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How To: Do rope magic tricks

In this street magic and illusion revealed video series, learn how to do rope magic tricks. Our expert magician will show you how to do the one handed knot trick, the three ropes to one trick, how to cut a rope in half and restore it, the ring and rope trick, and more. Get tips and pointers for executing these simple tricks for friends and strangers alike. Learn to astound and amaze…but first practice, practice, practice.

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...

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.

How To: Disappear the Hanky in Hand magic trick

Ever wonder how the magician makes that hanky disappear? Well, now YOU can do it too! Check out this instructional magic trick video and learn how to make a handkerchief disappear in your hand. This is the classic magic trick that's been around for several decades. With this tutorial video, you can practice your magic skills by learning this quick and easy magic trick. Disappear the Hanky in Hand magic trick.

How To: Do the "pulling a rabbit out of a hat" magic trick

Magic Trick: Pulling a Rabbit Out of a Hat 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 "appearing bird" magic trick

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.

How To: Make fake coins for magic tricks like David Blaine

(S.E.P) ShootingEggs Productions shows you how to make a magic coin like David Blaine to be used as currency! We show you how. You need a jeweler's saw, a vice, small rubber bands and a coin of your choice. This coin can be used for the coin bite trick or the coin in the bottle trick. It is easy to do and very effective for prop magic tricks.

How To: Magically push a pepper shaker through a table

Try some real magic out, or real illusionary... watch to see how to magically push a pepper shaker through a table. For this magic trick, you'll need a pepper shaker, a large napkin, a coin, and of course... a table. This video will show you the magic revealed, and it's quite simple, and definitely an illusion with a sleight of hand.

How To: Easily perform a levitation trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the levitation trick. Before performing this trick, users will need to attach the invisible thread onto their ear. Begin by applying some wax to the left middle finger. Then take the item that you wish to levitate with the wax sill on your finger. Now begin connecting with the spectator and build up a story. Then attach the thread from your ear to the item. Move your hand away from your body. The thread will stretch and the item will start ...

How To: Perform the "Flick Spin Flick" Zippo lighter trick

In this clip, learn how to perform a cool, slight of hand Zippo lighter trick, step by step. This video will show you the entire trick - first fast, then slow motion and then give you detailed instructions. With this trick, you will learn to flip your lighter around in your hands and turn it on in the process. Light your cigarettes in style from now on with this illusion.

How To: Make a hot air balloon shape using a rubberband

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...

How To: Get yourself out of thumbcuffs

Daniel Martin, a magician and escape artist, explains his technique for getting out of thumbcuffs. Disclaimer: We're pretty sure it's not illegal to know HOW to escape from thumbcuffs... but we're 100% sure it's illegal to actually escape when detained by law enforcement (just sayin').

How To: Perform the "linking rings" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Linking Rings 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: Make a coin disappear in your hand

There are a million ways to make a coin disappear, but the classic technique in this how-to video is used in hundreds of tricks. This is a simple illusion that every good magician should know. All you need is a large coin and your own two hands. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to perform a basic vanishing coin trick.

How To: Split a telephone book with your hands in seconds

It seems impossible. Ripping one piece of paper is effortless. Ripping a small stack of papers takes a little force. But ripping a book? No way! Actually, it can be done, but only with a telephone book. This tutorial will show you how to rip a phonebook in half, quickly and easily. This is a great trick to perform at parties to impress your friends.