Need a smoke, but no one has any matches and your lighter is fresh out of fuel? This how-to video has got a cool trick you can perform to light your cigarette if you ever run out of lighter fluid. Despite the lighter being out of gas, you can still make a fire to light your cig. All you need is the lighter and a sheet of toilet paper.
Legend says this is Winston Churchill's trick. He used to pull it off with cigars just to elicit a reaction.
What if I told you that you could read minds? You'd most likely think I was crazy, and you'd be right. But what I really meant is that you could make people think that you could read minds, something that's not the least bit crazy.
This video starts off with a magician performing a trick that he will teach. You are going to need a length of rope or a scarf to do this trick. The rope or scarf should be about five feet long. Put the rope behind your head so the sides are hanging normally down your chest. You’ll want the rope that is on the left side hanging a little lower then the right. Reach with the right hand and grab the rope high on your chest. With the left hand grab the rope on the right side making sure your left...
To do the Faro shuffle card trick, first divide the deck in half. With practice you should be able to accurately make an even division. Hold your left hand underneath the deck and your right hand on top of the deck. Use the two halves to square up the deck. Go in on an angle, intertwining the cards. Make them meet on the bottom and apply a little bit of pressure to them. They will naturally intertwine. Spread out the cards on a table in two columns to check your shuffling technique. You can a...
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 playing card to your audience. He teaches viewers how to hide the card at all times and make it appear in a snap without anybody ever seeing your card. This video on how to perform the palm card trick will show even amat...
Learn how to change a one dollar bill to an hundred dollar bill in your hands. Amaze your friends with this easy to learn magic trick.
This is a slight of hand magic trick. You show four cards. The top card is a Queen of Spades. Place the Queen of Spades on the table. The bottom card is a Queen of Hearts. Shake the cards. The four cards are now Aces. To do this trick, you need a gimmick card. Use double stick tape to attach the Ace and Queen together. Then, you have another Queen and three Aces. Put double stick tape on back of Queen. Now, you have Ace, Ace, Queen, Ace. Put double stick tape in the middle of Queen of Hearts....
When you do a magic trick, people will automatically try and guess your secret. This makes it difficult to do complicated tricks that must be performed from a distance to look real.
Out of helium? Forgot to pick up the tank? Don't worry, this video shows you two different ways that you can make your balloons float without using helium! And better yet, these methods use things you likely have around the house, so no added cost!
Want to learn a great card trick that will really fool your friends? All you need is a deck of cards to perform this cool trick! You will need one deck of cards. 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. Take a deck of cards and remove all of the face cards (Jacks, Queens, and Kings) and Aces. Separate the cards by suit (hearts, clubs, spades, diamonds) so you have four piles. Eac...
Want to win the prize? Knowing a little math is the key to winning this popular contest. In this video, learn how to estimate correctly.
The card trick in this tutorial is great for beginners and seasoned magicians alike. In the video you will learn how to present a deck of cards to two spectators and amaze them with slight of hand.
In this tutorial, learn the secret behind the magic trick. You know that amazing trick where a magician asks you to choose any line from a book and he will guess it? Well, in this video you will discover the secret behind that very trick. This is much more simple than you would think and anyone can do it with the right set up. So, check it out and start baffling your buddies.
Wait...with only your hand? It's simple. Take a normal Bic-style lighter. Hold down the button to release butane gas into your cupped hand. Then light it.
Learn a mathematically-based card trick that allows you to find any numbered card you want in the deck just by counting out the correct number of cards.
In this video tutorial Slipperypiggy5 shows an easy way to make a hot air balloon with a rubber band. Take a rubber band put one end on the thumb and the other on the little finger of left hand. With the right hand's finger (index finger) make a twist in the middle and put it on the middle finger of left. Take one part of the loop from the little finger and put it on the thumb and do vice versa. Hold the middle part with right hands index finger and release all loops of thumb and little finge...
A simple trick to use a match again after it has burned out. Sure to impress your friends.
Learn how to do the Continous Thumbaround with this pen spinning tutorial.
With this easy to learn step by step tutorial you can learn how to perform the floating dollar bill magic trick. Amaze your friends by levitating a dollar bill right in front of their eyes.
This nifty little bar trick is sure to win you a free drink. What you'll need is two shot glasses, two quarters and some liquid to put in one of the shot glasses. Now, bet someone that you can transfer the liquid from the full shooter glass to the empty shooter glass without touching either of the two glasses.
Interested in pen spinning? Want to pick up a few moves? Pen spinning is the skilled movement of a writing instrument or pen with one's hands. It is used as a source of self entertainment (often for students), but there is a great deal of pen spinning culture (competitions, websites, etc.). Watch this pen spinning tutorial video and learn how to perform the "Continuous Middle Backaround 1.5" move.
Learn how to pull an awesome con in the bar with magician Brian Brushwood. Brian Bushwood is an American magician known for his bizarre magic and bar tricks. Watch this instructional video from Scam School to learn this con/magic trick. This magic trick is a sweet con. All you need is a bartender, a $20 bill, a pint glass, a lighter, a napkin, and a friend. You'll impress your friends with the sheer magic of it, and be $20 ahead.
Performing close-up card trick magic in a business environment can be one of the most lucrative envrionements in which to do so. This trick, called Let's Do Lunch, is perfect for just such a setting as it integrates the business cards that your audience are sure to have in abundance. It requires no set-up and only minimal sleight of hand, but produces a great effect. This tutorial video will have ou performing it in no time.
A broken bottle is a very dangerous weapon, and creating one quickly and easily in a combat situation can be the difference between life and death. It's also just kind of fun to break bottles. Whatever your motivation, this video will show you how to break a glass bottle quickly and easily using only your bare hands. It takes some practice, you might want to use gloves or a hammer at first, but once you get the hang of it it makes a great 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.
Want to look totally pro when you deal blackjack, or even just when you're playing Go Fish with your friends? Then check out this easy yet super impressive card shuffling trick. Cutting cards can either be boring or a spectacle, so add some spice to your card game by shuffling it impressively in one hand.
Remember Brian sticking a 4-inch nail up his nose at Diggnation New York? Want to do it yourself? This time he shows you how it works!
This is the explanation of David Copperfield's Arm Twist. Very easy to do. Recommended: using a long sleeve/jacket. Perform David Copperfield's Arm Twist Illusion.
One fun way to hide your secret messages and also amaze your friends is to make your own form of disappearing ink! You will need some chemicals though, and with chemicals make sure you either have a parent present and/or have the proper safety equipment! In this video you will learn how to create the ink, use it and make the message come back.
Are you the kind of person who's always looking for a new way to scam people into buying them beer with one-sided bets? Then this is right in your wheelhouse. Watch this video to learn why it is impossible to blow a folded bottle cap into a bottle from it's rim and how you can use this to trick bar patrons and partygoers.
If you want to convince your friends that money is not an issue, then you can just burn it for real like Walter White. But if you don't really want to destroy your hard-earned cash, this burn trick is perfect for you. It just takes some basic chemistry and a few materials, such as salt, water, alcohol, tongs, and a source of fire. And of course—money.
Scam School presents four silly beer gags in this how-to video.
Lots of people love magic, and most of those people like card tricks, so why not learn a few? Whether you're a magician or not, you can still impress your friends with a few card tricks up your sleeve.
Do you want to be a magician? Well then join Ryan Oakes and his assistant Damian as they show you a great card trick called Cutting the Deck! You will need one deck of cards, a pencil and a piece of paper. 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. Preparation: Take a look at the top card of the deck (make sure it’s shuffled beforehand) and then write the name of the card on the p...
Do you want to be the next David Blaine, Chris Angel or David Copperfield? These magicians know how to do magic right, and they know how to do card tricks right, but why can't you? Just watch this video tutorial to see how to perform the magic "card jump" card trick.
How to Disturb Reality is here to teach you some magic card tricks that you can learn directly at home. This video will hopefully inspire you to become a great magician, so if you're here to just learn card tricks and not perform them, you're here for the wrong reason!
Perform a Criss Angel card magic trick in which you make two chosen cards instantly jump from the middle of a jumbled deck and into your hand.
This is a super nifty magic trick you'll want to show to your friends. All you need is a plastic drinking straw and a plastic bottle cap to balance it on using static electric charge from the paper cover's removal. Do a magic trick with a straw and bottle cap.
Learn how to perform the magic card trick 'the Swap'. This magic card trick is sure to impress friends and only requires a single deck of cards to perform. The card illusion makes it appear like you are switching two cards. It uses the 'double lift' method which is helpful in all sorts of magic card tricks! You can start training to become the next David Blaine or Criss Angel with this cool trick!