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Han Dynasty Compass

This is a modern replica of the oldest
instrument in the world which is known to be a compass.

Flux Original

With its amazing gravity-defying effect based on Lenz's Law,
this is a scientific toy that really feels like magic

Magic Penny Kit

Using the supplied magnets and some everyday objects,
you can perform feats that even top scientists have found amazing!

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