Tag Archives: magnets

Anti-theft tags decomposed: how to they work?

Applied Science is a great YouTube channel where you learn about the practical concepts derived from science theories. He uses a ton of devices to explain the science behind things from around us. In the video from above you can see the explanation of how anti-theft tags work. Their workings are based on a phenomenon […]

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Make your own Thor Hammer [Mjolnir]

Thor’s Hammer can be lifted only by Thor himself as he is the only worthy of such an honor, but Allen Pan, from Sufficiently Advanced, has created a hammer that only he can lift. The hammer itself has a coil inside, an Arduino board and a fingerprint scanner. When he puts the hammer on a […]

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Beer can levitation. Can someone explain this?

Thuderf00t created a simple experiment in which he was able to livetate a magnet over a beer can. First he connected the beer can to a drill and then started spinning that beer can. Once that beer can was rotating the magnet was pushed away from the beer can. how is that possible? Does anyone […]

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Amazing levitating magnets from Crealev

Brusspup created an interesting video in which he used levitating magnets from Crealev, a company that sells floating lamps, displays and plain levitating magnets that can be hidden inside a pillow or a book. CLM 2 was used in the video from above and it can keep afloat even objects that weight almost 20 pounds. […]

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How much does a falling magnet weight?

The same weight. Easy as that, but when you see the experiment in which a magnet falls through an aluminium pipe and it slows down you wonder what the heck is happening there. If the magnet slows down doesn’t that mean that it will weight less? Or not? Well, you got to know one thing: […]

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Perpetuum mobile is here? Almost!!

What happens when you use neodimium magnets in an ingenious way? You can fool people that you have created a perpetuum mobile. And, darn it, it looks almost too good to be true. They attached small magnets on the side of a cylinder on predefined lines and then used another magnet put on top to […]

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Rube Goldberg anti-gravity machine [illusion]

Watch it once, don’t believe it. Watch it twice, still don’t get it. This Rube Goldberg defies gravity. Sir Isaac Newton is turning in his grave right now. The illusion is created by using magnets and the first part of the device is installed on the roof. Once the camera turns you will see that […]

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Levitation through magnetism

You don’t need magic to obtain levitation. Get two magnets, one with a plain shape ie cube and another one in the shape of a spinner. Simply make sure the spinner rotates and stays vertically and you’ll be amazed by the performance. In the video above they need to try this at least a dozen […]

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Get your hands on these anti-gravity toys [video]

YouTube user BrussPup makes some really impressive experiments that may twist a bit our minds. In his newest episode he plays with some anti-gravity toys. Well, they are magnets, but it looks damn cool when you make what he does. The extra mile that he works in order to make these things work give it […]

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