Iron filings move to the music above an array of computer-controlled magnets in TechnoFrolics' "Choreographed Iron Dust" display shown at last weekend's World Maker Faire in NYC.
A new study suggests that humans can subconsciously sense Earth's magnetic field. While this capability, called magnetoreception, is well known in birds and fish, there is now evidence that our brains are also sensitive to magnetic fields. The researchers from Caltech and the University of Tokyo measured the brainwaves of 26 participants who were exposed… READ THE REST
This isn't your usual kinetic pachinko balls-in-a-gravity-maze toy, but a mindbending demonstration of magnets. It starts getting really crazy at about 2m in but one should enjoy the subtle pleasures too. READ THE REST
Watch artist Fabian Oefner manipulating ferrofluid (magnetized liquid) and watercolors into a stunning psychedelic pattern that appears on the cover of alt.pop trio Guster's forthcoming album Evermotion. READ THE REST
From Final Fantasy 7 to Ghost of Tsushima, PlayStation has been pumping out some of the best games for as long as you can remember. Needless to say, you understand the value of a reasonably priced PlayStation subscription when you see one. And these nine deals not only include one, two, and three-year subscriptions to this beloved gaming universe, but… READ THE REST
Nowadays, strong, complicated passwords are necessary for everything in life, and there's nothing more frustrating than forgetting it and being locked out of your own accounts. Saving your passwords on websites is an alternative, but then your personal information is accessible to cyber-hacking. Instead, take the risk-free route with the JEM Biometric authentication device, making… READ THE REST
The pandemic has forced all of us to live with our decisions, which includes the type of furniture we're trapped indoors with. But if your furniture isn't helping you relax, do you truly own furniture, or is it just for show? If you're hunting for plush furniture that you can actually relax on after a… READ THE REST