DailyDirt: Watch Out! Here Comes The Spider-Man...

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Comic book superheroes have all kinds of incredible abilities. There are a few wall-crawling heroes, but the wall-climbing ability of a "Gecko Man" hasn't really captured as many fans as Spider-Man has. A bite from a radioactive spider might not be the most realistic way to obtain the power to climb walls with ease, but science also suggests that there needs to be a bit more than "spider" or "gecko" power for a person to crawl up a wall. Look on the wall! It's Velcro Man? Vacuum-Assisted Man? After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: david letterman, gecko, materials, spiders, superheroes, van der waals forces, velcro, wall-crawling


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    Anonymous Coward, 10 Feb 2016 @ 5:58pm

    And the mythbusters have just shown that you can lift a car with the suction of a household vacuum cleaner!

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