Quirkology's Richard Wiseman is back with another roundup of devious little pub tricks.
Like many feats of visual trickery, the secret behind psychologist Richard Wiseman's "Tube of Mystery" boils down to a few not-so-mysterious tricks of the trade. What makes this illusion interesting, though, is how well it works even when performed badly.
The only thing more satisfying than winning money from your friends on a bet is pranking them in the process. Deep down we all want to be conmen, and Richard Wiseman is back with ten more bets that will let you outsmart anyone.
Who doesn't love free money? Nobody, that's who. And while technically Richard Wiseman's latest collection of guaranteed bets will cost you friendships, relationships, and maybe even your job, the satisfaction of one-upping everyone you know makes it still totally worth it.
From Quirkology's Richard Wiseman comes another roundup of pub tricks that you can use to impress and/or vex your friends.
There's no such thing as free money, and while this series of clever bets will all but guarantee you some easy cash, it will probably come at the cost of a few friendships.
We say "almost," because like many of the bets in Richard Wiseman's earlier bar-trick videos, a few of these are liable to get you punched in the face. (I'm looking at you, #4. Ten to ten? Really?)
There's no better time than the holidays—when everyone's all together—to scam, grift, and alienate your friends and family. So Richard Wiseman has returned with another series of unloseable bets that guarantee you victory thanks to basic science and physics.
Have you got a go-to pub trick? These crafty little stunts are meant to shock or impress your friends, and maybe even win you a little money (or at least your next drink). Many people know one or two pub tricks that they can rely on when the situation arises, but Richard Wiseman — master of ceremonies at Quirkology…
The credit crunch and the hectic pace of modern life has inspired Professor Richard Wiseman to create what he believes is "the world's most relaxing room" at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, just north of London. His research led him to invite visitors to lie down on soft matting with lavender scented…