Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish.
Magnets are also extremely useful for safely picking up screws, needles, and other pointy objects from the floor if you ever have an accidental spill during your DIY home project or sewing spree.
And if you ever suspect that your fortified nutritious breakfast cereal doesn't contain as much iron as you suspect, you can verify this by grinding up your cereal in a blender and seeing for yourself how much black iron fuzz sticks onto your magnet when you sift through the cereal dust.
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