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Kate Sheppard

Feds Reach Settlement Agreement To Recall Buckyballs

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Monday evening that it reached a settlement agreement with the creator of Buckyballs to...

WATCH: Magnetic Levitation In Slow Motion Looks Like Witchcraft

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Want to levitate? All you need are magnets, liquid nitrogen and superconductors. Well, maybe not exactly. But if you want to make a model train le...

Kate Sheppard

Toy Magnets Can Injure Kids Like 'A Gun Shot Wound To The Gut'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission argues that small, powerfully magnetic balls contained in some toys pose "an unreasonable risk of...

Gay Love vs. Magnets: Why We Are Missing the Point

Gilles Herrada, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Gilles Herrada, Ph.D.

Amalaha's worldview is based on the grand principle of the complementarity of polar opposites. Gender polarities have constituted the pillars of nearly all worldviews in the Old World since late antiquity. Eventually the European colonizations made the gender polarity a standard.

Dangers of Magnets

Peter G. Hanson, M.D. | Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Peter G. Hanson, M.D.

If any of these small, powerful magnets gets accidentally swallowed (including by children who find the magnets on a counter), the threat level is a lot more serious than the same-sized object that is magnetically inert.

WATCH: Blob Attacks Magnet In Incredible Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.01.2013 | Science

In a scene straight out of the 1958 horror flick "The Blob," a new YouTube clip shows a lump of magnetic silly putty completely engulfing a magnet. ...

Trouble in Toyland

Nasima Hossain | Posted 02.09.2013 | Parents
Nasima Hossain

It's a holiday morning and kids all over the world are waking up to open their presents. Big smiles and laughter abound. What could be wrong with this picture?

Is It Possible To Put Very Strong Electromagnets in Cars So That They Repel Each Other?

Quora | Posted 12.01.2012 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jesse Berezovsky, Professor of Physics, Case Western Reserve University I think it might be possibl...

Banning Buckyball Magnets Is Statistically Ridiculous

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Weird News
Eliyahu Federman

Instead of sensationalizing individual injury cases, let's do the math on how dangerous Buckyball magnets really are when compared to other consumer products and activities.

New Study Solves Mystery Of Fish's Amazing Navigation Ability

| Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

After spending 3 years at sea and traveling up to 300 kilometers away from home, a rainbow trout can swim straight back to its original hatching gro...