DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

No wonder Tony Stark managed to do an arc reactor in a desert cave. According to this tutorial, you really only need some LEDs, a 9-volt battery, plywood, 22 AWG gauge copper wire, assorted resistors, and a substance called polymorph—which can be made into any shape—to create your very own virtually-unlimited power source. Or look like the geekiest homeless person at any costume party. The mask is even better.

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

DIY Iron Man Arc Reactor Doesn't Run on Martinis

Unfortunately, it's just papier-mâché with a great finish. What this guy fails to realize is that being Tony Stark is not a matter of arc reactors and metal suits. Tony Stark is a state of mind. One that requires cocktails—and yes, at last it's Friday. [Instructables and Instructables via Hack'n Mod]