Top Illusions

How To End World Hunger

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Cyril performs the hamburger-out-of-wall magic trick on the streets of Japan. Also known as Sero, Cyril is an American world-famous magician based in Japan. His story is really quite amazing - during a stopover in the country, he never got back on the plane. He instead roamed the streets performing magic to everyone he met and tried to get into the magic circles of Tokyo.

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The Quickest Magic

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"I wish my wife could dress up that quick!"

The performance is absolutely perfect in this one. Two magicians perform a costume-change routine that just seems too fast to be possible. The expressions on the audience and some of the judge members are priceless. How do they do it?

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The Transporting Man

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Inspired by one of the best scenes of The Prestige, this YouTube user has recreated the magic trick using stop motion filming. Of course, though the real trick behind the movie was not stop motion, this version is still a really cool take on the scene and can be inspiring and encouraging to those who want to create their own magic.

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Invisible Car

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It may not be surprising if Sara Watson from the University of Central Lancashire had trouble finding her car in the parking lot (or car park, as they say in the UK) after creating this project. She spray painted an old Skoda Fabia to match the pavement and background as part of an art project for her drawing and image making course.

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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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The Castle Of Illusion

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This is 100% photoshop free. 2 Much Caffeine on Flickr created this using actual lego pieces. The detail in this work is phenomenal and makes me wish I was this good at lego when I was a kid!

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The Samsung Illusions

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"The robotic Dinosaur is one of the best optical illusions I have ever seen."

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Amazing Awareness Test

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Count how many times the white team passes the basketball and discover an interesting phenomenon in this awareness test.

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Dark Matter: Shadow Card Magic

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A card revelation using light and shadow.

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Cool Card Trick - The Second Deal

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In many magic tricks, there will come a need for the ability to control the top card of a deck. The Second Deal is one way that will afford a solution for such control provided you have the right type of deck. Bicycle decks are not favourable, but may still pass undetected to the untrained spectator.

The three key points to the technique are:

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