The Single Best Reason To Put a Magnet in Your Finger

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Two years ago, we were fortunate enough to have a man with a magnet implanted in his fingertip explain at length the manifold benefits—and occasional drawbacks—of his minor superpower. What he failed to mention, somehow, was the single best thing about it.

The image above (well, half an image, the full thing is below) comes from Redditor urielxvi, who has undergone a similar procedure. His thoughts tend less towards the philosophical, though, and more to the Hey look at this my life is awesome! Rightly so:


I'll never open a can again without thinking that there could be a better way. That there is a better way. And that some blessed soul has finally found the best of all possible reasons to make yourself magnetic. [Reddit]