Effect: A quarter-size piece of newspaper is torn into six pieces. Two pieces are discarded. When the pieces are counted, there are again six pieces. This time four pieces are discarded. When remaining pieces are counted, there are again six pieces of paper. This time five pieces of paper are discarded. Now only one piece of paper is left in the hand. Suddenly the one piece of paper becomes a fully-restored paper.
1st edition 1987, 8 pages; 1st digital edition 2017, PDF 9 pages.
word count: 1240 which is equivalent to 4 standard pages of text