Tag: magnets

May 24, 2017

When Two Maglev Trains Pass Each Other

When Two Maglev Trains Pass Each Other

Don’t blink or you’ll miss it

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Jun 9, 2016

These Floating Pots Let Your House Plants Levitate and Spin

These Floating Pots Let Your House Plants Levitate and Spin

“Lyfe” is a zero-gravity growing system allowing you to cultivate your favorite plants in mid-air

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May 9, 2016

This Might Be the Coolest Rube Goldberg Machine I’ve Seen

This Might Be the Coolest Rube Goldberg Machine I’ve Seen

Domino builder Kaplamino uses marbles and magnets in this wonderfully creative Rube Goldberg machine. Watch it in action!

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Feb 17, 2016

A Levitating Top, Inside a Bubble, Filled With Smoke… For Science!

A Levitating Top, Inside a Bubble, Filled With Smoke… For Science!

This is a Levitron, a top that floats due to magnetism and gyroscopic stability. The wooden base contains a large ring shaped magnet that repels the top which is a small ring shaped magnet

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Jan 28, 2016

There’s a Kickstarter for Floating Bonsai and it Looks Awesome

There’s a Kickstarter for Floating Bonsai and it Looks Awesome

“Air Bonsai” is a project by Hoshinchu that adds a new feature to the art of Bonsai—levitation

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Nov 3, 2015

Rhei: An Electro-Mechanical Clock with a Liquid Display

Rhei: An Electro-Mechanical Clock with a Liquid Display

Using magnets and ferrofluids to create a liquid display.

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Oct 15, 2015

Guy Makes Custom Thor Hammer That Only He Can Lift

Guy Makes Custom Thor Hammer That Only He Can Lift

This guy made a custom Mjolnir (Thor’s Hammer) that only he can lift. The secret is a fingerprint scanner that turns off the battery-powered magnet inside.

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