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These Two Guys Will Do Anything To Get A Date

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.07.2014 | Comedy

Ever wonder how magicians -- or in this case, fake magicians -- get dates? Okay, maybe not, but it turns out it's pretty entertaining. These guy...

David Blaine Freaks Out Kanye West

Posted 11.21.2013 | Celebrity

Magician David Blaine managed to render Kanye West completely speechless -- which is no easy feat -- when he performed his stomach churning, ice pick ...

David Blaine Takes His Illusions To His Celeb Friends In 'Real Or Magic'

Posted 11.20.2013 | TV

For his latest special, illusionist David Blaine decided to take his tricks to his famous friends. On "David Blaine: Real or Magic," he visited the li...

WATCH: The Time David Blaine And Michael Jackson Snuck Into Parliament

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Illusionist David Blaine has taken part in his fair share of antics, but his most memorable stunt wasn't magic-related. He told HuffPost Live host Ric...

WATCH: The Time David Blaine And Michael Jackson Snuck Into Parliament

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Known for mystifying all with his signature brand of street magic, David Blaine is wowing celebrities from Katy Perry to Will Smith. He joined HuffPos...

Working Moms: Work Wives

Denise Albert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Denise Albert

Being a mom doesn't preclude you from living your dreams. For us, it started small and it took time and required change.

Waiting for Western Science to Catch up With Mind-body Medicine? Don't Hold Your Breath

James E. Porter | Posted 07.04.2013 | TED Weekends
James E. Porter

Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below. The reason the autonomic nervous system...

The Key to Exceptional Achievement: What is Your "Average Speed" in Life?

James Clear | Posted 08.10.2013 | TED Weekends
James Clear

In your health, your work, and your life, it's not the result or the world record attempt that takes you to your peak -- it's the practice, the training, and the experimenting. It's the consistent effort to show up and get started on the things that are important to you, day after day. What's your average speed?

FLASHBACK: Manu Might Need Magnets

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.10.2013 | Sports

Is the cause a lingering injury? The higher class of the defenses that he's facing? The ravages of time? Or is it a lack of magnets? Regardless of...

I Want to Believe

James Koole | Posted 06.08.2013 | TED Weekends
James Koole

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIf he says he held his breath underwater for 17 minutes and four seconds, and that he did it through intense training and a deep understanding of the physiology of his own body, then that should be good enough. I should take him at his word. I want to believe.

How David Blaine Prepared His TEDMED Talk: One Card at a Time

Lisa Shufro | Posted 06.07.2013 | TED Weekends
Lisa Shufro

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI pulled the card out from my pocket. It reminded me that famous or not, everyone gets scared when they risk failure -- even David Blaine.

Lessons From David Blaine

Roger Covin, Ph.D | Posted 06.07.2013 | TED Weekends
Roger Covin, Ph.D

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhen we retrain the body and mind to make uncomfortable physical sensations more acceptable, the outcomes can be remarkable.

Making the Impossible Possible

Stuart Claxton | Posted 08.07.2013 | TED Weekends
Stuart Claxton

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe beauty and lure of breaking a world record is the fact that once a mark is surpassed you are in unexplored territory and that is what Guinness World Records has celebrated for so many years.

I Sing The Body Hypoxic

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 06.07.2013 | TED Weekends
John Berardi, Ph.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOf course, you may never want to make your body bigger, smaller, and then bigger again. You may never want to hold your breath for 17 minutes. And you may never want to run through a forest fire.

WATCH: How David Blaine Held His Breath For 17 Minutes

David Blaine | Posted 06.07.2013 | TED Weekends
David Blaine

2013-06-07-08062013davidblaineTED.jpgLearning to hold my breath for 17 minutes was an exciting challenge, but here, there was no block of ice, or coffin lid, or even a deck of cards separating me from the crowd.

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'?

OWN | Posted 02.04.2013 | OWN

During the 25 years that "The Oprah Winfrey Show" was on the air, Oprah sat down with world-famous singers, blockbuster movie stars and many more cele...

Dan Colen's Intimate Evening of Performance at Smalls Jazz Club (PHOTOS)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 11.09.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy


The Daredevil's Doctrine

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 12.15.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

To do what they do, they must vanquish fear, build tremendous reserves of patience and remain undaunted by failure. But what else could these people have done with their unassailable talents?

PHOTOS: David Blaine Gets 'Electrified'

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Daredevil David Blaine has finished what could be called his most electrifying stunt. The magician emerged shortly before 9 p.m. Monday a...

David Blaine Reveals 'Electrified' Is Most Dangerous Stunt Yet (Exclusive Video)

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Blaine has taken on a variety of insane feats in his career, from hanging upside-down for 60 hours in New York's Central Park to freezing himself in a block of ice. But he's never done anything like this.

David Blaine's Dangerous New Stunt

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 10.03.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- David Blaine is spending the days leading up to his next stunt lying low. "I'll mostly be relaxing, meditating and playing with my daught...

David Blaine Gets Shocking, Literally

AP | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Magician-daredevil David Blaine is ready to shock people. Blaine is returning to New York City on Oct. 5 for a three-day, three-night stu...

COUNT 'EM: 27 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Latino

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

We've all done it. You meet someone new, take one good look at them and ask (almost rhetorically): "So, where are you from?" Often we expect faces to ...

Is This Man Actually Swimming With A Great White Shark?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home

David Blaine. You probably haven't thought of him or his potentially fatal shenanigans lately, but you will soon think of nothing else. Your Google se...

WATCH: David Blaine Submerges In A Tank, Spits Out A Goldfish

Posted 02.21.2012 | Home

David Blaine first gained recognition with his levitation tricks on "David Blaine: Street Magic" on ABC in 1997. He's caught the attention of pedestri...