Watch this magnetic silly putty devour a rare-earth magnet

Ever seen The Blob? This is sort of like that – only the blob doing the absorbing is a ball of putty, infused with millions of micron-sized ferromagnetic particles. The putty is nothing special on its own, but watch what happens when you stick it next to a powerful neodymium iron boron magnet. » 3/28/13 6:40am 3/28/13 6:40am

Silly Putty enables new Smell-o-vision device

We've got 3DTVs, surround-sound speakers and motion-scanning video game controllers, but there's one thing still missing from a truly immersive virtual-reality experience: smell. » 6/19/11 7:30am 6/19/11 7:30am