Attraction. From dating apps to fridge magnets, attraction plays a big part in our lives. MRI scans, compasses, fake magnetic eyelashes and Maglev trains. You can find magnets in more places than you think. But did you know that the direction a compass points to changes? Magnetic north is not north. And in a few hundred years, magnetic north will be south. Confusing? Perhaps. Magnetism is like magic.