Tag: magnets

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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Jul 21, 2015

Floating Bookshelves Held Up By a Magnetic Superhero

Floating Bookshelves Held Up By a Magnetic Superhero

What’s his superpower? Magnets.

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Nov 30, 2014

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

All you need is some copper wire, a few magnets a battery and voila! A simple electric train you can make at home. However the best part of this video doesn’t happen until the very end… Best URL ever! Alternatively, you can subscribe to “AmazingScience 君” here.

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Jun 6, 2014

This Levitation Device is the Coolest Thing You Will See Today

This Levitation Device is the Coolest Thing You Will See Today

Illusion and science master Brusspup modified Crealev’s CLM 2 magnetic levitation module, hiding the magnetic disc in various objects like a chess board, pillow and Millennium Falcon. The unit can float objects weighing nearly 20 pounds! The song is The Last Sun produced by Brusspup.

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Feb 4, 2014

I Had No Idea a Giant Magnet and Thick Copper Pipe Would Do This

I Had No Idea a Giant Magnet and Thick Copper Pipe Would Do This

I have never wanted a giant neodymium magnet and thick copper pipe more than I do right now! According to Wikipedia: “A neodymium magnet (also known as NdFeB, NIB or Neo magnet), the most widely used type of rare-earth magnet, is a permanent magnet made from an alloy of neodymium, iron and boron to…

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May 9, 2012

10 Photos to Help You Visualize Magnetic Fields

10 Photos to Help You Visualize Magnetic Fields

Photograph by Dayna Mason (daynoir on Flickr) Yesterday, Redditor jokes_on_you posted a fascinating magnetic field visualization using compasses (see above). What’s interesting is that we can not only see the pattern of magnetic fields, but the direction of those patterns via the compass arrows. As usual, the picture led to some interesting comments and…

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