How to Build Working Versions of Iron Man's Gauntlet and Captain America's Shield

Don’t have billions of dollars at your disposal like Tony Stark or S.H.I.E.L.D. do? You can still build some impressive superhero accessories like Iron Man’s laser-blasting gauntlet or Captain America’s boomeranging shield, using easily found electronics, a little ingenuity, and some clever hacking.

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MythBusters' Grant Imahara Talks to io9 About Engineering, Star Wars, and the Controversial RFID Episode

Grant Imahara has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from USC. He has been featured in IEEE Spectrum Magazine for his engineering work, and has been a combat robot judge and a mentor for high school robotics competitions. However, if you ask him what he does for a living, he'll say, "I'm a TV Host."…