Magnetic Sixth Sense

This morning’s Wired News has a fascinating article on the practice of implanting small, strong rare-earth magnets in one’s ring-finger.

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This morning’s Wired News has a fascinating article on the practice of implanting small, strong rare-earth magnets in one’s ring-finger. The result is a kind of “magnet sense” — people who’ve had the implant report that they can tell when a wire is live and when they’re going through a magnet security-scanner at a store, even when their laptops’ hard drives are spinning up.

Take that, Scientology Power Center!