Sergiy Barchuk for TIME
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Sitting between utility and magic, the Hoverpen 2.0 is a ballpoint pen that hovers at a 23.5-degree angle—a nod to the earth’s axial tilt—without electricity. The feat is achieved thanks to physics, gravity, and a proprietary formulation of neodymium magnets. David Liang—the physicist who co-founded Novium, the Taiwanese company behind the pen—says he wanted to create a “fascinating installation art piece” (from aircraft-grade aluminum) that could inspire. Hoverpen 3.0, which converts into a fountain pen, is in the works.

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