Want to win the prize? Knowing a little math is the key to winning this popular contest. In this video, learn how to estimate correctly.
This video starts off with a magician performing a trick that he will teach. You are going to need a length of rope or a scarf to do this trick. The rope or scarf should be about five feet long. Put the rope behind your head so the sides are hanging normally down your chest. You’ll want the rope that is on the left side hanging a little lower then the right. Reach with the right hand and grab the rope high on your chest. With the left hand grab the rope on the right side making sure your left...
If you want a challenge, try this at home or anywhere. Learn to spin a book on your finger. This will make you enjoy more of your vacant time. It also helps your balancing skill developed. 1. Get a book. 2. Get your finger to the center of the gravity of the book. 3. Spin the book on your finger. 4. As the book spins, your finger gets outside of the center. 5. Try to get your finger back to the center and you can do that by moving your hand in a linear circular manner. 6. Keep practicing by s...
Here's another video showing you how to rip up a piece of paper and then have it magically restore itself to its pristine state. This requires two pieces of paper and little handy work, distraction and you're off to the races!
American magician and master of endurance David Blaine delivers a TED talk on the challenge of holding one's breath for as long as humanly possible. Blaine currently holds the Guinness World Record for longest breath held, at 17 minutes. His journey to achieve this feat (described below) is quite interesting, don't miss it.
Learn how to do the Fingerpass Normal with this pen spinning tutorial.
Don't get burned playing with fire——know how to play with it right, just like those crazy magicians do when it comes to magical fireballs that you can hold in your hand. You can juggle them, too, but you need to know the secret to making them safely.
Learn how to do the Neo Sonic with this pen spinning tutorial.
Magic Sand will retain it's shape when poured into water and then when the water is poured off, the sand will still be dry. I bet you 3M never imagined Scotch guard could be used for something like this! A great project for the kids (or those of you who are really just grown-up kids).
So, the in-person conversations between you and your friends has slowed down to a near halt, thanks to everyone's obsession with texting, Facebook, and over-uploading pics to Instagram—socializing at its best. It could also be that you're just not interesting enough anymore in person.
In this tutorial, learn the secret behind the magic trick. You know that amazing trick where a magician asks you to choose any line from a book and he will guess it? Well, in this video you will discover the secret behind that very trick. This is much more simple than you would think and anyone can do it with the right set up. So, check it out and start baffling your buddies.
In this video tutorial Slipperypiggy5 shows an easy way to make a hot air balloon with a rubber band. Take a rubber band put one end on the thumb and the other on the little finger of left hand. With the right hand's finger (index finger) make a twist in the middle and put it on the middle finger of left. Take one part of the loop from the little finger and put it on the thumb and do vice versa. Hold the middle part with right hands index finger and release all loops of thumb and little finge...
The design of these gloves makes them cheap and relatively safe. Layer up cotton-plastic-cotton gloves to create a barrier between your skin and the flaming lighter fluid. Use these fireproof gloves for movie SFX or a magic show. Or just to add some flair to your raver-style hand dancing.
This is the famous cups and balls magic trick. You'll make the balls appear and disappear, seemingly at random. You'll need some balls to do this trick - 3 to be exact. You'll also need 3 cups. Watch this video and see how it's done
Hello ladies and gentlemen, Greg Solomon is here today in this video tutorial to teach you how to perform the "Best Coin Trick in the World". He will show for you, and perform for you what many have referred to as the best coin trick there is. Immediately following the performance of this illusion, Greg will reveal to you, and explain to you how the coin illusion is performed.
Learn how to do the Thumbaround Reverse with this pen spinning tutorial.
A quite silly and easy to perform trick of a floating handkerchief. Watch this piece of cloth float, and how? A fork!
Want to make your fingers look like they have flames shooting out of them? Learn how to protect your fingers while they are ablaze and make your friends think you are impervious to pain. Use easy to find material to protect your fingers while you light each one on fire.
Check out this clip, and learn how to light your Zippo in the fastest possible way by doing the "Lightspeed" trick. This trick requires a little practice but is a very impressive way to get your cigarette or candles lit. Follow along for a step by step and learn the little tricks that make this light possible.
This is one o the best glass tricks out there. All the details of this levitating ball trick are revealed. Win beers or money with this bar trick. Perform it anywhere with common household items.
Grab a friend and get ready to perform some magic! The Great Rope Escape is sure to amaze your audience! You will need a rope (two pieces, each roughly 3 feet long). Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.
This rope trick will have your audience asking "how'd you do that?" You will need a length of think rope about 3-4 feet long and a pair of scissors. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.
This is a very advanced trick for your Zippo lighter. Be careful when performing this cool trick. In this video, you will get a step by step for the "Zrick" "Flesh Torch". Basically, you will be lighting your finger on fire and using it as a man-made (literally) lighter. Follow along and be safe.
Heads up: the following videos and GIFs will definitely cause you to zone out and lose focus on whatever it is you're doing.
In this tutorial, we learn how to levitate any object. You will need: four batteries, two empty cans, playing card, and a ball of tin foil to do this trick. To start, you will need to first tape two of the same batteries on the side of each of the cans. Then place the cans on opposite sides of the table from each other. After this, bend the playing card so it stands up on the side. Then, roll a small ball of foil up and place it on top. From here, you should be able to lift the cans up and th...
1. This video describes how to perform the cut and restored string trick. For performing this you need One "Scissor", "about 4 inch length of string", "one Straw" which you can get any restaurant or juice shop and "one X-acto Knife". Now actually prepare the straw, and the secret is in the straw in this case.
Magic Trick: The Appearing Bird Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience.
Learn how to do the Charge Normal with this pen spinning tutorial.
See how to suspend water in an open top jar. This is a very easy trick to learn.
In this clip, learn how to perform a very funky basic lighter trick with a zippo lighter. This trick is good for beginners and seasoned zippo fans alike and this tutorial will give you a step by step overview on how to do it. Follow along and get ready to impress anyone who asks you for a light!
Want to learn how to perform the classic parlor trick of hanging a spoon on your nose? If so, this video can teach you how in a few short steps. First, it's a good idea to take a napkin or paper towel and wipe any oil from the outside of your nose. This helps to prevent the spoon from slipping. Next, you'll want to also wipe off the spoon itself, especially if it is dirty or has food on it. The last step is to hold the cupped section of the spoon up to your mouth and breathe some hot air onto...
Learn how to safely breathe huge fire balls with non-flammable or toxic households items. This trick is simple and safe! Shock your friends and family!
Learn how to do the Double Thumbaround Reverse with this pen spinning tutorial.
Watch this video to learn how to perform the coin trough a handkerchief magic trick. This tutorial will teach you to make a coin magically go through a handkerchief with out tearing a hole in it.
Learn a magic trick in which you appear to pull a lit match apart using an invisible string.
Out of helium? Forgot to pick up the tank? Don't worry, this video shows you two different ways that you can make your balloons float without using helium! And better yet, these methods use things you likely have around the house, so no added cost!
In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "All Screwd Up" prop trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video magic lesson.
Most of the time for official coin tosses the interested party calls the result while the coin is in the air. Often, the coin is allowed to land on the ground to prevent tampering. Assuming that you are in a flipping situation where you are flipping it into your hand and calling it when it gets to the hand, it is pretty easy to guess the result accurately. This video will show you how to do so by rubbing the coin quickly to determine whether it is bumpy-side (tails) up or smooth-side (heads).
This video is about an optical illusion of a straw going through a safety pin. It is a simple illusion that any one can do. First, you need a safety pin, a toothpick and a straw. Cut the straw to the size of the toothpick, and using the safety pin, pierce straw and the toothpick from the middle. Then close the pin. Then all you've got to do is to hold the straw to the safety pin and release it. The straw will rotate almost 180 degrees creating the illusion of going through the safety pin to t...
Magic Girl is going to teach you a cool trick in this video tutorial that will blow you away, or will it? For this magic trick, grab a balloon and a needle. Watch Magic Girl perform her cool needle in the balloon trick without popping the balloon, until she finally reveals the secret of the indestructible balloon magic trick. It won't explode... amazing!