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 8:32am11/05/14 8:32am


DARPA Developing Weapon Inspired by Arthur C. Clarke Idea From 1955

Those of you who are familiar with Arthur C. Clarke's 1955 novel Earthlight may recognize a new weapon from DARPA dubbed the Magneto Hydrodynamic Explosive Munition (MAHEM). In the novel, a commander unleashes "The Stiletto"—a weapon consisting of a jet of molten metal hurled through space by an electro-magnet. The… »4/23/08 8:30pm4/23/08 8:30pm