Posts Tagged ‘magnet’
 
 
 
Offbeat
 
Slow Magnet Fall
Slow Magnet Fall
Slow Magnet Fall

Video of the Day: Watch a Magnet Slowly Fall to the Floor Without Wires or Magic (video)

No wires, no magic, no special effects. Yes, this block of metal (actually a magnet) is slowly falling towards the floor thanks to something called Eddy Currents. To be candid this isn't the first time we've seen this effect. B...
 
Accessories
 
Steelie
Steelie
Steelie

STEELIE Magnetic Smartphone Car Stand (video)

We've long sought an iPhone car mount that is subtle, simple, and actually works.  Unfortunately, nothing has quite met our high standards.  That is until today. The STEELIE is simple magnetic ring that attaches to the back of ...

 
Offbeat
 
Floating Magnetic Superconductor
Floating Magnetic Superconductor
Floating Magnetic Superconductor

Superconducting Magnet Floats in Place (video)

Chances are, your understanding of science is largely dictated by movies.  Unless of course you wear a white lab coat and a pair of glasses.  Case in point, the Hover Board from "Back to the Future 2".  This particular piece of...
 
Household
 
Thumbsaver
Thumbsaver
Thumbsaver

ThumbSaver Magnetic Nail Setter

If you've hammered a nail, then you've also hammered a finger nail.  The problem lies in the fact in the infrequency in which this activity is performed, unlike professional workers who repeat this motion hour after hour for we...

 
Household
 
Magnetic Light Switch Cover
Magnetic Light Switch Cover
Magnetic Light Switch Cover

Magnetic Light Switch Cover

Sometimes brilliance comes in the most simplest of forms.  The Magnetic Light Switch Cover really needs no explanation, but for the sake of posterity (and driving some traffic to this post by way of a search engine), we'll prov...
 
Bikes
 
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magtenlight-2
magtenlight-2

Magtenlight: Magnetically Powered Bike Lights

Dynamo powered lights have been around almost as long as the bicycle has had gears.  One problem?  Most if not all of them had to make physical contact with a spinning wheel to be powered, that is until now.  Enter the Magtenli...

 
Concepts
 
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matarile_wooden_key_rack
matarile_wooden_key_rack

Wooden Magnetic Key Rack

Figure it out yet?  This is a key rack that has a magnet hidden beneath its wooden exterior.  I think it's a concept only, which I usually shy away from, but the idea is so close to reality I really want one in my entrance way....
 
Household
 
Floating Beer Holder
Floating Beer Holder
Floating Beer Holder

Magnetic Floating Beer Holder, Yes It’s Real

70-inch flat screen still not impressing your friends?  Try out the Magentic Floating Revolving 18-LED Beer Display.  Using the magic of magnets this device will actually suspend your beer of choice, or any metal capped beverag...

 
Clocks
 
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magnet-clock-1
magnet-clock-1

The ‘Magnet Clock’ Schedules Your Day In An Iconic Fashion

Sure, I could use my iPhone's calendar to plan my day, but that wouldn't be nearly as fun as the Magnet Clock.  Just stick the clock to your fridge and arrange the iconic chips in accordance to what time you want to perform tha...