science
Colour-Shifting Ferrofluid: Who Needs Aliens?

Even though it has many real-world applications—like as a self-sealing lubricant—ferrofluid's most common use is as one really awesome desktop distraction. But when you've seen one black spiky blob, you've seen them all. So the creators of the new Fluux LiquiMetal toy have breathed some novelty back into ferrofluid by chemically engineering it to shift colours. Read More >>

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How to Make a Terrifying, Spinning, Ferrofluid Buzzsaw

There are almost as many fascinating ferrofluid videos on YouTube as there are clips of kittens being cute. So it's rare to come across one that offers anything new and interesting. But CrazyRussianHacker has done just that with this simple trick that turns ferrofluid into some kind of nightmarish liquid metal spinning saw blade. Read More >>

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Here's the Best Desk Toy Since Newton's Cradle

Newton's cradle has enjoyed a fantastic run as the go-to distraction toy in offices around the world. But today it's officially dethroned by this hypnotic ferrofluid flask that's basically magnetic magic in a bottle. Read More >>

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Say Goodbye To Productivity With This Tube of Magnetic Black Goo

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. Read More >>

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