I'm sure a lot of you guys have already seen this, but for those who haven't, there's a guy who's made REAL, WORKING -- and potentially very lethal -- Wolverine claws. Check 'em out:
Now, on Metacafe, the guy who made them posted the following explanation:
I made these myself out of steel and metal tubing. This was a request from a friend, and I enjoy the challenge of making stuff, so I took it. I know it's not impressive to beat up boxes, but honestly what else I am going to use to show that they really work and can take a beating. It was fun to make, and pretty fun to wear too. Oh, and I'm a perfectly sane person.
Well, that's a relief, I must say. However, I can't help but wonder if he didn't punch holes in his carpet while filming that video. That, and how do the things retract? Questions, questions.