ferrofluid

Watching The Numbers Flow On This Ferrofluid Clock Is Almost Therapeutic

Watching The Numbers Flow On This Ferrofluid Clock Is Almost Therapeutic

Ferrofluid is a wonderful metallic goo that magically reacts to the presence of a magnetic field. To date it’s really only been used in mesmerising desk toys, but Zelf Koelma has found a way to manipulate the material into an animated clock that perfectly represents the flow of time.

Colour-Shifting Ferrofluid: Who Needs Aliens?

Colour-Shifting Ferrofluid: Who Needs Aliens?

Even though it has many real-world applications — like as a self-sealing lubricant — ferrofluid’s most common use is as one really awesome desktop distraction. But when you’ve seen one black spiky blob, you’ve seen them all. So the creators of the new Fluux LiquiMetal toy have breathed some novelty…