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How To: Win a free drink with this coin in a glass bar trick

Here's a cool and easy bar trick to win yourself a free drink. You'll need a glass, a cigarette, a business card and a coin. Stack a business card, a cigarette and a coin on a glass. Now remove only the business card and the cigarette so that the coin falls into the glass. This is a very cool bar trick. You can perform the bar trick with simple objects that you can find in any bar. The Bar Trick seems impossible and that is why it is so cool.

How To: Perform complicated looking magic tricks anywhere

In this video, Justin Kredible will teach you how to perform a ton of cool magic tricks using items you already have around the house. Justin is a master illusionist and in this clip he shows you some of his easiest (yet still fascinating) magic tricks. Like Justin says, he doesn't reveal secrets..he teaches magic. Have fun!

How To: Perform a jumping paper ball magic trick

This easy trick confuses people, and you can do it now with a just sheet of paper! The spectator believes that the balls of paper are jumping from one hand to the other, when in reality, the magician is just performing a simple sleight of hand. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to perform a jumping paper ball trick.

How To: Do basic pen tricks

As promised for nearly the whole school year now, I have finally explained how to do two simple pen tricks. There are many such videos on YouTube and elsewhere, but many (students) have requested me to explain it too, so here it is.

How To: Use a stripper deck for basic tricks

Following the Dalton incident, the stripper deck rapidly fell out of favor with poker cheats, but remains popular to this day with magicians. The deck looks perfectly normal but has tapered edges on all the cards. The goal of the magician in using a stripped deck is to have a person choose a card, then replace it in the deck facing the opposite direction, so that the tapered or stripped edge of the card stands out from the smooth edge of all the other cards.

How To: Perform the "Make A Deck Bet" card trick

This is a card trick that you can make some money on. First you start with 2 decks of cards. The decks are organized hearts, spades, diamonds, then, clubs. Ace through king on each suit. To set up this trick you reverse one of the decks. So one deck is hearts, spades diamonds, and clubs and the other deck is club, diamonds, spades and hearts with king to ace.To start the trick you have a friend shuffle the two decks together. You then make a bet that the top 52 cards will make a full deck. Ac...

How To: Perform the "The Ten of Hearts" card trick

In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "The Ten of Hearts" (or "TheTenofHearts") card trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video card magic lesson.

How To: Make a card rise magic trick

Ever wanted to know how the famous rising card trick works? This video reveals the secret so that you can do it for yourself. All you need is a pack of these specially-made cards. If you don't want to know how this trick works, then please do not watch the video. Make a card rise magic trick.

How To: Fold a $5 to see the twin towers

Impress your friends with this bar trick. Learn how to do a neat little magic trick folding up a $5 and $20 bill. This trick will be a hit at your next gathering. Follow along and learn the step by step instructions to folding the five or twenty dollar bill to be able to see the Twin Towers. It's creepy how you can see the image of the Twin Towers in the folded dollar bills. Fold a $5 to see the twin towers.

How To: Do the double shock card trick

Watch this instructional video to learn how to do the double shock card trick in which you appear to make four random cards turn into four kings and then four aces. All you need is a standard deck of cards and a double sided card. This video has no audio, but it does have subtitles.

How To: Perform the "ordinary plastic bag" card trick

Adrenaline0Studios reveals the secret behind his "Ordinary Plastic Bag" trick. This trick involves getting a card inside a perfectly normal plastic bag without opening said bag. First task is getting a person pick a card and figuring out what the card is (procedures are on another video). Then, he places the card on the bottom of the deck and spreads the deck on top of the plastic bag while applying lots of pressure. When he raises the bag, you'll notice that the card at the bottom sticks to ...

How To: Make a deck of cards disappear

Here's an easy do-it-yourself illusion that will let you make a deck of cards vanish! This detailed video shows you the magic trick, the reveal and what you'll need, to create the illusion. You're going to want to have a deck of cards, including the deck's box, scissors, some scraps of cardboard, some clear tape and some glue. Then, abracadabra!

How To: Break a beer bottle with the palm of your hand

Next time you're at a party, try this beer bottle trick out. See how to break the bottom out of a beer bottle, with just hands and water. You just fill the empty beer bottle up with cold water, hold the neck in your hand, point the bottom in a safe direction, and smash your palm against the mouth. Simple as that.

How To: Perform a Smiling Georgie magic trick with one dollar

Want to turn George Washington's frown upside down? Then tune in to this trick! You will need a crisp one dollar bill. 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: Give the bill a crease right in the middle of George’s smile. George should be inside the fold.