Sleight of hand and other illusions

Magic, along with its subgenres, and sometimes referred to as illusion, stage magic or street magic, is a performing art in which audiences are entertained by staged tricks or illusions of seemingly impossible feats using natural means. It is to be distinguished from paranormal magic which, it is claimed, are effects created through supernatural means. It is one of the oldest performing arts in the world.

Videos


Penn and Teller Explain Sleight of Hand, by Penn Jillette, Teller, 24 Nov 2006
Teller demonstrates seven principles of magic while Penn explains

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Magic (illusion)" as of 22 Oct 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.