experiment

If you’re ever bored and have a box of Total and a strong magnet lying around, here’s a simple trick to extract the iron particles from the cereal and have them follow the magnet around like a bunch of little metallic sheep.

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A programmer and writer named Jonathan Stark is conducting an experiment involving the “social sharing of physical goods using digital currency on mobile phones.” To translate, he is allowing people to download a copy of his Starbucks card, and use it to buy themselves coffee whenever there’s money on it.

Jonathan is hoping that those who take advantage of the offer will tweet about the experience and possibly even add money to the card. In order to keep track of the remaining funds, Jonathan has started a twitter feed, which, as of this writing, contains $12.84. If you would like to be one of the kind souls who reload the card, check out the instructions after the break.

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