Golden Ferrofluid Fulfills Your Midas and Magneto Fantasies

And here we thought that color-changing ferrofluid was as unique as that magical magnetic liquid could get. But our eyes have been opened to a whole new world of possibilities now that ThinkGeek is stocking a bottle of ferrofluid that looks like it's filled with liquid gold, ready to morph, spike, and dance at your… » 11/05/14 8:32am 11/05/14 8:32am

Color-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… » 2/21/14 1:21pm 2/21/14 1:21pm

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 » 12/13/13 7:00pm 12/13/13 7:00pm

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. » 9/27/12 10:03am 9/27/12 10:03am

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 pledge needed for this Ferrite ferrofluid toy. » 12/19/11 1:00pm 12/19/11 1:00pm

DIY Ferrofluid Is the Prettiest Mess You Could Make Today

Ferrofluid is a beautiful mess of iron particles suspended in oil, but the beauty comes at a price of $165 a liter ($624.59 a gallon, for you Standard folks). Let's take the DIY route to this, shall we? » 9/23/09 10:40pm 9/23/09 10:40pm

Morpho Towers: Ferrofluid + Music = Hypnotic WTF

Metal in motion is nothing new and neither are these Morpho Towers, two metal spirals sitting on a large surface full of ferrofluid, a viscous liquid saturated with iron particles. » 4/06/07 7:22am 4/06/07 7:22am