Wish you could fly like Superman? Now you can, with a little magic (or more appropriately, illusion). This magic trick lets you float horizontally in midair, and it's simple to perform. This video reveals the secret, which is as simple as a box and mirror. Check out the secon ...more
Magic and How to Do It
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
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
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
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
Want to impress your friends or maybe that special someone by pulling out foot after amazing foot of paper out of your hand? Of course you do! Now, with this sweet little video you can learn how to use a prop called a mouth coil to do it.
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
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
This video should help you to make and understand how to do folds in an origami "magic ball."
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
With the big reveal of the Magic Leap One: Creator Edition in December 2017, and now the update on Feb. 13, 2018, we no longer have to speculate as to what the augmented reality headset will look like or when (in general) it will be available. However, because Magic Leap left ...more
This trick from Criss Angel requires two magicians that appear to transform into each other. Learn how to perform Criss Angel's metamorphosis trick by watching this video magic tutorial.
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
The coming year promises to be a good one for those of us watching the augmented and mixed reality world. And the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), starting Jan. 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada, for its 50th year, is bringing 2017 in with a bang—we're expecting a ton of great announceme ...more
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.
Unlike VR, when you're talking about augmented reality, describing what an experience is like can be incredibly difficult — primarily because the experiences are even more contextual than relatively static virtual worlds that don't involve real-world settings. In AR, everythi ...more
In this clip, learn how to do some cool magic tricks at the dinner table to impress your friends and family. This informative tutorial will show you a ton of awesome tricks and let you in on all of the secrets. All you need are items you already have in your kitchen and are no ...more
How to make jumping magic beans with marbles and tin foil.
Learn how to bend a fork in this magic trick. This trick works with pens, rulers, and other similarly shaped objects as well.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
These magical beans can keep your coffee hot for hours. Not blazing hot, burn your tongue on the first sip, and not disappointingly lukewarm, but coffee fit for every baby bear—just right. Genius. But not really magic. The beans, called "Joulies" by inventors Dave & Dave, are ...more
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
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
We have all seen the magic sand that appears to be waterproof. Finally you can make it at home for cheap.
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
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.
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
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
Learn how to make a toothpick vanish like Criss Angel with this magic trick tutorial video. It is an amazing and very easy magic trick to perform. Amaze your friends and family with less than a minute's practice. Soon you'll be performing bigger and better magic tricks like a ...more
How can duct tape be magical? When it you turn it into a magical duct tape wallet. The "magical" part of the wallet is that it can be flipped around to reveal a secret compartment. Magic wallets will seriously impress your friends because they're basically like a magic trick ...more
Want to learn a card trick that will blow your mind? This is the one for you, that's why it's called "WTF"! So, watch and pay attention to see how this magic card trick is performed. This is a beginner-style trick, so don't worry if you're no pro— you can still do it! It's mor ...more
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
Want to entertain your dining companions, maybe liven up a dull family meal? This video tutorial shows how to perform a couple simple magic tricks with props from any dinner table.
And the magic is revealed ten seconds in! Disappointed? Me, too. Such a simple explanation. Those first 10 seconds were so convincing... Previously, Why Are Our Brains Fooled By Optical Illusions? Truly Impressive Fire Box Optical Illusion. Truly Insane Fire Animation. Get Min ...more
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
Try out this super easy and accessible trick with a catchup packet in a bottle. Find one packet of ketchup like the ones at McDonalds and put it in a bottle of water. You need to find a packet without air in it. The ketchup magically rises and falls when you squeeze the bottle ...more
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.
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
In a surprising twist of expectation management, Magic Leap managed to not only ship but deliver the Magic Leap One I ordered on Wednesday by 4 p.m. PT on the same day. After spending about an hour with the headset running through set up and poking around its UI and a couple ...more
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
In the tech world, when you're a small startup going up against the Goliaths and their massive marketing budgets, you're forced to find and produce something almost magical to help your product stand apart from the rest. And that's exactly what Occipital Inc. has done with the ...more
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.
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
If you've never gotten a Rubik's Cube because you thought they were too hard, maybe you should try your hands at something smaller, something simpler, something to get you motivated, something called Rubik's Magic. The first video here will show you how to solve the Rubiks Ma ...more
Give your ghoulish guests on Halloween a realistic spooky display of a head speaking inside a magic crystal ball. To make this even creepier, the talking head is the ghostly Madame Leota from Walt Disney's Haunted Mansion. To recreate this Halloween decor, you'll need a flatsc ...more
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
Tired of the Instagram wave? If you're sick of having to view the world through low-contrast and sepia-toned filters, there's a way to get them back to how they're supposed to look, and it's called Normalize, which undoes the magic filtering that Instagram and similar photo fi ...more
It turns out that the government of Saudi Arabia has managed to do something last month's Game Developers Conference couldn't — give us a few new glimpses of the Magic Leap One being worn by someone other than Shaq. Last month, Magic Leap used GDC to launch its SDK, hold a nu ...more
Impress your friends by "screwing up" an attempt to make a coin disappear -- and instead making an entire salt shaker go through the table! For this trick you will need a salt or pepper shaker, a stiff napkin, a coin, and a table. This magic trick takes a little bit of misdire ...more
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
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.
Watch this video to learn how to perform the coin trough a handkerchief magic trick. This tutorial will teach you to make a coin magically go through a handkerchief with out tearing a hole in it.
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
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