Levitation

Levitation

Watch Sound Waves Levitate Small Objects In Different Directions

A new type of acoustic levitation called "holographic acoustic tweezers" is mesmerizing to watch.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.19.18
tractor beams

Doctors Could Someday Use Tractor Beams to Get Those Tiny Floaters Out of Your Eyes

Scientists think tractor beams could be used in medicine in the near future.
Samantha Cole
1.23.18
Design

Lift Your Spirits with a Levitating Cloud Lamp

This levitating cloud light is equal parts dreamy and technologically advanced.
Diana Shi
10.15.16
Design

Pimp Your Records with a Futuristic Levitating Turntable

The MAG-LEV turntable is the kind of thing you'd expect to see on the wealthy side of sci-fi dystopia.
Beckett Mufson
10.13.16
Art

Wingardium Leviosa! | GIF Six-Pack

There's a new Harry Potter book, so let's levitate stuff!
Beckett Mufson
7.29.16
Art

Dancer Defies Gravity with Stunning 3D Projections

This immersive ballet performance will have you questioning which way is up.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.18.16
Music

OK Go Drops an Anti-Gravity Music Video

“Upside Down & Inside Out” is exactly why paint-filled balloons aren’t allowed on airplanes.
Alyssa Buffenstein
2.11.16
Art

7 Levitating Artworks Cooler Than the Air Bonsai

Because floating mini-trees barely scratch the surface.
Beckett Mufson
1.25.16
video

Watch This Levitating Water Droplet Contort Itself Into Different Shapes

Sometimes science is just nice to look at.
Rachel Pick
10.7.15
Art

Artist Captures an Ocean Storm in a Fishbowl

Who needs to hold the world in the palm of your hand, when you can put the ocean in your living room?
Sami Emory
6.17.15
Interviews

Black Mountain Write Better Songs When They Drink

Ten years after their first album, the Vancouver band talks about their stamina in the industry and how they keep from killing each other.
Gen Handley
5.21.15
Festivals 2015

Literal DadBods and Brown Acid: Day Three of Levitation Festival 2015

Extreme heat, muddy trenches, and a whole lot of people on drugs.
Kayla Monetta
5.11.15
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