How To: Light a Cigarette with an Empty Lighter

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.

How To: Perform the liquid transfer bar trick

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.

How To: Perform the "rope through the neck" trick

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...

How To: Mind read with three questions

This trick is a form of "mentalism". This is done by asking three questions, and writing your answers on three separate pieces of paper. A mentalist first asks you a personal question, but instead of writing the 'answer' to that question, he writes the answer to the final 'easy' question...thereby getting a hidden jump on the answers making you think he is reading your mind. But in fact it is a trick.

How To: Perform the All Sorted card trick

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...

How To: Perform the "appearing bird" magic trick

Magic Trick: The Appearing Bird 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 proceeds to reveal the reality of the illusions before a captivated television audience.

How To: Perform the "Best Card Trick in the World"

Hello ladies and gentlemen, Greg Solomon is here today in this video tutorial to teach you how to perform the "Best Card Trick in the World". He will show for you, and perform for you what many have referred to as the best card trick there is. See the performance of this illusion! Greg will reveal to you, and explain to you how the color change card illusion is performed.

How To: Perform the Faro Shuffle card trick

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...

How To: Cut cards (shuffle cards) with one hand

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.

How To: Perform the "oil and water" card trick

In this short, fun and informative tutorial, Andy Field demonstrates the Oil and Water trick using four black cards and four red cards. Four cards are placed on one side of the table and the four red cards are placed on the opposite side of the table. He then mixes the cards, pulling one card from each side to make a new pile of cards with alternating colors. One red, one black, one red and so on and so forth with each of the eight cards. After letting the cards sit for just a few seconds he ...

How To: Perform an easy sleight of hand tap card trick

Learn how to perform an easy sleight of hand card trick . First, see the demonstration performance of this easy and simple card trick, then see how the magic illusion is done, showing you the whole truth of how it's done. This is a great magic trick for your friends, not to mention a fun card trick to try out. With just a little tap... and it's magic!

How To: Perform the Magic Card Trick Swap

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!

How To: Read someone's mind with a deck of cards

Zanthor demonstrates how to read someone's mind with a deck of cards. Requirements: A willing participant, a deck of cards and skills. The trick? Shuffle deck, riffle deck, have participant tell you when to stop, have participant take card at top of deck, have them place it back in the deck and then...read there mind? Find out how to do it in this informative video. Read someone's mind with a deck of cards.

How To: Do a white hole card trick

Like card tricks? Want to see and learn how to perform one? Well, mismag822 at YouTube gives the video viewer a really close-up look at how to perform card tricks. This video presents the white hole card trick. This particular trick uses a few slight of hand tricks that the close-ups, in this video, really help the viewer see to help complete the mastery process. The presenter explains to the viewer what are "gimmick cards" and how they are used to perform this particular slight of hand card ...

How To: Do the "Twilight Zone" Zippo lighter trick

In this tutorial, learn how to do the popular Zippo trick, "The Twilight Zone". Basically, you will need to make a simple modification to your wick so that your flame looks extra spooky. With this effect, you will be able to "light" and "put out" your flame using only your fingers. You will appear to be taking the flame away and then putting it back. This illusion is very fun, so have a look and give it a try.

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 trick, but it's sure to amaze and baffle anyone. To do this impossible card location card trick, a little mathematics goes a long way, so don't fall asleep in math class.

How To: Perform the egg trick

Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to get a whole egg in a glass bottle using only 3 matches. This is a really quick and easy trick to perform. Just follow these simple instructions: Grab a glass bottle, 3 matches, and a peeled hardboiled egg. Drop 3 lit matches into the bottle. Place the egg on the jar, small end down. Watch as the egg slowly slips into the bottle without being able to get back out! Impress your friends with the egg trick!

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