Magnetic football perfect for butterfingers
I’m not one to watch an NFL game on TV or toss around the pigskin in the park, but if I did I would probably benefit from this magnetic football.
Ultimate Reception is a campaign on crowd-funding site IndieGoGo aimed at developing a magnetic football and gloves that improve catching ability.
Actually, the gloves are embedded with powerful magnets that attract a special layer in the football’s skin. They’re strong enough so that the ball will stick to the glove when the arm is outstretched and palm down.
The glove magnets won’t prevent the ball from being thrown because parts of the ball aren’t attracted to magnets.
It’s being developed by Minnesota Vikings long snapper Cullen Loeffler and engineer Alex Heltzel.
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