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  • March 6, 2015
    This is a video of a simple electric train made out of a length of copper wire, several neodymium magnets, and a AA-battery (previously: an even simpler tracked version). Obviously, I just made a human-size version and should be in Japan in just under two hours. Am I wearing ... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2015
    This is a video of a bunch of origami cranes (chickens?) with magnets in their feet that dance when placed on a special stage with electric current moving underneath. This is basically as far as you can take origami. And, for the record, I'm still not convinced those aren't j... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2015
    This is a video of Tom the Blendtec guy blending a bunch of Buckyball neodymium magnets (which were recently banned by the Consumer Product Safety Commission because apparently parents couldn't manage to keep them out of their children's mouths). Did they blend? I think so. ... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2014
    This is an already funded Kickstarter project for the BeerLoft storage system ($20 for one, $35 for two). Each strip adheres to the top of the fridge with a piece of 3M adhesive and can hold up to the three beers (or other metal-topped bottles) using neodymium magnets. Unfort... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2014
    This is the Kickstarter for the Hendo Hoverboard, a board that can hover about an inch off the ground using four magnetic field inducing engines. THE BOARD ONLY WORKS ON NON-FERROMAGNETIC SURFACES THOUGH (i.e. sheets of copper or aluminum). That's the drawback. And a pretty ... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2014
    Because nobody needs their friends accidentally shooting each other because you left your gun out on the kitchen counter, Tactical Walls builds inconspicuous gun safes so you can hide your weapons in plain sight, where they're readily available. The safes use special magnetic ... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2014
    This is the OM/ONE, a spherical magnetically levitating Bluetooth speaker. It levitates and plays music. Plus has a microphone so you can use it for conference calls. The sphere can also be removed from the base and function as a wireless speaker for up to 15 hours. $179 ge... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2014
    This is the Magneto helmet made by twins and cosplayers Alexandra and Evgenia. It has neodymium magnets embedded under a fiberglass outer so you can stick metal things to it for storage. Now -- are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Probably not." I'll put the helmet on, then ... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2014
    Smooth legs. This is a video of Colin Furze (of 50MPH baby carriage and homemade Wolverine claws fame) walking on the ceiling thanks to his homemade Magneto boots. Sometimes I wish I could walk on the ceiling. But mostly just to kill spiders I can't reach from the ground. O... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2014
    This is a video from Vat19 answering questions about their Magnetic Thinking Putty ($15) by demonstrating what you can do with 100-lbs (500 cans) worth. It looks like fun. Unfortunately, I just don't have room in my personal budget right now for 500 cans of magnetic silly pu... / Continue →