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Georgian man demonstrates his magnetic ability with spoons

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Etibar Elchiyev poses with 50 metal spoons stuck to his body in Tbilisi, on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.

The Telegraph reports:

Abandoning a bid to set Guinness world record for balancing spoons on his face, a 39-year-old Georgian sports coach instead balances 50 on his body in an apparent feat of 'magnetic' attraction.

Etibar Elchyev, a 39-year-old kick-boxing trainer, discovered his talent of attracting metal to his body less than a year ago but has quickly taken to the world of magnetism.

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