Latest Illusions

The Magic Arc By Steve Splanger

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Steve Splanger explains the science behind the magic arc and why the eye always perceives the bottom arc to be longer than the top one. The same trick can be done with bananas or any other pair of objects that have an arc to their shape.

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The Heads Up Self-Levitation

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Geoff Williams performs a self-levitation in the middle of a parking lot by simply lifting himself up by his own head. No props in sight and shot on a single take.

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The Quickest Magic

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"I wish my wife could dress up that quick!"

The performance is absolutely perfect in this one. Two magicians perform a costume-change routine that just seems too fast to be possible. The expressions on the audience and some of the judge members are priceless. How do they do it?

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How Not To Perform Magic

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Not every performance or trick will go right. Hopefully, you can save yourself the embarrassment by learning from the mistakes of other magicians. The tricks in the video were either bad, or just not fit for the audience.

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The Element Of Distraction

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Never underestimate the element of distraction! Here is magician Kevin James on the show America's Got Talent using a genius little trick to fool the judges...

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America's Got Talent - Chainsawed Man

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"I tried that with my wife. Funeral will be tomorrow."

A doctor accidentally takes a chainsaw to his poor assistant nurse. The doctor quickly goes to work and operates with a surgical stapler to put the nurse back together.

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Jerome Murat's La Statue

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"La Statue" is performed by Magician Artist Jerome Murat, who breathes new life into magic with his incredible style. YouTube user hairmagic describes the performance best:

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This'n'That Magic Trick

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"You gotta remember that in life you a little bit of this, a little of that, but not much of the other."

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Illusions In Advertising

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Advertising works to capture the eye and there is no better way to do it than with an optical illusion. Also known as ambient marketing, presented below is a series of excellent examples of illusionary advertising.

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Curry's Paradox

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I remember being given this puzzle, but never the solution, back in Grade 8. Now my mind can finally rest in peace as I have finally found the solution. It turns out that there really is no geometrical trick behind this. The two triangles have a slight kink in them, either up or down, and the total area makes up for the missing square.

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