After a silly opening with some amazing levitation we learn how to do a much simpler levitation. This video is hilarious and you can learn a thing or two from it. This is not the Balducci levitation. It is an ingenious bootleg solution that involves taking off one shoe, and a ...more
Learn how to make this spooky, amazing floating static orb. This is so simple, and so cool. It uses static electricity to make a tinsel orb levitate above a PVC pipe. We've gotten the orb to float for over 10 minutes. We just discovered you can use a regular balloon instead o ...more
This is a cool trick that can be done with any Zippo lighter. Learn how to levitate a flame more than an inch above a Zippo. It works best with a cold lighter. Learn how to do this easy bar trick by watching this video trick tutorial.
A video for how to perform magic tricks to levitate lightweight objects.
Learn how to perform the Balducci levitation. A blindingly simple classic, when performed correctly, it amazes the spectator. Mohammed Ali is perhaps the most famous celebrity to perform this, and for heads of nations. Levitate your bad self.
You can do a lot more with playing cards than you'd think, like turn them into gift boxes, fling them like throwing stars, and make them levitate or disappear. You can even make them recharge your batteries. Instructables user Shawn Frayne was sick of having a bunch of dead ba ...more
Watch this video to learn how to magically Levitate. This tutorial will teach you the same illusion that Chris Angel uses to amaze his audience.
This video show you how to perform a trick in which you appear to make a CD or DVD levitate and fly around and come back to your hands.
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
Ram98872 demonstrates how to levitate like a magician. Levitating is a popular trick for street magicians like David Blaine. To perform the levitating trick you need balance, baggy pants and a lot of practice. First stand with your feet close together and have the viewers obse ...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.
Levitating has always been one of the most difficult and expensive magic tricks, usually involving a harness and rig. Thanks to the Balducci technique, it’s now one of the easiest and cheapest.
This video will teach you a levitation magic trick commonly used by magicians Criss Angel and David Blaine.
Learn how to perform a magic pen trick in which you appear to make a pen levitate about your hand.
If you are into levitating things then here is the trick for you. Learn how to levitate a cup off of a table. Add this trick to the other levitation tricks and create an arsenal of wicked sweet magic tricks.
In this tutorial, learn how to trick your audience into thinking you can control things with your mind! With this super simple magic trick you will learn how to make an ordinary cup appear to be floating out of your hands! This trick is so cool, you will have anyone who watch ...more
You can take some really awesome photos of water droplets if you've got a fast enough camera (and flash), but water drops aren't just spectacular as photographic subjects—you can also make them a part of the photographic process by using a water drop as a DIY projection micros ...more
Have you ever seen world class magician David Blaine levitate? Well David Blaine's magic trick gives the illusion of having both feet in the air when they really aren't. This instructional how-to video shows you how to perform the King Rising levitation illusion. Follow closel ...more
In a previous Nurd Rage video (here), Dr. Lithium showed you that pyrolytic graphite was diamagnetic, and that it could be stably levitated over magnets. It was repelled by a magnetic field, and this repulsion was strong enough to levitate it. In this science video tutorial, y ...more
Learn how to do a magic trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all that useless junk lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the rubber band ring levitation magic trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's ...more
What can you do with a hair dryer besides dry your hair? Lots. You can remove stickers from clothing, clean up crayon marks, and mold your plastic eyeglasses for a better fit. But how about something a little more fun? Well, you can levitate things. Ping pong balls, to be exac ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to levitate any object. You will need: four batteries, two empty cans, playing card, and a ball of tin foil to do this trick. To start, you will need to first tape two of the same batteries on the side of each of the cans. Then place the cans on ...more
The days of trundling hoops, hopscotch and painted wooden rocking horses are long since past. The latest trend in toys? Biofeedback. Electroencephalography. A decade into the 21st century, the toy market is awash in products that incorporate functional neural sensors. One suc ...more
WonderHowTo favorite NurdRage once again triggers the inner mad scientist in all of us (well, all of us WonderHowTo-ians at least). Below, watch what happens when steel wool- found in every common household Brillo Pad- is lit on fire. "Normally we do not think of iron as bein ...more
If you had to answer the following statement, which answer would you choose? Water is: A) Attracted by a magnet B) Repelled by a magnet C) Completely non-magnetic Most would choose "C" - but really, water is slightly repelled by magnets. Watch this science video tutorial fr ...more
The anonymous doctorate of science, Nurdrage, is back with another fascinating HowTo (previously featured, glow sticks). Dr. Lithium's latest video demonstrates how to practice diamagnetic levitation using common household pencil lead and magnets. Click through for more top n ...more
This a video tutorial on how to levitate a card. This is basically a card trick. The effect created is that the spectator's selected card is magically revealed by rising out of the pack. The secret to the effect is your little finger. Shuffle the cards and then let the spectat ...more
Nope, not the kind used by this elephant dentist: But THIS kind, the kind a mad scientist concocts: And what better mad scientist to demonstrate than Nurdrage? Another tutorial this week by WonderHowTo's doctor of science (previously, Turn Your Piggy Bank to Gold). Image cre ...more
This video tutorial explains How to Levitate Like David Blaine. You do not actually levitate but create an illusion that your feet are off the ground. This effect is based on the point of view of the spectator (what can be seen and what cannot be seen). When you perform the ef ...more
Calling all alchemists, it's time to make magic. Here's another lesson from our favorite mad scientist, Nurdrage (previously, DIY glow sticks & pencil lead levitaton). This time the anonymous doctor of science demonstrates a neat chemistry trick: how to turn pennies to silver ...more
Ever wonder how to levitate something like a real magician? Well, look no further! In this tutorial, learn how to levitate a playing card from a deck of cards and impress everyone you know. This trick is easy to learn and since cards are so compact, you can perform it anywhere ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform the levitation trick. Before performing this trick, users will need to attach the invisible thread onto their ear. Begin by applying some wax to the left middle finger. Then take the item that you wish to levitate with the w ...more
Michael Faraday was awesome. He discovered electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism and electrolysis, and he invented the Bunsen burner (before it was the Bunsen burner). Because of his work, we can make suits that can withstand 1,000,000 volts of electricity and cases to prote ...more
This video is a tutorial on how to perform the illusion of a levitating card magic trick. This video demonstrates how to perform this magic trick, and how to create your very own levitating poker card. By attaching a flexible clear plastic strip to the back of the poker card, ...more
Want to levitate like the street magicians do? Learn how to make yourself levitate off of the ground and shock onlookers everywhere. David Blaine look out because here is a simple way to make an impossible task look real.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a card levitate. To start, you will need a regular card with a piece of plastic stuck to the front of it where it cannot be seen. Cut the plastic to the exact length of the card, then use magician's wax to stick it onto the card in the mi ...more
We've already seen how to levitate a Companion Cube using a Portal gun—now we're going to show you how to shoot your own portals! The guys at MobiusLOL give you an overview of how they created their Portal-inspired short film, "Experimental Portal Device". Video: . In the vide ...more
This video will show you how to do the hummer levitation and what props are needed to do this trick.
A very simple and easy trick is involved in levitating a card. The following are the steps to be followed: 1. First take a plain card. Also take tape and a normal string. 2. You need to stick this tape on the fair side of the card such that the tape is not visible. It is good ...more
Learn two different methods of meditation, as used by David Blaine and Chris Angel. In the first method, you will push up on your toes of one foot, while lifting the other in the air. Keep your audience behind you at a 45 degree angle for optimum levitation illusion. In the se ...more
This video shows how to make a ring appear to levitate using an elastic or rubber band.
In this video from Dom Bower Photography, he demonstrates how to make it look like a person is levitating in a photo. He sets the timer on the camera and takes the picture of himself. It takes a few tries to get a picture where he is airborne when the picture is taken. The tri ...more
MYQUICKTRICKS Shuffle the cards and ask the audience to pick a card. Once they pick a card cut the deck and have them place their card in on the top of the bottom stack. Place the top half on top of the bottom half but stick your pinky in the back so to hold the place of the c ...more
Need a new card trick? Learn how to magically make a card levitate above your hand and spin around in circles like a hummingbird. This trick takes a little set up time but the pay off will be well worth it. Float and spin a card in mid air and impress all onlookers. Perform th ...more
Another of my Halloween demonstrations. This simple but amazing video explains how everyday bubbles can float on a magic layer of air. It all has to do with density of air and some dry ice.
The magic trick in this video can be performed with nothing more than items found in your local restaurant or bar. In this tutorial, learn how to make an ordinary ketchup packet rise and fall in a bottle of water. This trick is so simple, but will amaze your friends for sure. ...more
Watch this video and learn how to levitate a card.
This video tutorial shows you how to levitate a card using some glued on pieces of card. I couldn't even see the extra pieces I just thought it was a horrible performance.
To levitate a playing card you will need an ordinary playing card, scotch or clear tape, a pair of scissors, white paper and some string or yarn. First, measure the yarn by holding it up to your ear and cut the yarn at the desired level. Then, place the yarn to the white paper ...more
A trick to make a bottle stick to a wall in the corner of a room. Levitate a beer bottle in corner. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Easy to do for everybody. Levitate and impress your friends easily.
Sometimes the demos for Apple's ARKit are so good that it almost looks like magic. A recent demo, in particular, shows exactly what kind of magic tricks you can perform using the ARKit. The demo was posted by @LaanLabs on Twitter. Laan Labs creates apps and are known for thei ...more
This is a variation of the Hummingbird magic trick to make a card levitate in your hand. Perform the Levitating Card magic trick. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com