August 2017

  1. Navigating the History of the Compass

    Navigating the History of the Compass
    Dangerous as it may be, the ocean has served as an important tool for mankind throughout history. Up until recently, the compass was our main ally in the fight against… getting lost. The compass has guided sailors across wide open expanses of briny waves as they search for new lands or known continents. It has been an indispensible tool that we fall rely on even today. Continue reading →
  2. Cute As A Button: DIY Button Magnets

    Cute As A Button: DIY Button Magnets
    Buttons are can be a crafter's ultimate resource. You can make anything out of buttons; there are countless options. Chances are, you have an endless collection of buttons in your craft box that you’d like to use. Well, you’re in luck! Today we have three simple, creative, and fun magnetic button DIYs. From layered button magnets to vintage key magnets, there’s a craft for all button enthusiasts. Keep reading to find out how to make each of these unique button magnets perfect for the fridge or your office. Continue reading →
  3. Hyperloop Hotel: Travel in Magnetic Luxury

    Hyperloop Hotel: Travel in Magnetic Luxury
    We’ve talked about the Hyperloop previously on the blog, but just in case you’re not up to speed, we’ll give you a little refresher. Presented in 2013 by Elon Musk, the Hyperloop is a proposed low-pressure tube system powered by electromagnetism. It would be capable of spanning longer distances in less time than has ever been possible. Imagine being able to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco (350 miles) in under 35 minutes. Cross-country travel would be changed forever, and for the better! Continue reading →
  4. The Eclipse Helps Us Understand the Sun's Magnetic Field

    The Eclipse Helps Us Understand the Sun's Magnetic Field
    If you haven’t heard by now, there will be a total solar eclipse occurring Monday, August 21st. The Great American Eclipse will be viewable across the country at different times depending on your location. You can see a full map and times of full obscurity here. But what exactly happens during a full eclipse? Continue reading →

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