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How To: Perform "the coin fold" trick

In this video, we learn how to perform "the coin fold" trick. First, borrow a quarter and grab a piece of paper. Take the quarter and fold it up inside of the paper. This will prevent you from doing any slide of hand or trickery. Make sure they can see the coin inside of the paper. Next, you will need to take out your magic wand, which is in your back pocket. Wave it over the paper, and the coin should no longer be inside the paper. To do this, you will need to make sure the coin is inside of...

How To: Hang a spoon on your nose

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...

How To: Perform the "cigarette through coin" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Cigarette Through Coin 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.

How To: Perform the Sonic pen spinning flip trick

Getting tired of performing tricks at the bar with beer bottles? Well, try picking up a pen or a pencil. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform the Sonic pen spinning flip trick. Pen spinning isn't just good for the bar scene, it's also good for the school and work environment. The Sonic Flip can be daunting, but practice makes perfect.

How To: Perform office magic tricks

In this expert video series, learn simple magic tricks to do at work. Greg Trevors will show you simple supply closet items that can mysteriously transform into magical objects. He will teach you a simple magic show routine, and various magic tricks using pens, rubber bands, paper clips, and coins. So, don't waste time at the office anymore; discover your inner magician today!

How To: Perform the Jumping Ring Trick

OK, don't use this video to propose to your future wife, but DO try this video to impress your friends and family. You'll need a ring and an audience and you'll be able to show them how the ring jumps off one finger to another. It's magic!

How To: Perform the "coin bend" magic trick

Magic is something almost everybody wants to learn, so why not learn now? Magic tricks can be done by anybody, you just need a little confidence and a little sleight of hand to pull off the illusion. This video tutorial will show you how to perform the "coin bend" magic trick. Be a magician to your friends and your family! This is basic magic for beginners, so don't fret, see the reveal... learn how to bend an ordinary coin in half.

How To: Levitate any object

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...

How To: Split an apple in half with one finger

Apples are delicious and nutritious, but do you ever find that you want to cut one in half but don't have a knife? How will you ever split the apple with whomever you're with? You can. This video will show you how to split an apple in half pretty cleanly using one finger as a blade. All you do is put one forefinger on the top of the apple and bang on it with your other hand a couple times. The apple will split before you finger does, and you'll have to clean halves on an apple!

How To: Shoot a plastic bottle cap high into the air

Plastic water bottle caps are more than just a massive strain on the environment. They can also be used to perform this cool party trick! All you do is hold the cap in your fist and then pound said fist from the bottom with your other hand. If you do it right, the cap should launch high into the air with a nice little pop. This is sure to impress the guests at your next party or puncture the cornea of one of your enemies, depending on what you aim the cap at.

How To: Perform the "color changing popsicle stick" trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the color changing Popsicle stick trick. Users will need to color one side of the stick with six colors and the other side with one color. The color should be the third color on the Popsicle stick. When asking the person to pick a number, it will force them to choose your color. When flipping the Popsicle stick, keep it at the same side and create the illusion of flipping. Make it seem like your flipping over the stick. This video will bene...

News: Make magic jumping beans

We were dumbfounded at first, too. But this jumping bean is momentum based, not larva powered. The erratic movement of these DIY foil toys is actually simple physics. Hint: there is a marble inside the aluminum foil. When the marble rolls internally to the foil's end, the foil-bean flips with the momentum. All this commotion mixed with some well coached hands makes for a magic jumping effect.