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Science often appears like magic. Even some small physics or chemical experiment can be utterly baffling. Same is true with math. Some of the best self-working magic tricks have a mathematical foundation at heart. That is why particularly in the past magicians were often exhibiting the latest advances in science and technology as entertainment. For example, Robert-Houdin's "Heavy and Light Chest" was a simple application of an electromagnet. The projection of images and later moving images was mostly done by magicians in the early days of photography and film.

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    E-Z Square 9 by Werner Miller    Miracle Cube Root Extraction by Robert A. Nelson & B. W. McCarron    1089 Refreshed and Reloaded by Unknown Mentalist    Heath's Di-Ciphering Dice Unleashed by Thomas Henry    Magic Squares and Cubes by William Symes Andrews    Scripted #17: Ognib by Larry Brodahl    Sub Rosa 13 by Werner Miller    Math Miracles by Wallace Lee    E-Z Square 8 by Werner Miller    E-Z Square 7 by Werner Miller    Day For Any Date for the Million by Federico Ludueña    Comedy Coin Prediction by Devin Knight    Melencolia by Dr. Hans-Christian Solka    Mostly Perfect / Perfectly Possible: Combo by Michael Daniels    Perfectly Possible by Michael Daniels    Why A Magic Square Should Not Be A Magic Square by Unknown Mentalist    Ask Pythagoras by Robin Gillett    Introduction to Non-Transitive Gambling Bets for Magicians by Bruce Carlley    Pyramid Prophecies by Nick Conticello    Fun With Magic by George Brunel    Chemical Magic by V. E. Johnson    The Human Equation by Marc Paul    SUCD: Some Unusual Chemical Demonstrations by Richard Paddon    Proof by Ian Kendall    E-Z Square 6 by Werner Miller    Transparent Prediction: print and perform 2 by George Marchese    E-Z Square 5 by Werner Miller    Build Your Own Psychic Calculator by Shawn Evans    Day One by Scott Cram    E-Z Square 4 by Werner Miller    E-Z Square 3 by Werner Miller    Mostly Perfect by Michael Daniels    All Roads Lead To Rome: exploration of an unusual magic method by Chris Wasshuber    Patterns of Perfection Revisited by Sam Dalal    911 Summing by Chris Wasshuber    Reversal Plus by Michael Daniels    Top Secrets by Terri Rogers    More Secrets by Terri Rogers    Secrets: The Original Magic of Terri Rogers by Terri Rogers    Ear Marked by Werner Miller    Rubik Notes by Mark Elsdon    E-Z Square 2 by Werner Miller    E-Z Square 1 by Werner Miller    The Amazing Magic Square and Master Memory Demonstration by Orville Wayne Meyer    Nine by Philemon Vanderbeck    The Ultimate Magic Square (That's Magic) by Chris Wasshuber    The Ultimate Magic Square (King of Hearts) by Chris Wasshuber    Magical Experiments by Arthur Good

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E-Z Square 9 by Werner MillerIn this volume Werner Miller discusses in particular the so called perimeter magic squares. He even invented a new type the Siamese perimeter magic square - only here with Werner 'magic square' Miller.

1st edition 2018, 14 pages.

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Miracle Cube Root Extraction by Robert A. Nelson & B. W. McCarronAn apparent demonstration of superior brain power.

Any number between 1 and 100 is cubed by a spectator, and the final result called aloud. The performer immediately extracts the cube root of this number without the use of electronics, stooges, or gimmicks. The calculation is performed immediately and entirely in the performer's mind, thanks to the secret master key.

This feat, performed on paper after a lengthy effort by a spectator, is considered quite an accomplishment, but performed instantly, it is a sensation. Performer knows only the number submitted by the spectator, and immediately...

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1089 Refreshed and Reloaded by Unknown MentalistThere would hardly be any mentalist or magician who would not be familiar with the old and well known 1089 force. At the same time, there would also hardly be any mentalist or magician who still uses this force in the old standard manner. In that sense this force seems dated.

But throughout the history of magic, this unique force has been extremely fascinating both mathematically and magically.

Here are some fresh and novel ideas related to this force which you can actually go out and use right today. There are 6 different ideas which are innovative and allow you to create full routines...

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Heath's Di-Ciphering Dice Unleashed by Thomas HenryPrepare to be disabused of a prejudice! While many people think Heath's Di-Ciphering Dice are simply for demonstrations of lightning calculation, in fact this classic prop is capable of so much more within the realm of mentalism. Here for the first time is a very complete explanation of the Dice, including descriptions of additional properties few have noticed before. You'll learn how to customize the Dice, design and fabricate your own sets, use them alongside standard devices such as stacked decks, the Center Tear, billet switches and indexes, book tests, ranging forces, the Transpose force,...
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Magic Squares and Cubes by William Symes AndrewsA classic treatise on magic squares and related arrangements of numbers.
  • Publishers' Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter I. Magic Squares
    • The Essential Characteristics Of Magic Squares
    • Associated Or Regular Magic Squares Of Odd Numbers
    • Associated Or Regular Magic Squares Of Even Numbers
    • The Construction Of Even Magic Squares By De La Hire's Method
    • Composite Magic Squares
    • Concentric Magic Squares
    • General Notes On The Construction Of Magic Squares
  • Chapter II. Magic Cubes
    • The Essential Characteristics Of Magic Cubes
    • Associated Or Regular Magic Cubes Of Odd Numbers
    • Associated Or Regular...
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Scripted #17: Ognib by Larry Brodahl

Stage, parlor and impromptu scripts, handlings, and a spreadsheet calculator for the Magic Matrix. A devilishly clever was to force numbers.

"Ognib" is "Bingo" in reverse, is a method also known under the name "Magic Matrix" (see Martin Gardner).

A complete script, handling, and a spreadsheet calculator. Handlings included for stage, parlor and impromptu.

The magician shows a handful of printed numeric grids. The magician then has 4 spectators decide on one of the grids. Using the chosen grid, they then pick 4 numbers from the grid. The 4 numbers that were chosen - when added together - totals up...

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Sub Rosa 13 by Werner MillerAmong other effects, Werner Miller explores the old age cards trick and stretches it into new and so far unexplored directions including versions where the spectator is allowed to lie.
  • Leporello
  • Ternary Number Compass
  • Binary Number Compass
  • Binary Card Compass
  • Binary Card Cube
  • Aside From Binary and Ternary
  • Extensions
  • OWLright
  • Four Questions
  • Seven Questions
  • Four Ins, One Out
  • Off-Form Psychic
  • No Milk Today
  • ESPiatnik
  • Do You Play Cards?
  • Lady First
  • amBiguous
  • Instant Sudoku
  • Swindle Sudoku II
  • 2ZZ

1st edition 2018, 44 pages.

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Math Miracles by Wallace LeeThis is a wonderful book covering several classic math based tricks, such as magic squares, day for any date (calendar calculations), and also several uncommon ones. It also includes the first publication of the Fitch Cheney Five Card Trick under the effect name "Telephone Stud".
  • Preface
  • I Cryptesthesia
  • II The Magic Square
  • III Mnemonics With Figures
  • IV Spelling The Cards
  • V Bank Night With Seven Cards
  • VI Some Odd Formulas
  • VII New Dresses For Old Tricks
  • VIII Fakerithmetic
  • IX Multiplying On The Fingers
  • X Mind Reading At The Blackboard
  • XI Match Puzzle
  • XII Spelling Thoughts
  • XIII Casting Out The Nines
  • XIV Telephone...
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E-Z Square 8 by Werner MillerEven more magic squares with playing cards.

1st edition 2017; 12 pages.

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E-Z Square 7 by Werner MillerEven more effects with magic squares.

1st edition 2017; 13 pages.

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Day For Any Date for the Million by Federico LudueñaProviding the weekday for a given date has never been easier. Day For Any Date for the Million selects ideas from different methods to achieve a synthesis that renders a difficult process absolutely simple. The inclusion of a prop that can be accommodated on the back of a business card does away with the cumbersome and numerous steps that were usually necessary.
"The Day For Any Date is a classic effect that warrants the best methods available. Federico provides them with an innovative prop and clear instructions on how to succeed with accuracy, quickness and ease. The result is a comfort...
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Comedy Coin Prediction by Devin Knight
"I just got this today, it's great! Sometimes, the simple tricks are the best. I've already shown it to some people, and it really DOES get a big laugh. Thanks!" - Dave D.
Effect: Here is a very novel comedy close-up prediction effect that your spectators haven’t seen before. Almost everyone carries a cell phone nowadays, and most all of the cell phones have a calculator. Tell your spectator that you have made a prediction and that it is contained inside a small coin envelope. Tell him the envelope contains some coins that will predict a number he will create at random, from a number...
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Melencolia by Dr. Hans-Christian SolkaThe date 1514 A.D. actually means something to you? It's possible to instantly construct that kind of magic square on the backside of a business card and hand it out as giveaway. I love the method because of its simplicity. Even better: once learned the method is impossible to forget!
  • Works with any magic sum greater 33 or with the century and year numbers of any named year.
  • The magic square is balanced.
  • The numbers are in sequence. There are no duplicate numbers.
  • The magic sum can be obtained in up to 68 different ways.
  • Extremely simple calculations and memory work.
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Mostly Perfect / Perfectly Possible: Combo by Michael Daniels
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Perfectly Possible by Michael DanielsIn this sequel to his 2011 ebook Mostly Perfect, Michael Daniels presents a new 'Instant Magic Square' method that makes the effect even easier to perform.

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Performer instantly creates a 4x4 Magic Square for any total freely chosen by the spectator. The total can be obtained from the magic square in at least 36 different ways.

  • Completely impromptu. No set-up, gimmicks, or cribs.
  • New, improved method - minimal memory and the simplest of calculations.
  • Suitable for close-up or stage performances.
  • Produces elegant magic squares.
  • Can be immediately repeated for different totals.
  • Includes a...
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Why A Magic Square Should Not Be A Magic Square by Unknown MentalistThe owners of Square Thrills can get this ebook for half price.

This is not about construction of a magic square. This is about presenting and representing a magic square in such a manner that the audience cannot uncover your secrets by doing a simple search on the internet, which is what is happening to most of the magic square routines these days.

5 solutions for alternative presentations/representations for a magic square are provided along with some bonus ideas.

A novel and self working routine is included which uses the magic square principles in a clever and unconventional manner but does not...

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Ask Pythagoras by Robin GillettThe performer selects a participant from the audience (no stooges, no pre-show) who is asked to think of a significant date in his/her life (nothing is written down nor told to anyone).

The participant divides three numbers into the thought of date and the performer interprets the results as Pythagoras (the Father of Numerology) would have to reveal aspects of the participant's past, present, and future. Then, he surprises every one by revealing the thought of date!

This is one of several presentations described in this e-book, including one contributed by the Unknown Mentalist. The method is a sophisticated...

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Introduction to Non-Transitive Gambling Bets for Magicians by Bruce CarlleyBruce Carlley is going to show you a number of games that the magician or gambler plays against a spectator one on one. The spectator gets a free choice of the objects that are used in the gambling game. (Some games use cards, dice, pieces of paper, spinners, etc.) For example, say the spectator has a choice of four dice. Spectator picks one die and the magician picks one die. Each rolls their die, and the high number wins. Whoever wins a best of 12 game match wins the game. Unfortunately for the spectator, the magician will almost always win the match. The probability will ALWAYS be in the...
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Pyramid Prophecies by Nick ConticelloFrom the introduction:
This ebook is a bit of a departure for me. The material is mathematical, but it need not be performed with playing cards. It can be performed with pencil and paper close-up, or with a blackboard or a dry-erase white board in platform or stage settings. Thus it can be employed in situations when the use of playing cards would be inappropriate. However, I will describe these effects with playing cards as that is how I use them.

The basic idea is that the performer predicts the sum of a seemingly random array of cards or numbers. The spectator has quite a bit of control...

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Fun With Magic by George BrunelAmusing Experiments in Physics, Chemistry and Geometry

The title is a little bit misleading, because there are no real magic tricks in this book, at least not the kind that a magician would assume. It is essentially a book of 'kitchen' science experiments. Some of these experiments can of course be presented like a magic trick. But the majority of them are simply interesting or surprising science experiments which can be done at home with a little bit of preparation.

From the preface:

The sole aim of this little book, aside from its purposes as a source of profitable pastime, is to...
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