30 Dec '12, 4am

I've test driving a magnetic field sense, as in

I've test driving a magnetic field sense, as in

When testing high current circuit breakers, we used some very high currents, through a very short copper loop. The magnetic field was so strong, it would drive a computer monitor absolute bonkers from about 5 or 6 feet away. (see how close you have to be for a strong magnetic to affect one). While it never “hurt” me, I did get headaches when doing those tests, everybody did. Nothing major, just a small, but bothersome one. One guy swore he’d never have kids because of it, but every time we turned around, his wife was popping one out…. Now, having said that, he would be interested in the experiment that “trained” people to revert back to being use their internal compass. Forgot where I saw it, but they had a GPS compass that would vibrate or something when pointed north. You could actually train yourself, as a sixth sense, to recognize the earth’s magnetic field. There’s a ...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2012/01/02/give-yourself-a-sixth-sens...

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