12.04.2012 [Business Insider] - It's a magic trick – and it's played on you and me. Jake Kornbluth and I have made this 2 minute video that explains it all in eight simple steps. By the way, the “other people's money” that private equity fund managers (as well as other so-called
20.04.2012 [Bleacher Report] - I still don't understand what Samir Nasri did with those able-bodied defenders, but the magic trick probably worked on me watching it from my TV. You can talk of madness if you remember that stalemate between Manchester United and Arsenal in the
20.04.2012 [Irish Independent] - Next out of the bag came a slow-cooking magic trick: veal -- the last frontier between the carnivore and the cannibal -- cooked for 36 hours until it melts on contact with your tongue. It played Olivier's Hamlet to a supporting cast of sweetbread
06.04.2012 [Wetpaint] - Meanwhile, Melissa (Jessica Parker Kennedy) and Adam (Thomas Dekker) finally get some alone time, and they uncover a "magic trick" (floating dew drops?), while Faye (Phoebe Tonkin) and Jake try to steal Dawn's crystal. So what about our girl Diana
22.04.2012 [NorthJersey.com] - By BILL ERVOLINO When I was a kid, my family had a small reel-to-reel tape recorder – a gift from one of my father's business associates. It was a nice piece of equipment that came in a handsome leather case with a shoulder strap, so I could carry it
22.04.2012 [Herald Times Reporter] - "Maybe even a magic trick. And a trivia game. A whistling trivia game." It's all fair game as the little college town of Louisburg, NC, welcomed whistlers for the 39th annual parade of puckerers. This year, more than five-dozen contestants came from 20
21.04.2012 [Aljazeera.com] - ... the former Mexican foreign affairs secretary, to discuss the global war on drugs and the summit. The magician and intellectual property lawyer Andrew Eborn has a trick or two for us and tells us whether or not it is possible to steal a magic trick.
20.04.2012 [Telegraph.co.uk] - It is like an illusion, a magic trick. Jean-Luc calls it 'imaginary realism'.” Jean-Yves Aschard also met Courcoult in the Eighties and is the inventor responsible for the human details that make the giant puppets so lifelike.
27.03.2012 [bettor.com (blog)] - The season is warming up for the first major event of the year, The Masters at Augusta National next week. Top-50 players from the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) will be locked in a stiff battle to clinch the green jacket over the weekend.
19.04.2012 [NPR] - A Dutch magician has threatened to tell the secret behind one of Penn & Teller's most famous bits. In this shadow illusion, an untouched rose falls apart as Teller cuts at the shadow with a knife. Teller tried to make the offer disappear by paying the
28.03.2012 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Jeremy Gordon In the 20 years since first retiring from the NBA, Magic Johnson has stayed busy with a slew of business ventures, some successful (his chain of movie theaters), some forgettable (“The Magic Hour,” anyone?). But there's no denying his
17.04.2012 [JDJournal.com] - A lawsuit over 'who owns that magic trick' is pretty rare, and more so in the 21st century. But such a lawsuit has been filed in the federal court in Las Vegas by Teller of the Penn & Teller magic and comedy show. At issue is Teller's copyrighted
18.04.2012 [Papermag] - By Gary Pini Tupac's Coachella performance was not a hologram after all, but was actually a common theatrical illusion. Known to magicians as Pepper's Ghost, the trick originated in the 1860s and has been widely used since. At Coachella, Tupac's image
27.03.2012 [Smartmoney.com (blog)] - By Quentin Fottrell JK Rowling cut out the muggles and middlemen and began selling digital versions of her Harry Potter books directly to readers Tuesday. By going it alone – without the big publishers or e-book stores, experts say she may also be
28.03.2012 [The Bay Bridged] - Another beautifully dark and heart-wrenching track comes from the Tim Cohen-led Magic Trick, “Torture,” from their upcoming Hardly Art release, Ruler of the Night. Complete with those beautiful cascading vocals that bridge into an unending dream
19.04.2012 [Columbia Daily Tribune (blog)] - By Claire McQuerry When I was a child, I used to believe there was a magic trick that only my father could perform. Invariably, on a Sunday morning, someone, my mom or my dad, would make pancakes. We'd be running late for church—we were always running
13.04.2012 [Ars Technica] - By John Timmer | Published April 13, 2012 9:03 AM Astronomers have pulled off an interesting magic trick and made two planets appear. Since they appeared in a planetary system that already had seven, it gives that planetary system a total of nine
22.04.2012 [Global Voices Online] - If you've come this far [in reading], it must be clear to you by now that we have the same issues and that jobs won't appear even with the help of a magic trick, so I ask those comrades who are promising them to turn to stabilizing the nation so that
12.04.2012 [UNM Daily Lobo] - Magician and UNM theater student Adrian Banuelos said when someone purchases a magic trick kit, he or she is purchasing the knowledge of how to do it. “Everything that's in a magic trick, you can put together in your house,” Banuelos said.
08.04.2012 [Time Out London] - Conjurors are a secretive bunch, closely guarding the methods behind their magic. So don't let the Magic Circle know that Pete Firman has revealed the secret to one of his tricks, exclusively for Time Out, which you can learn too.
04.04.2012 [The Bay Bridged] - A number of exciting new Bay Area records are coming soon, and we're especially psyched about new albums from Emily Jane White and Magic Trick. While this month's local highlights might seem a little leaner than usual, plenty of great out-of-town acts
19.04.2012 [The State] - Thee opens with a magic trick based on audience participation. Magician Joey Vasquez performs a routine in the Petit Parlor for Magic room. Joseph Daniels, an administrator of apocrypha, according to his business card, interacts with the paranormal in
19.04.2012 [The Verge] - In a demonstration the team managed to levitate and spin a small disk in a tub of water, but it's more than just a magic trick. "Like Dr. Who's own device, our sonic screwdriver is capable of much more than just spinning things around," explained Dr.
13.04.2012 [Arizona Capitol Times] - By Yellow Sheet Report Bennett today delivered bad news for southern Arizona Dems who thought they had pulled an eleventh hour magic trick yesterday. Patterson, last week decried the partisan politics at the Capitol, ditched his Dem affiliation and
12.04.2012 [Power Line (blog)] - The key to a magic trick is distraction: the magician tries to draw his audience's attention to some irrelevant place while he executes his trick elsewhere. A politician with a lousy record is much like an amateur magician. He tries to get his audience
17.04.2012 [Centre Daily Times] - Tressler found something to interest both boys after he showed them a new magic trick. In the difficult economy, the two “Toy Guyz,” as they have been dubbed, have succeeded where many small business owners have failed. Their secret to success?
20.04.2012 [Toronto Sun] - Panthers coach Kevin Dineen stuck with the man who got the win in Game 3, Scott Clemmensen, but the 34-year-old wasn't able to come up a magic trick in his first NHL playoff start. Clemmensen, who came on in relief of Jose Theodore in the third game of
30.03.2012 [The Daily Tar Heel] - To the alarmed girl who caught me Googling “how to cut someone in half without people knowing”: I swear I was trying to learn the magic trick. To the cashier working at Rams Head Market the night I bought my Snickers ice cream bar: I wasn't ashamed of
19.04.2012 [Reason Online (blog)] - Breitbart performs a magic trick, gets Dems to acknowledge that median pay stats are worthless. Given technology for primitive but effective drones and cruise missiles is consumer level (anyone checked out modern RC planes lately?
06.04.2012 [GalleristNY] - Because the plank is angled toward the door, it looks, at first, as if the screw-eye were attached exactly in the middle; and because the plank is weighted on one end but still horizontal, this makes it look like a magic trick.
17.04.2012 [Ottawa Citizen] - McMahon will be at the A-frame on April 20 to “make sure the sumac is cut and do the magic trick of trying to get the water going again.” She adds a plea: “We wouldn't bulldoze (William) Wordsworth's cottage. Why would we bulldoze Al Purdy's?”