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2010-11-05 14:30:25.910659+00 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

"Buckyballs" magnetic spheres have tied my brain in knots. That is all.

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#Comment Re: made: 2010-11-05 16:18:42.843732+00 by: Dave Polaschek

Two thoughts: one, they're awfully small looking. And second, think of the noise the vacuum cleaner would make when it found one that had escaped to the carpeting. Then again, they'd probably attach themselves to the chair or desk or something.

#Comment Re: made: 2010-11-08 00:22:30.02055+00 by: Diane Reese

I gave those to several folks as holiday gifts last year, they're quite awesome. They definitely want to stick together.(PS: If you have a lot of ThinkGeek points, you can exchange them for a set of these next time you place an order.)

#Comment Re: bucky made: 2010-11-08 15:09:58.332712+00 by: ghasty

My son has some on order from Santa this year...he loves thinkgeek

#Comment Re: made: 2010-11-11 11:43:08.820587+00 by: brennen

These things are fantastically distracting to play with.

They can also be a tiny bit dangerous. We were trying to slide a new server into place in our rack at the data center the other day and found that one had somehow migrated from my living room to wedge itself into one of the rails...