How to make your own real-life Thor’s hammer to trick your friends

You'll need magnets and a fingerprint scanner to make your own Mjölnir

From the moment we saw it, we all loved Allen Pan’s homemade Thor’s hammer –which uses powerful electromagnets and a fingerprint scanner to ensure only he can lift it– and we all wanted one of our own.


Now that dream can come true, and you don’t even have to ask Odin!


However, you will need a lot of time and some pretty fierce tinkering skills to follow the instructions on Sufficiently Advanced. Still you’ve got to prove yourself worthy of Mjölnir somehow.