The Color Changing Card Trick

Video 7 October 2013 0 Comments

color changing card trick by richard wiseman

This card trick from Richard Wiseman is probably best introduced with very little information.  Talking too much about it before you watch it might give some hints about what to expect.  After the card trick is performed, the video then goes on to show exactly how it was done.  Were you paying attention?

Amazing Holograms from Brusspup

Video 16 September 2013 0 Comments

brusspup hologram

Last year, we featured a video showing the Mirage 3D Hologram Generator in action.  You place a small object inside the unit and it projects a hologram (using mirrors) of the same object that appears to hover above the unit.  They are a really cool item to have on your desk or give to someone […]

Brusspup’s Anti-Gravity Illusion

Video 12 August 2013 0 Comments

Brusspup Anti-Gravity Illusion

Brusspup videos have always been popular on this blog.  You do not have to watch many of them to understand why.  Here, Brusspup demonstrates how it is possible to make gravity work in reverse – or at least give the impression that it is.  You may recall that this video is similar to his Impossible […]

Toy Train Track Optical Illusion

Estimation,Video 5 August 2013 1 Comment

Toy Train Track Optical Illusion

Today’s video spotlights the Jastrow Illusion using a pair of identical toy train tracks.  The two wooden train track pieces appear to be longer (or shorter) than the other when arranged one on top of the other.  When one of the pieces is placed directly on top of the other, however, it is obvious that they […]

Special Head Levitation on America’s Got Talent

Video 18 July 2013 0 Comments

Special Head Backward Levitation on Americas Got Talent

The street performer known as Special Head returned to America’s Got Talent last night in Las Vegas with a brand new levitation stunt.  This one was a little different than his previous performance, but still involved him appearing to float above the ground.  Instead of levitating by lifting his legs off the ground like he […]

Johan Lorbeer – The Floating Man

Miscellaneous,Video 1 July 2013 0 Comments

Johan Lorbeer the Floating Man

Last month, Special Head’s levitation trick on America’s Got Talent created quite a buzz.  Special Head was certainly not the first person to perform such a trick and he surely won’t be the last.  Performance artist Johan Lorbeer did a slight variation of this stunt by casually leaning against the wall of a building while […]

Box Impossible from Jerry Andrus

Forced Perspective,Impossible,Video 27 June 2013 0 Comments

Box Impossible From Jerry Andrus

“I can fool you because you’re a human,” said Jerry Andrus.  “You have a wonderful human mind that works no different from my human mind.  Usually when we’re fooled, the mind hasn’t made a mistake.  It’s come to the wrong conclusion for the right reason.” During his illustrious life, Jerry Andrus was many things.  He […]