per person. Call 01444 450248 to book.HORSHAM FRENCH CLUB: 8pm, Roffey Millennium Hall. The subject for the evening will be ‘Lavande en Provence’. Refreshments provided. Info: www.horshamfrenchclub.org.uk.LEWES RIVERSIDE CLUB: My Life as a Chailey Heritage Nurse by Bill Fuller, 2pm St Thomas’ Church … [Read more...] about Entertainment listings for Friday to Thursday, March 8-14
Companies come and companies go, but some stick around – and here are five that have stood the test of time. With Brexit, the global economic slowdown, trade wars and technological change weighing on the minds of many Plymouth businesses, here are some that are doing very well and marking important milestones. So check out these companies and raise a glass to their success: Fine Tubes – 75 years of high-precision production Fine Tubes - the Plymouth-based manufacturer of high-precision, high performance tubing products - celebrates its 75 anniversary in 2019. Fine Tubes supplies a wide range of advanced stainless steel, nickel and titanium tubes for the aerospace, medical, oil and gas, and energy industries. Founded in Surbiton in 1943, Fine Tubes began construction of a 51,000sq ft production facility in the northern part of Plymouth in 1960 and moved into its new factory in 1962. Fine Tubes has been a major employer … [Read more...] about Five Brexit busting firms that are staying in Plymouth