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Magic Spinning Globe

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Magic Spinning Globe. Globe not only stays upright, but rotates when exposed to light.
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Hits: 11659 | Favorites: 8 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 2.4 | Category: Science | Date: 03/18/2009
 
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inyabum
Male, 18-29, Europe
 1 Posts
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 2:07:03 PM
its a hoax, its a ball inside a liquid filled clear ball so yeah, it will spin freely, its floating!

donlyle
Male, 70 & Over, Western US
 1 Posts
Monday, July 6, 2009 5:21:05 AM
The globe is covered by three US patents and the disclosures show how it works. It is powered by photocells and it contains a bar magnet that aligns with the earth's magnetic field and a motor that rotates the bar magnet. Since the magnet stays aligned, the rotational energy is transferred to the enclosing globe.

tangello
Female, 13-17, Western US
 898 Posts
Saturday, April 25, 2009 10:35:09 PM
cowbellpanda, u got the right idea, but those move wen u do. the girl toward the end didn't move her hand n it still spun.

Pijamas
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 59 Posts
Monday, March 23, 2009 1:11:52 PM
If they were magnets and oriented themselves to the poles, the globe would stop spinning once it oriented itself. I'm guessing that`s not the case...

Pijamas
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 59 Posts
Saturday, March 21, 2009 9:45:03 PM
If they were magnets and oriented themselves to the poles, the globe would stop spinning once it oriented itself. I'm guessing that`s not the case...

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