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  1. Is It Magnetic? Magnets vs. Steel

    Is It Magnetic? Magnets vs. Steel
    When completing a project, one of the first steps is usually deciding between attaching your magnets to another magnet or to steel. It might seem like either one could work – and in most cases, it can — but, we’ll walk you through the differences between the two attractions and some basic rules of thumb to make your experience working with these two materials as easy as possible. After all, education saves you time, money, and stress. Continue reading →
  2. Organize Your Shed With Magnets

    Organize Your Shed With Magnets
    When you think of a shed, typically you picture tools and all the other trinkets thrown about in piles or on a workbench. Sheds are home to many metallic items, making it easy to incorporate magnets into organization. Simple and stylish, these tips will help declutter your shed and add a little charm. Save yourself time and patience by organizing your shed with these magnetic hacks! Continue reading →
  3. Hidden Magnet Car Key Holder

    Hidden Magnet Car Key Holder
    Have you ever lost your car keys? We know, it’s the worst! Just as you’re about to leave the house you realize you have absolutely no idea where you put them. But what if there was a way to ensure that they’ll always be in the same place every time you go to look for them? Continue reading →
  4. 2016 Apex Holiday Gift Guide

    2016 Apex Holiday Gift Guide
    With the holiday season just getting started, that annual quest to find friends and family the perfect gifts returns. It seems like some people just get harder to shop for every year and searching for presents can be stressful! Luckily, Apex is here to help! Take a look at some of these unique and exciting gifts that are sure to put a smile on your loved ones’ faces this holiday season! Continue reading →
  5. Understanding the Meissner Effect

    Understanding the Meissner Effect
    The world of magnetism is downright vast. From astrophysics to arts and crafts, it plays a large role in many areas of life. What we don’t always hear about is the science behind magnetism—the ins and outs of what makes it work and how these theories can be applied. Continue reading →
  6. DIY Electromagnetic Coil Train

    DIY Electromagnetic Coil Train
    Many tech developers, including Elon Musk, are working on magnetic hyperloop trains. These mass-transit vehicles would be capable of traveling at unseen speeds and totally revolutionize the way many people commute and travel. Continue reading →
  7. Tips for Handling Ferrofluid

    Tips for Handling Ferrofluid
    If you’ve ever used ferrofluid for a science experiment or project, you know it can get everywhere. While it’s one of the coolest magnetic products available, it’s extremely messy and difficult to clean. Here are some tips to help you clean ferrofluid residue off your work surface so you’re prepared for your next experiment. Continue reading →
  8. DIY Magnetic Field Bottle

    DIY Magnetic Field Bottle
    It seems like there is no end to what you can do with magnets! Here’s a simple DIY for making a magnetic field sensory bottle. This little guy is a cool desk accessory for the office as well as great way to demonstrate the powers of magnetism. Continue reading →
  9. 5 Summer Magnet Hacks

    5 Summer Magnet Hacks
    Now that the summer Sun is peeking out of the clouds and bringing some warm weather, you’re probably eager to get outside. After spending all winter cooped up making grand plans for summer, it’s finally time to get started! Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, a picnic, or even planting your annual garden, here are a few ways really strong magnets can make your life easier: Continue reading →
  10. Make Your Own Magnetic Battery Connector from E-Waste

    Make Your Own Magnetic Battery Connector from E-Waste
    Every year Americans throw away 9.4 million tons of electronics including mobile phones, computers, TVs, fax machines, and more. All of this e-waste represents untapped sources of useful materials like batteries, copper, and even gold. Instead of throwing away old electronics, you can reuse the parts. Here’s how to use magnets to re-purpose old laptop batteries into a battery connector: Continue reading →

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