On Vsauce2, Kevin Lieber explains the mathematical magic that enables mentalists to confound audiences by correctly guessing the number they've picked. Even though I know how it's done, it still confounds me.
The Grand Wizard of Northampton, Alan Moore, sat with RT's Sophie Shevardnadze for a half-hour interview about art, magic, heroism, and his 2016 novel Jerusalem. Moore recently released a fantasy noir film titled The Show, but that strangely doesn't come up in the interview. Even more surprising is how delightful and optimistic Moore comes off… READ THE REST
Along with being one of the greatest card magicians in history, Ricky Jay, who died in 2018, was an esteemed collector of books and ephemera documenting the history of magic, hokum, and strange exhibitions. If you enjoyed Jay's books like Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women, Jay's Journal of Anomalies, and Extraordinary Exhibitions, now is your chance to… READ THE REST
When my children were young, they loved when I did the ol' finger magic trick of detaching my thumb. My skills went no further than what you see in the still frame above. What happens next in the video below is astonishing. READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Thought the shopping season was over? Time to think again. Cyber Monday is meant to be the digital version of Black Friday, but physical tech also gets plenty of love nowadays.… READ THE REST
Though you've probably missed your window of opportunity to take advantage of ample at-home time (well, unless these morons have anything to say about it), your home should still be a beacon of peace. That said, it's currently decorated more like a hopeless abyss of old puzzles looking to be finished and scenes from a… READ THE REST
Run out of things to do with the family? Because you all went through your activity book during quarantine, you're probably doing literally anything to kill time these days (especially since COVID restrictions are still being upheld by the world's finest and brightest). No sweat, we've got a new hobby for you and the whole… READ THE REST