Qatar is so fantastically shiny that it looks like a 3D render

Time bender Michael Shainblum works his time lapse magic on a place where I would totally believe magic still exists: Doha, Qatar. He shows the bustling new city of skyscrapers and constant construction next to the old world and its ancient culture. Just going around the city will feel like time traveling. » 4/16/14 9:18pm 56 minutes ago

Magic pinball gets perfectly stuck between a bumper and kicker forever

You can play a pinball machine forever and not have a pinball hit at a more perfect angle than this. Look at it bounce back and forth and back and forth and back and forth forever between a bumper and kicker. If only every pinball game was so easy. According to YouTube user lilmul123, this went on for a few minutes… » 4/04/14 10:09pm 4/04/14 10:09pm

Watch more cute dogs get hilariously confused by a magic trick

Seeing dogs get confused by a magic trick was so darn cute the first time that magician Jose Ahonen decided to pull the same disappearing treat trick again with more adorable dogs. You can laugh as they hilariously react to the sorcery of seeing something vanish right underneath their nose and cry aww as you see their… » 4/01/14 8:20pm 4/01/14 8:20pm

Watching these dogs confused by a magic trick is hilariously cute

Dogs can be incredibly smart but—when it comes to trusting humans—they are as naive as a little kid who doesn't know what a lie means yet. Watching these dogs getting completely confused when magician Jose Ahonen mades a treat disappear right in front of their eyes (and noses) makes me laugh and awwww at the same time. » 3/22/14 12:13am 3/22/14 12:13am

Whoa, watch a street performer do mind-bending tricks from his POV

It's like magic. A street performer defies gravity by contact juggling a sphere in front of a crowd and it's absolutely mesmerizing to see from his point of view. You feel the pressure he has to perform, the focus he has in his movements and the art of it all. I'll be giving you money next time. » 3/04/14 10:54pm 3/04/14 10:54pm

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

People loooove getting hoodwinked by close-up magic, and Ricky Jay is a straight-up wizard at the art of sleight of hand. Watching him handle a deck is like seeing someone for whom playing cards are a part of the body—as though handling them is the most natural thing in the world. » 2/12/14 8:00pm 2/12/14 8:00pm

This Vine compilation video of magic tricks and sorcery is so much fun

Here is a tummy tickling compilation video of Vines from Zach King, the magic wizard of Vine. He'll snatch cats out of computer screens, turn Rubik's Cubes into candy, fly through beds and doors, jump out of his clothes, magically change colors of any object and more. It's the most entertaining use of the 6 second… » 1/14/14 8:10pm 1/14/14 8:10pm

How did a toy car magically appear behind these two pieces of paper?

In this illusion, a toy car seemingly appears from no where. How is that possible? Well, the car was always there. Really. It's a simple but masterful trick, the toy car is programmed to travel along a designated route while the red cards are shown off as a distraction. As one card is shown to reveal nothing behind it, … » 12/27/13 6:44pm 12/27/13 6:44pm

Watch a Guy Freak People Out By Floating in the Air on a Moving Bus

Though this prank video is an obvious attempt at force inducing viral-ity by Pepsi Max, it's still a pretty fun watch. The magician Dynamo tricks people into thinking he can levitate by 'magically' following a bus around as it moves across London. Watch people freak out when they see him float. » 6/24/13 8:00pm 6/24/13 8:00pm

Here's a Simple Card Trick You Can Learn in a Minute

Our friends at BoingBoing put together a video to show you a simple and fun card trick that anyone can learn in no time: Using a deck of playing cards, make three piles of three cards each. Flip a pile over to note the bottom card and then combine all three piles into one, making sure that the pile you flipped over is … » 1/21/13 9:00pm 1/21/13 9:00pm

Here's Enough iPad Christmas Magic To Warm Anybody's Cockles

The unfortunately named iSimon has gracing us with iOS-inspired magic tricks for some time now, but there's always room in our hearts for more digital prestidigitation. Especially when it's so topical. Here's a healthy dose of iPad Christmas magic to get you through the holidays. » 12/24/12 12:23pm 12/24/12 12:23pm

Hang Out With These Cats and Watch a Little iPad Magic

Simon Pierro is relatively well known for his tech-friendly iPad magic. Now he's back with a new set, some cats, and a soundtrack that sort of sounds like it should be coming from a Nintendo Wii. Nonetheless, the tricks are neat enough to be amusing, and simple enough that they're fun to try and figure out. And the… » 8/05/12 7:00pm 8/05/12 7:00pm