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Magnetic gadgets for your Workshop!

Bring organisation and uniformity to your workspace with our helpful guide: 5 Magnetic gadgets for your Workshop. Simply browse and click on the product to learn more…

Hazard warning tape

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Magnets that come to life

Halloween, the time of year when people dress up and talk about the scary bumps in the night. In the spirit of things, we have put together a range of magnets that have a mind of their own…

Ferrofluid

Cast a spell on your friends with this majestic liquid. Manipulate the ferrofluid within the dramatic skull sculpture to see it take on amazing shapes and perform physics-defying movements that must be seen to be believed.


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How to create a simple electric train using magnets

Simple electric train made from a battery and magnets inside a copper coil

In this article, we are going to show you how you can create the simplest (possibly), but by far the most awesome (definitely) DIY electric train by using nothing more than  a battery, some bare copper wire and two magnets. Before you stand aghast in disbelief and tell us it can’t be done, make sure you check our article on how to make a basic electric motor with almost identical materials.

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5 ways magnets can help you hang your Christmas decorations

Christmas is fast approaching and it’s the time of year when we risk life and limb to retrieve the old Christmas decorations from the back of the shed or that store cupboard that nobody ever seems to go in from January to November. While we can’t help you untangle the entwined mass of tinsel or figure out why the perfectly functioning lights of last year won’t now work, we can help make putting up your decorations much easier.

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Will a magnet damage my smartphone?

A broken smartphone with a smashed screen.

Since the days of the first personal computer it has been part of ‘geeklore’ (like folklore but more interesting) that magnets are bad for all things electronic. But come on I hear you say, we’ve moved on from the days of the faithful floppy disk and the cumbersome CRT monitor, surely this can’t be the case? Magnets can’t seriously damage my iPhone, can they?

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