Magic tricks and illusions can double the fun at any gathering.
This gravity-defying trick is truly electrifying!
No need to wait for the mercury to drop. In just a few minutes, you can frost a friend's hand.
With a little advance setup, you can make a coin vanish and reappear at will.
Create a little something from nothing, then hand it to a pal.
Reading minds? Please. That's something you can do with both hands behind your back!
Because our eyes are in two slightly different locations, they each perceive things a bit differently. Each one relays a separate image to our brain, which combines the two pictures into one, giving us a truer view of the world around us.
Use this simple estimation technique to figure out how tall the trees around you really are.
It takes a secret ingredient -- and a little old-fashioned chemistry -- to amaze your friends with this neat ice-cube trick.
Use this magic trick to amaze your audience with the divining power of your fingertips.
You can defy gravity with this aqua-batic stunt.
The people of Grave's End just discovered that someone -- or something! -- has messed with the town's famous historical marker. It might have been bewitched by a legendary pirate ghost that haunts the village!
Amaze an audience with this April Fools' ESP trick.
Spot the phantom dots in this optical illusion known as Hermann's grid.
The perks of possessing a pair of peepers. Try this fun experiment to help your child discover firsthand how our eyes make such a great pair.
Kids will get a real charge out of these three quick activities that prove there's nothing "static" about electricity.
One of our Founding Fathers is caught in a bind and needs your help! Can you free him from his round buddies so that he can celebrate Presidents' Day?
Your eyes will be fooled when you give this trick a spin.
In this simple but convincing magic trick, time really is money.
Fantastic Floating Orb
Double Vision: Fake Finger
Height of a Tree
Lift an Ice Cube With String
The Telltale Temple
Pour Water Sideways
Read the Cursed Text
Read Your Friend's Mind
Spot the Phantom Dots
Double Vision: Hole in the Hand
Simple Science: Static Magic
Try This Now: Rescue Flat George
Turn Triangles Into Circles
Pick a Coin, Any Coin