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Why the big attraction to magnets....! What draws people to these things or induces them to buy them ? :)D

Posted - December 9, 2018

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  • 21813
    They're fun. Especially the super-duper rare earth ones...Nd-Fe-Co.

    This post was edited by Element 99 at December 9, 2018 5:38 PM MST
      December 9, 2018 10:41 AM MST
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  • 9566
    We use to play with metal filings an magnets ...it was fascinating to see all the patterns they made ....:)  
      December 9, 2018 10:49 AM MST
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  • 21813
    I would have my students drag magnets through soil to retrieve micrometeorites. I don't remember where I got the idea. It works.
      December 9, 2018 2:18 PM MST
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  • 9566
    Do you have breakfast cereals like Kellogs Corn Flakes in America....Hold a strong magnet next to the unopened plastic inner bag and then shake the bag with all the flakes in side......Powered food grade iron with then stick to the magnet......it looks wierd ...:)     
      December 9, 2018 2:24 PM MST
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  • 21813
    I have seen it done, but have not done it.
      February 8, 2019 9:43 AM MST
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  • 9566
    I bet you have many ways of ironing out the wrinkles of many scientific things .....I think that's what initially  attracted me too yew ...hehe  
      December 9, 2018 2:27 PM MST
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  • 21813
      December 9, 2018 2:33 PM MST
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  • 9566
    Do you have a Spin Doctorate two as well :)D 
      December 9, 2018 2:38 PM MST
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  • 5487
    Every American refrigerator has 5.8 magnets stuck on it. 
      December 9, 2018 5:41 PM MST
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  • 21813
    I think we have about a dozen.
      February 8, 2019 9:44 AM MST
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  • 21571
    probably to put stuff in the fridge
      December 9, 2018 7:38 PM MST
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  • They helped keep my daughter entertained in the kitchen while I cooked when she was too little to help, and I could keep an eye on her. 
      December 9, 2018 7:40 PM MST
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