With Magic Penny Magnets and some everyday objects, you can perform feats that even top scientists and engineers have found amazing!
Skill Flux uses ultra high purity aluminium. The magnetic ball moves faster through the aluminium tube that it would through copper, so these faster...
Drop the ultra-strong magnetic ball inside one of the the aluminium tubes, and experience just how slowly the ball falls. Although the ball is not...
This is a beautiful physics toy designed for your desk. A vortex lives in here, just spin the gorgeous glass dome to see it!
Shine a bright, collimated light on the mirror - sunlight works brilliantly - and the pattern on the back of the mirror will be projected at the wall or on any blank screen. Then you’ll see the image of the Chinese Signs of the Zodiac.
When you flick the piezoelectric strip to and fro, it generates enough electricity - over 105 volts - to light the neon bulb.
The pocket-sized electronic spinning top counts the number of revolutions and keeps track of scores - can you beat the highest score?
An elegant, transforming geometric puzzle. Based on the Yoshimoto Cube, which we used to sell about 20 years ago!
The heart of this unusual thermal engine is a thin ring of Nitinol wire (0.3mm). Some warm water is enough to make the Nitinol Engine run.
This bouquet of roses will last a lot longer than the real thing!
To commemorate a special occasion, to say thank you, or just to let someone know you are thinking of them. Open the card and up pops the bouquet of roses. Envelope included.
Inspired by a love of the bard, this handcrafted "Romeo and Juliet” pop up card can be used for a multitude of occasions – be it to commemorate a special occasion, to let someone know you are thinking of them, or as a special memento – this card will definitely bring a smile to your loved one’s face!
The makers say that it is literally impossible to be unhappy whilst wearing one of these Happy Hats!
The Fling Stick is a paper wand that when you 'fling' it, extends up to 48 inches. It also features 12 different sound effects for added fun!
The Stirling engine works from an external heat source, converting this heat energy into mechanical energy. It is traditionally referred to as an...
This cardboard panorama of Venice folds and slots together, to create a picture that you can hang on your wall. But this is more than a picture - as...
Hand made specially for Grand Illusions by our glass blower, the Brandy Pipe is an unusual drinking vessel that allows you to drink from the bottom...
Very slowly, you roll the loose ball bearing towards the magnets. As it approaches the magnets, something unexpected happens...
This unusual container for a pair of spectacles can be yellow, or if you open the case, you can continue to open it until each half has performed a complete revolution, and it will now be yellow!
Invented in the 1990s, the Logic Specs case is an unusual container for a pair of spectacles! The case is held closed by magnets. But when you open the case, you can continue to open it until each half has performed a complete revolution, and the band on the outside of the case is now a different colour!Logic Specs Case