In the movies, the mad scientist toils in his lab, developing an experimental super-soldier serum. Then when he thinks he has it right, impatient to put it to use, he injects himself with it. And lo and behold, he becomes superhuman! As a kid I always wanted to do that. It turns out I can- minus the needles, experimental steroids, and insanity. But running experiments on yourself- well that’s totally possible, and very very effective.