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Magnetic water

Anyone have any idea what's going on in this video?

Click the image above to see a demonstration of "magnetic water"

A bar painted in magnetic looking colors is held above water, which then reacts to the bar.

Presumably the bar is a magnet. But the water?

Is it science or just a video trick?


looks to me like they used sea water so is rich in ion amd it reeact to the magnet or maybe disolve ion in water

its just a simple camera trick. the entire background and camera are mounted together. notice how slowly the person moves the "magnet" the entire setup is rotated back and forth to create the illusion of magnetic water. i made the same video in highschool communications class.

the cup is on an iron table and there is probably iron in the water thus the water moves

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