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How To : Make the Platonic Solids Out of Playing Cards

Computer Science Professor Francesco De Comité has a fantastic gallery of mathematical images on Flickr. As part of this collection, he has a few hundred images of real or rendered polyhedra made out of paper or playing cards which he calls "slide togethers." These are constru ...more

How To : Make a homemade anti-gravity toy (FAKE?)

F for FAKE. This video has been labeled a "Faux-To". Commonly contested as bogus science, we believe this video to be a hoax. What's your opinion? Comment below. Using some magnets and a pyrex bowl you can make an amusing anti-gravity chamber with an aluminum card inside that ...more

How To : Make a homemade anti gravity toy

Make an antigravity toy with just some magnets, a pyrex bowl, coper wire, a playing card and some aluminium foil. This is really cool! You can even interact with the flying card when the bowl is shut! Put 3 magnets somewhere, making a circle,over them, place a bowl, then wrap ...more

How To : Make a playing card gift box

What's a better way to give a gift to a magician than to present it in a gift box made of playing cards? This video tutorial will show you how to make this playing card gift box, fold after fold. So, get out that deck of cards, count out 21 of them, and start bending and foldi ...more

News : Aha! So That's Why Everything is Made in China...

Holy Bejesus! Watch as these factory workers stuff playing card decks at robotic turbo speed. Insanely fast. China is kicking everyone's ass... very quickly. **If you're interested in seeing behind-the-scenes footage of China's factories, check out photographer Edward Burtyns ...more

How To : Design Your Own Playing Card Sculpture

Download the Software Go to the Antiprism downloads page. Download and install Antiprism 0.20. Run the Programs You need a method of running programs on the command line. In Windows, that could be a DOS box, on other systems a terminal emulator (e.g. xterm). Start this up. ...more

How To : Perform the disappearing card trick

See how you can make a playing card disappear, vanish into thin air. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to perform the disappearing card trick. This trick is the card trick every magician needs to know! With just a little finger work and a back palm, you too can impress ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/01 - 02/07)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our moderators and contrib ...more

How To : Perform the front and back palm card trick

This how-to video is on how to perform the front and back palm card trick. In this video the person shows viewers how to conceal a playing card using one hand. The narrator explains everything from the precise finger placement for the concealment of the card, to revealing the ...more

How To : Levitate any object

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

How To : Do the floating match card trick

Use your magic skills to perform this hot trick at your next party. You Will Need * Tape * A playing card * Magician’s invisible thread * A match * An audience Step 1: Tape string Tape one end of the invisible string to one corner of the card. Step 2: Wrap card Wind the stri ...more

How To : Design playing cards in Adobe Photoshop

Want to design a playing card logo? With Adobe Photoshop, the process is simple. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at IT Stuff ...more

How To : Play double-deck pinochle

Learn how to play novice to intermediate double-deck pinochle with expert tips and advice on shuffling, rules, game play and strategy in this free video series on playing card games. Part 1 of 24 - How to Play double-deck pinochle. Play double-deck pinochle - Part 2 of 24. Cli ...more

How To : Throw a card through a window

Comedic magician David Zanthor teaches you how to throw a playing card through a window. You will need a deck of cards, two duplicates, wax, a window, some passers-by and an assistant. Stop someone in the street. Shuffle the cards. Riffle. Allow participant to pick a card. All ...more

How To : Levitate a Playing Card

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

How To : Make a playing card vanish with magic

Learn how to make a playing card vanish with magic. Well, actually it's not magic, just a little sleight of hand, but as a magician, your spectators won't know the difference. It's really easy to make a playing card vanish from your hand, into thin air. It's just a little tric ...more

How To : Turn a mint tin into a mini speaker

Entertain your friends by turning your traditional personal headphones into a mini loud speaker with just an old mint tin and a playing card. This might not be the most advanced or prettiest way of listening to music but sure is a fun way to kill some time. When it comes to f ...more

How To : Make a chic duct tape playing card holder

Are you still one of those boring folks who use duct tape only as it's recommended, i.e. for taping stuff together? Well, get ready to be enlightened - while organizing your life a little bit - by watching this innovative duct tape tutorial. You'll learn a novel use for duct ...more

How To : Make a Card Vanish and Reappear with Magic

One of the most basic, but most impressive card tricks is how to make a card vanish and reappear with ease. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to use 'magic' to trick your audience. In this clip you will learn the magic move to make a playing card vanish and appear in your h ...more

How To : Do the Crazy Card Bend Magic Trick

Check out this tutorial for a cool magic trick that you can easily perform for your friends. All this trick requires is a little preparation and you will be wowing crowds in the bar in no time. With this trick, it will appear that you have selected a completely random and tot ...more

How To : Play poker dice using poker hands

The object of Poker Dice is to get the best possible five-card poker hand. You Will Need * Five poker dice * A dice cup * Two or more players * A dice tray Step 1: Put dice in cup Put the poker dice in the dice cup. The six faces of each die simulate a playing card deck’s top ...more

How To : Farrow shuffle a deck of cards

Mastering the Farrow Shuffle will make you look like a Vegas pro. Watch this video to learn how to farrow shuffle a deck of cards. You Will Need * A deck of cards * Fanning powder Step 1. Bend the deck Bend the deck slightly when you take it out of the box for the first ti ...more

How To : Perform a balancing glass magic trick

Get ready to defy the laws of gravity with this really cool magic trick. Just make sure your glass is empty when you perform this one! You will need one plastic tumbler or bottle, one opaque plate, two playing cards, scotch tape, and scissors. Sometimes we use materials that r ...more

How To : Balance a Wine Glass on Top of a Playing Card

Looking for a cool trick you can perform in a bar? Check this out! In this tutorial, learn how to balance a wine glass on top of a seemingly ordinary playing card. This trick requires a little bit of preplanning but you will definitely impress your audience with the execution ...more

How To : Perform the "slap" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "slap" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's sleigh ...more

How To : Perform the "prediction" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "prediction" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's ...more

How To : Perform the David Blaine ace magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the David Blaine ace magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, i ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Mission 14

Ace Up My Sleeve: It's not a playing card though. Talk to Paola again and she'll give you the hookup with a cool weapon. Problem is, it doesn't work yet. You need to bring it to Leonardo da Vinci, who's just across town. Make your way to him and knock on his door for a lengthy ...more

How To : Perform the "invisible palm" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "invisible palm" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, i ...more

How To : Perform the Toss Up Vanish card trick

Every magician needs to know how to do a little manipulation with playing cards! So grab a deck and get ready to learn The Toss Up Vanish! You need a single playing card to perform the Toss Up Vanish. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors s ...more

How To : Perform the "Russian" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "Russian" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, it's sle ...more

How To : Do the Magicard trick

Want to impress some friends? This magic trick requires no sleight of hand, just a bit of setup. Using the Magicard application, you can make your iPhone mysteriously identify the card placed against it. Learn to re-create a playing card on your iPhone without ever touching i ...more

How To : Make a wallet out of a playing cards

Here is a great gift idea for any Texas hold'em poker player or other card player. Find out how to make a playing card wallet using packing tape, scissors, and six playing cards. Make a wallet out of a playing cards. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Perform the "three-card monte" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "three-card monte" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, ...more

How To : Perform the "jacks in the bank" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "jacks in the bank" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception ...more

How To : Perform the "Jumping Gemini" card illusion

Looking to build your repertoire of card tricks? Wow the throngs with this simple playing card illusion. In this free video magic lesson from YouTube user experthowto, you'll learn how to perform the "Jumping Gemini" card trick. For more information, including a step-by-step b ...more

How To : Make a levitating card

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

How To : Perform the "million dollar" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "million dollar" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, i ...more

How To : Perform the "color changing" magic card trick

Learn how to do a card trick! Yes, learn some magic you can do with all of those playing card decks lying around your house. This young girl will show you in this video tutorial, how to perform the "color changing" magic card trick. It isn't just an illusion, it's deception, i ...more

How To : Make a card disappear

A magic trick tutorial showing you how to make a playing card vanish Make a card disappear. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

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