Sleight-of-hand artist Apollo Robbins steals things for a living. In this captivating TED video, he explains how treating people's attention as a limited resource keeps him employed.
Check out this fantastic video on professional pickpocket Apollo Robbins (pictured above) — a man so talented at his craft, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and the military have studied his techniques for what they reveal about the nature of human attention.
How good are you with chopsticks? Probably good enough to pick up sushi but probably not even close to Miyagi-ing a fly, right? Well check this out, this guy managed to pickpocket a phone with chopsticks.