Hidden mother photos, close up magic, and a cool new kitchen scale [Gweek 151]
Our returning guest is Choose Yourself author James Altucher. Brought to you by Stamps.com. Click here for a special $110 offer!
In each episode of Gweek, Dean Putney and I invite a guest to join us in a discussion about recommended media, apps, and gadgets. Our returning guest is James Altucher. He's an entrepreneur, chess master, investor, and writer. His writing has appeared in major national media outlets and his blog has attracted more than 10 million readers since its launch in 2010. His latest book is called The Choose Yourself Stories.
The Double Lift Project: a terrific DVD that teaches you the most essential card magic sleight.
The Hidden Mother: "1,002 photographs of a now redundant practice -- to cloak or hide a parent within the background of a child’s portrait, a common procedure from the advent of photography up until the 1920s, when exposure times were relative slow, and a hidden parent was required to hold the child still."
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