You might feel invisible at parties, but imagine if a magician managed to make you think you were actually invisible. There’s a lot to unpack here.
David Blaine remains one of the most recognisable names in magic, although Wian van den Berg’s tricks give him a decent run for his money.
Escapologist Matt Johnson had the crowd, the judges and the viewers on the edge of their seats during his live semi-final performance last night.
David is one of the most famous names in magic, and has always maintained silence around how he performs his tricks. That changed yesterday.
Marc Spelmann has the right name to work in magic, and he also has an incredible set of skills. He certainly wowed the ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges.
Abracadabra and Zim Zala Bim – say goodbye to the Mother City’s most iconic landmark. Well, we’ll let you take a look for yourself.
I’m sure all you dads out there have a good handle on the ‘my thumb disappeared’ trick, but you’ve still got some way to go you see.
If you are really struggling to impress your friends with party tricks then we’ll lend a helping hand. We take no responsibility for their reactions, however.
This isn’t just any magic trick – it’s an elaborate routine performed by NFL player, and has everyone shocked beyond belief.
Magicians just aren’t what they used to be. Watch this Polish magician unintentionally stab his host on live TV, and the stunned reaction that follows.
David Blaine and Dynamo may this generation’s biggest names in magic, but back in the 80s David Copperfield made himself a living legend.
A prequel to the Harry Potter series, J.K.’s latest offering takes us back in time – and to another country – to understand the wizarding world of her imagination.
Whilst David Blaine or Dynamo were nowhere to be found these cars still seem to defy the laws of gravity. There may be a plausible explanation of course.
Goodness gracious Spencer’s magic trick didn’t work! Poor guy, I hope his ego is okay. But as long as he has Criss by his side, I’m sure it will.
Imagine getting a wooden chest filled with coin shaped stones and being told that if you wash them they will turn into gold bullion? People actually believe this stuff…
I know at least three of my friends who would probably fly to Poland for this. I’m not even kidding. I would like to play a round of Quidditch. But there would absolutely have to be a flying broomstick.
The magic of the late Robin Williams continues, as he sends a wonderful video to a terminally ill girl, months before his death.
This compilation video includes multiple Vine videos by an illusionist named Zach King. Enjoy shots of him pulling fruit, cats and a variety of other objects out of computer screen, jumping through walls and other mind-blowing stuff.
Whether we believe in the magic of David Blaine or not – we can’t help but enjoy his big stunts for their sheer spectacle. Especially if that spectacle involves doing a ‘magic trick’ on Kanye West and making him look silly.
Movies and magic share the art of illusion. Making you believe something’s real is the end goal for both entertainment mediums, which can be a tricky balancing act in itself. Slick crime thriller Now You See Me walks this tightrope, drawing audiences in with its heady mix of intrigue and crime, in an attempt to […]
British magician Dynamo and PepsiMax have teamed up to provide this stunt in London. The magician was seen levitating next to a double-decker bus.
It’s quite easy to tell when these kinds of things are real. You can always tell from the first few seconds of the video. And this time is no different.
Juggling is a pretty neat party trick, ever more so when you can do it with empty classes or your best mate’s triplets. Not all juggling involves throwing things in the air though – contact juggling is a completely different beast, and this video from the 2012 Japan Juggling Festival Championship will leave you mesmerised.
David Blaine has just completed a shocking new stunt. Billed as “a death-defying act which was his most dangerous yet and would astonish millions”, the event saw Blaine stand in the middle of a million volts of electric current streamed by Tesla coils. He stood there for 72 hours straight. His only protection was a suit of armour and a specially designed helmet. He describes the sensation of being electrocuted to being “banged very hard on the back of the head”.
Still don’t get why the iPad is the best tablet out there? Then check out this presentation by two Swedish magicians – their use of seven iPads, along with some old-fashioned trickery, should clear things up for you. Bucket loads of amazing are waiting for you – after the jump.
Ryan rounds up the Top Tech Stories from 2011. He also talks to Marlon Parker, from Rlabs.org, about the role that technology can play in bettering human lives. And this week’s review, is software for all you video editing enthusiasts in the house.