Magic Hat Makes You Smarter, Look Stupid

October 3, 2008


This thinking cap promises to make its wearer smarter. How?

Using a magnetic coil to send juice to portions of the left side of the brain, researchers claim that they can turn anyone into a savant, improving memory and creativity by incredible amounts.

Being a skeptic, I went ahead and rigged up my own cap on their design. I made it out of aluminum foil, a bunch of refrigerator magnets, and a car battery. Here goes nothing!

UPDATE: I smell toast.

'Thinking Cap' turns you into a genius [dvice]

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