In this video, two scientists demonstrate the powerful attraction between these 'super-strong neodymium magnets.' They place ordinary household objects right in the path between the magnets, then record what transpires in slow motion. According to the YouTube description, these are "50mm x 50mm x 25mm N42 neodymium magnets" and while they are small, each can pull 116kg of weight vertically. 

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Like us, a few of you may have been wondering how they pry the magnets apart after each test. When asked this question, the scientists responded, "[i]t is difficult, but we have a large specially designed jig with a wooden handle that is used to slide the magnets apart. It is five times easier to slide the magnets apart than it is to pull them directly apart." We're glad that they answered the question, and eagerly await their next scientific demonstration. However, as they mention in the YouTube description, please do not try to replicate this experiment at home. Working with magnets can be extremely dangerous and can result in serious injury.

Watch the drama unfold in the video below, and be sure to let us know which object you enjoyed watching the most. My favorite would have to be the apple.