When you finally turn the privileged age of 21 in the U.S. (or 18 in most other countries), the first thing you'll probably do is sprint to the nearest pub, order a drink, and revel in your new freedom. Congratulations, you've survived two decades on Earth, you've earned that drink.
Optical illusions are thrilling and abundant, and this one is both cool and novel. All you need are two pieces of twisted metal wires like those show in the video. Slide them together, then untwist to created a really cool illusion.
This is one o the best glass tricks out there. All the details of this levitating ball trick are revealed. Win beers or money with this bar trick. Perform it anywhere with common household items.
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!
Learn how to do the "wave vanish" card trick. This magic trick will make card faces disappear with just a wave of a hand. It's a pretty simple card trick for anyone, if you're a fast enough magician. The wave vanish is perfect for beginners with a decent sleight of hand.
Grab a friend and get ready to perform some magic! The Great Rope Escape is sure to amaze your audience! You will need a rope (two pieces, each roughly 3 feet long). Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic tricks.
This trick is super sweet and easy to do. What you'll be doing is called the penetrating toothpick trick, which will link two toothpicks together. Any bar or resturaunt that has wooden toothpicks will make for a great location to pull off this trick. This is also known as the linking cigarette trick which is very popular on the net right now.
This video will teach you how to do a trick that you can use to win money off of your friends when they cannot do it. The task at hand is holding a plastic bottle cap in the thumb-forefinger gap in each hand and switch the caps without letting go of them. This video will show you the exact technique for making it work, which you friends will probably not know, rendering them completely unable to do this, frustrated, upset with you, and less however much money you bet them.
Learn how to cut a beer bottle in half! That's right, watch this video tutorial to learn how to cut a beer bottle in half with acetone, string and fire. You'll also need the glass bottle to be empty, and probably a pair of scissors.
Ricky Jay is a living cult hero. Adored by the serious magic community, revered by contemporary playwrights such as David Mamet, Ricky is in constant demand. In truth, he has never quite achieved the wealth commensurate with his worth and acclaim. So we felt a tinge of shock when we saw that one of his classic books, Cards As Weapons, is now available free on Scribd, uploaded by a gentleman named Uncle Phil. I mean, we would not shed any tears if a David Copperfield book or DVD were uploaded ...
Most people can probably make one star with a rubber band.. at the most they can twist two. But in this video, you will learn how to make THREE stars all at once using a single elastic band.
See how to turn a coin pyramid upside down in three moves. This ten coin trick is as easy as any other coin trick, with a simple solution. Show your friends and see if they can figure out the solution. It just takes three moves and that's it.
Learn how to do the Sonic Reverse with this pen spinning tutorial.
Before your calls flood our command center, I'd like to clarify: anti-gravity is not real. It is a trick.
Check out this how-to video and see how you can park a beer bottle in the corner of a room. It looks as if the beer bottle is hanging on the wall. This is a very cool beer bottle trick, just be careful not to damage the paint. There's not gimmick to the trick in this instructional video, and you won't need any glue.
Want to make your fingers look like they have flames shooting out of them? Learn how to protect your fingers while they are ablaze and make your friends think you are impervious to pain. Use easy to find material to protect your fingers while you light each one on fire.
OK, don't use this video to propose to your future wife, but DO try this video to impress your friends and family. You'll need a ring and an audience and you'll be able to show them how the ring jumps off one finger to another. It's magic!
Eating fire is a guaranteed method of not only impressing an entire room, but also instantly settling any questions as to whether or not you're a complete and total stone cold BAD ASS. When you can casually whip this trick out in a bar, you're not only going to get your drinks bought for you for the rest of the night, but at least three phone numbers scrawled on the backs of napkins.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform a simple ACAAN 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.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform an impressive ACAAN card trick using two decks and the Si Stebbins stack method. 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.
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.
Remember those little tricks your Dad played on you as a kid? Like the old "penny behind your ear" trick? Well, in this tutorial, learn how he did his famous "detached finger" bit.
This card trick is called Jack the Bounty Hunter. After a series of cuts, placements, and sorting, Jack the Bounty Hunter ends up adjacent to a card the spectator picked earlier in the trick. Brief synopsis of the procedure (you need to see the video for the full explanation): First, you set a Jack aside. Then you make two piles of 15 cards and set them aside. The spectator gets a pile, and you get a pile. Cards are cut. The spectator picks a card from the remainder of the deck. The spectator...
1. This video describes how to perform the cut and restored string trick. For performing this you need One "Scissor", "about 4 inch length of string", "one Straw" which you can get any restaurant or juice shop and "one X-acto Knife". Now actually prepare the straw, and the secret is in the straw in this case.
This is one of the easier yet shocking magic tricks that can be performed by using a cigarette. With a little slight of hand, you can create the illusion of a cigarette disappearing.
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.
A spectator has a selected card glimpsed, but not touched, and magically is re-selected at the end of the trick. A great trick for beginners.
A cool trick bar to do with your friends. The Delpitos 5 Toothpicks and a Star trick is a mind teaser style trick that involves creative and innovative thinking. Can you rearrange the toothpicks and achieve the goal?
There are good magic tricks, and there are bad magic tricks. The host of this video tutorial might not be the most skilled magician around, but he's a pretty good judge of card tricks. Check out how to perform the best math card trick ever! With just a little math and a little magic, your spectators will be astonished. See the reveal and explanation. This card counting trick will always work and it will amaze your best friends.
Check out this episode of Brian Brushwood's Scam School from Revision3 to find out how to pull the best cons, bar scams and magic tricks. It's rare to find a trick that you can actually fool yourself with...and that's exactly what you get with this episode!
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.
Learn how to do the Thumbaround Normal with this pen spinning tutorial.
Learn how to do the Extended Thumbaround with this pen spinning tutorial.
Scam School presents four silly beer gags in this how-to video.
This instructional magic card trick tutorial explains how to throw, toss, and catch cards. Practice your magic trick skills with these card tossing techniques. If you feel up to the challenge, you can even learn how to throw a boomerang card.
Folding a bottle cap twice seems impossible to do. This how to video will teach you step by step instruction to make you look like the strongest guy in the bar. Use this trick to win bets or impress the ladies.
This kid has great instincts for teaching magic or card tricks as he instructs with multiple camera angles the best methods for shooting cards in the air. He also has different finger and grip techniques for multiple cards and different spins.
Here are 10 incredible optical illusions that will blow your mind! Which optical illusion do you think is the coolest?
See how to open a bottle of champagne with a kitchen knife, a wine bottle with a ribbon, and a bottle of beer with a paper note! Watch the video below for the full instructions, or hit up the brief guide below.
Happy weekend! Time to relax and waste time. If you're a child at heart, or you've got a couple young ones hanging around, treat them to these old-school magic tricks, courtesy of Flickr user Jordan Smith. Smith generously scanned and uploaded a selection of cards from a postcard set published by the General Cigar "Hall of Magic" for the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.