Earlier this week, UK mentalist Derren Brown predicted the winning lottery numbers on live television -- watch it here. It was a neat trick, and people are still trying to figure it out.
The video above offers a plausible explanation of how he did it. Later today, Brown is going on TV to show how he really did it.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects