Top Illusions

How To Perform The 4 Aces Magic Trick

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This is one of my personal favourite magic tricks. It's really easy to perform and can be stacked with other tricks really quite nicely. If this is the first time for you to learn this trick, watch the video and, well, learn. If you have other tricks under your belt, think about how you can stack and connect the tricks. The more you stack, the more effective your routine.

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Giant Man Small Car

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Don't let the video quality throw you off! Keep watching until the end to see a fantastic camera-work illusion.

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Bulging Grid Illusion

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Found by Chris Foster and Eric Altschuler, moving the head towards the grid causes the image to distort and bulge towards you.

If you look carefully at the grid, you'll notice that some of the squares are not aligned perfectly corner-to-corner. This is intentionally done at specific points to induce the bulging effect.

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Stage Magic Dice And Cards

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Ordinary magic with dice and cards can be made to work on stage and this high school magician will show you how. Complete tricks are not shown, but the way he incorporates the audience is clever. This author wishes his high school was cool enough to have a magic show. Though we did have a "sexual hypnotist" perform live hypnosis one year...

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Sleights of Mind (Mind Reading)

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Simon Taylor reads minds and more - he can sense flashes of thoughts. In this case, the female subject was asked to think of a name. The human brain will naturally think of other things even if she may or may not have decided on a name. Simon reads those streams of thoughts.

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This'n'That Magic Trick

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"You gotta remember that in life you a little bit of this, a little of that, but not much of the other."

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Auditory Illusion - In

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Illusions can take the form of optical as well as aural. Aural or auditory illusions are the equivalent of optical illusions, in which the ear perceives a sound that either doesn't exist or is actually impossible. YouTube user JoeFreeza has uploaded an example of this with a piece of audio that doesn't seem to stop increasing in pitch. See, or rather, hear it for yourself!

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