This Is How Spiderman Will Get Around When He Retires

As if suggesting that we ride our bikes on air wasn't crazy enough, now some whacky designers want us to dangle from small battery-powered backpacks and let their tiny engines zip us across a network of steel wires. Awesome!

Sure, it'd be quite a struggle to get cities to implement such a transportation system, but it would be worth it just to make playing out some superhero fantasies much simpler. [Kolelinia via Inhabitat]