It's all explainable via science, but if you replace your typical cornucopia centerpiece with this floating steel plate supporting a glowing wireless candelabra, your dinner guests will be too blown away to notice your dry turkey and lumpy gravy.


This awesome demonstration of magnetic levitation and inductive power was recorded at Paris' Palais de la Decouverte, a science center that obviously goes above and beyond just demos of static electricity. And it's particularly apropos for Thanksgiving since watching the whole thing float is one of those moments when science feels like magic, and you're extra thankful for the discoveries and technology that makes the world we live in so awesome to explore. [YouTube via The Verge via io9]

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