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'Magnetic man' sticks spoons to his skin


Posted on Saturday, 17 December, 2011 | Comment icon 18 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Etibar Elchyev achieved a world record for sticking 50 metal spoons magnetically to his body.

The 39-year-old kick-boxing trainer was to attempt to balance spoons on his head but instead switched to a new feat involving his unusual ability to stick metal objects to his skin through a form of human magnetism. Elchyev only discovered he had this ability a year ago, it isn't clear why his body is able to magnetically attract objects in the way that it does.

"Abandoning a bid to set Guinness world record for balancing spoons on his face, a 39-year-old Georgian sports coach instead balances 50 on his body in an apparent feat of 'magnetic' attraction."

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Comment icon #9 Posted by Junior Chubb on 20 December, 2011, 1:21
I saw something similar to this on Stan Lee's Superhumans. The tests looked a bit more credible than what is seen in this video. If I remember rightly there was no mention of illness or sticky secretions, but he did manage 'stick' more than just metal to himself, and in my eyes debunked the 'Magnetic Man' theory himself. Did anyone else see this? My memory is more than a bit hazy on this one. I doubt this show was credible enough to prove or disprove human magnetism, but they seem to have given him a big yes.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Godzilla52670 on 22 December, 2011, 19:38
just add some talcum powder and the effect is gone.
Comment icon #11 Posted by peopleneverwakeup on 3 January, 2012, 12:45
the answer is in these letters. two words. one word is 3 letters the other is six. "egyerynni"
Comment icon #12 Posted by sharpie on 3 January, 2012, 16:51
Yin Energy.
Comment icon #13 Posted by sharpie on 3 January, 2012, 16:53
the answer is in these letters. two words. one word is 3 letters the other is six. "egyerynni" = Yin Energy
Comment icon #14 Posted by fancyly on 1 March, 2012, 21:02
I can do it.
Comment icon #15 Posted by fancyly on 1 March, 2012, 21:46
Comment icon #16 Posted by Eldorado on 1 March, 2012, 22:37
Cannibals would love you guys. Food AND cutlery.
Comment icon #17 Posted by fancyly on 2 March, 2012, 0:21
Cannibals would love you guys. Food AND cutlery. Youíre right. Iím kinda fatty.
Comment icon #18 Posted by Eldorado on 2 March, 2012, 16:26
Nah, you look ok. Cannibals will eat skinny people too, you know. Especially if they have cutlery stuck on them.... or ketchup. lol


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