Magic and How to Do It

How To : Make a pen disappear with a magic trick

Want to make a pen vanish in the blink of an eye? Well you can, when you learn to perform Pen-be-Gone. You will need two white bodied ballpoint pens, white construction paper, colored construction paper, scissors, clear tape and a screwdriver. Sometimes we use materials that r ...more

How To : Make an amazing gravity-defying magic ball

This ball isn't like any you've ever seen before. It's stubborn, it's unpredictable — it's practically immovable. Gravity cannot control this magic ball. So, what's the secret behind this gravity-defying ball? How do you make one? In order to make your own magic ball, you'll ...more

News : It's Magic! See 3D Without the Glasses

On last week's Gizmodo Shooting Challenge, submittors were challenged to create photos that could be seen in 3D, simply by refocusing the eyes to merge two appropriately placed white dots. Having trouble? Here's how you do it, from Gizmodian rick23: Look at the white dots so ...more

How To : Make a Coin Jump from Hand to Hand with Magic

In this tutorial, learn a funky magic trick that you can perform anywhere. In this video, you will see exactly how to flip a coin just right so that it appears to have jumped from one closed hand to another. This process is really simple, but will require some practice. So, f ...more

How To : Make an Origami Magic Rose Cube

Video: . Learn how to make a paper modular origami magic rose cube instructions. This is a great modular origami model made by 6 units. The cube (box) may transforming easy for few second into paper rose and vice versa. This is a nice origami figure that you can make for val ...more

News : Paper Can Make Magic!

Paper is something we use everyday. Whenever we think about paper, mostly nothing comes to our minds more than reading and writing on paper! However, that's not all. There are lots of things that may come out of papers. Hundreds of ideas and uses that paper can MAGICALLY provi ...more

How To : Perform a Cut and Restore Rope magic trick

This rope trick will have your audience asking "how'd you do that?" You will need a length of think rope about 3-4 feet long and a pair of scissors. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whene ...more

How To : Cast magic spells

Magic. Does it really exist? Can you really put a hex on somebody… or a love spell? Can you really cast supernatural spells? Believing is up to you, but anyone can be bewitching with the help of a little black — and white — magic. Step 1: Burn a candle Get a candle whose colo ...more

How To : Penetrate a coin through a balloon magic trick

Watch this instructional magic trick video that reveals how to penetrate a coin through a balloon. This easy magic trick will awe your spectator as you practice your magic skills. This is a great video for magicians in training and magic trick enthusiasts alike.

How To : Do the "impossible vanish" magic card trick

The impossible vanish is one of those card tricks every magician needs to know, so watch this video tutorial to learn how to do the "impossible vanish" magic card trick. With just a little sleight of hand and a little confidence, you can easily do this magic card trick. See it ...more

How To : Create a magic memory stick for PSP

Making the magic memory stick is one of the vital first steps involved in hacking a PSP. This video will walk you through the on-computer part of the process, creating the magic memory stick itself. The steps are very easy to follow, and should have you playing all of the home ...more

How To : Perform an easy drop and grasp magic coin trick

Learn how to perform an easy drop and grasp magic coin trick. First, see the demonstration performance of the drop and grasp coin trick, then see how the magic illusion is done, with different camera angles showing you the whole truth of how it's done. This is a great magic tr ...more

News : Explosive Polymerization Is Basically Magic

This video is by Adrian McLaughlin, aka plasticraincoat1 on YouTube, who shows us one of the most magnificent examples of explosive polymerization ever. In the video, what appears to be about 1/2 tsp of p-nitroaniline (which is short for para-nitroaniline, which is also referr ...more

How To : Perform a magic bar trick with a cloth napkin

This trick works great in pretty much any bar or restaurant. All you need is a cloth napkin to achieve this funky trick. Bet someone that they will not be able to tie a napkin in a knot without crossing their arms or lifting their fingers. Those suckers will tie themselves in ...more

How To : Make a magic box

Learn the secret behind the magic box trick. Any object you put into the box will vanish. Make a magic box. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Perform a cool disappearing coin magic trick

You may have seen this one a million times, but now it’s your turn to pull the quarter out of somebody else’s ear! Except not, because this video teaches how to create the illusion of a coin vanishing from your hands. This disappearing coin trick is very simple to perform, but ...more

How To : Perform the "levitating dollar" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Levitating Dollar Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the m ...more

How To : Perform the "little poodle" cigarette magic trick

In this tutorial, learn a funky trick that will impress your friends. This trick requires nothing more than a cigarette and is easy to do anywhere you go. This is perfect for use in bars and restaurants while you are waiting for your drinks to arrive. This magic trick will du ...more

How To : Make your own Masked Magician mask

Make a Magician's Mask Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magic” then p ...more

How To : Make a card levitate as a magic trick

Need a new card trick to amaze your friends? Learn to levitate a card from your hand with this simple instructional video. Make the card seem to float effortlessly above your hand as you enjoy the shocked expressions on the faces of your audience.

How To : Make an origami magic ball

What better way to have a ball than to make one? Paper works fine. In this tripartite paper folding video tutorial, you'll learn how to make your very own magic ball from the woody stuff using the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make an origami magi ...more

How To : Perform the "coin in a bottle" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Coin in Bottle Have you ever heard of the Masked Magician? With the television series Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed, the so-called Masked Magician (Val Valentino) revealed secret after secret of the magicians repertoire. Valentino creates “the magi ...more

How To : Fish Cooked in Milk—It's Not Gross, It's Magic

Out of all of the "odd couple" food pairings you could imagine, this has got to be one of the outright weirdest. Fish and... milk. Sorry, what?! I didn't sign up for being grossed out today, but according to Andy Baraghani of Bon Appétit, cooking fish in milk is the ticket t ...more

News : Magic Leap One Field of View Specs Finally Uncovered

In the lead up to the Magic Leap One launch, Magic Leap has been coy about what the actual field of view (FoV) is for its first commercial product. Now, a developer noticed that the client-side source code of the FoV documentation (published last month as a placeholder with t ...more

How To : Perform the coin matrix magic trick

In this tutorial, learn how to perform a coin magic trick called the "coin matrix". This trick is very cool and easy to perform anywhere you can find some coins, making it perfect for bars, restaurants, parties and anywhere else that needs a little magic.

How To : Perform the "impossible card location" magic trick

What else can you do with a deck of cards besides play games? Magic! There's nothing better for a magician's repertoire than a few great card tricks, so make sure you watch this video tutorial on how to perform the "impossible card location" magic trick. This is a lengthy tric ...more

How To : Do the Chinese sticks magic trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the Chinese sticks magic trick. The magician begins by showing the audience the two Chinese sticks together. When he pull the string down on one side, the other one goes up. Do this a few times to make the audience believe there ...more

How To : Perform a mystery knot magic rope trick

This video tutorial shows the execution of a simple yet effective sleight of hand trick using a rope. Narration accompanies the visual explanation of how to pull it off. Watch this how-to video and learn how to perform a mystery knot magic rope trick.

News : Make magic milk

Trippy! Get the kids around the table for this one. Here is the official Steve Spangler explanation: "Milk is mostly water but it also contains vitamins, minerals, proteins, and tiny droplets of fat suspended in solution. Fats and proteins are sensitive to changes in the su ...more

How To : Perform a floating cup magic trick

This floating cup is lighter than plastic and lighter than glass, but is it lighter than air? Tune in to find out! You will need a styrofoam cup and scotch tape. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and fami ...more

How To : Do a Sponge Ball Magic Routine

Sponge balls are a very cool magic effect. But you will have to master palming first. You will get very good reactions. The best part is that you can simply keep them in your pocket. Here is how to start. Palming Begin by pretending to put a ball in one hand while secretly k ...more

How To : Perform the rubber band magic trick

Improve your magician skills with this magic prop trick video lesson. This magical tutorial will show you how to perform the rubber band magic trick. Doing the melting rubber band trick just takes a little practice and a little bit of illusion. See the reveal of this cool trick.

How To : Do magic loop knitting with a large cable needle

This video demonstrates how to do magic loop knitting, this uses one large cable needle. This is not very common, but it is handy to know. If you find you love doing magic loop knitting, you need to look for cable needles with a thin flexable cables. Do magic loop knitting wit ...more

How To : Perform a magic trick by counting on your fingers

Want to learn a trick that you can perform anywhere at any time? All you need are some props you already have…your hands! Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks. 1 ...more

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