Julian Checkley has been building costumes since he was 7-years-old. His first construction was a Darth Vader suit inspired by Star Wars. Fast forward to many years later: Checkley crafted a Batman costume that has won the Guinness World Record for having the most functional gadgets in a cosplay suit. Yes, Guinness has categories for everything. Checkley’s finished Batman suit, inspired by Batman: Arkham Origins, can fit 23 different items. They’re integrated into the suit and include a functional GPS, a gag dispenser, flash pellets, and more. Learn details about the costume in the above video.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.