Exoskeleton aids for workers are starting to move into the workplace. Last year, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering tested robotic exoskeletons that give the wearer enhanced strength. Much of the work at the Daewoo shipyards is already car.
This image relates to the story The Time Machine because this may have been how the time machine might have looked like. This might have been the the time machine that the time traveler used in the story.
When the upgraded Large Hadron Collider restarts it will be capable of energies never before achieved, potentially unveiling novel particles and opening a window on the inner workings of the universe