13-Year-Old Creates Wall Climbing Technology

13-Year-Old Creates Wall Climbing Technology
technology

An English schoolboy has invented a machine that gives him Superhero-like abilities.

Naresh Kumar
  • 7 july 2010

A 13 year old English teenager has built a gadget that gives him Spiderman-like powers to climb walls. Hibiki Kono, a big fan of the comic hero, attached two large suckerpads to a pair of 1,400-watt vacuum cleaners to make the climbing machine and uses its vacuum suction to grip the wall and support his own weight.

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