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 6Werner MillerThis will most likely be Werner Miller's last installment in his E-Z Square series. In this ebook he revisits several of the routines he published before, but finds ways to simplify them further or structure them in a cleaner and clearer way. He does that with a Birthday Square, a routine involving a measuring tape, and magic squares using cards.
As a bonus Werner includes several magic square puzzles. 1st edition 2013; 15 pages. | 2013 / 6 / 23 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
Transparent Prediction: print and perform 2George MarcheseThis is the second in the series "print and perform". In this series you have not only the instructions for the tricks but also the templates to print and perform the effects.
EFFECT : You show an envelope containing a "prediction" and give it to hold to someone. A spectator is given a pocket calculator (… or he can use the one on his cellphone…). He freely chooses a 3 digit number and then is told to make some simple calculations arriving at a random total. At this point you take the envelope with the prediction, open it and extract a sheet of clear plastic with your prediction printed... | 2013 / 5 / 30 | $4.00 £3.07 €3.50 Ca$5.42 Au$5.51 ¥449.42 | to wish list | ||
E-Z Square 5Werner MillerAfter seeing a performance of Richard Wiseman's Grid, which shares some commonalities with Chris Wasshuber's The Ultimate Magic Square, Werner Miller was inspired to come up with his take on 'magic squares made from cards' ...
The spectator decides on a number, and you produce instantly a magic square that has the spectator's number as its constant – simply by dealing out 16 or 25 ordinary playing cards. As an example here is the detailed effect for variation 2: Take out a deck of cards, give it a quick shuffle and then offer the spectator the deck for a cut. The spectator cuts off a portion of the deck and counts the amount... | 2013 / 3 / 29 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
Build Your Own Psychic CalculatorShawn EvansDo-It-Yourself: "Trick-Out" Your Calculator
With a Psychic Calculator you can create endless mind-reading, prediction, and magic effects - a mentalist dream come true. Don't pay up to $300 or more for a Mentalist or Psychic Calculator when you can make your own in less than 30 minutes, for under $10 (including the price of the calculator!), plus the use of just a few common household items. No knowledge of electronics needed - just the proper know-how. This ebook will give you the "details in detail" with over 20 step-by-step photos and illustrations that will guarantee your success. ... | 2012 / 4 / 2 | $19.95 £15.32 €17.47 Ca$27.05 Au$27.46 ¥2241.48 | to wish list | ||
Day OneScott CramThe classic "Day For Any Date" feat has been updated!
Day One is a new approach to appearing as a human calendar. You ask for the year and month of the spectator's birthday, and instantly create that month's calendar for them on the back of your business card. Day One is designed to be simple to learn, as well as quick and impressive to perform. The role of math and mnemonics has been greatly simplified and minimized, and you don't need any previous experience with other mnemonic systems. Entire centuries are covered with less than a third of the mnemonics required by other approaches.... | 2012 / 1 / 15 | $9.99 £7.67 €8.75 Ca$13.55 Au$13.75 ¥1122.43 | to wish list | ||
E-Z Square 4Werner Miller"The hallmark of all the E-Z Square is their clarity of magic square instruction, as well as a selection of variations that's enough to start your mind racing with presentational possibilities." - Scott CramGiving a performance the appearance of difficulty and effort sometimes adds to the success of an artistic feat. Even if you are only constructing a magic square you can benefit from this phenomenon... 1st edition 2011; 16 pages. | 2011 / 12 / 31 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
E-Z Square 3Werner Miller | 2011 / 12 / 31 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
Mostly PerfectMichael DanielsMostly Perfect is an instant 4x4 magic square presentation for any named total that simplifies the computational method originally developed by Orville Meyer (and which has also been published by Mark Farrar, Bill Fritz and Harry Lorayne, among others). Mostly Perfect also produces even more balanced and elegant squares than those produced by the Meyer method.
The ebook also comes with a browser application (no Internet connection needed) to facilitate learning of the method. Download a free extract. "Mostly Perfect creates the most well-balanced magic square I've ever seen ... And it's not even hard to do ...... | 2011 / 11 / 4 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
All Roads Lead To Rome: exploration of an unusual magic methodChris WasshuberWith contributions by Werner Miller, Max Maven and Shigeo Futagawa.
The day was March 6th 2011 when Werner Miller sent me his Da Capo 3 and Da Capo 4 ebooks. Whenever I receive something from Werner I make time to read it. He has a knack to incorporate new twists and takes, or entirely new principles which stimulate my own grey cells. Browsing Da Capo 3 I stumbled on an unusual effect which Werner titled “Pointing the Way”. It was first published in 2001 in Club 71. This effect consisted of two parts. One was a printing effect where blank cards were shown, which later had arrows printed on them. This part of the effect was nothing special, the usual... | 2011 / 10 / 31 | $20.00 £15.36 €17.51 Ca$27.12 Au$27.53 ¥2247.10 | to wish list | ||
Patterns of Perfection RevisitedSam DalalAn easy approach to the perfect Magic Square.
This is a completely new, and easier method for compiling a 4x4 (16 cell) Magic square that totals to any number called by the audience in 52 different ways. The original method from which this has evolved was first published in 1993. You can master this with just a few trials in less than an hour, and use it for a lifetime - with nothing to buy, nothing to replace! With most magic square effects the method has two components. One component is memorization, the other calculation. For example, you memorize one particular magic square and... | 2011 / 10 / 5 | $4.75 £3.65 €4.16 Ca$6.44 Au$6.54 ¥533.69 | to wish list | ||
911 SummingChris WasshuberI rarely get to work on my own creations these days. 911 Summing is one of those rare occasions. It is an effect and method I have created more than 20 years ago. Both the effect and the method are to the best of my knowledge completely new and have never been published before.
This is a math effect I have had a lot of fun with. It can even be performed as puzzle challenge rather than a magic effect. I have performed this for people twice as smart as myself - engineers, scientists, researchers, professors - you name it. Not once has anybody figured out how it is done, even though, the principle... | 2011 / 9 / 3 | $20.00 £15.36 €17.51 Ca$27.12 Au$27.53 ¥2247.10 | to wish list | ||
Reversal PlusMichael DanielsA spectator forms a five-figure number from freely chosen digits. The mentalist successfully divines the spectator's number.
"some very clever thinking" - Banachek
| 2011 / 4 / 15 | $12.00 £9.21 €10.51 Ca$16.27 Au$16.52 ¥1348.26 | to wish list | ||
Top SecretsTerri RogersThis volume collects many of the famous tricks which were released individually, effects like StarGate and The Boromian Link. You will find true miracles in this ebook.
Herein are some of the most wonderful effects of magic and it is purely by chance that they are published in this book and not simply reserved to be released individually as highly expensive top-selling dealer effects. - Martin BreeseFlexi-Card is a stunning new idea in which... | 2010 / 4 / 5 | $25.00 £19.20 €21.89 Ca$33.90 Au$34.41 ¥2808.88 | to wish list | ||
More SecretsTerri RogersOver twenty ideas and tricks covering cards, rope and mentalism often using a topological method. Terri is a great lateral thinker. Enjoy her creations.
1st edition 1988, original 80 pages, 57 pages. Table of Contents
| 2010 / 4 / 5 | $13.00 £9.98 €11.38 Ca$17.63 Au$17.89 ¥1460.62 | to wish list | ||
Secrets: The Original Magic of Terri RogersTerri RogersTerri Rogers is known for her topological magic trick creations. Two very famous creations are StarGate and The Boromian Link, both described in her 3rd book Top Secrets. She is a member of a very exclusive group of people who have an uncanny gift to think 'out of the box' and turn such thoughts into incredible magic tricks. Other inventors in this group would be Lubor Fiedler, Robert Neale, Stewart James and Bob Hummer.
1st edition 1986; original 81 pages, PDF 61 pages. Table of Contents
| 2010 / 4 / 5 | $13.00 £9.98 €11.38 Ca$17.63 Au$17.89 ¥1460.62 | to wish list | ||
Ear MarkedWerner MillerThis was Werner Miller's first English publication and it holds 51 astonishing tricks, all based on clever mathematical principles. You will find next to tricks with cards, numbers, and dice also topological tricks with paper and cardboard.
One of my favorite tricks is called "Quick Change Square" where a 4x4 square changes from a non-magic square to a magic square in a flash. In "Crazy Square", Werner combines the olde "Chinese Compass" with the "magic square" and produces a witty, lively piece. In "Aeolic Prelude", Werner takes a compass and an ESP deck to produce a nice little bit of ritual... | 2010 / 2 / 23 | $20.00 £15.36 €17.51 Ca$27.12 Au$27.53 ¥2247.10 | to wish list | ||
Rubik NotesMark ElsdonFollowing on from the success of his Rubik Remembered DVD, this is Mark’s brand new ebook: Rubik Notes.
The Notes contain Mark’s full solution for Rubik’s Cube (His version of the Layer Method, originally devised by Rubik-Guru David Singmaster. You can achieve solve times below one minute with this method.) and are fully colour-illustrated to make learning as direct as possible. The solution is completely self-contained and you don’t need to own the Rubik Remembered DVD or indeed anything else to learn to solve Rubik’s Cube – everything is right here in the Notes. If however... | 2010 / 2 / 11 | $9.00 £6.91 €7.88 Ca$12.20 Au$12.39 ¥1011.20 | to wish list | ||
E-Z Square 2Werner MillerHere Werner Miller attacks the 4x4 square. (E-Z Square 1 deals with the 5x5 square.). You will learn a new and easy method to construct a 4x4 magic square starting with two or four given numbers.
The real gem in this manuscript is the bonus routine. It is a unique presentation which makes your work simpler and allows you to predict the sum of the square. The effect is as follows: Take out a soft measuring tape of the kind tailors use (which has centimeters or inches marked on both sides), and a prediction. Give the prediction to a spectator for safekeeping. You will never touch it again. Have two... | 2010 / 2 / 8 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
E-Z Square 1Werner MillerThis is a magic square effect where spectators freely enter numbers in the main diagonal and you quickly fill out the rest of the numbers producing a perfect magic square.
Alternatively you could perform this the classic way that a spectator calls out a number and you fill in all the numbers to form a magic square. But the effect is stronger if your audience can freely choose not just the sum but several numbers in the square. In a variation Werner shows you how spectators can even select the squares where you should next enter a number during your fill-out sequence. The method is so simple... | 2009 / 3 / 8 | $6.00 £4.61 €5.25 Ca$8.14 Au$8.26 ¥674.13 | to wish list | ||
The Amazing Magic Square and Master Memory DemonstrationOrville Wayne MeyerOrville Meyer, probably most famous for developing the bullet catch for Ted Annemann, demonstrates here his skill to routine amazing effects.
The stunt of forming a sixteen cell magic square that will add up to a number suggested by a spectator is a spectacular mathematical feat. Memorizing and repeating a list of objects named by members of the audience is an interesting and impressive mental demonstration. When you combine the formation of the sixteen cell magic square with the memorized list of objects, you really have something! But we do not stop there! In this version, the double-barreled feat... | 2008 / 12 / 23 | $7.00 £5.37 €6.13 Ca$9.49 Au$9.64 ¥786.49 | to wish list |
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