So far, the most practical use man has found for ferrofluid is as gorgeous eye candy. And that’s totally OK, because how else would have Nike realised this slick animated display for its new Kevin Durant trainers? Read More >>
Ferrofluid is a wonderful metallic goo that magically reacts to the presence of a magnetic field. To date it’s really only been used in mesmerising desk toys, but designer and tinkerer Zelf Koelman has found a way to manipulate the material into an animated clock that perfectly represents the flow of time. Read more >>
For £10 a newton's cradle provides about 10 minutes worth of distraction at work. If you want piss away the whole day, you'll need to spend a bit more. Like the $125 (£80) pledge needed for this Ferrite ferrofluid toy.