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Someone Built A Real-Life Thor’s Hammer That Can Only Be Lifted By Its Creator

In Norse mythology and Marvel Comics, Thors hammer the Mjlniris only possible to lift if youare worthy. In this video, however, the force behind wielding such ahammer is not Nordic god-like power; turns out, it’s justan electromagnetstolen from a microwave.

Allen Pan, from the Sufficiently Advanced YouTube channel, took to Venice Beach and challenged passersby to lift the legendary hammer. Unbeknownst to them, there’s a fingerprint scanner registered to only Allens thumb that turns off a strong electromagnet embedded in the hammer.

Check out the hilarious prank below, which also shows the neat electrical engineering that wentinto making the “unliftable”Mjlnir.

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