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How To: Levitate in the air

Learn two different methods of meditation, as used by David Blaine and Chris Angel. In the first method, you will push up on your toes of one foot, while lifting the other in the air. Keep your audience behind you at a 45 degree angle for optimum levitation illusion. In the second method, cut a slit up the front of a pair of pants to your waist. Tape the very bottom of your pants together. Next, take the shoelace out of one of your shoes (this should be the same side as the pants leg with the...

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: Perform the "vanishing candle" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Vanishing Candle 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 "levitating dollar" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Levitating Dollar 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: Perform the ring through a rubber band magic trick

Learn how to do a magic trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all that useless junk lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the ring through a rubber band magic trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's sleight of hand, it's confidence. Grab your props and learn how to get a ring through a rubber band... see the reveal.

How To: Perform the pulling money from nowhere magic trick

Have you ever heard anyone say "money doesn't grow on trees"? Well, it doesn't…it floats in mid air all around us! Learn how to magically make money appear out of nowhere! You will need one quarter. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.

How To: Do the "Extended Thumbaround" pen spinning trick

Interested in pen spinning? Want to pick up a few moves? Pen spinning is the skilled movement of a writing instrument or pen with one's hands. It is used as a source of self entertainment (often for students), but there is a great deal of pen spinning culture (competitions, websites, etc.). Watch this pen spinning tutorial video and learn how to perform the "Extended Thumbaround" move.

How To: Palm objects for magic tricks

Learn how to perform simple palming techniques from this instructional video. Palming allows a magician to hide objects in the palm of their hand, while creating the illusion of having absolute nothing hidden. Watch this video magic tutorial and find out how to palm hidden objects, like coins, cards, or even poker chips, for any sort of magic 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.

How To: Do the Sliced Banana Trick!

How to do the sliced banana magic trick! Fool your friends and be the life of the party with this awesome magic trick! This video will show you how to cut a banana before you even peel it! All that you will need for this cool trick is a needle and a banana.